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Are you in need of a playmate? Meet “Gabbie,” a 4-month-old Aussie mix. Like most Aussies, and like most puppies, she loves to play. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular hours of operation at 815 Ramm Road to adopt “Gabbie” or any of her fellow furry friends.

Calm down and don't feel pressured by what others do this year. You may be bombarded with options and suggestions, but unless you are fully prepared, you are best off taking a wait-and-see attitude. Build a solid base and stick to what you know. Avoid risk.

Has anyone ever told you, do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life? But here’s the thing, you can’t do what you love unless you know what you’re passionate about.

Here’s really personal, not bologna talk about why I think pop culture matters. This week I really needed the kind of movie that makes you pump your fists. That makes you feel powerful. That makes you feel like you can do anything. Strong female lead things tend to do exactly that for me, so…

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It is mid-March, nigh on to St. Patrick’s Day, and time to think about Ireland. “What the heck does the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum have to do with Ireland?”, you may be asking yourself. Well, we do have a few firearms made in Ireland, but we have an interesting non-firearm Irish…

Fresh herbs contribute scent, flavor and flowers for our gardens and our kitchens. Whether they are in the ground or in containers, just give them soil that drains well and plenty of sun.

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CLAREMORE – After a brief hiatus, Claremore Main Street is bringing Cash Mob back to downtown with a few key changes to improve the shopper experience as well as the impact on the local community.



I’m only a few episode’s into FX’s Legion (so don’t spoil it for me), a superhero show about a character from Marvel’s X-men. Or at least that’s what it’s sort of about. Really, it's about mental illness. David Haller, the main character, has schizophrenia or at least that’s what he thinks, …

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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 Mary (Van Valkenburg) Mizer, a volunteer advocate in Rogers County.


If you see a man about town who is looking F-I-N-E fine, chances are he got that look from a long-established staple of Claremore’s Ne-Mar Shopping Center, The Men’s Shop.

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Do you need a companion with a little sass? Meet Sassy, a nine-year-old spayed female, beagle and corgi mix who was released to the shelter by a previous owner. Sassy is house trained and gets along well with other dogs. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular hours …

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Community Impact Team members from Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs stopped by The Good Samaritan Ministry, Inc. to drop off 623 items from their employee-led canned food drive.

Happy weekend after Valentine's Day readers. Maybe you hate this holiday. Maybe you love this holiday. Maybe you’ll be spending this weekend with someone special, or maybe you will be wistfully watching “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and wondering when your own Peter Kavinsky will come.…

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TTCU Federal Credit Union presented a $2,500 donation to Rogers State University as part of its School Pride program.

The BM Chapter of P.E.O. in conjunction with Rogers State University’s Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO of 2013, Dr. Terry Neese. Her presentation will be held Thursday, April 4at 10:30 a.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Cente…

The Claremore Area Ministerial Alliance Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. on Easter morning, April 21 at Rogers State University in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center (formerly the Centennial Center).

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TULSA, Okla. – One of rock music’s greatest female icons, Melissa Etheridge, is making her much-anticipated return to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa April 25.

You may read the headline and think, we definitely know who won the Super Bowl. And yes, there’s the obvious winners and losers in terms of who technically won the game. But in this, the lone time of year I will ever write anything remotely sports related, I’d like to point out the less obvi…

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CLAREMORE – With outstanding growth and success within Claremore Main Street in recent years, changes are fast approaching at the helm of the nonprofit organization.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Armed with red roses, hundreds of anti-abortion advocates descended on the Capitol Wednesday, pressing lawmakers to support legislation limiting access to abortion.

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Rogers County Health Department wants to remind everyone that heart disease can happen at any age. February is a good time to review ways to be heart healthy.

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The Catoosa Public Library and The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Northeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing the Tai Chi for Better Balance Program.

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WILL ROGERS MEMORIAL MUSEUMS — Will Rogers was the Number 1 movie star in America in 1934, and last year marked the 100th anniversary of his first movie, “Laughing Bill Hyde.” This year, the first Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will be coming to Claremore, October 30-November 3.

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STILLWATER, Okla– When the weather is cold and limiting outdoor activities, it is a good time to tackle some house cleaning projects you may have been putting on the back burner.

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‘Dex,’ is a lovable, male, long-haired orange tabby currently in need of a forever home at the Claremore Animal Shelter. For just $70, you can adopt ‘Dex’ and take him home to enjoy his talkative and friendly nature. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular hours of o…

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Every year, each of the Claremore schools nominates one or two teachers as candidates for Teacher of the Year. The 2018-2019 finalists, as seen below, must complete two essays, which are blindly graded based on a rubric. From there, the field will be narrowed to the top two candidates, who w…

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