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Sequoyah High School students from the Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) organizations, recently teamed up to hold a new and gently used stuffed animal and doll drive for the William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is kicking off its #CherokeeNationCounts 2020 Census campaign, urging tribal citizens to complete the Census completely and accurately to help ensure the tribe receives key funding for programs including Indian Health Service and housing allocations thr…

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A generous gift from the members of Claremore Elks Lodge 1230 means that local firefighters will be safer when using their radios during incidents in wet weather conditions, the president of Claremore Firefighters, IAFF Local 1077 said today.

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Two more winners of the 2019 Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival have received their Dog Iron Awards. The “Best Comedy Short” went to Fritz Robinson and “staff” for “Nobody’s Home.” Olivia Carter won for “Best 15-18-Year-Old Shorts”. They were unable to be here for the November awards progra…

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Nothing says nostalgia like a story about a boy and his dog. Relive those memories or make new ones for a child in your life by adopting from the Claremore animal shelter.

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Rogers State University’s Strategic Global Marketing course received the nationally recognized Quality Matters Certification for meeting course design standards in an official QM peer review. The course is part of the Master in Business Administration curriculum developed by Dr. Dana Moore Gray.

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It wasn’t by chance that Tim Reinman and his daughter, Mary, visited the Will Rogers Memorial Museum Jan. 3. They were on a cross-country driving trip from their home in Grosse Pointe, Mich., to Los Angeles, where she will be continuing college work.

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Rogers State University has named two executive administrators filling roles vacated during the previous summer and fall semesters. The university named Dr. Robert Goltra as its new Vice President for Student Affairs and Dr. Mark Rasor as its Vice President for Administration and Finance. Bo…

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Opportunities are open to volunteers interested in sharing information about the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers and the history of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore and Birthplace Ranch near Oologah.

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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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From the National Weather Service Tulsa: The threat for elevated fire spread still looks likely for Wednesday afternoon, especially northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Please exercise care to avoid fire starts.

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A new display in the Law and Order section of the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum has opened featuring former Rogers County Sheriff Amos Ward and his daughter Dana Ward Shouse.

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Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Hoskin Jr. presents grant to Boy Scout O. A. Lodge for Cherokee educational ceremony dress and regalia at the American Legion Post 141 today. Scouts are pictured with Hoskin and tribal councilors Keith Austin and Janees Taylor. The Order of the Arrow (OA) is t…

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Meet Wilma, a 5-year-old spayed Cocker Spaniel mix who was found at-large with another dog. Wilma is timid at first, but incredibly sweet tempered and affectionate. She gets along well with other dogs, but needs a securely fenced in back yard. Contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-…

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The Will Rogers Library is encouraging everyone to take the time to unwind after a busy holiday season. What could be a better way to kick off the New Year than with new books, and a new Adult Winter Reading Program! “For most of our patrons, the favorite way to relax is with a good book” sa…

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Wreaths Across America has launched a "match" program. For every wreath sponsored until Jan. 15 at midnight, WAA will match it. The Blue Star Mothers want to encourage you by offering a Prize of 4 VIP tickets to any show on the venue at the Hard Rock Joint from Jan 16- May 1.  For every sugg…

As has become an annual tradition, a plethora of holiday memes and gifs are being posted on the internet. Thankfully, this is one of the more innocuous uses of social media and is also probably closer to what Mark Zuckerberg and Tom originally envisioned when they created their social media …

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Pryor, OK – Northeast Tech recently received a generous donation from one of its industry partners. Tulsa Pier Drilling presented a $500 check to be used for scholarships for individuals receiving training from Northeast Tech.

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Will Rogers remains well known and respected in Australia. In fact, most months Australia leads the pack with number of foreign country visitors to Will Rogers Memorial Museum – and Australia was a place he visited often.

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Oowala OHCE Group met on Monday, Dec. 9, at the Claremore County Building to celebrate Christmas.  Thirteen members, spouses and OSU Extension Office Staff gathered for a Christmas luncheon and short business meeting.  Twelve Oowala OHCE members are pictured here with Christmas gifts for the…

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Students from Legacy Christian School spread some Christmas cheer to Claremore area nursing home residents before Christmas break began. Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students visited Brookdale, Rogers County Adult Day Care, Emerald Care Center, and Emerald Memory Care Center t…

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The Volunteers for Youth, Blast Afterschool Program, celebrate the city of Claremore’s 34th consecutive year as being named a Tree City USA, with a tree planting at Powers Park. Pictured are the programs participants: Hannah Stanley, Grace Tatum, Piper Keel, Jamel Green, Cherisa Reed, Christ…

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Just in time for the holiday season, share your heart and home with one of the numerous adoptable cats or dogs at the Claremore Animal Shelter. Meet Belle, a 2-year-old brown tabby who was found at-large. Belle is sweet tempered and loves to give affection. She gets along well with other cat…

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It was “Business and Pleasure” when Earl Tinker, Oklahoma razor blade king, and his family were on their way to Syria to buy the secret of Damascus steel. Will Rogers starred as the businessman in the 1931 movie by that name.

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The Sequoyah Upper Elementary recently sponsored a canned food drive benefitting the Rogers County Good Samaritan Ministries. Students collected canned and non-perishable foods to support residents of Rogers County in need. Pictured (L-R): Austin Prather, Isaac Cagle, Khari Davis, Chandlar E…

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The antique Christmas ornaments display at the J. M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum had two very interested visitors this week. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus look over the display with Davis employees, Shirley McClurg and Linda Faulkner. The Davis Museum is located in downtown Claremore at 5t…

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