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This week the Progress held a Facebook contest giving away a gift card to J Farleys—and I decided to see what the fuss was all about.

Netflix’s The Toys that Made Us understands exactly how trivial it’s subject matter might seem, and that's why it so good. It realizes that forty-five minutes about how difficult it has been for Star Trek to sell toys or the cultural influence of Hello Kitty won't be any fun to watch if it t…

With downtown revitalization well under way, it’s no surprise that the Turquoise Couch, one of the newer businesses in town, is already doing well. Amy Canon, primary owner and operator of the Turquoise Couch, worked in non-profit fundraising for most of her adult life.

I love superheros and loved them before it was cool. Before there were billions of dollars into this thing, I waited each afternoon to watch Spider-man, Batman: The Animated Series, and X-man. I got pumped about a weird silver surfer cartoon that got cancelled and when Iron Man came out and …

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Pastor Ryan Honeycutt, 36, moved with his wife, Carolyn, and two children, Caleb and Adeline, from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to Claremore, after receiving his second calling from God.

HAY CAPITOL – Inola has hosted Hay Days every year since 1960, and each year has seen larger crowds and more fun events. This year should be no different.

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OKLAHOMA CITY- Cassidy Bronson, Sequoyah, was announced as a recipient of the 2018 American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) Continuing Education State Scholarship. Bronson will be a sophomore at Rogers State College.

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“Smokey” is a natural model, striking poses from the moment he was lifted from the cage. He is also a cuddle monster, absolutely purring while being held by the animal control officer. You can adopt this super affectionate two-year-old male or any of his friends at the animal shelter. For mo…

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Promoting a love of literacy and self-confidence in young readers is the goal of the RoCo Readers program.

The newly released first half of the final season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has it all. Somehow an absurdist comedy about a kidnapping victim living in New York includes a fake Hadid sister, one episode that is literally a faux true crime documentary, a superhero called “The Capist”, and …

Bienvenido a todos los fieles. Los hispanohablantes tienen un lugar para adorar en Claremore.

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The entire Rogers County community is invited to DADfest Community Picnic at First United Methodist Church in Claremore, 1615 N. Highway 88. This grand celebration of dads takes place on Father’s Day, June 17. Festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. and run through 4:00 p.m. All activities are free …

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“Dirk” has all the energy you would expect from a sweet boy just growing out of puppyhood. The 1-year-old’s backstory is unknown other than that he was brought in as a stray found roaming the streets a few months ago. The shelter’s best guess is that “Dirk” is a Shepard Mix. Regardless, his …

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Snow cones and Oklahoma summers just seem to go together. There is no feeling quite so refreshing as sweet flavored ice sliding down your throat when buckets of sweat have been sliding down your back all day.

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There's no denying that this boutique is on to something special.

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The first Food Truck Thursday event of the season was a hit. The superhero-themed block party drew a crowd of returning FTT fans and newbies alike.

The Catoosa Annual Reunion Committee would like to “welcome you home” for the 2018 Annual Reunion. Everyone who grew up in Catoosa, or any- one who is (or was) a long- time resident, attended, graduated, or taught at Catoosa, is invited to join friends and family on Sunday, June 10th at the …

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At exactly 52 seconds into the music video for Childish Gambino’s “This is America”, you are going to feel some kind of response rise up within you. Childish Gambino (perhaps better known to some as the actor Donald Glover) may start the song with perhaps the most inoffensive lyric one could…

It’s a song Bill Reynolds has heard at least 99 times before—but a chorus of happy birthday still brought a smile to his face. The Claremore Veteran Center resident celebrated his centennial birthday on Memorial Day, surrounded by fellow veterans and guests. Additionally, Phil Oura with the …

TULSA, Okla. – International rock icon Billy Idol is bringing the sound, style and fury of punk rock to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Sept. 22.

If I’m scrolling through any number of “best of television” lists there is one thing I’m sure I won’t see much - brevity. Comedies that do make these lists, like Atlanta or Barry, definitely do not invite us to escape into a quotable, hilarious world of good natured weirdos. It seems that fo…

Samantha Prier is from Claremore and graduated from Claremore High School in 2016. She attended Paul Mitchel School of Tulsa and received her diploma. She is excited about her stylist position at Lavish Hair Studio and continues to build her clientele. In her spare time she enjoys giving bac…

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The old “Back Door Salon” located between the Claremore Tag Agency and the Triumph Towne Center has been remodeled and converted from a hair salon into a classic office setting reminiscent of the era of Will Rogers. Attorneys Tim Pickens & Ron McGee invite the public to see the improveme…

The pastor of New Day Church has decided to tackle a new venture, back home in familiar territory.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation honored two U.S. Air Force veterans and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the May Tribal Council meeting.

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U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Kaylee R. Baer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Rogers County Retired Educators Support & Personnel, whose faith in education is for generations to come, has established the 9th Annual Future Teacher Scholarship.

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Will Rogers made his first movie, “Laughing Bill Hyde,” 100 years ago. It would be almost a decade before he started making movies with sound and yet another few years before he played the lead role as Judge William “Billy” Priest in the Fox movie, directed by John Ford. (Ford, who died in 1…

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With regards to “Avengers: Infinity War,” one could borrow a line from science fiction author Douglas Adams’s assessment of space: Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but tha…

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