Monday April 23

Volunteers to assist in genealogy research will be available 3-7 p.m. at the Will Rogers Library in Claremore.

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  • Tom Fink

As winter gives way to spring, Rogers County residents can look forward to the return of longer days, warmer temperatures, and the arrival of hummingbirds to the state.

Oklahoma Kids is seeking talent in Claremore and the surrounding vicinity with hopes for starting a show troupe in this area. Registration will be 1 p.m. with auditions beginning at 2 in the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for ages 5-18.

SATURDAY April 21

Safenet Services Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event 10 a.m. Walkers should assemble at Gazebo Park to begin the one-mile walk, following a brief ceremony, to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Pet Parade, Red Shoe Runway competition, more. Information: alexandra@safenetservices.org.

Claremore High School National Honor Society continues to make waves through the community, attending the annual State convention at Edison Preparatory School. Claremore was well-represented, taking officers Maxee Alexander, Sierra Thompson, Natalie Evans, Danielle Culp, and Kassidy Hannah; …

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

A taskforce that includes Rogers County firefighters was called up to help battle the blazing wildfires ravaging much of western Oklahoma.

A Rogers County resident was among three U.S. Army veterans recently honored by the Cherokee Nation with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the April Tribal Council meeting. 

SATURDAY April 21

Safenet Services Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event 10 a.m. Walkers should assemble at Gazebo Park to begin the one-mile walk, following a brief ceremony, to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Pet Parade, Red Shoe Runway competition, more. Information: alexandra@safenetservices.org.

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There’s lots to do at Rogers State University this week with the university hosting a community music festival on Thursday evening and the Hillcat Fun Run, 5K, and 10K on Saturday.

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Meet “Lizzy,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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As Oklahoma teachers and students return to the classroom this week, Claremore Ministerial Alliance President John Ray reflects on the success of a joint initiative which helped provide free lunches to students who would have otherwise gone without.

This Saturday, doors open at noon on the Rogers County Building on the Claremore Expo grounds for the 2nd Annual Rogers County Cherokee Association (RCCA) Wild Onion Dinner.  RCCA plans to serve food until 3 p.m.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

At 5 p.m. Friday the window to file a declaration of candidacy closed in both Rogers County and the state election board.

Monday April 16

Volunteers to assist in genealogy research will be available 3-7 p.m. at the Will Rogers Library in Claremore.

Rogers County Master Gardeners meet 7 p.m. in the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady, Claremore. Special guest: Kathy Berryhill. Information: 918-923-4958.

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Visitors to Claremore will get the chance can sip, savor and shop throughout downtown later this month as part of the town’s tastiest event returns for another helping of fun.

SATURDAY April 14

Order of the Eastern Star Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. at the Claremore Senior Citizens Center, 475 E. Blue Starr Drive, Claremore. Cost: $6 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, biscuits & gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice, coffee. Proceeds benefit local charities.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Their names, and neon lights, led to warrants being filed for the arrest of two Chelsea women.

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Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) Oowala chapter members will be blowing out the candles and cutting the cake this weekend when the group celebrates its 85th anniversary.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

In Rogers County, and all across the state, candidates were given the opportunity to put their name in the hat for numerous elected positions starting yesterday.

Rogers County GOP will host Brian Jackson, candidate for US House of Representatives for Oklahoma's District 2, at their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8 in the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady Street in Claremore. 

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