Claremore Daily Progress


  • Inola voters say ‘yes’ to school bonds
    Voters overwhelminly approved Tuesday two school bond issues for Inola Public Schools. 

    September 13, 2013

  • Grand Jury supporters gathering signatures

    Grand Jury petition organizers are in the second week of collecting signatures and are one-third of the way to reaching their goal.

    September 12, 2013

  • Volunteer firefighter of the year Cherokees donate $455K to volunteer firefighters

    The Cherokee Nation recognized 129 volunteer fire departments Friday night during the annual volunteer firefighters ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa.

    September 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Law officers want OSBI investigation of DA UPDATE: Police officials want state investigation of DA Steidley

    Officers from nine law enforcement agencies are asking the State Bureau of Investigation to launch a criminal probe of District Attorney Janice Steidley and members of her staff.


    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Technology will assist sign maintenance

    Rogers County Commissioners approved Monday the purchase of a Road Vista Retroreflectometer to measure reflectability of signs throughout the county.

    September 4, 2013

  • Commissioners limit focus on grand jury

    Despite a pending grand jury petition, business continued as usual Monday at the weekly Rogers County Commissioner’s meeting.

    September 4, 2013

  • 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