Remodeling is underway at the Rogers County Election board.
From the National Weather Service Tulsa: "We'll see a warming trend for late week and through the weekend, with highs bouncing back well into the 80s. A stronger cold front should arrive by early next week."
As of Tuesday, Rogers County has seen a total of 1,729 confirmed cases and 49 deaths. This is compared to 1,683 confirmed cases and 48 deaths reported on Monday, a 46 case increase day-over-day, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
It's a throwback to the Friday night's cruising main that everyone remembers.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Casey Murdock says he often sees Oklahoma’s rural towns falling by the wayside due to a lack of opportunity and investment on his drive to the state Capitol. The Felt Republican held an interim study on Monday examining the rules and regulations on beef processing facili…
In anticipation of the presidential election in November, the Progress has done a series of stories covering voting, candidates and various issues that will appear on the ballot.
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is the time of year when Oklahoma wildlife goes nuts … over acorns. The floors of the state’s wooded areas are loaded with these delectable little nuggets of goodness.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Department of Corrections plans to provide a temporary pay bump for employees working in a COVID-19 “hot spot.”
OKLAHOMA CITY — Plant-based food producers are asking a federal judge to protect them from a new state law that imposes fines and jail time for selling alternative meat products in Oklahoma.
Another COVID death was reported in Rogers County Monday. This brings the total count to 48. The individual was reported to be a male in the 65 and older age range.
A 20-year old Inola man was killed in a single vehicle collision late Friday night. The incident took place on 640 Road, four miles south of Inola, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Recently I decided I’d had it with a privet hedge that lined my front walk. It seemed not to recognize the brick lined boundaries designed for its confinement. It taunted me by wandering out of its borders. Its leaves hung over the walk. So did some thorny roses. I feared the frequent guests…
Birders should not have to be challenged by warblers in the spring or the fall. Granted, autumn tends to be a little harder for identification, but once we are aware of a few easy steps, it will make birding so much better when one’s confidence is boosted. Birds molt during this time, so tho…
From National Weather Service Tulsa: "Several rounds of showers and storms are expected through Wednesday across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The best chances will be south of I-40 where 1 to 3 inches of rain will be common with locally higher amounts possible."
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) issued a statement on the passing of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday evening:
(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Sept. 18, 2020) — Harmful algal blooms are a growing problem in water across the nation, but OSU researchers may have one piece of the solution thanks to groundbreaking research and new funding.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner announced Thursday that Cherokee Nation government employees will receive up to a 3 percent increase to their base salary in October and will also receive a holiday bonus.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State leaders have started distributing a promising COVID-19 treatment drug to hospitals across the state.
This is not your childhood grilled cheese sandwich. Arugula, basil, thick Oklahoma bacon and Havarti cheese elevate this to what will soon be your new favorite sandwich.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Public Safety Committee heard from law enforcement officials, Career Tech representatives and mental health experts Thursday about modernizing training for Oklahoma’s law enforcement officers and their mental health needs. The study was requested by Majority Floor …
The Claremore Museum of History (MoH) has had the pleasure to work with The Walmart Museum, as well as the Robson and Walton families, to complete a special exhibition honoring the life of Helen Robson Walton. The MoH is committed to celebrating history through the stories of remarkable Okla…
Lynn Riggs, best known as the playwright that wrote "Green Grow the Lilacs" which was later adapted into the great Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, is a beloved Claremore icon.
Officials with the Oklahoma State Election Board cautioned voters about a mailing from a Tulsa-based organization, “OKVOTE,” after state and county election offices received several complaints from voters this week.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation was recently named as the 2020 Tribal Destination of the Year by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association.
As the Rogers County Fair kicks off in Claremore once again, county leaders took the opportunity to boast the safety measures implemented by fair organizers.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation recently donated nearly $9,000 to mental health and substance abuse support programs as well as food pantry services in Rogers County.
Anyone who has been in Claremore long has probably met Brandon Irby in some capacity. From city government to Claremore Collective to Rogers State University and countless board and committees in between, Irby is working behind the scenes for Claremore in countless ways.
OKLAHOMA CITY – With the state Capitol restoration project just two years away from completion, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson called Wednesday’s grand opening of the new ground floor visitor entrance a milestone in Oklahoma history.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A House lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to propose a bill protecting a controversial therapy practice that aims to counsel away same-sex attractions in lesbian, gay and transgender Oklahomans.
The Sequoyah High School Football program will celebrate its 2020 Homecoming Coronation this Friday, September 18, at the Pope Athletic Complex when the Eagles take on the Locust Grove Pirates. The homecoming ceremonies will commence at 6:30 with the game following at 7 p.m.
Verdigris High School homecoming court 2020: Bobbi Jones, Tyler Willis, Jordyn Cagle, Hayden Jones, Madison Adams, Kaleson Marshall, Lily Watson, Tyler Bowers, Lillian Barnhill, Evan Anderson, Parker Allee, Dylan White, Lillian Adams, Flower girl: Kennedy Adams. Verdigris Homecoming is Frida…
OKLAHOMA CITY – On the heels of a devastating weekend for law enforcement officers after the brutal attack on two police officers in Los Angeles, Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, plans to file legislation later this fall that will classify any targeted assault or threat to a law enforcement offic…
With cooler temperatures on the horizon, some gardeners may be ready for a well-deserved break in landscape activity. However, fall is the best time to plant those spring flowering bulbs. In Oklahoma, late September through the middle of November is the best time to get those bulbs in the ground.
The Rodeo Arena Cooperative invites the public to join in a community celebration as we “Light Up Stampede Park”, Sep. 29 starting at 6:30pm.
This Week's Circulars
On Sunday, September 13, 2020, William King Ogle, 83, of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away at home with family. William (Bill) was born August 19, 1937 in Detroit, Mich. to Charles H. and Mildred (King) Ogle. He graduated from Athens (Ohio) High School in 1955 and studied at Ohio University. …
- Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Hoskin, Deputy Chief Warner announce increase of government employee salaries
- Q&A: Mullin, Lanier face off for congressional seat
- UPDATED: Inola man killed in rollover wreck
- What is SQ 814?
- Under Investigation: 18-year old Inola driver killed in wreck
- Verdigris 2020 Homecoming Court
- BREAKING: Verdigris district opener at Jay canceled
- FOOTBALL: Do-it-all Anderson leads Verdigris to blowout of Victory Christian
- Claremore sees new COVID peak, says numbers may be credited to schools opening
- Cherokee Nation Reservation now visible on Google Maps