A culture change, higher standards and a bit of positivity are what Oklahoma needs.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Republican House and Senate leaders were reeling Saturday after Gov. Mary Fallin unexpectedly vetoed much of their proposed budget and said lawmakers would have to return for yet another special session.
Claremore High School’s ROTC students are hoping community residents turn out this week to give the gift of life during the “Wind From Within” blood drive.
Friday evening’s RSU Homecoming Bonfire, Pep Rally and movie on the Westbend Green has been cancelled due to predicted high winds. Forecasted high winds and gusting winds caused potential safety issues with the bonfire, as well as installation of the outdoor projection screen for the movie.
DeLozier Funeral Service will be hosting its third annual Candlelight Remembrance Service at 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 2017 at the funeral home in Chelsea.
CLAREMORE — In conjunction with homecoming week activities, Rogers State University will be hosting its first reunion of nursing graduates with an open house on Friday afternoon celebrating a new Simulation Lab and tours of the health care education facilities at RSU.
Around the world, Santa Claus has been called many things.
Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, Sinterklaas, Pere Noel, and Babbo Natale are just a few of the names by which Santa is known.
This Christmas, however, Santa’s going by a different name: Carol.
Dr. Amy Olberding, Professor of Philosophy at The University of Oklahoma, will deliver a lecture entitled “The Importance of Civility and Good Manners.”
Dutchman Tree Farms has shipped trees to every state east of the Rocky Mountains. But this year will be the first time they've shipped a 50-foot tree 1,000 miles to Oklahoma.
THURSDAY Nov. 16
Hoovers ‘Have All Mall’ 32nd annual Holiday Open House 5-9 .m. 714 W. Will Rogers Boulevard, Claremore. Special discounts, refreshments, drawings for Hoover Bucks. Information: 918-341-7878.
Rogers County residents won’t have to follow the Star of Bethlehem to find a babe lying in a manger this Christmas season, as Shepherd’s Cross will be hosting a Living Nativity beginning this December.
Rotary Club of Claremore member Tad Jones (back, center) helped deliver dictionaries to students at Legacy Christian School last week as part of the Rotary Club’s mission to promote literacy and education.
David Petty, organizer of the Mickey Perry’s Bucking for Kids / Claremore Extreme Roughstock 2017, donated a portion of the ticket sales to Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO), a CASA agency
Main street went red, white, and blue Friday morning, as area residents, students, and locals turned out for the annual Veteran’s Day parade in downtown Claremore. Veterans from the various branches of the military, who served in various wars, conflicts, and in peacetime were honored Friday …
OKLAHOMA CITY — Panic is mounting as the state budget crisis drags on into its eighth week and cuts to health care, mental health and social services programs are now just days away.
FRIDAY Nov. 10
12th annual Claremore Veterans Day parade and US flag retirement ceremony. Flag ceremony will held at the flag pole at the Claremore Expo Center. The flag ceremony starts at 9 a.m. led by the Claremore High School ROTC unit. Speakers include US Rep. Mark Wayne Mullin, Claremore Mayor Bill Flanagan, Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas, State Rep. Mark Lepak and State Senator, Marty Quinn. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Parade begins at 11:11 a.m. from the Expo center and travels east down Will Rogers Blvd, ending at the First Baptist Church parking lot. Grand Marshals are U.S. Army veterans C.J. Masters of Claremore and Bobby Jones of Broken Arrow. One-hundred units are expected to participate in the parade. Information: 918- 342-5730.
Nearly a dozen Claremore High School girls will be vying for the title of Ms. Claremore High this weekend at the Robson Performing Arts Center.
When it comes to helping non-profits, give where you live.
For residents of Rogers County, there’s certainly no shortage of non-profit and charitable organizations in need — in need of donations, in need of volunteers, in need of you.
A research station intended to conserve Oklahoma's native woodlands and aid in protection of endangered species such as the American Burying Beetle was formally dedicated Monday.
The City of Claremore has published an online survey asking citizens to rank future priorities. The survey is part of an on-going effort of the Claremore Dreams 2025 campaign launched in May of this year.
The mighty Norse god Thor as played by Chris Hemsworth, has long been a fun presence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but his last stand-alone film — “Thor: The Dark World,” aka, the one I’ll never willingly watch again — was arguably, the worst of the franchise, if not of any of the MCU movies.
CATOOSA – Country’s own Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye are presenting “Roots & Boots” at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Dec. 28.
Carol Round, Oklahoma author and international columnist, has just released her ninth book titled “Growing Confidently in Your Faith: A lifelong journey to becoming more like Jesus.”