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Did you get dragged to Detective Pikachu and now you're kind of hooked on the idea of collecting cute, furry monsters of your own?

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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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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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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.

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.

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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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 …

Attorneys and police detectives often make the best crime novelists. Their experience and understanding of the human psyche give them far more insight than the average person. Enter family law attorney Wendy Walker with a new psychological thriller, “Emma in the Night,” and you have the righ…

If you are a human being who leaves your house and interacts with people, there is a fairly large chance you’ve at least heard someone express some excitement about the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe installment “Avengers: Endgame.” I’m not here to try to spoil anything, or even try to con…

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The Rogers County Salvation Army Food for Kids Program packaged 14,500 meals for 441 kids in all eight Rogers County school districts this school year.

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Onsite attractions have been announced for Rocklahoma, taking place on Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa.

ABC’s Bless This Mess might be a charming comedy once you get past how, well, messy the premise is. The show focuses on New York City couple Mark and Rio (Dax Shepard and Lake Bell) who quit their jobs and move sight unseen to a recently inherited Nebraska farm with the intention of farming …

Pack your sleeping bag, pajamas, toothbrush and toothpaste and spend the “Night at the Chuck Wagon,” May 25, for the newest Will Rogers Memorial Museum event, a sleepover in the Museum.

I’d imagine Easter means a lot of things to a lot of people, myself included. But for me and my particular faith tradition, one Easter idea I love is that of redemption. People, events, and circumstances can be turned around and into something different than they once were. I love those kind…

Think of making a budget like spring-cleaning: It’s a great way to get things in order around your house, and you’ll feel so much better after it’s done.

My husband and I recently spent several evenings watching the new Netflix original “The Umbrella Academy”. It has many of the kinds of things that would seem to make it the perfect sort of show for me. It’s based on a comic book, deals with the difficulties of growing up, has weird steampunk…

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Regrettably, Ozzy Osbourne has postponed all of his 2019 tour dates as he recovers from an injury sustained while dealing with a recent bout of pneumonia. Osbourne fell at his Los Angeles home, aggravating years-old injuries (from his 2003 ATV accident) that required surgery last month. Due …


Optimist Club of Claremore will be joined by the Easter Bunny to fill and hide thousands of eggs on the rolling hillside of Will Rogers Memorial Museum for the annual hunt on Saturday, April 20.

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No two knots are the same. The grain in each cut of wood is unique.

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The Claremore Daily Progress challenged readers to tell the story, real or imagined, of Sarge the Swan. Compiled here are the three winning short story submissions as well as previous reports about Sarge the Swan from the Claremore Daily Progress and the now defunct Rogers State University H…


“The Ole Hoot Owl” will be the celebrity marshal at Saturday’s High Noon Shoot Out at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in downtown Claremore.


The presentation of a beautiful Quilt of Valor created by DAR sister Deaana Nadal was made to World War II Navy Veteran Don Endicott of Claremore from the Claremore DAR chapter. The quilt was personalized with a replica of his campaign ribbon, his name and branch of service. Endicott joined …

April is National Poetry Month, and the Will Rogers Library is ready to rhyme, happy to haiku, leaping to limerick, and perhaps even speak a sonnet or two in honor of great poets past and present. Launched in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month has become the largest…

Stop by the Adult Coloring Club each Tuesday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, and enjoy the relaxation and stress-relieving benefits of the adult coloring craze.  The library provides the coloring materials, or feel free to bring your own. Adults 18 and over only, please.

This photograph of a cross carved into an old tree stump was taken somewhere in Claremore. Think you know where it is?

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Kay Henry has lived a life of Christian service and volunteerism, prompting Claremore Daily Progress staff members to invite her to write a weekly devotional column for the Progress. “We are pleased that Henry has accepted this assignment,” said Progress editor, Cydney Baron.

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She arrived at the hospital before the sun rose. Her resolve was steadfast.

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