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TTCU Federal Credit Union presented a $3,000 donation to Claremore Public School District as part of its School Pride program. Over the past eleven years, the School Pride program has distributed over $1 million to area schools.

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The Cherokee Nation presented Inola a $50,000 grant for its water meter replacement project Monday.

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The friendliest face out of many friendly faces at the Claremore Community Center retired Thursday. Sue Payne has worked for the city of Claremore for 10 years, the last seven serving as administrative assistant in the department of parks and recreation.

Mary Charlene Harrell, an Inola, Oklahoma, resident, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Chouteau, Oklahoma, with her daughter at her side. She was 94 years old.

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Many area students are already back in class while many others will be returning this week. As thousands of Oklahoma families are slowly shifting from summer mode back into a more structured school routine, it’s also a great time to revisit electric safety.

The Rogers State University enrollment offices and select academic support offices will be open extended hours on the Claremore campus this week and next week to help students get ready for the fall semester, which begins August 20.

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Approximately 500 households scattered across the city Claremore lost power Sunday due to wind gusts knocking debris into power lines and poles, said Todd Rue, operations supervisor of Claremore Electric. The first outage was reported at 4:10 p.m. and crews worked for four hours to restore p…

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Twenty Oklahoma educators were recently honored as the first graduates of the Emerging Leaders Academy, a year-long leadership development program for aspiring superintendents. Among these honorees was Claremore Public School Superintendent Glen Abshere.

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A Chelsea woman reportedly had a hatchet "cocked back" as if she was going to swing prior to her arrest.

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The Claremore City Council voted Monday to approve two of five proposed city ordinances and resolutions related to marijuana.

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The Claremore Museum of History in partnership with the Cherokee Nation presents their second event in the 75 Year Anniversary Celebration of Oklahoma! program series, The Box Social and Lynn Riggs Birthday Celebration.

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The title “superintendent” carries the hefty connotation of respectability, but it also seems weighed down by stuffy academia and unapproachability. Nothing could be further from the truth for David Garroutte, the now retired, 17-year superintendent of Justus-Tiawah schools.

In Monday’s meeting of the Claremore City Council, shortly after Electric Utility Director Larry Hughes and his crew were lauded for working 24 hours straight restoring power following a recent storm, Ward 4 Councilor Will DeMier brought up an email exchange that occurred between himself and…

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Sheriff Scott Walton said he took an oath to uphold the letter of the law. This week he said he's happy to hear that the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is doing the same.

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“Mack” is a playful 5-month-old mackerel split tabby who loves toys and having other cats or kids aroung with whom he can play. He is the last of his litter released to the shelter and wants a good home like the ones where his brothers and sisters were sent. To adopt “Mack” or any of his fel…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Marijuana supporters were bitterly disappointed and angry Tuesday, after the organizers of a movement to legalize recreational marijuana admitted they lied about the initiative’s success.

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Voters in Rogers County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the August 28 Regular Runoff Primary Elections should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m.…

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Generation Z, the group of people 23 to 12 years old, are said to be digitally native, because few remember a time before cell phones and internet access. But for many of these youngsters there is a space where they have to be disconnected — the classroom.

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The alleged victim of a hit-and-run said the other driver pointed a gun at her and said she’d “get what’s coming to her” before fleeing the scene.

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The loss of two-thirds of the county budget when the one cent sales tax expires in September will mean significant cuts county-wide, as previously reported.

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Pafford Medical Services runs six ambulances out of Claremore that cover all of Rogers County and provide assisting mutual aid to surrounding communities.

The new NBC show “Making it” is a crafting competition, but the pilot episode makes it very clear it is not trying to be your regular competition reality show. Sure there’s a cash prize at the end, but they purposely don’t make big deal about it. The contestants win patches, like in some kin…

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PENSACOLA, Fla. – A 2012 Sequoyah High School graduate and Claremore, Okla., native is stationed with a command responsible for teaching future information warriors the skills required to defend America around the world.

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Owners of the Franklin had to 86 the burger idea and forge ahead with plans for office space instead.

Oklahoma GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federally funded program administered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education that partners with 24 school districts and six community colleges across the state to provide college preparation …

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Rogers County Commissioner Ron Burrows says the county plans to cut the Inmate Trash Service along highways, to close four out of five free dumping sites and to put a hold on all new road projects until a new funding source can be found to replace the one cent sales tax that expires in September.

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Rogers County’s first responders are looking for citizens to support their efforts through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute. Those who give at the Boots & Badges blood drive on Thursday, August 9th & Friday, August 10th, will provide blood needed to save local lives, such…

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The Rogers County Free Fitness Training “Couch to 5k” Program (RoCo Fit) starts August 7th for the fall session. If you have ever wanted to do a 5k or if you want a fun group to walk or walk/run with- this program is for you. If you want to meet new friends, reduce your stress, alleviate dep…

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As of Tuesday, all public housing agencies in the U.S., which includes multi-family and low-income housing, are smoke free.

“Ben” is a happy, good natured 5-year-old male who loves toys and gets along great with everybody. He is already neutered and microchipped, so his adoption fee is only $40. He gets along great with other dogs and loves to play. Every dog adoption comes with a free dog house, as seen in pictu…

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The Inola Board of Trustees spoke for 10 minutes Monday on the possibility of changing several residential streets across town from 25 to 15 miles per hour.

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A trooper with Oklahoma Highway Patrol stopped to offer assistance to what he thought could be a stranded vehicle but ended up arresting both the driver and passenger on felony drug and firearm charges.

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RCI Insurance Group distributed more than 569 items to the Rogers County Blue Star Mothers on Tuesday. The items were collected during RCI’s 7th annual Blue Star Mothers Christmas in July campaign.

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