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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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Voters in Rogers County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the September 10 Special Oologa-Talala School Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots unti…

Nichole Lynnae “Nikki” Estes was born April 28, 1972 to Brian and Joann (Mullins) Estes in Tulsa, OK, and passed away on August 12, 2019 in Foyil, OK. Nichole grew up in Claremore, OK where she attended Claremont Elementary, and went on to graduate from Claremore High School in 1990. Nichole…

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In January, National Geographic reported that in order to ensure pollination, flowers make their nectar sweeter when they hear bees buzzing. “… within minutes, the plants temporarily increased the concentration of sugar in their flowers’ nectar. In effect, the flowers themselves served as ears, picking up the specific frequencies of bees’ wings while tuning out irrelevant sounds like wind.” (https://on.natgeo.com/2Mi6LLl)

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Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we are highlighting the service of Susan Cleveland. Susan has served as a volunteer advocate in Rogers County for two years.

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Stubby is not ashamed. He embraces his little stub tail. And so should you. Stubby is a sweet and loving 5-month-old, black and gray Manx. He was found at large, caught in a trap. All he really wants is someone to cuddle. Stubby’s adoption fee is $65. To adopt this adorable guy, contact the …

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The Rogers County OSU Extension Center is hosting a home food preservation workshop on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady.

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Parents who are struggling to regain authority in their relationships with their children may benefit from a free class offered by Rogers County Youth Services this month.

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Lester Doyle “Bear” Jensen, age 94, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, August 11, 2019, in Norman, OK. Bear was born on September 29, 1924 in Weaubleau, MO to Loren and Veda (Niblack) Jensen. After the death of his mother in 1927, his family moved to Oklahoma, eventually settling…

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Family Day at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch on Saturday, Aug. 17, will highlight activities of pioneer families in the days of Will Rogers growing up on the ranch in Oologah, Indian Territory.

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Friday, August 16, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the September 10 Special Oologah-Talala School, Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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From mid-July through September, thousands of people visit Oklahoma’s lakes, rivers and other waterways to cool off and enjoy their summer. And many of them encounter Oklahoma’s wildlife, as animals also utilize the water and adjacent wilderness.

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Robson Performing Arts Center’s Teen Imagine Action Theatre Camp met throughout July to bring Peter Pan to life. This weekend, Claremore 12 through 19 year olds will perform in “Peter and the Starcatcher,” written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker, based on the novel by Dave Barry and…

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It has been 84 years since Will Rogers and Wiley Post died in an Alaska plane crash. Will, one of aviation’s biggest boosters, and Wiley, who set flying records and invented the forerunner of the space suit, died August 15, 1935 on takeoff from a remote lagoon near Barrow.

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The fall session of the free and fun RoCo Fit “Couch to 5k” Program begins August 6th. RoCo Fit volunteer mentors are ready to encourage participants to reach all types of goals, from finishing a 5k (3.1 miles) to reducing depression and stress. Whatever your goal - physical or emotional, wa…

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The Oklahoma Caring Vans provide all immunizations required by Oklahoma law for enrollment in schools or child care facilities. Services are provided at no charge to children, aged six weeks through 18 years, who qualify; this includes children who are uninsured, Medicaid eligible or America…

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On his first journey across the United States in 2017, following a death-sentence diagnosis and an eye-opening experience, veteran Zikomo “Gee” Bullock found a new home and a new self in Claremore.

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August is a fun-filled month in Claremore, on August 3 start your morning off at the Claremore Expo Center for the 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow. This traveling event will bring you the latest in fashion, crafts, (salvaged, upcycled and repurposed furniture) good ole junk, & much more from 9 am …

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The age limit has been extended for the second Super Smash Brothers Video Game Competition Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Will Rogers Memorial Museum Theatre. Success of the first-ever video event has led to a second one open to ages 12 and up, including adults, according to Tad Jones, Museum director.

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Jim Dry of Claremore (left) inspects a collection of cartridges from 1862-1918 at the Davis Arms and Historical Museum, with Rob Vugteveen with Holabird Auctions of Reno, NV. The museum is conducting an auction of weapons and other artifacts from the museum Friday through Sunday at the museum.

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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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