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For more than 100 years, the Rogers County Fair has entertained, amazed, and delighted adult fair-goers and children of all ages with its rides, competitions, animals and events.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Members of Rogers County's business, education and community met Tuesday morning to discuss workforce development in the county.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Allegations of shooting a gun into a Claremore residence landed Bradley Jones in the Rogers County Jail.

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The Claremore FFA officer team recently had the chance to help showcase some of the notable students, livestock and projects in Rogers County at the annual Rogers County Fair Media Day. 

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They’ve performed at the Grand Ole Opry, the Louisiana Hayride and the Ozark Jubilee, but this Friday, Will Clark and his band will be bringing their unique style of classic country music to Rogers County with a performance at the Claremore Senior Citizens Center.

  • Tom Fink

The month of August is bringing with it changes at Safenet Services, as Safenet Executive Director Donna Grabow recently made three significant changes in staff to help promote growth for the local nonprofit. 

Timothy J. Kassick entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on July 29, 2017. Tim fought a great and courageous battle against cancer. “Absent from his body is to be present with the Lord.”

CLAREMORE – Chick-fil-A named Brian Treat the franchise owner of Claremore’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant under construction at 664 S Lynn Riggs Blvd.  The restaurant opens Aug. 24 with upwards of 70 new team members being hired to welcome and serve guests at the new location.

  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Claremore's city manager has a lofty goal of welcoming one million visitors into Claremore.

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Meet “Lightning,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

State Treasurer Ken Miller today announced that Oologah student Katelyn Cole is one of the five winners of the Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan Making a Difference Essay Contest. Each winner received a $1,529 contribution to his or her college savings account.

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Oklahoma’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in June that nearly mirrors the nation’s unemployment rate of 4.3 percent in July. The Oklahoma June rate is down from 4.7 percent in January indicating a stronger job market during the past six months. Unemployment rates were …

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

The new Mustang Pathways program will be implemented in Oologah-Talala Public Schools this year—getting students involved in the creation of a personal learning experience.

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It was an historic day Nov. 4, 1938 when the Will Rogers Memorial Museum opened. Will Rogers' widow and their children were on hand for the ceremony. That day and in the following years the family donated many of Will's personal belongings, art and artifacts. It is also the repository for his writings and manuscripts.

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One of the great things about working for the Progress is getting to tell stories for a living.

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The giant Slip ‘N Slide at this Tuesday’s West Bend on the Green Block Party may be one way for people to keep cool, but attendees can also look forward to hearing some cool music from local artists. 

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Dr. Ted Estes of Lifechanger Church in Claremore will be leading a team to Ivory Coast (Cote D’Ivoire) West Africa for an International Youth Conference this month. 

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Say “Hello” to “Toby,” this week’s featured pet at the Claremore Animal Shelter. 

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Members of the Oowala OHCE group recently presented Oowala OHCE member Katie Trout (left) with her 40-year membership pin.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Shots rang out—echoing in the empty church hallway.

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