(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Jan. 17, 2020) — Many of today’s pet dogs are neutered, but some owners keep their boys intact. Those intact dogs often experience problems with their prostate.

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Nothing says nostalgia like a story about a boy and his dog. Relive those memories or make new ones for a child in your life by adopting from the Claremore animal shelter.

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AccuWeather Global Weather Center – January 9, 2020 – Stargazers across the globe may want to step outside on Friday night to catch a glimpse of the Wolf Moon, the first full moon of the year and one that will look different from those in recent months.

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They were on their feet cheering before he ever graced the stage. And once he did, they knew every lyric by heart.

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First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Redeemer Lutheran Church recently celebrated the ninth anniversary of Friendship Feast—a free, hot meal, served 5-6:30 PM every Monday at 200 East 5th St. in Claremore.  The churches have shared this ministry and have served over 27,000 meals …

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Opportunities are open to volunteers interested in sharing information about the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers and the history of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore and Birthplace Ranch near Oologah.

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So far, the weather in 2020 has been fairly mild, but if you live in Oklahoma, you know that can change pretty quick, not just from day to day but even hour to hour. While some days may be pleasant, the cold air can still arrive after dark, leading many of us to raise the thermostat just a b…

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Winter is often cold and lonely. But you can warm  your heart and home with one of the numerous adoptable cats or dogs at the Claremore Animal Shelter. Meet Emmet, a 6-month-old male tabby kitten who was found at-large. Emmet is playful and sweet natured, and could really use a lively home. …

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Rogers State University will welcome alumni, friends and Hillcats fans of all ages to Claremore next semester for the 12th annual homecoming. Public events will be held February 10-15, 2020.

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A new display in the Law and Order section of the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum has opened featuring former Rogers County Sheriff Amos Ward and his daughter Dana Ward Shouse.

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Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Hoskin Jr. presents grant to Boy Scout O. A. Lodge for Cherokee educational ceremony dress and regalia at the American Legion Post 141 today. Scouts are pictured with Hoskin and tribal councilors Keith Austin and Janees Taylor. The Order of the Arrow (OA) is t…

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Meet Wilma, a 5-year-old spayed Cocker Spaniel mix who was found at-large with another dog. Wilma is timid at first, but incredibly sweet tempered and affectionate. She gets along well with other dogs, but needs a securely fenced in back yard. Contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-…

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The Will Rogers Library is encouraging everyone to take the time to unwind after a busy holiday season. What could be a better way to kick off the New Year than with new books, and a new Adult Winter Reading Program! “For most of our patrons, the favorite way to relax is with a good book” sa…

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Wreaths Across America has launched a "match" program. For every wreath sponsored until Jan. 15 at midnight, WAA will match it. The Blue Star Mothers want to encourage you by offering a Prize of 4 VIP tickets to any show on the venue at the Hard Rock Joint from Jan 16- May 1.  For every sugg…

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Will Rogers remains well known and respected in Australia. In fact, most months Australia leads the pack with number of foreign country visitors to Will Rogers Memorial Museum – and Australia was a place he visited often.

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Oowala OHCE Group met on Monday, Dec. 9, at the Claremore County Building to celebrate Christmas.  Thirteen members, spouses and OSU Extension Office Staff gathered for a Christmas luncheon and short business meeting.  Twelve Oowala OHCE members are pictured here with Christmas gifts for the…

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Last Saturday, we crossed the seasons line, experienced winter solstice, Christmas Bird Count, and are now within the arms of winter, which is not always loving.

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It was “Business and Pleasure” when Earl Tinker, Oklahoma razor blade king, and his family were on their way to Syria to buy the secret of Damascus steel. Will Rogers starred as the businessman in the 1931 movie by that name.

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Feeling lonely around the holiday season? Share your heart and home with one of the 13 adoptable cats or numerous adoptable dogs at the Claremore Animal Shelter. Meet Duchess, a long-haired, 5-year-old Calico who was found at-large. Duchess is the perfect pet for a nice, quiet home with no o…

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What is a family to do if an out-of-town loved one cannot make it home for the holidays but loves turkey and dressing?

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With so many cats available for adoption at the Claremore Animal Shelter, it’ll be hard to decide which one to bring home as a new family member. Holly, for example, is the perfect pet for a family that is laid back, or looking for a companion for an older house cat. The 2-year-old female ha…

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Preston Johnson received Boy Scouts highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout on September 16, 2019 & was awarded on December 7, 2019. He is a member of Troop 108 in Verdigris that is chartered by Harvest Baptist Church. He is son of Dennis & Connie Johnson. He is a freshman at Verdigri…

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The Rogers State University Foundation has announced a giving week to coincide with homecoming and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the university’s accreditation as a bachelor-awarding institution.

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Forty-six hospital team members statewide received an Oklahoma Hospital Association (OHA) Spirit of Legacy Award during the 2019 OHA Annual Convention, Nov. 14.

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In late November, several members of the Grand River Dam Authority team gathered to make preparations and plan for something we never want to see happen: a natural disaster.

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Safenet Services received $5,000 from the BNSF Railway Foundation to fund their new prevention initiative “Staying on Track: Youth Violence Prevention Program” for the next year. “This was a new grant we hadn’t received before and we are thrilled to have the support of the BNSF Railway Found…

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With so many cats available for adoption at the Claremore Animal Shelter, it’ll be hard to decide which one to bring home as a new family member. Smokey, for example, is the perfect pet for a family that could use more lazy days and quiet cuddles. The 6-year-old neutered male is shy and swee…

We are a divided nation; that is an understatement. What’s more, we increasingly hear we are living in our own “bubble” or echo chamber that differing views cannot penetrate. To correct the problem, many are calling for people to reach out, to talk and above all, to listen. That is all well …

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“Ok, Boomer,” will cease to be an insult in your home after you adopt this adorable beagle from the Claremore Animal Shelter. Boomer is a 7-year-old male, who doesn’t bellow as loudly for as often as other beagles you may know. If you’re a fan of cuddles on snowy winter nights, consider invi…

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The only Claremore winning entry in the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will share the Will Rogers Memorial Theatre stage Friday, Nov. 29, with Will Rogers.

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This time last year I expressed in this column that Thanksgiving often creates better pop culture moments than Christmas. As I watched a variety of extremely random thanksgiving television episodes to get myself in the Thanksgiving mood this year, I’m even more convinced. I watched procedura…

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