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The Rogers County Sheriff's Office was the site of a very special ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. Local government officials, law enforcement officers, architectures, and construction personnel, celebrated the completion of an entire reconstruction project of what used to be Claremore's F…

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Share the Spirit, the largest annual Christmas Food Basket donation in Rogers County, is back to ensure that none of our neighbors go hungry this Christmas.

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Each month, CASA of Northeast Oklahoma celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we are highlighting the service of Lisa Stiles. Stiles has served in Rogers County as a volunteer advocate for two years.

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While the flapper era is buried in the distant past, local businessman Justin Michael hopes to bring the refinement, taste, and smoke-filled back rooms of the 1920s roaring back to life with a new downtown bar.

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Two teams represented Sequoyah Upper Elementary at the 2019 Cherokee Challenge Bowl held in October. Competitors were asked questions on all aspects of the Cherokee language, history, and culture.

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Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club has accepted the mantle as “caretakers of our culture, our heritage and our communities,” said Vicki Baker, president. “A $7,500 gift from the Cherokee Nation will allow the organization to assist in programs for youth, elders, those in need and to share Cherok…

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The hospital is proud to show off its newest artwork, featuring employee handprints. Artist Stephanie Ellis Designs painted the tree, which was installed in a hospital hallway. Hillcrest Claremore employees added their handprints to it to signify how they work together for a common cause: ca…

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TTCU Federal Credit Union will celebrate 85 years on Nov. 20 with a reception for members at the Claremore branch featuring refreshments. Members can also enter for a chance to win an $85 gift card all week long.

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The critically acclaimed musical “Nanyehi,” returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino next weekend to continue spreading the message of peace, articulated by a little know Native American hero.

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There are things that are synonymous with the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.  Family gatherings, turkey for dinner on Thanksgiving, parades, shopping, Christmas carols, movies, decorations and of course the appearance of Santa Claus.  Also, the season would not be complete withou…

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TULSA, Okla. – The region’s entertainment and hospitality leader is expanding its team for the holiday season and opening new opportunities for career growth for northeast Oklahoma. Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa’s career fair …

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The First Christian Church Disciples Women are hosting their annual taco soup luncheon, bazaar and bake sale, on Friday, November 15.  The bazaar and bake sale runs from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.  and the taco soup lunch is from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. in the church’s Family Life Center located at 200…

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Rogers State University will welcome alumni, friends and Hillcats fans of all ages to Claremore next semester for the 12th annual homecoming. Public events will be held February 10-15, 2020.

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On Nov. 7, Claremore High School Navy Junior ROTC will conduct a Veterans Day Assembly to honor those that have served our great country.   During the assembly, Claremore High School will bear witness to a special and long overdue High School Graduation!   They will honor an American Hero wh…

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It is typical practice to share boating safety and lifejacket tips in the spring and summer months, during the midst of the busy boating and floating season on Grand River Dam Authority lakes and the Illinois River. However, ask around and you may find that many folks across the area are con…

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On November 5, Juanita Mitachek achieved a mark that most people only dream of. Today she celebrates her 100th Birthday and becomes a Centenarian.

OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Pro Tempore Harold Wright (R-Weatherford), recently, held an interim study before the House Health Services and Long-Term Care Committee to examine modernization to the Smoking in Public Places and Indoor Workplaces Act as a way to address second-hand smoke expo…

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Little Luey here, the cutest Red Bone/ Hound mix in all of Claremore, is in need of a good home. Luey was found wandering the streets with his sibling, both skin and bones with starvation. Despite his early hardships, the 2-month old pup is friendly, social and happy. He love good scratches …

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Fall is the time for gatherings of family and friends, bountiful feasts and sharing a harvest of food, flavors and fun! If cooking for friends and loved ones is your passion, or if you just feel like getting a little festive in the kitchen this year, check out the Will Rogers Library’s full …

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Claremore’s West Bend Winterland returns with the arrival of the official 65 ft. fresh-cut Christmas tree, Thursday, November 14th. The 65 ft. Norway Spruce is coming from the Dutchman Tree Farm in Manton, Michigan. Our great partner, Melton Truck Lines, will depart November 12th with a semi…

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Veterans and supporters from all over Green Country will be gathering Monday, November 11, for the annual Claremore Veterans Day Parade.

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Meet Roman. This playful fella loves to run and is great with kids. At 5, Roman is still trainable, already well versed in “sit,” and going outdoors. Roman is in need of a big family to give him lots of attention and a large, secure yard to play in. Also, the more toys the better. Contact th…

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TULSA, Okla. – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is continuing its tradition of excellence inside the kitchen by searching for the newest members of its award-winning staff. The entertainment and hospitality leader is hosting a career fair for several key food and beverage positions on Wedn…

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Games, prizes, face painting, balloon animals, magic wand making, dragon egg painting, a Halloween maze and a Haunted House for those who dare are just a few of the things happening at the Robson Performing Arts Center. The carnival takes place on October 31st, November 1st and November 2nd,…

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Natalie White, a Claremore High School student, was recently honored as a recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Rotary Club of Claremore is preparing for the 32nd Annual Rotary Chili Supper on Friday, Nov. 1 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Claremore High School cafeteria.  Tickets are $5 and include chili, dessert and drink.  With the purchase of a ticket, you will be entered into a drawing for the pictured Ze…

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Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming fun, free, Monster Mash Dash 5k and 1 mile fun run-walk, Thursday, 6:00 p.m., October 24th at Claremore Lake Park. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate. Comfortable costumes that allow walking or running safely are encourag…

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It’s not at all unusual to browse the Will Rogers Library’s cookbook section as the holidays approach, especially the baking and dessert items as we entertain family and friends. Will Rogers Library customers will find a new and unexpected section in this area this year…baking items! Yes, yo…

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CLAREMORE, Okla. — The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host “Halloween Night at the Museum” on Thursday, October 31, from 6–8 p.m. This event combines trick-or-treating with an opportunity for children and their parents and grandparents to visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Area busines…

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Sometimes you just need a friend. Someone to cuddle in your lap and help you feel loved.

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Health Community Partnership of Rogers County is pleased to announce its First Seasonal RoCo Winter Art Crawl in Claremore, Friday, Nov. 8, 4p.m. – 9 p.m. They are calling for local artists of all types to participate. The art will be displayed at local businesses and the artists have their …

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Helen Louise Wert, age 94, a long-time resident of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away on November 4, 2019, at home, surrounded in love by her family, who adored her. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wert. Over the years, Helen worked at Merle Norman Cosmetics downtown Claremore. …

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