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Need some great BBQ for a tailgate party? Then we have what you need! Claremore’s Reveille Rotary announces our BBQ Fundraiser, in full swing now. Reveille Rotary is now taking orders for smoked BBQ meats, such as brisket, bologna, St. Louis ribs, chicken and pork loin. Orders can be picked …

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Generations of the Will Rogers and Joel McCrea family have grown up knowing the bond those two shared from the time they met in 1930 on the set of Lightnin’, shot on the California-Nevada border near Lake Tahoe.

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CLAREMORE, Okla. (Oct. 9, 2019) – More lower-income families in Claremore will be able to afford to send their children to an accredited private school that meets their child’s learning needs thanks to donations through the Opportunity Scholarship Fund (OSF).

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County department heads let loose their grievances this week as the proposed budget continues to underfund government needs.

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All day Monday, customers pulled up to La Hermosa food truck with a warm smile and congratulations for owners James and Nancy Cisneros.

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Foyil and Justus-Tiawah public schools have scheduled JOM Indian Education Committee elections for Thursday, Oct. 14.

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The Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the celebration the 60th Anniversary of Love Air Conditioning LLC.  September 2019 marks 60 years in business for Love Air Conditioning, the oldest heat and air conditioning company in Claremore and Rogers County.  In September 1959…

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Rogers State University has named Tracy Emmons as Director of First-Year and Transfer Experience to oversee the implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement of programs to orient first-year and transfer students to university life.

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Ne-Mar owners have been notified that plans are in the works to convert the Ne-Mar Stage Store to a Gordmans Department Store in the spring of 2020. The Gordmans brand is an “off-price“ department store owned by Stage’s parent company.

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Despite the weather, the Rogers County Health Department helped 250 people get prepared for the flu season with a no out-of-pocket cost flu shot.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A state representative sued Gov. Kevin Stitt Monday in a last-ditch effort to thwart the Nov. 1 implementation of a new law that will allow Oklahomans to carry guns without licensing or training.

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Saturday at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will focus on life as Will knew it when he was growing up. Saturday, Oct. 12, “Hands on Historians” volunteers will demonstrate making butter, grinding corn and quilting among other activities in the lifestyles of the 19th Century. There will also…

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The Oklahoma FFA Foundation is excited to announce Claremore FFA Chapter as one of the recipients of the FFA Health and Wellness Grants sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.

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Both the calendar and the temperatures seem to finally be in agreement that the fall season has arrived. Because of that, many of us are in a transition period of sorts, as we may be storing away some of our summer tools or electric devices and shifting our focus towards other that are neede…

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We have received word that there will be three large oversized loads coming through Claremore on October 8, 9, and 10. They will be coming from the Port of Catoosa, entering Claremore on Highway 66 at the South and leaving on Highway 88 going East. and will likely be making their way through…

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Oklahoma Lt. Governor, Matt Pinnell, (center front) was in Claremore Saturday for the High Noon Shoot Out at the J. M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum serving as the grand marshal.

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Homecoming week was a non-stop blur for the Claremore Zebras Marching Band.

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Recently Todd Phillips, director of the Hangover movies and the new The Joker origin story film, recently said in a Vanity Fair article that he decided to move away from comedy because it's impossible to be funny in this new “woke” culture. To be fair, the comedy landscape doesn't look anyth…

TULSA, Okla. – Track 5. is hosting more free and open-to-the-public shows throughout the month of October, including performances from Ned LeDoux, Jason D. Williams, Tucker Beathard and Steve Wariner.

Can you believe there are only three months left in 2019? It feels like just yesterday I was picking up my boys from their last day of school before summer break. Now, suddenly, we’re in the middle of holidays-are-just-around-the-corner craziness!

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The City of Claremore announces the departure of Larry Hughes, Deputy Public Works Director. Larry has served Claremore for more than 19 years and will assume a new role at White River Valley Electric Cooperative in Branson, Missouri.

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A recent survey by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice found that out of 86,000 students from 123 two-year and four-year colleges and universities across the country, around half of all college students have felt insecure about access to basic needs like food or housing in th…

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Following a massive turnout at their first debate, the Rogers State University Secular Student Alliance is hosting another one.

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The Oklahoma men and women who maintain the power lines for our state’s publicly-owned electric utilities came together in Ponca City in late September (25th and 26th) for two days of competition and comradery. Most importantly though, they came together for the sake of safety education.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans may soon be considering dueling health care proposals as lawmakers and supporters of Medicaid expansion say they’re both closing in on their own strategies to address the state’s growing health access crisis.

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C. Thomas Howell, who came to Oklahoma fame as Ponyboy in The Outsiders, filmed in Tulsa, and Barry Corbin, longtime actor on television and big screen, will headline the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival. The Festival is a celebration of the Nov. 4 birth of Will Rogers on an Oologah India…

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Starting Wednesday, east and westbound Highway 28 will be narrowed to one lane with flagging operations in place at various times from the Highway 66 junction and extending south four miles near Chelsea for a resurfacing project. Drivers can expect delays in the corridor, and should use caut…

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Teams from the Sequoyah Middle School and Mid High recently completed at the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance Kinetic Sculpture contest at the Tulsa Expo. Students were challenged to build a moving sculpture that included parts recycled from a timing device and incorporated the 2019 Tulsa State …

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Members of the Sequoyah High School Academic Team recently traveled to Skiatook to face off against four other schools in a round-robin format, Battle of the Brains scrimmage. Students were required to answer questions over science, math, history, pop culture, and fine arts. Pictured (L-R) J…

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The City of Claremore submitted this information in response to frequently asked questions pertaining to power cost adjustment pricing adjustments.

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Meet Zip, a pup whose energy matches his name. Zip is playful and needs a family full of energetic kids to play with. The 5-month-old Shepherd-Mix needs love, and a big back yard to play in.To adopt give this goofball a forever home, contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-1260 or vi…

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Memorial service for John Harold Layman will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2019, at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Harold passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019. He was 91 years old. Born January 9th, 1928, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to John and Stella (Patterson) Layman, Harold attended sch…

Memorial service for Douglas "Doug" Wayne Sorensen will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Sequoyah Baptist Church. Doug passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He was 57. Born October 3, 1962 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Richard Wayne and Patricia Sue (Thompson) Sorensen, Doug atten…

Memorial service for Douglas "Doug" Wayne Sorensen will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Sequoyah Baptist Church. Doug passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He was 57. Born October 3, 1962 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Richard Wayne and Patricia Sue (Thompson) Sorensen, Doug atten…

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