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Hazel is an absolute sweetheart and is this week’s Claremore Animal Shelter Pet of the Week. She is a social butterfly that knows no stranger. She is a small lab mix about 40 lbs and 1-2 yrs old. Very happy girl, playful and learning her basics. Her adoption fee is $90. For more information,…

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Lynn Riggs, best known as the playwright that wrote "Green Grow the Lilacs" which was later adapted into the great Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, is a beloved Claremore icon.

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Anyone who has been in Claremore long has probably met Brandon Irby in some capacity. From city government to Claremore Collective to Rogers State University and countless board and committees in between, Irby is working behind the scenes for Claremore in countless ways.

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The new community recycling program in Verdigris officially opened this weekend. The new recycling drop off sites are located in the parking lot of Verdigris Junior High. Pictured Charles Nadal and Larry Escalante, middle pic Clarles Nadal Town of Verdigris and Verdigris Schools and Larry Es…

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For years Rory Peterson has been doing everything he can to give back to the community, and in his moment of need the community is rising up to return the favor. Lisa Jo Saylor said she's been friend with Rory Peterson and his wife Cheri for nearly 20 years. During that time she's had a fron…

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Maxi is a very social happy girl. She weighs about 50 lbs, and is about one year old. She will be an alerter, but is up for making a new friend. She has a lot of playful energy and would enjoy a yard. Maxi’s adoption fee is $90. To adopt Maxi, contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-…

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Centenarians Of Oklahoma was proud to honor Claremore resident, Ruth Sharpe and welcome her into the Oklahoma Centenarian Hall of Fame on the occasion of her 100th birthday celebration.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation announced four Cherokee Nation citizens are receiving the distinction of Cherokee National Treasure for their work in preserving and promoting Cherokee art and culture during the virtual 68th annual Cherokee National Holiday events.

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Students from the Chelsea FFA chapter placed first in the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Shotgun Shoot held Saturday, Aug. 29 at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays in McLoud, Oklahoma.

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With the Labor Day holiday right around the corner, many people are planning to spend the long weekend on the water. For those heading to Grand Lake, Lake Hudson or the scenic Illinois River, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is sharing some important safety tips that can help …

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If you've ever been Cedar Point Church on a Sunday morning or cruised the halls of Roosa Elementary School, chance are you've met David Burke.

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It’s time for The Rogers County Fair! Pick up a pumpkin spice latte and head over to the Claremore Expo for this 106-year Rogers County tradition. It’s a family-friendly kick-off to fall with a little something for everyone. This year the 2020 fair will be a little different to accommodate C…

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Students dressed in their first day best as a new school year began at Claremont Elementary School on Thursday. Rogers State University athletes, volunteers, and staff chalked the sidewalks with words of affirmation to bring excitement and encouragement for a bright year ahead.

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Shadow is looking for a forever home after being released by his previous owner. Shadow is a 4 yr. old neutered male Husky mix. He is housebroke and does well with most cats and dogs and kids. His $40 adoption fee and includes vaccinations, spay or neuter, and deworming. To adopt Shadow, con…

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The Rogers State University Foundation has announced the cancelation of its annual Saddle Up for Scholarships dinner and auction for 2020 because of COVID-19 concerns. This decision comes after postponing the annual event in April and rescheduling for November. The Foundation instead will mo…

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Centenarians of Oklahoma is proud to welcome Katherine Roberts into the Centenarian Hall of Fame on the occasion of her 100th birthday. She celebrated with family and friends, social distancing, outside her window.  Katherine is Native American of Cherokee descent.  She is an active member o…

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Virtual schooling presents challenges for many students. But for those attempting to navigate online learning without reliable internet connections, the task is a daunting one.

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The Will Rogers Memorial Museum is beginning an aggressive search for early (and later) photos of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Changes, especially in exhibits, have taken place, but we are often reminded of “the way it was” when someone visited earlier are these are especially desired.

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Movie Night at the Museum, featuring The Great Ziegfeld, is August 28, 7 p.m.

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From National Weather Service Tulsa: "Slightly below normal temps expected again this afternoon. The slow warming trend should continue into early next week, although thankfully, the humidity looks to stay in check."

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From the Will Rogers Memorial Museum: "It's been a while since Dale Smith wrote the musical "Oklahoma Will" and toured the United States west from Oklahoma to California. Joel Faulk the original Oklahoma Kid in the production returned to the scene and trick roped while Smith sang some of the…

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