Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs’ spring thoroughbred meet has come to a close. Racing officials crowned the season champions and look to 2019 with anticipation. The spring thoroughbred meet in Claremore has now been in operation for 12 years.
Chip Paul, a marijuana advocate and co-founder of Oklahomans for Health said Sheriff Scott Walton grabbed him by the throat and escorted him out of a community forum on State Question 788. But, Sheriff Walton says he believes the whole situation was orchestrated to rattle law enforcement.
Harvesting berries is one of those truly timeless traditions. It’s a summer activity that is open to almost anyone. And it’s in season now at Canyon Berry Farms east of Claremore.
Claremore High School offered it’s last driver education course in June of last year, leaving residents with two avenues for getting their children on the road: parent- taught driver education or the only privately owned driving school in Claremore, Route 66 Driving School.
When Trevor Smith saw the emergency lights and sirens of a cop car behind him, he allegedly attempted to evade the police by speeding, weaving in and out of traffic, and ignoring police barricades.
OKLAHOMA CITY — From cultivating marijuana to lowering taxes and reducing regulations, Oklahoma’s gubernatorial candidates have no shortage of ideas about how they’d attract new economic development to the state.
I love superheros and loved them before it was cool. Before there were billions of dollars into this thing, I waited each afternoon to watch Spider-man, Batman: The Animated Series, and X-man. I got pumped about a weird silver surfer cartoon that got cancelled and when Iron Man came out and …
Pastor Ryan Honeycutt, 36, moved with his wife, Carolyn, and two children, Caleb and Adeline, from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to Claremore, after receiving his second calling from God.
With temperatures approaching 100 in Tulsa, fans are needed to help qualified families beat the heat. The Salvation Army is running low on its box fan inventory and teamed up with Westlake Ace Hardware to raise donations.
The June 26 primary will decide the Roger’s County Commissioner for District 3 for the next four years. Commissioners serves both the executive and the legislative duties required at a county level, meaning they enact local ordinances and administer them. They approve budgets, oversee spend…
The officers of DAV Chapter 44, in Claremore, performed a special service for the widow of a local disabled veteran. On June 3, they raised a flagpole at the home of Roger and Millie Moseley and held a dedication ceremony to honor Roger, who passed away on Dec. 16, 2017. Roger was a 100 perc…
Summer Concerts in Gazebo Park returns to bring family fun and musical festivity to the people of Claremore for the 49th consecutive year Thursday.
Claremore Progress publisher Kristy J. Geisler, said the newspaper is accepting nominations for local people who are the achievers, innovators and leaders in their field for year two of 40 under 40. The 40 chosen will be featured in the August/September issue of the newspaper's Reveal magazi…
OKLAHOMA CITY- Cassidy Bronson, Sequoyah, was announced as a recipient of the 2018 American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Continuing Education State Scholarship. Bronson will be a sophomore at Rogers State College.
“Smokey” is a natural model, striking poses from the moment he was lifted from the cage. He is also a cuddle monster, absolutely purring while being held by the animal control officer. You can adopt this super affectionate two-year-old male or any of his friends at the animal shelter. For mo…
Less than a week remains for registered voters in Rogers County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the June 26 Regular Primary Election, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.
In June, 1958, a young man in his late 20s moved his wife, daughter and four-year-old son to Claremore, Oklahoma, where he opened a small business downtown. Five years later, positioned along the still intact and oft travelled Route 66, cars were selling fast, so Jack Kissee moved his Ford d…
Three Claremore High School students were selected to receive the Highfill Properties Scholarship. Rylee Franks, Julia Teter, and Hannah Smoot received $2,000 to further their education. These ladies were selected based on academic achievement, financial need, essay submissions, community in…
The emergency youth shelter operated by Rogers County Youth Services will close its doors June 30, after more than 40 years of operation. While this means there are now no youth shelters in Rogers County, the decision to close the doors is an indication of positive trends in the state.
The term hero is tossed around rather loosely these days. But Sunday, June 3 at the Claremore Veterans Center a true American Hero was honored in front of about 50 of his fellow Veterans, family and friends.
The newly released first half of the final season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has it all. Somehow an absurdist comedy about a kidnapping victim living in New York includes a fake Hadid sister, one episode that is literally a faux true crime documentary, a superhero called “The Capist”, and …
LEMOORE, Calif.- A 2015 Owasso High School graduate and Owasso, Oklahoma, native is currently serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron which flies one of the world’s most advanced warplanes.
Police say a 15-year old alleged kidnapping and rape victim was banging on a second story window and screaming for help when they arrived.
The intersection at Country Club Road and Southaven will be closed from Monday, June 11, to Saturday, June 16. During this time, traffic will not be able to pass through the intersection from any direction.
Edna (Booth) Harper and Sheree (Harlin) Miller have been best friends since the fourth grade. Now they are raising money for their 45th class reunion. The Claremore High School Class of 1973 will have a yard sale outside of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Claremore Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Twelve Claremore High School students will benefit from those that came before them. Each student will receive a $500 scholarship to fund educational expenses towards their post secondary education. These students were nominated and voted on by the current staff at Claremore High School base…
The entire Rogers County community is invited to DADfest Community Picnic at First United Methodist Church in Claremore, 1615 N. Highway 88. This grand celebration of dads takes place on Father’s Day, June 17. Festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. and run through 4:00 p.m. All activities are free …
- Marijuana advocate says sheriff 'grabbed him by the throat,' removed him from SQ788 forum
- Claremore couple charged with financial exploitation of 82-year old
- Duo nabbed for $1,300 theft from Walmart
- Inola Hay Days promises a whole bale of fun
- High-speed pursuit ends in arrest
- TOTAL CHAOS: Local speed skating team sending athletes to national competition
- Grimett picks baseball; signs with UCO
- PADGETT: Deeds, not words
- Indie game store, for the win
- RCSO says ‘threatening situation’ resolved peacefully