• Larry Larkin

Growing up in the 1950s and ‘60s certainly was different from today’s times.   Now for the better or the worst, make your own decision, I think we can all agree it was a different period.

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  • Tom Fink

Since 2007, local bike enthusiasts have been enjoyed Claremore’s scenic countryside, lake and various roadside attractions from the seat of their bicycle whilst participating in one of the area’s traditional recreations — Dickens of a Ride.

  • Tom Fink

Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma, a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) agency hopes that local golfers will step up as “superheroes” to help abused and neglected children in foster care by participating in a night golf fundraiser in Claremore.

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  • CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Agencies in multiple states aided in identifying a man wanted on child pornography charges in which a Rogers County child was targeted.

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  • Tom Fink

Instead of having people raise their voices to sing another verse of “Happy Birthday” to her this year, for her birthday, Claremore woman Sue B. Payne instead wants them to raise their voices on behalf of others — to be the voice of the veterans in need.

  • Tom Fink

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

  • Tom Fink

While “throwing shade” may be a fast-fading euphemism of modern slang, Claremore Animal Shelter Director Jean Hurst reminded all pet-owners that shade is a critical component of helping your outdoor pet survive the brutal summer months.

  • Carolyn Ashford

In Rogers County, four towns collect a local sales tax including Claremore, Catoosa, Chelsea and Foyil. The total sales tax paid on a purchase in Rogers County also includes a county sales tax of 1.833 percent and a state sales tax of 4.5 percent.

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  • Tom Fink

While the extreme summer heat may have discouraged people and animals alike from spending time outside, the high temperatures have done little to dissuade insects from their appointed rounds of eating plants, stinging unfortunate victims and otherwise being a nuisance to garden-owners and non-garden owners alike.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

By foot or by barge—Tulsa Port of Catoosa is getting things moving.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Congressman Markwayne Mullin feels like he's gotten better at his job since he first took office and can now be more effective for the State of Oklahoma.

THURSDAY July 27

Claremore Duplicate Bridge Club.9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Claremore Community Center. 2301 N.  Sioux. Last club winners N/S Lois Blakely & Peggy Allison !st. Irene Harris & Yvonne  England 2nd. Connie Jesina & Dawn Beck 3rd.  E/W Ut Powell & L. D. Allison 1st. Fae & Austin Farley 2nd. Lois Schramme & Sandra Swan 3rd.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com­

Claremore's Grayson Culbreth is the nicest beast you'll ever meet.

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  • Tom Fink

While Rogers County residents may be familiar with the various political party groups that exist within the county, a fledgling political group is hoping to make inroads into Claremore — the Northeast Oklahoma Libertarian Party.

  • Tom Fink

In “Dunkirk,” writer/director/auteur Christopher Nolan, most famous for his Batman trilogy but even better at mind-benders like "Memento" and "Inception," applies his cerebral skillset to another familiar genre: the World War II movie.

Hard rock super-group, England’s Bad Company, will perform their legendary hits to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa on Oct. 26.

WEDNESDAY July 26

Chambers Group of OHCE offers hands-on class in smocking 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rogers County Building, 418 Brady Street, Claremore. Item to be completed will be a pillow top in red, blue or black. Cost: $6. RSVP no later than Friday, July 21. Information: 918-923-4958.

Saturday July 22

Claremore Museum of History is open every Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about the people that brought about the birth and growth of Claremore. 4th & Weenonah Avenue. $2 donation is appreciated.

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  • Tom Fink

Garage sale goers, swap meet aficionados and bargain lovers delight, as the Claremore Expo Center will be hosting a flea market this weekend.

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