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Barbara Kingsolver is a master of plot and detail. The premise of her new novel, “Unsheltered” (Harper, 2018), revolves around an inherited house whose foundation and walls are all crumbling. Moving back and forth between the centuries, we see that the house was not all that stable when it w…

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“Rogers County and the health department are proud to introduce a new nurse practitioner”, said Larry Bergner, Regional Director for Rogers County Health Department. The health department is building its staff of health professionals and is optimistic about the future of health for Rogers County.

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Netflix’s new show Dead to Me is one of the most unique shows I’ve personally ever watched. It’s a mostly tragic comedy about two female friends (played by Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini) who meet at a grief support group, but there’s also bits of mystery, suspense, and occasional …

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Editor's Note: This story was updated Monday, at 10:48 a.m.

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Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and with warmer weather on the way, many Oklahomans will be firing up their grill and celebrating with cookouts, picnics and other activities.

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At the Oklahoma Main Street Annual Awards Banquet, Claremore’s Main Street Program was named Top Main Street Program in the State by the Oklahoma Main Street Center, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Approximately 35 communities in Oklahoma competed for category awards and t…

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Claremore’s award-winning Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo returns Thursday, May 23 and runs through Sunday, May 26. Great performances by some of the PRCA’S best have entered and this year a record number of contestants will be in town. Coming from thirty-two states and Australia, more than …

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Hillcrest Claremore was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Hillcrest Claremore’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.

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It’s time to start thinking about the summer. Imagine Action Theatre Camp is signing up students for the children’s theatre camp in June and the teen theatre camp in July. Students that love to act, sing, or dance, have a fun place to attend this summer and make friends while putting on a show.

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Gang-related offenses and intimidation of a witness, both felony charges, were filed against a Rogers County man this week.

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Friday the J. M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive. The event is from noon to 6 pm. Everyone who donates blood will receive a coupon for ice cream from the Claremore Chick-Fil-a Danielle Wolf, administrative director of Chick-Fil-a and Davis Museum Direct…

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CLAREMORE –The second Cash Mob of the season will be on Tuesday, May 14. Participating shoppers should meet at the Claremore Main Street office, 419 W. Will Rogers Blvd., by 5:30 p.m. This year’s Mobs are sponsored by Pelco Structural.

Spiderwort flowers bloom for weeks at the base of deciduous tree trunks and shrubs, tucked among their roots. Each individual flower lasts only a day but there are several waves of little three-petaled flowers that keep the show going.

Moms use the same handful of phrases every time they are asked to describe the joys of motherhood.

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U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Payton E. Reeves graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

My mom started her business when I was only six months old. She was a single mother with only $64 to her name, but with a determination to survive. To make ends meet, she went back to the one thing she knew she was really good at: baking and decorating cakes.

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Absentee ballots have to be sent immediately after printing in order to get to the voters 45 days before the election.

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To highlight the importance of women’s health, the Rogers County Health Department is joining the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) to celebrate Women’s Health Month by addressing five key health topics affecting women in all stages of life. Those topics include breast and cervical …

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The Claremore Animal Shelter is filled up with kittens this spring. Currently there are three litters available ranging from two to four months old and and nearly every shade of fur a kitty cat can have. Adoption fees for kittens ar $65. To adopt any one of these orphaned kittens, contact th…

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Construction has begun on a $1.3 million waterline replacement project on First Street from Owalla Avenue to Florence Avenue. Contractors have completed about 300 feet of new line, according to City Engineer Garrett Ball. Completion is estimated for August.

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A total of 288 students have signed a petition to change the dress code at Will Rogers Junior High, as of Wednesday.

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Elections can be confusing.

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Rogers County Judge Stan Harrell was on hand to formally swear in the newly-elected Claremore City Council members, and mayor, Monday night. Jennifer Lewis, ward 3, Herb McSpadden, ward four, Brian Callender, ward 1, Scott Savage, ward 1, and Mayor Bill Flanagan all took their oath then took…

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Once again the Claremore High School graduation ceremony will be punctuated by a fireworks display.

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Sitting on the stairwells and leaning against walls, students and community members exceeded the legal capacity of Baird Performance Studio to hear two men debate one question: “Is it rational to accept Christian theism?”

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An area business was on the receiving end of a city of Claremore expenditure.

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So far in Rogers County, 2019 has been full of elections, without a single race for federal office. There was a county wide referendum in February, school bonds from three districts in March, and April capped off more than a dozen municipal and school board elections.

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Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we celebrate the service of Art Bunn, a long-time volunteer advocate in Ottawa County.

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The Claremore Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) Grant Patrol delivered over $27,000 in grants to educators at sites across the district on April 26. Teachers were surprised in their classrooms by CPSF board members bearing balloons and a donut party for their students.

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OOLOGAH, Okla. — Visit the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch on June 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. for Family Day at the Ranch. Participants will learn the basics of carpentry as the first 20 build a birdhouse together. Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the expansive property, with beautiful v…

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