VERDIGRIS — Dresses of all kind – black and pastel, short and long, lace and sequin – wait in the Verdigris Band building to be purchased.
Claremore City Councilor Debbie Long announced her resignation from the Claremore City Council, effective Monday, January 24, 2022. She has represented Ward I since March of 2021 and is leaving the Council for personal reasons.
Years of hard work paid off for two men who made an impact on the local field of America’s favorite pastime.
Jonathan Menzel from Inola High School in Inola is one of two state delegates to the 60th annual U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), which brings together outstanding student leaders from every state.
MCALESTER — A tear rolled down the face of an admitted double-murderer as he mouthed something to witnesses on the other side of the death chamber glass.
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting.
Reasor’s LLC and Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) are excited to announce the finalization of their agreement first announced in November. With the confirmed support from the Reasor’s Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), Reasor’s stores are now a new division of BGC.
Rogers State University named Caitlin Hendrex as the new counseling services coordinator. Hendrex, from, Boca Raton, FL, began her duties on January 3.
J. Farley's Americanized Irish Pub is hosting its first Polar Plunge event to support Special Olympics Oklahoma on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court.
TULSA – The Cherokee Nation Film Office has announced it will soon offer a groundbreaking film incentive program, becoming the first tribal film office in the U.S. to do so. The Cherokee Nation Film Incentive will provide up to $1 million in annual funding for productions filmed within the C…
A fire off Muskogee Avenue on Friday left Carl Miller with nothing but the clothes on his back, his phone and his wallet.
Shawn Bradley Perry, 31, of Talala was arrested in Verdigris on Saturday night for indecent exposure after walking naked around neighborhoods in Verdigris.
A school bus knocked down the streetlight on the northwest corner of Cherokee Avenue and Will Rogers Boulevard Monday.
When the curtain rises at Oklahoma City’s Civic Center next week for “Oklahoma!,” audience members from around the state will sing along to the toe-tapping tunes with pride.
WILL ROGERS MEMORIAL MUSEUMS — From the moment, Bart Taylor’s white gloved hands held documents of correspondence between Will Rogers and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, he was riveted with their time in history.
Will Rogers Library now offers the internet to go! Beginning this week library patrons age 13 and over can check out a Mobile Hotspot, a small portable device offering free wireless Internet access to library patrons and families who do not have a reliable Internet connection at home.
Army veteran Dustin Parker said receiving his second service dog, Sissy, was life-changing.
Cherokee Nation Citizen and Rogers State University graduate Cade Thomas said he will always treasure having his film “Laura” featured in the True Crime Film Fest.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A lawmaker wants the state to create a 30-member commission to examine racial inequities that he said continue to plague Oklahoma.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma’s annual eight-week cookie sale kicks off Saturday with online stores opening.
Rogers State University’s Bartlesville campus established a partnership with Phillips 66 to equip students majoring in business with real-world experience while earning their degree.
TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. signed an executive order to re-establish the tribe’s task force on domestic violence, following up on similar action he took last year.
Oologah Mayor George Peters presented a request for $250,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds during Tuesday’s regular Board of County Commissioners meeting.
CATOOSA — The Cherokee Nation’s Catoosa Tag Office is temporarily relocating to the former JW Sam Elementary School building, 701 W. Rollins St., and will reopen to tribal citizens at that new location starting Wednesday, January 19.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The head of the state’s most powerful gun lobby must be removed from his post after he made incendiary and threatening remarks aimed at politicians who don’t agree with his views, a powerful Republican state senator said.
S. 4110 Rd./N.W. Franklin closes tomorrow near the SH-20 realignment project over Keetonville Hill in Rogers County. The road will be closed until further notice as part of the ongoing improvement project. This $44 million project, designed to improve four miles of SH-20 in Rogers County, be…
At the 2022 OSU Extension Biennial Conference Awards Program the 2022 OSU Extension Outstanding Team comes from the Northeast District and Rogers County OSU Extension. Together they created the educational program Freezer Beef Production: Pasture to Plate.
The deadline to request absentee ballots by mail for the Feb. 8 Election is approaching. Applications must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 24th 2022.
To help support the growth and development of K-12 mentoring programs in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced the recipients of its first Boren Mentoring Initiative start-up grants and opportunity grants totaling $15,000.
Rep. Mark Lepak, R-Claremore, was recently appointed to the Fiscal Affairs & Government Operations Committee for the Council of State Governments (CSG).
Claremore Public Schools Superintendent Bryan Frazier said if the district doesn’t soon get relief from COVID-19, it will be difficult to keep the school doors open.
Safenet Services was named the 2021 Non-Profit of the Year by the Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention details how to use an at-home COVID-19 test to make decisions regarding isolation and quarantining.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation hosted the launch of the United Nations’ International Decade of Indigenous Languages in Tahlequah last week. The three-day event featured language leaders from around the world, both in person and virtually, to share information and best practices on l…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s top education appointee is facing backlash after critics said he made a “insulting” and divisive social media post that accused educators of acting out of fear, not necessity, when deciding to close schools.
Rogers State University’s department of health sciences announced the hiring of Madeline Haralson as an adjunct instructor for the allied health program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
Oklahoma State Department of Health District 4 Mobile Wellness clinics planned for today in Bartlesville at Agape Mission and Casa Hispana and tomorrow at Tulsa Port of Catoosa have been cancelled.
The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. Dangerously low blood supply levels are posing a concerning risk to patient care and forcing doctors to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need …
Rogers State University’s academic scholarship application deadline for the fall 2022 semester is set for March 1. RSU freshmen who are admitted before March 1 and meet scholarship requirements will automatically be awarded one of three institutional scholarships.
RCB Bank, a $4.2 billion community bank with 65 locations in 36 cities across Oklahoma and Kansas, is now accepting applications for its 2022 internship program.
Crockpots filled with soups and chilis sat on tables throughout businesses downtown as merchants fought for the title of Souper Saturday Champion. The Claremore Museum of History won the title for a second year with their MoH Italian Tortellini Soup.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A state lawmaker wants to allow tribes to offer sports betting for the first time in casinos in a bid to bolster public school funding and legalize a multi-million dollar underground industry.
This Week's Circulars
Gerald Dean Lang, 73, of Colby, KS, passed away Jan 22, 2022, with his family by his side. Jerry was born Jan 2, 1949, in Hoxie, KS, to Albert and Agatha (Pfannenstiel) Lang. As a child, Gerald attended Sacred Heart School in Colby. He was very involved in Boy Scouts and earned his Eagle Sco…
- Locals help fire victim: She Brews, 619 Nutrition, Cedar Point and more come together to rebuild fire victim’s life
- New non-profit to help veterans: Parkers create Saving Souls K9 Foundation to provide service dogs
- J. Farley's hosts Polar Plunge: Funds raised from Polar Plunge benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma
- LOCAL COLD CASE FEATURED IN FESTIVAL: Cade Thomas will have film “Laura” in the opening of True Crime Film Fest
- Talala man arrested for streaking: VPD used drone to apprehend naked man in woods
- GUEST VIEWS: City offers help with delinquent accounts
- UPDATE: Collision report released for wreck involving OSU athletes Ferrari, Rodriguez
- School bus wipes out light: Street light on Cherokee Avenue, Will Rogers Boulevard replaced
- CHOUTEAU INVITATIONAL: Verdigris teams advance to semifinals
- Taylor Returns to Will Rogers Memorial
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