Claremore Daily Progress


  • TW Shannon visits T.W. Shannon visits Claremore

    Former Oklahoma Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon is taking his leadership role to a new level — as a candidate for U.S. Senate.

    May 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • DA Janice Steidley DA dismissive of remaining grand jury issues

    District Attorney Janice Steidley contends a grand jury’s incomplete findings on claims she wrongly accused a police detective of perjury and misled federal officials in an employee firing dispute are meritless accusations by her detractors.

    May 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chief Baker speaks Chief Baker addresses Chamber

    Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker was featured as guest speaker for the monthly Claremore Chamber Luncheon Thursday at the Rogers State University Centennial Center. 

    May 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • New wells to keep pumping with low taxes

    The Legislature set a new production tax rate for horizontal oil and natural gas wells on Thursday, in a move opponents called a victory for big energy companies.

    May 23, 2014

  • DA press conference DA criticized by Grand Jury, no charges

     “The citizens of Rogers County deserve better from their public and elected officials,” concluded the Oklahoma Multicounty Grand Jury in a partial report released Tuesday.

    May 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Device explodes in DA’s mailbox day of grand jury findings

    District Attorney Janice Steidley reported Wednesday an explosive device damaged her roadside mailbox outside her home the day a state grand jury found insufficient evidence to support most criminal misconduct accusations against her.

    May 21, 2014

  • Lawmakers override Fallin to rewrite literacy rules

    Teachers and school officials will have their say over whether to promote third-graders still struggling to read, thanks to lawmakers who forced a rewrite of state literacy standards despite the protest of Gov. Mary Fallin.

    May 21, 2014

  • DA Stiedley Multicounty grand jury will not remove DA

    The Oklahoma Multicounty Grand Jury will not remove District Attorney Janice Steidley from office citing insufficient evidence and no probable cause.


    May 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • House passes school sports oversight measure

    The Oklahoma House has passed legislation supporters say will bring more accountability and transparency to an organization that oversees thousands of high school athletes and participants in other extracurricular activities.

    May 19, 2014

  • Sen. Sean Burrage Sean Burrage named President of Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named Sean Burrage as the 20th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

    May 16, 2014 1 Photo