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If you’re a fan of cuddles on snowy winter nights, you’ll love Snowball. Snowball is a 1-year-old neutered male who was found at-large, without a home. He loves attention, and gets along well with other animals. Snowball is one of 14 adoptable cats at the shelter looking for a good home. His…

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With Tractor Supply up and running, the town of Verdigris is set to expand beyond bedroom community and industrial park to include a small commercial district.

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During the 2019 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Claremore Fire Local #1077 took to the streets for three consecutive Saturday’s and continued a 65-year tradition of giving strength to the MDA community by raising over $8,200.00.

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On Friday, December 5, the Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce, will feature Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter at their inaugural Chamber Issue Forum at the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center at Rogers State University from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. General Hunter’s topic will be An Overview of Current …

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An exhibit which chronicles the life of a child born to the Indian Territory and became widely known as the “Cherokee Kid,” will be officially opened at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum 2 p.m., Friday, November 22.

When the last bite of turkey is consumed and the plates are cleared, the next item on the Thanksgiving agenda is a nap. Because turkey makes you sleepy, right?

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TULSA, Okla. — Cherokee Nation injected nearly $2.2 billion into the Oklahoma economy last year. New research shows the tribe and its businesses continue to expand their economic footprint through employment, labor income, production of goods and services, and more.

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Rogers State University will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with its annual “Holiday on the Hill” lighting ceremony on Dec. 3. The family-oriented event will feature musical performances from Claremont Elementary School choir, a reading of “'Twas the Night Before Christmas” an…

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Over 800 people have signed an online petition as of Monday, opposing proposed changes to how Claremore High School students select their homecoming court. 

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Habitat for Humanity has built 11 homes in Claremore, and needs help as they near completion on their 12th.

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Opponents of legislation allowing Oklahomans to carry firearms without licensing or training said a series of incidents already has occurred in the first two weeks since the law took effect. Supporters say they’re worried critics will unfairly try to link all gun-related incidents to the new law.

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Thousands of people gathered in Claremore Saturday to see the world’s largest operating steam engine make it’s great race across the southwest in honor of Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th anniversary.

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With a large industrial park, two train tracks carrying over 40 trains per day and four intersecting highways populated by semi-trucks carrying hazardous materials, the city of Claremore is one bad accident away from a serious public safety hazard.

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The Rogers County Sheriff's Office was the site of a very special ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. Local government officials, law enforcement officers, architectures, and construction personnel, celebrated the completion of an entire reconstruction project of what used to be Claremore's F…

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TULSA, Okla. – Tenured comedian Kevin Farley is bringing his personal style of stand-up to Midnight Joker Comedy Club, Tulsa’s newest home for comedy, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Dec. 26 and 27, along with four other opening acts.

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The Verdigris Tractor Supply opened Friday, with hundreds of customers pouring in to buy feed, farm supplies and country Christmas gifts.

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A vintage Christmas display has been added at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum.

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Share the Spirit, the largest annual Christmas Food Basket donation in Rogers County, is back to ensure that none of our neighbors go hungry this Christmas.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Skipping the traditional doctor’s office visit, a growing number of medical marijuana patients are turning to providers who promise quicker, more convenient appointments from the comfort of home.

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Claremore Police Department's Deputy Chief Steve Cox has been chosen to participate in a highly-selective, high-level FBI National Academy training program.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Criminal justice reform advocates Tuesday said it’s time for prosecutors to stop using sentencing enhancements to add prison time for non-violent offenders.

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STILLWATER, Okla. – For many families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, the centerpiece on the table is the turkey. Oven roasted, deep fried or whatever the cooking method, making sure the turkey is handled safely from the store to the table is of utmost importance.

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While the flapper era is buried in the distant past, local businessman Justin Michael hopes to bring the refinement, taste, and smoke-filled back rooms of the 1920s roaring back to life with a new downtown bar.

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Meet Kenosha. She is a 9-month-old black and white Tuxedo cat. Kenosha is beloved in the shelter for her lovable energy. She is happy to play or cuddle with anyone who will give her attention. And she would be a great addition to any home. Contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-1260…

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Have you noticed the new signage viewable from north Will Rogers Blvd. or as you approach the Highway 20 curve going west? It was commissioned by the Master Gardeners Association of Rogers County.

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Two teams represented Sequoyah Upper Elementary at the 2019 Cherokee Challenge Bowl held in October. Competitors were asked questions on all aspects of the Cherokee language, history, and culture.

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Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club has accepted the mantle as “caretakers of our culture, our heritage and our communities,” said Vicki Baker, president. “A $7,500 gift from the Cherokee Nation will allow the organization to assist in programs for youth, elders, those in need and to share Cherok…

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The hospital is proud to show off its newest artwork, featuring employee handprints. Artist Stephanie Ellis Designs painted the tree, which was installed in a hospital hallway. Hillcrest Claremore employees added their handprints to it to signify how they work together for a common cause: ca…

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TTCU Federal Credit Union will celebrate 85 years on Nov. 20 with a reception for members at the Claremore branch featuring refreshments. Members can also enter for a chance to win an $85 gift card all week long.

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The large totem pole at Totem Pole Park between Foyil and Chelsea is now almost as vibrant as the day Ed Galloway painted it.

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The critically acclaimed musical “Nanyehi,” returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino next weekend to continue spreading the message of peace, articulated by a little know Native American hero.

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Helen Louise Wert, age 94, a long-time resident of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away on November 4, 2019, at home, surrounded in love by her family, who adored her. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wert. Over the years, Helen worked at Merle Norman Cosmetics downtown Claremore. …

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