First Christian Church will host their semi-annual blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute on Sunday, April 5 from 10:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at 5th and Florence. First Christian Church has been notified by OBI that there is a critical blood shortage.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Scammers never seem to miss an opportunity to take advantage of natural disasters and other major life disruptions. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialist Cindy Clampet said.
Spring Break and during the time of being health aware with Corona Virus is a wonderful opportunity for families to connect. Even family rituals help define who we are as a family. It allows time for the immediate family be together, to share experiences with one another, and to reconnect wi…
Oklahoma American Legion Commander Ron Gott was in Claremore, Friday, March 13. His visit was to dedicate the newly formed Townsend-Doles Post 2020, initiate its members, and install the officers.
Claremore area businesses Pixley Lumber and Spectrum Paint each donated their entire supply of N95 masks to the health department and local hospitals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Join nationally syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey, with bestselling authors Rachel Cruze and Ken Coleman, as they share practical money and career advice to spread hope in the middle of national uncertainty. Tune into Ramsey Solutions’ Message of Hope livestream Thursday, …
The new normal of social distancing and shelter-in-place is challenging for all of us, creating stress and anxiety as we face an uncertain future and timeline. Worries about our health, our finances and our loved ones seem to increase almost daily. Dr. Thad Leffingwell, a clinical health psy…
OKLAHOMA CITY (March 25, 2020)— Governor Kevin Stitt has issued a proclamation declaring Thursday, March 26, a “Statewide Day of Prayer” for all Oklahomans impacted by COVID-19.
In an effort to practice social distancing, the Claremore area Meals on Wheels has cancelled their annual food drive.
The Claremore Senior Center is currently closed to the public, but they are still preparing and offering daily lunches for senior citizens in the Claremore area.
Shepherd’s Cross is announcing all new virtual tours. Power on your device and choose a tour at Shepherd’s Cross - an authentic working sheep farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66.
National Weather Service Tulsa: A few severe storms will be possible with a line of storms moving across northeast Oklahoma and then into northwest Arkansas this morning. Gusty winds to 60 mph and hail up to half dollar size will be possible
Oologah-Talala Lower Elementary Principal Crysti York is taking to Facebook each weekday throughout the COVID-19 school closure to read to students and offer parents ideas and resources to keep their kids entertained and learning.
The Claremore Animal Shelter shared 10 photos over the weekend of animals at the shelter who are available for adoption.
In recognition of International Women's Month, Claremore High School nominated five "Leading Ladies of CHS" whose hard work and dedication have improved Claremore High School for their better during their academic career. These leading ladies will be featured each week of March.
Rogers State University has put into place additional support to assist students with hardships as a result of the growing COVID-19 impact. This support follows measures the university enacted last week to prioritize the health and safety of students by limiting campus access.
Parents looking for something to do with kids who are out of school for at least another two weeks may be happy to learn about a new outdoor activity, likely occurring right next door.
Anyone 18 and under, regardless of the school district they attend, can get a free breakfast and lunch at Claremore or Foyil Public Schools as long as schools are closed during the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Light of Hope, an addiction recovery nonprofit based in Claremore and Catoosa, has been forced to cancel their regular support groups due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they are responding by moving their meetings over the phone.
Nine cyclists from across the Cherokee Nation have been selected to participate in the 2020 Remember the Removal Bike Ride this June.
If you have a retirement account either provided by your employer or funded by yourself (or both), you may be aware of a certain amount of loss in your account you have probably incurred recently because of market volatility due to the CoVID19 virus. Most retirement funds which have a lot of…
For those interested in access to Will Rogers Library’s digital services who do not have a library card, Will Rogers Library is offering a temporary electronic services card.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Stocking up on essential groceries and other supplies as the COVID-19 virus threat spreads across the county will require consumers to rely on their storm season preparedness skills, but for a longer period of time.
Major Coy Jenkins with the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office has been a smiling, friendly face in Claremore for years. To the world, he is a charismatic but mild-mannered man in uniform.
With COVID-19 cases on the rise in the United States, elected officials and news outlets have spent a lot of time talking about social distancing.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch and the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum each offer virtual ways to explore the history and character housed within their museum, without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Two Sequoyah High School students attending Northeast Technology Center, Pryor Campus, recently teamed up with a classmate from Pryor High School, to compete in the Oklahoma Business Professionals of America (BPA) in the Video Production Team category at the State Conference. The team had to…
Claremore area nursing homes and assisted living facilities cancelled visitation as COVID-19 spreads in Oklahoma.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on two requested waivers allowing meal service to continue during possible school closures. Meals will be available at no cost to low-income children and are…
The Green Country Hamfest Committee held our regular monthly meeting Thursday, March 12, 2020. During that meeting there was discussion of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
B&B Theatres is a family-owned and -operated theater company, committed to core values of family, fun, innovation, joy, and integrity. Following a recent companywide meeting, the organization was inspired to launch a nationwide initiative in an attempt to make movie going a fun family ev…
In 1938, a little Leona Williams held tight to her daddy’s hand in the crush of people attending the November 4 opening of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. In the spring of 2013, a retired Leona Williams joined the ranks of Will Rogers Memorial Ropers-docents, volunteering at the Claremore M…
Five local establishments will be teaming up for the biggest St. Paddy’s Party Claremore has ever seen this year. The annual St. Paddy’s Party is a city-wide event with two locations simultaneously hosting the all-day affair.
Meet Chester. This happy-go-lucky 1-year-old pup is super energetic and loves to play with toys. He doesn't bark much, but the Shepherd-Pit mix would still make for great protection while also being sweet and loving to the people in his pack.
Weather-wise, early March can mean many different things in Oklahoma. Maybe it still feels like winter or maybe it feels more like spring. More often than not though, the wind is likely blowing, no matter what the temperature.
This Week's Circulars
Ruth Marie Ritter, Born In Midland Park, New Jersey, on October 7, 1926 to the parents of Herman and Henrietta (Klemm) Kleindienst passed away on March 19, 2020 in Claremore, Oklahoma with family by her side. She was 93 years old. Ruth attended Midland Park Elementary School and graduated fr…
- Rogers County added to list of confirmed COVID cases
- Health Dept. dispels Rogers County COVID-19 reporting rumors
- POLICE: Man arrested for first degree murder says 'he did what he had to do'
- City issues emergency order closing bars, dining rooms and more
- Mayes County has first confirmed case of COVID-19, state total climbs to 106
- Dave Ramsey to livestream message of hope during coronavirus crisis
- ON THE FRONT LINE: ‘From a pleading ER nurse, begging for a chance’
- Reasor’s COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
- GALLERY: Viral “Bear Hunt” trend based on a children’s book comes to Claremore, Verdigris
- Rogers County closings and cancellations for COVID-19