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Claremore Chamber of Commerce ambassadors last week welcomed Droneworks, LLC to the Chamber in a commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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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.

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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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Cherokee Nation Commerce Services Group will be bringing businessman Dave Ramsey’s strategies for financial success to Claremore next month in a series of weekly seminars.

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While some exercise coaches may encourage you to “feel the burn” during a workout, feeling the burn because of the summer sun can prove to be unhealthy, as well as painful, and even life-threatening.

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Good Samaritan’s Ministry of Claremore will be hosting a “Christmas in July” toy drive and open house this month to kick off their annual drive for Christmas toys for less fortunate children. 

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Meet Patches, the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

The Claremore FFA chapter was well-represented at the recent 45th Annual Oklahoma FFA Alumni Leadership Camp at the Tulakogee Conference Center on Fort Gibson Lake near Wagoner.

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Keeping trees healthy can be a challenge any time of the year, but around this time of the year, land-, tree-, and orchard-owners have the additional challenge of combating the annual invasion of webworms.

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I think it was back in the Fifth Grade. It might have been the Sixth, but I don’t think so. Whichever, it was the school year we had to learn how to spell each of the United States and their capitals.

Comedy sensation Darren Knight, aka Southern Momma, is bringing his famous stand-up tour to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m.

 Tickets start at $29 and go on sale July 20.

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Rotary Club of Claremore members may be shouting “Boomer!” next month, when the group hosts former University of Oklahoma kicker and former professional American football placekicker Uwe von Schamann at their regular meeting.

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Wood Manor resident Louise Summers was surrounded by family, friends, Sunday school class members and admirers on Wednesday, when she was honored with a cake and party to commemorate her 106th birthday.

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As temperatures in Oklahoma continue to climb near the 100-degree mark, now more than ever, Rogers County residents need to take precautions to ensure they remain properly hydrated.

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Seven beehives containing more than 400,000 bees were stolen recently from a local beekeeper, causing a loss of income.

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Meet Ellie, the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

Described as a “petite bundle of energy and enthusiasm that finds time to give of herself to community service,” Suzette Martinez Standing earned the Will Rogers Humanitarian Award, recognized by National Society of Newspaper Columnists.

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An Owasso man and two women were arrested over the weekend after officers discovered an infant living in “extremely unsanitary” conditions, including a living space filled with cockroaches and animal feces, according to police.

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Claremore Main Street’s Cash Mob wrapped up its season in a big way last month — $1,200 big, when the mob converged on a downtown Claremore merchant and tallied up big bucks for the bimonthly event which benefits a local non-profit.

Multiplatinum recording artist Bryan Adams is hitting the road and bringing his collection of hits to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Sept.14.

 Tickets start at $59 and go on sale July 13.

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