Claremore Daily Progress


  • petition rally Rally draws petition supporters
    More than 200 residents gathered Saturday morning to support a grand jury petition in Rogers County.
    Petition sponsors enlisted volunteers and took signatures during a rally at the Lynn Riggs Gazebo Park in Claremore.

    September 1, 2013 2 Photos

  • Grand jury petition shows chasm between law officers, DA

    Sheriff Scott Walton and five other citizens are collecting signatures in hopes of forcing a special grand jury to investigate the actions of a half-dozen county officials, including the district attorney.

    September 1, 2013

  • Schools receive preliminary test scores

    Student test scores were released to Rogers County school districts this week as part of the A-F report cards, which include district grades for the state. 

    August 30, 2013

  • Kirt Thacker Thacker pledges to sign grand jury petition

    Two county officials say they welcome the scrutiny of a grand jury sought by Sheriff Scott Walton and five other residents, while District Attorney Janice Steidley is calling the allegations raised in their petition “baseless and pathetic.

    August 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Helm Thacker and Steidley Sheriff, 5 others seek grand jury probe of Rogers County officials

    Sheriff Scott Walton and five other residents of Rogers County petitioned the district court Monday for a grand jury investigation of two county commissioners, the district attorney and three of her assistants.


    August 26, 2013 2 Photos

  • District 1 builds new county warehouse

    Rogers County District 1 Commissioner Dan DeLozier is in the final construction phase of his new warehouse in Chelsea.

    August 8, 2013

  • Cherokees donate to Boys and Girls Club Cherokee Nation donates funds to Chelsea Boys & Girls Club

    The Cherokee Nation donated nearly $5,000 to the Chelsea Boys & Girls Club last Thursday as part of a nearly $200,000 total donation to eight organizations in Indian Country.

    June 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • Students attend Girls State

    High school senior girls from Rogers County joined 416 young women from across the state selected to attend the 72nd  annual session of Oklahoma Girls State, hosted at the University of Oklahoma from May 26 through June 1. 

    June 28, 2013

  • Residents advised to beware of home repair fraud

    The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office is advising county residents to be aware of possible home repair fraud after one Oologah man reported an incident on June 17.

    June 20, 2013

  • Youngsters ready for weeklong camp

    Fred and Betty have been raising their grandson, Jimmy,  for several years and recently adopted him.

    June 12, 2013