editor's pick featured

TODAY IN CLAREMORE HISTORY, October 28, 1898, the Cherokee Vindicator writes, "The Claremore Cemetery. The cemetery deserves more attention from our people than it is receiving and someone should take hold of the matter and see that it is properly cared for. There is a number of elegant monu…

editor's pick featured

It is with great regret that the Claremore Veterans’ Day Parade committee has had to cancel the 2020 Parade due to Covid-19. “We are going with extreme caution due to the fact that our parade features Veterans many of whom are in compromised health,” said committee chairman Wayne McCombs.  “…

editor's pick featured

CLAREMORE, OK – The annual Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade looks a bit different this year with the current climate. The 2020 parade will be a drive-thru format, held on the campus of Rogers State University on the evening of Saturday, December 5th. This year’s theme is “…

editor's pick featured

Wednesday the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum hosted a blood drive. Blood collection tech , DaNica Galbreath assists Micheal Moore of Claremore with his donation. 18 donors gave the give of life. The next scheduled blood drive at the museum is in December.

top story

A Rogers State University recent graduate will be the first in school’s history to attend graduate school in England to study European Medieval History. This transitional time period, also known as the Middle Ages, defined the future of England. Its poignant history is captivating for Dustin…

top story

The J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum’s United States & State of Oklahoma flags will be at half-mast on October 7 in honor of the passing of the museum’s longest tenured employee, Patt Cameron.

editor's pick featured

Unique and safe opportunities are in store for trick or treaters at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum on Halloween night, Oct. 31. Some 25 hosts have signed on for a fun-filled family evening on the Museum grounds in the sunken garden area from 6-8 p.m.

editor's pick featured

Friends and neighbors came calling on Judy Smith Eagleton’s 80th birthday, a different kind of celebration in a different world of a coronavirus pandemic. Her daughter, Shelly Eagleton Crum and her husband, and the family of her late daughter, Kim Meredith, hosted a non-traditional birthday …

editor's pick top story

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation is offering free flu vaccinations through the month of December to prepare for the upcoming flu season.

top story

"Obstinate Headstrong Girl." There is no greater compliment you can give me. Elizabeth Bennet has been my role model since the first time I read Pride and Prejudice as a teenager. She stands up for herself and isn't afraid to break society's rules.

editor's pick featured

OKLAHOMA CITY – October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) awareness month. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) wants all parents of new babies to know that there are steps they can take to protect their children from the risk posed by SIDS. 

editor's pick top story

Poet Dylan Thomas said, “The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it.” The same can be said for well-known Oklahoma author, speaker and three-time Woody Guthrie poet Bill McCloud. His passion for words makes the world a little brighter, and Rogers State University is gr…

editor's pick featured

Kids bring your used toys, games, movies, and books to the Will Rogers Memorial this Saturday Oct. 3 for a fun new experience. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., youngsters can bring their wares for trade and learn the art of bartering — “no cash exchanged, trade only,” said Stephanie Hunter, Museum ed…

editor's pick featured

CLAREMORE, Sept. 29, 2020 -The virtual stage is all the rage right now, and The Rogers State University Theatre Program is doing just that for their 2020-2021 Season. While all the plays will be available virtually, one play will be strategically staged in five different locations throughout…

top story

The distribution of food boxes that began at the start of the pandemic are on hold this week.

top story

This year marked the 15th year of the Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo (GCCRR). It has been held annually to embrace the ideals of ranching cowboys who maintain full-time employment as ranch hands, and compete in a number of events designed to demonstrate abilities in roping, bronc riding, …

editor's pick top story

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,…

editor's pick top story

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.

editor's pick top story

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.

editor's pick featured

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…

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries