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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.

Fall is the time of year many pop culture lovers anticipate with glee. Sure we get great movies in the summer and winter, but fall is when we find ourselves hoping to get introduced to our next great TV show obsession. It's kind of like going on a first date, but for nerds. We don’t know exa…

Stillwater Milling Company, a Purina®Certified ExpertDealer,is announcing their 2018 Purina®Check-R-Board®Days, a customer appreciation event. Stop by Stillwater Milling Company located at 721 West 6th Street in Claremore, OK on September 22nd for free products, as well as drawings for in-st…

Hope Harbor is excited to announce the official Ground Breaking for Stumpff Cottage, named for the Stumpff family of Stumpff Funeral Homes and American Century Life Insurance in Tulsa, OK. Last year, we began a capital campaign to raise money to expand our services. Stumpff Cottage will be t…

Claremore Chamber of Commerce ambassadors celebrated their new members, Claremore’s Fence Company and J Farley’s with ribbon cutting ceremonies.

BEVERLY HILLS, Cal., Sept. 11, 1929 - So we are the nation that travels so fast and think all the other countries are still in a covered wagon. Well, some Englishman just went 355 miles an hour in a plane yesterday and almost wept because it was foggy and misty and he was not able to open it…

I didn’t expect the end of The RFK Tapes, a podcast investigating the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of Bobby Kennedy, to leave me feeling so disheartened, especially not in ways that have very little to do with the death of Robert F Kennedy. If you are listener of that po…

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“Daisy” is a quiet but extra sweet 4-month-old silver tabby. Although she was found at large, she isn’t scared around people and gets along well with other cats. You can adopt “Daisy” or any of her fellow furry friends. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular hours o…

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High blood pressure. COPD. Diabetes. Influenza. People in need of routine medical care line up outside of the Rogers County Health Department on the second and fourth Thursday every month.

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Charles Dickens began his novel "A Tale of Two Cities" with "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness." Where technology is concerned, for our children, it truly is the age of great wisdom and great foolishness.

Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe you haven’t, but podcasts are basically radio on the internet, on demand. They are surprisingly popular, and according to Edison Research, a quarter of Americans are listening to them on a monthly basis. It's an interesting medium, but if you are new to podc…

Circumstances beyond our control usually leave us impatient, antsy, and sometimes, downright irritable. Those things out of our control can also lead us to take things into our own hands. The result can be harmful to us as well as others.  

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If you missed the Grand Opening of the Renovated Lynn Riggs/Oklahoma! Exhibit and Claremore Premier showing of the film “OKLAHOMA!” that everyone is talking about, you still have an opportunity to participate in and enjoy the 75 Year Anniversary Celebration of Oklahoma! and Lynn Riggs at the…

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All Claremore Animal Shelter dogs will be outside Petsense in Claremore Saturday from 12-3 p.m. for National Clear the Shelters Day. All dog adoptions will be half price in an effort to give pets a forever home with their forever families.

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