Industrial fire at UPCO displaces workers
A large industrial fire overnight at UPCO in Verdigris damaged the plant that manufactures steel rods for the oil industry.
Honoring Those Who Served
Rogers County residents saluted area veterans Monday during the annual Claremore Veterans Day Parade.
Toys for Tots kicks off campaign
The holidays are a a time for celebration, but many Rogers County and Claremore children are less fortunate. The joy of a gift can bring happiness into a difficult situation for these children.
Fees set for agencies joining E911 dispatch
The E911 Trust Authority voted Thursday to set fees for agencies looking to join the countywide dispatch center.
Verdigris Lower Elementary teacher charged for physical abuse of students
A Verdigris Lower Elementary teacher has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of assault and battery on her students.
A-F grades released by state
The Oklahoma Board of Education unanimously voted to certify the A-F report cards for schools statewide at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.
Commissioners postpone budget talks
The Rogers County Commissioners tabled budget discussions for another one week due to discrepancies in accounting in the Rogers County Clerk and Treasurer’s offices.
Conflict questions raised in PR firm’s tie to DA
Conflict of interest questions have been raised as a result of Claremore Police Chief Stan Brown’s request to review District Attorney Janice Steidley’s financial ties to the owners of a public relations business who also publish a weekly newspaper critical of Brown.
DA files motion to stop grand jury petition certification
A motion to stay the certification of the petition in the pending Rogers County Grand Jury was filed Friday by attorney Joel Wohlgemuth on behalf of District Attorney Janice Steidley and her two assistants.
DA asks court to unseal grand jury petition names
District Attorney Janice Steidley filed a motion Thursday requesting Grady County Judge Richard Van Dyck vacate his order sealing signatures on a citizens petition calling for a grand jury investigation of her office.
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