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The Rogers County Cherokee Association (RCCA) will meet on Sunday, January 13, at 2 pm for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.  

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RSU Public TV is changing channel from channel 36 to channel 32. This will occur on February 11th 2019. Why? It’s called “repacking”. Repacking is mandatory by the FCC and will affect three stations in the Tulsa television market including RSU Public TV. By definition, repacking is the proce…

This week I experienced an extremely specific emotional reaction that I’d completely forgotten existed. I was watching Top Chef, a show I’ve been a long time fan of but have mostly always had to binge once it's dropped on Hulu thanks my “cord cutting” ways. Thanks to the generosity of friend…

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We live in a marketing obsessed world. Americans have been immersed in zero sum, winner take all marketing strategies used by the corporate ad execs for decades. With the rise of social media, this has included hateful tactics such as mass marketing and email spamming.

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Mountain biking is an ever-growing industry, with an estimated 10 percent growth year over year, nationwide, according to some reports.

New Year’s resolutions aren’t a bad thing, but I sometimes wonder if in our quest to start the new year with things we need to fix, we can easily start our new year thinking about what could go wrong instead of what could be right. A favorite author of mine, Annie F Downs, says she doesn’t d…

There is Christmas overload out there. There’s pop culture’s current love/hate relationship with cheesy Christmas movies created for TV by probably twenty different television networks. Plus, there is so much Christmas music out there to choose from, some of it terrible and some of it deligh…

Personal change will do you good. Consider your choices and what actually works best for you. If you trust someone else to do things for you, you will fall short. Take the lead, stand tall and surround yourself with people who bring out the best, not the worst, in you.

“Open Minds” volunteer tutor training is Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 8:30 am in the Rogers County Building located at 416 S. Brady, Claremore (across from El Azteca Restaurant). Rogers County Literacy Council hosts the training. In today’s information world, there are few abilities more im…

I attended a high school that had philosophy as a required class. So I’m probably in a very strange demographic that actually has read some of the writers and thinkers mentioned in each episode of NBC’s “The Good Place”, which, with the strangest premise in network television, is about a wei…

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As of my writing this, we’re two episodes into the Bravo series “Dirty John” about the complicated, real life abusive relationship between John Meehan and Debra Newall. And I already know how it's going to end. Not because I’m so brilliant. Not because its so obvious. But because I’ve listen…

Your desire for change shouldn't be allowed to override what's best for you. Think matters through and consider the results you could get from various scenarios. Time is on your side, and patience and planning will pay off. Do what's right for yourself and you'll have no regrets.

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The holidays are a time for family. A time to relax and appreciate the ones we love.

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Roy Clark was a member of Country Music Hall of Fame, perhaps best known for being a Hee Haw co-host for more than 20 years and one of the most popular country music artists in the world.

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Every Monday, First Christian Church of Claremore hosts a free hot meal for people in the community to enjoy.

Budget cuts towards education have swept all across the state of Oklahoma, leaving students, teachers, and community members alike in a state of shock, which in turn has functioned as a motivation to help develop creative ways to close the financial gap. Luckily, the student body of Claremor…

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Bobby Bright is the world's first talking Christmas tree light bulb, and the main character in a series by author John Brooks.

Off and on over the last few weeks, I’ve been watching an episode or two of Netflix’s “The Good Cop”. It’s the streaming service’s first procedural and features Josh Groban and Tony Danza as a father and son odd couple. If you liked the creator Andy Breckman’s other show, “Monk”, you will pr…

Memorial service for Billy Eugene Reed will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Catoosa Hills Christian Church. Bill died on Oct. 17, 2018, at his home in Texas. He was 81. Born in Oklahoma City on Aug. 5, 1937, he was raised in Oklahoma and Satanta, His parents were Everett and Clara Reed. He graduate…

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Fall is the perfect time to indulge in tales of the fantastic and supernatural. The changing weather, falling leaves, and chill in the air bring a peculiar foreboding of winter to come. Now author Ransom Riggs presents us with “Tales of the Peculiar” (Dutton, 2016), a new collection of short…

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CLAREMORE – The air is getting cooler and soon Santas, snowmen and holly will be popping up everywhere. The onset of the holiday season in Claremore brings a historic flair as Dickens on the Boulevard hits the streets of downtown Claremore for the 22nd year.

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CLAREMORE, OKLA.— One post on the Claremore DAV Facebook page says it all, “Veterans helping veterans.” They have first-hand experience and understanding of the issues impacting those who have served our country.

It’s the season for falling leaves, shorter days and cooler temperatures. For many of us that also means we will be spending more and more time indoors in the weeks and months ahead. As we move into this time of year and seek warmth in our comfy, cozy houses, we need to make sure that safety…

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(RNN) – The first real horror movie villains were ghoulish rogues like Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy and the Wolf Man.

I’ve been a fan of holiday episodes of television episodes since I was a kid, and Halloween episodes are no exception. But, I’m also not really that into horror. So if I’m going to find myself watching TV waiting for trick-or-treaters to come to door, I won’t be watching “Scream.” If you, li…

CLAREMORE— Halloween movies, costume contest, carnival games, and a haunted house are all in store for you at the Robson Performing Arts Center. A week’s worth of fun and safe activities that benefit some great causes.

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Cherokee Nation Councilor Keith Austin, who represents District 14, covering most of Rogers County, spoke about the Cherokee Nation’s greatest point of pride across centuries – self-government.

On Monday, October 29th, Rogers County Health Department will be celebrating the long and impactful career of Trena Hickinbotham. After spending the last four years successfully implementing Project LAUNCH, Trena will be retiring from the Health Department with over 30 years of service to fa…

I love”Doctor Who” and I did before it was nerdy kid cool. I was watching it in 2007 while I was living at home and my siblings kept asking me what kind of cheap cheesy PBS show I had gotten into. Of course, that whole sentence is ridiculous but they were teenagers, so we can forgive them. I…

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Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming fun, free, Monster Mash Dash 5k and 1 mile fun run-walk, Thursday, 6 p.m., Oct. 25 at Claremore Lake Park. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate. Comfortable costumes that allow walking or running safely are encouraged, but …

TULSA, Okla. – San Francisco rock band Third Eye Blind is hitting the road just after the holidays and heading to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Dec. 28.

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