In the year 2000, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation began making plans to update State Highway 20 from Interstate 75 west of Collinsville to an overpass in Claremore.
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…
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.
It is nearing time to saddle-up once again for a ride through the Old West thanks to the cooperation of the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum and Claremore’s B&B Theatre.
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…
For most, it seems like a simple comfort—the warmth of gloves and socks—but for those without a place to live, it's everything.
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.
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.
Miss Oklahoma Addison Price visited Verdigris Upper Elementary school last Friday, fresh from a third runner-up placing at the 2020 Miss America competition.
TULSA, Okla. – After 10 years of bringing world-class entertainment to northeast Oklahoma, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is ushering in a new era and will soon be home to Hard Rock Live, an award-winning concert experience.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University Public TV are teaming up to launch the first televised Cherokee language learning course beginning Jan. 13.
TULSA, Okla. – Track 5. is kicking off 2020 with a jam-packed schedule. The free and open-to-the-public shows all January long include Runaway June and Mark Wills.
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.
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…
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.
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.
The start of the new year is met with reflection and reminiscence by most. Some Claremore community leaders shared their perspective on the biggest and best things to happen in the community during 2019.
The 2019 Salvation Army Rogers County Red Kettle Drive is in the books. It not only met its goal of $90,000, but exceeded it by raising $94,570.
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.
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.
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…
TULSA, Okla. – Clint Black, an award-winning country staple, will bring his collection of hits to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on March 27.
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-…
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…
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 …
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.
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.
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…
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…
Despite the unseasonable warmth of the last week, the Claremore Parks Department is prepared for inclement weather, as they do every year.
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…
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…
Emmanuel Koomson of Winneba, Ghana, West Africa, visited Legacy Christian School just before Christmas break. He is in the US with Cyprus Global Ghana, of which he serves as an executive board member and the educational director.
With the year winding to a close, 2019 marked 125 years for the First Christian Church of Claremore.
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will be accepting College Housing Assistance Program applications for the Spring 2020 semester from January 2-17, 2020.
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.
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…
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…
Inola freshman Vanessa Mason was one of only two high school students in Green Country chosen to have her work included in Northeastern State University’s Fall 2019 Talon Literary Journal.
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- Sen. Quinn co-authors legislation to create “Make America Great Again” license plates
- State Secretary Kouplen shares good news for commerce in Claremore