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Today’s Hillcat

Basketball Winner — ANGELA MESSIMORE


LANES REDUCED: Highway 20, east Claremore at the Dog Creek Bridge. Two-way traffic rerouted to west bound lanes. Use caution.


1-866-560-7584 — OEM hotline for uninsured damage for residents and business owners resulting from ice storm. Call center accepting calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Holiday trash pick up in effect in City of Claremore. Pick-up delayed one day.


Submit community and organization events to for inclusion in this events calendar.

MONDAY (New Year’s Eve)

New Year’s Eve Dance, American Legion Post 141 on North Highway 88, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Live band featuring Ricky Thayer. Refreshments provided. Admission: $10 per couple at the door.

CLOSED: Pelivan transportation

TUESDAY (New Year’s Day)

CLOSED: Pelivan transportation

CLOSED: Government offices and services along with banking institutions.

CLOSED: The Daily Progress


Registration for winning season passes will be taken at the Daily Progress office, 315 W. Will Rogers Boulevard, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Two passes to one winner will be awarded each week until all passes have been claimed. One name will be drawn and published in the Progress every Wednesday through Jan. 2.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church accepts January Angel Food orders, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., through Friday, and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday.


Last day to place January Angel Food orders at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

SUNDAY (Jan. 6)

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Claremore’s Family Life Center, 1615 N. Highway 88. For an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE. Bring donor card or photo ID.

THURSDAY (Jan. 10)

Rogers County Cherokee Association meets, 7 p.m. at the Tiawah building. Business meeting and potluck dinner.

FRIDAY (Jan. 11)

CASA 30 hours training starts ...

SATURDAY (Jan. 12)

Genealogy for Beginners, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Will Rogers Library. Kathy Huber with the Tulsa Library Genealogy Center will present information and ideas for getting started on a search for ancestors. Sponsored by the Genealogy Volunteers of the Will Rogers Library.

MONDAY (Jan. 28)

Genealogy — Archiving and Documenting Your Family History, 6:30-8 p.m., Will Rogers Library. Jan Champion with Creative Memories will discuss how to safely archive family documents, photos and keepsakes, preserving them for future generations. Sponsored by the Genealogy Volunteers of the Will Rogers Library.