Members of the Omicron Masters group recently met for a Girls Night Out, where they met at Pizza Hut in Claremore.

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Friday evening’s RSU Homecoming Bonfire, Pep Rally and movie on the Westbend Green has been cancelled due to predicted high winds. Forecasted high winds and gusting winds caused potential safety issues with the bonfire, as well as installation of the outdoor projection screen for the movie.

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CLAREMORE — In conjunction with homecoming week activities, Rogers State University will be hosting its first reunion of nursing graduates with an open house on Friday afternoon celebrating a new Simulation Lab and tours of the health care education facilities at RSU.

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It's getting dark earlier and temperatures are dropping. Winter weather is just around the corner.

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Dutchman Tree Farms has shipped trees to every state east of the Rocky Mountains. But this year will be the first time they've shipped a 50-foot tree 1,000 miles to Oklahoma.

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Rotary Club of Claremore member Tad Jones (back, center) helped deliver dictionaries to students at Legacy Christian School last week as part of the Rotary Club’s mission to promote literacy and education.

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David Petty, organizer of the Mickey Perry’s Bucking for Kids / Claremore Extreme Roughstock 2017, donated a portion of the ticket sales to Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO), a CASA agency

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John Ray was in Charleston, S.C. visiting with pastors about their church shooting a year ago when he heard the news of the Texas shooting.

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Main street went red, white, and blue Friday morning, as area residents, students, and locals turned out for the annual Veteran’s Day parade in downtown Claremore. Veterans from the various branches of the military, who served in various wars, conflicts, and in peacetime were honored Friday …

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Hoover’s “Have All Mall’ owner Patty Hoover (center, seated) is helped by four generations as she readies for the annual Holiday Open House this week. 

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When it comes to helping non-profits, give where you live.

For residents of Rogers County, there’s certainly no shortage of non-profit and charitable organizations in need — in need of donations, in need of volunteers, in need of you.

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

The City of Claremore has published an online survey asking citizens to rank future priorities. The survey is part of an on-going effort of the Claremore Dreams 2025 campaign launched in May of this year. 

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The mighty Norse god Thor as played by Chris Hemsworth, has long been a fun presence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but his last stand-alone film — “Thor: The Dark World,” aka, the one I’ll never willingly watch again — was arguably, the worst of the franchise, if not of any of the MCU movies.

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Chiropractor Brett Murray of Reset Chiropractic in Claremore has moved his practice to a new location at 609 South Brady St. Suite 117 and is now offering a new medical therapy service called cryotherapy.

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Fans of local history and persons who appreciate a good story will have two tour options to consider this month in conjunction with Dickens on the Boulevard in downtown Claremore.

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Madness!! Auditions. Folk & Roll Musicians-Singers for acting roles in new TV series. Running Parts for 4 insane boys, age 17-21. Want spirited Ben Frank's types. Have courage to work. Must come down for interview.

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

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