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.
Employees of the Rogers County Health Department practice what they preach, as employee wellness is incorporated into their policies and everyday work life.
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.
As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait, and for the staff and volunteers of Rogers County Adult Day Care, a very good thing came last weekend when the nonprofit organization moved into their new Claremore facility.
The Rogers County Health Department joins the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) next week in promoting World Breastfeeding Week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Allegations that they beat their nine-year old child and allowed him to smoke marijuana landed a Rogers County couple in the county jail.
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.
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.
Rogers County (RoCo) Fit’s free Couch to 5k Training program’s fall session begins with an information meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, July 24 in the Northeast Technology Center (Claremore campus), 1901 N. Hwy 88.
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.
Classic rock band “The Aviators” will be making a landing in downtown Claremore next week for the Food Truck Thursday event “Downtown Carnival.”
The congregation of First Baptist Church in Oologah welcomes a special guest from the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma this weekend.
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.
Garage sale goers, swap meet aficionados and bargain lovers delight, as the Claremore Expo Center will be hosting a flea market this weekend.
Whether you’ve had your dog or cat for years or you’re thinking of adopting one from the shelter, an important consideration for all pet-owners is whether or not to microchip.