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The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority Board of Trustees recently elected Ryan Neely as the organization’s new chairman. As board chair, Neely will lead CIEDA as it facilitates the recruitment and retention of primary industry jobs, the expansion of the sales tax base an…

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Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we have the unique opportunity to celebrate the service of Dana and Kathy Crow. Dana and Kathy serve alongside one another as volunteer advocates in Ottawa County.

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Crush is a 1-year-old ginger tabby who enjoys laid back and lazy afternoons. He is currently awaiting a home at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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The first line of the FFA Creed reads, “I believe in the future of agriculture.” Claremore’s FFA program has a rich history, with roots that run deep within the local community. While today’s average consumer is three to five generations removed from the family farm, Claremore FFA continues …

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Jacob Krumwiede, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch manager and Museum assistant director, with the help of volunteers, leads a lesson in carpentry basics.

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Rogers State University has announced nearly 500 students earned degrees during the university’s commencement ceremonies held in May.

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Leadership Rogers County is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 year. Leadership Rogers County develops talents and broadens perspectives of present and future community leaders by providing them with practical information concerning community problems and issues. Interested candidates …

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TULSA– Over the past few months, Reasor’s Claremore location at, 1000 W. Will Rogers Blvd. has been undergoing extensive changes and upgrades. On Wednesday, July 10th, the store will hold its Grand Re-opening, offering a beautiful new shopping experience along with a wide range of new featur…

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“Will Rogers was cutting edge in everything he did in entertainment,” said Tad Jones, Will Rogers Memorial Museums executive director. New electronic equipment in the renovated Claremore Memorial Theatre makes it possible to provide video games competition, one of the newest forms of entertainment.

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Henry is a 3-year-old gray and black/white split tabby who loves to cuddle and be held like a baby. The neutered male is currently awaiting a home at the Claremore Animal Shelter. Adoption fees for cats are $70 and include spay or neuter, a booster shot, a de-worming and a rabies vaccination…

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As of the publication of this column Wizards Unite has been out for just over a week. For those who may not be in the know, Wizard’s Unite is a Harry Potter themed augmented reality game created by the same people who brought us the Pokemon Go craze. By no means does this new game seem to ha…

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Twenty years of wear and tear has taken a toll on the stall barn at Claremore Expo. Now, the city is backing capital improvements to the tune of $535,000 and Claremore's horse community couldn't be more excited.

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After 13-years on the job, Susan Wolfenbarger is retiring from her post as resale manager for Safenet Services.

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Arlo and Hank, 10-weeks-old, are a pair of rambunctious lab-mix puppies currently awaiting a home at the Claremore Animal Shelter. These friendly, healthy pups will only get bigger with time, so save money and adopt them right away. Adoption fees for dogs are $70 for dogs under 20 pounds, $8…

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•The City of Claremore will host its annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Claremore Lake. The park will open at 6 p.m. Bring the family back for the National Anthem and Raising of the Flag by Claremore Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. Followed by the flag raising there will be kids’ activ…

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The Claremore Progress is seeking nominations for the third annual 40 Under 40 class, which recognizes Rogers County's best and brightest young professionals.

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In 1934, “David Harum” was on the “Honor Roll of Best Pictures.” Bette Brandin Rogers, Will’s granddaughter, said it was her favorite. Part of that might be because one of the main characters was Noah Beery Sr, well known to Will’s family.

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Gooseneck Loosestrife, Lysmachia clethroides, is one of those plants that generates an emotional reaction among gardeners, with responses ranging from appreciation to a level of dread akin to seeing Frankenstein on Halloween. This maligned Lysmachia came from China and Japan and loves the growing conditions in the United States so much that it enthusiastically spreads out its rhizomes throughout the beds where it lives.

It’s summer time, so maybe for you that means its road trip time. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with listening to the radio or your favorite spotify playlist over a long drive to your destination, another great way to make that drive more bearable is the perfect road trip podcast.

Claremore High School's Jaylen Losh, has been selected as a Gates Scholar and member of The Gates Scholarship Class of 2019. As one of 300 Scholars chosen from a pool of over 36,500 applicants from across the nation, Losh now belongs to an elite group of young leaders—all of whom represent t…

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Two Navy ships carried Will Rogers’ name. Models of both have a place of honor in the Will Rogers Memorial Museum east wing.

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Meet Diesel, a fun-loving 4-month-old Great Dane, Border Collie Mix. The energetic and still untrained puppy was found running loose. He will be a big dog and needs a family with a big yard to play in. Adoption fees for dogs are based on weight, so you can save money by adopting Diesel while…

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CLAREMORE, Okla. — The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a screening of the 1934 Will Rogers film “David Harum” on Friday, June 28. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7 p.m. Admission and refreshments are free and seating is limited, so arrive early to enjoy this cl…

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In some parts of the United States, a Cemetery Lily is a Peace Lily but in the South, if someone talks about a Cemetery Lily they mean a Crinum Lily. Crinums stand up to heat, drought, rain and most soil types, all the while blooming for decades without care.

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