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  • BY DIANA DICKINSON

Each year the Rogers County Treasurer's office is required to submit a budget for the Resale Account — a cash account used for various county purposes.

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  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

A year-long engagement with the community, teachers and school administrators in the Oologah-Talala School District resulted in a five-year plan that is stakeholder and data driven.

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  • By Carolyn Ashford Publisher Claremore Daily Progress

A large portion of any town's budget is based on sales tax collections. As on-line sales have increased, towns have grown increasingly concerned about how this affects their budgets. In past years, most towns planned for an annual increase in sales tax collections based on rising prices and …

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  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremroeprogress.com

Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton is ready to take the plunge into ice cold water to help raise money for the K-9 Search and Rescue team, that is, if you have a good aim.

  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

Last week, it was Boy Scout Troop 88 led by Chet Jenkins that provided outdoor improvements to Justus-Tiawah School.

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  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

Damage from heavy rains with localized flash flooding, extreme high lake levels and two tornadoes that pushed through Rogers County over the past several weeks, caused the Rogers County Board of Commissioners to sign a Disaster Emergency Proclamation early Monday morning, during their regula…

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  • BY DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

After two years as the Rogers County District Court's therapeutic dog, Jerzy celebrated her third birthday last week with her court colleagues, including another therapy dog — Bear.

  • Cydney Baron

A $91,199,199 City of Claremore budget is currently being reviewed for approval.

City Manager Jim Thomas said the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget includes a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment, some salary increases, and a host of capital improvement, infrastructure and department projects.

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  • Cydney Baron

Four council members raised their right hand and took an oath to faithfully serve their city during the Claremore City Council swearing-in ceremony Monday night. 

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  • Diana Dickinson

The Rogers County Board of County Commissioners expressed intent to enter into an agreement with the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce Tulsa’s Future III program during a regular BOCC board meeting Monday.

  • Diana Dickinson

Moderator Dr. Jeffery Gentry fielded a series of questions to eight of nine Claremore City Council candidates during a candidate forum Tuesday to prepare voters for the April 4 election.

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  • Diana Dickinson

The Rogers County Board of County Commissioners voted Monday during its regular board meeting to “expire” the countywide burn ban due to recent and expected precipitation. 

  • Diana Dickinson

A December 2016 audit conducted on the financial and record-keeping procedures of the Rogers County Treasurer’s Office has yielded positive results, again.

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  • Diana Dickinson

Two Claremore city council candidate forums are slated to happen beginning Tuesday to give voters a chance to hear responses to questions fielded by local moderators.

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  • Diana Dickinson

Rogers County Assessor Scott Marsh held a town hall forum Monday evening at the Claremore Vessel Church, the third in a series of forums scheduled for the remainder of March in Claremore. 

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  • Diana Dickinson

Rogers County officials yesterday voted to extend the county-wide burn ban through next Monday, March 20, due to the continued high fire danger potential.

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  • Mary Pryor

John Feary makes no apology for his undecorated office at City Hall. The bare walls indicate he has been on the go since he stepped into the new position as Executive Director for Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) on Feb. 13. 

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  • Diana Dickinson

Voters interested in voting in the upcoming regular municipal election on April 4, must register by March 10, according to Rogers County Election Board secretary Julie Dermody. 

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Rogers County Board of Commissioners approved an amended version of a general interlocal agreement between Rogers County and the City of Claremore on a road project during a BOCC meeting Monday. 

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  • Diana Dickinson

Persons interested in municipal seats throughout Rogers County filed recently at the Rogers County Election Board and are scheduled to face-off during the April 4 election. Those without opposition automatically win those seats by default.

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  • Diana Dickinson

Rogers County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tom Howse (left) returned for the third time to the job he reitred from at the Rogers County Court House in 2015, after retiring twice already.

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  • Diana Dickinson

Rogers County Tax Assessor Scott Marsh will be hosting a series of forums in various municipalities to help the public understand the role of the assessor’s office and answer questions fielded by citizens.

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  • Mary Pryor

In addition to an update about the parking study findings, Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas announced that the City of Claremore agreed that the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) should not be sold off as part of House Bill 1852, as discussed at the recent meeting of the Claremore City Council.

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  • Mary Pryor

The City of Claremore and homeowner William Bethea reached an agreement Monday night to uphold City Manager Jim Thomas' original order to tear down the dilapidated home on Kates Avenue. 

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  • Diana Dickinson

Rogers County Emergency Management (RCEM) Scotty Stokes gave an overview of the weekend fire at a chemical plant in Catoosa during a regular meeting Monday of the Rogers County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC).

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  • Mary Pryor

Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) officials have announced John Feary of Owasso as their new executive director.

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Buffy Hughes (left), director of Oklahoma Main Street Center, presents awards to Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas and Jessica Jackson, director of Claremore Main Street, recognizing Claremore’s commitment to the revitalization.

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  • Mary Pryor

The Claremore Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Claremore State of the City address on Wednesday at the Rogers State University Centennial Center Ballroom.

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