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As you can imagine, over the last 624 days, I have heard so many stories of Benny's time on deployment. I have heard some hilarious stories about he and his unit, humanitarian stories about their interactions with the locals (especially the kids) and yes, horror stories that my mind will nev…

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Four years ago, the Rogers County Courthouse was in a state of chaos. In particular there was great unhappiness at the County Commissioner level. It was a difficult time for Rogers County. But elections change everything. It is what our great country is based on. Citizens can change unhealth…

Medical Marijuana. It is the polarizing issue of SQ 788. Many claim allowing medical marijuana into our state could be a boost to the state budget, provide new industry, and provide other benefits, but I have yet to hear a medical provider, Doctor, Nurse, etc. encourage the passing of SQ 788…

I extend my thanks and appreciation to all who played a role in last weekend’s successful Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni reunion, which featured The Wall That Heals memorial on the Rogers State University campus on June 6-10. Organizers estimated that about 8,000 visitors came to our campu…

Renewal of the 1 cent sales tax for Rogers County on the June 26th Primary election ballot is not just a good idea, it is absolutely essential to sustaining the county’s continued rapid growth and economic development. Understand that it is not a tax increase. It is keeping the same penny th…

I would like to publicly thank all of the teachers in Claremore who give their best every day to their students and the future of our country. I cannot express how important education is to all of our futures.

Tuesday May 15th, 2018 was set aside as Peace Officers Memorial Day, the week surrounding this day is designated “Police Week”.

I fully and unequivocally support these young adults who have involved themselves in the political process through continued and organized pressure on adults and elected officials to address gun violence. Not only are the students from Parkland, Florida, exercising their freedom of speech an…

Dear editor: My mother and I have been dropping off and picking up my grandson at Westside school for two years. Every day, you would try to dodge the large potholes trying to pick him up. Some of them were so deep your car would literally fall into the hole. My mother went by the Claremore …

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