In the winter of 2016 Redeemer Lutheran Church celebrated a devastating loss. An electrical fire consumed their fellowship hall, burning it down to timbers.
Many communities across the state are dealing with flooded areas after the recent storms. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds the public that floodwater and standing water can be dangerous, making a person vulnerable to diseases, chemical hazards and injuries.
One Claremore resident received a degree during Oklahoma Baptist University’s Spring Commencement Friday, May 17, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The University conferred degrees upon 294 graduates during the ceremony.
Updated Friday, May 24 at 10:20 a.m. - Clean drinking water has been restored in Rural Water District 3. Crews fixed four leaks and flushed the system before restoring water to residents Thursday night.
Fifteen Claremore High School Seniors received Bluejacket Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 at the Senior Awards Assembly on May 14. The Bluejacket Memorial Scholarship endowment was created in 2005 by Donald and Estelle Bluejacket with a subsequent contribution by Sam and Hazel …
Less than an hour after the second tornado warning cleared Claremore Tuesday morning, local business owners were hard at work cleaning and repairing flood damage.
Cherokee Nation District 14 and 15 Tribal Councilors Keith Austin and Janees Taylor celebrated Law Enforcement Week on Thursday, hosting the third annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast in the Turf Room at Will Rogers Downs. Following the breakfast, each agency received a donation to …
A Claremore business owner has been charged with a felony count of peeping tom after being accused of recording women in the store's restroom.
Oklahoma City, Okla.- Governor Kevin Stitt is urging Oklahomans to be prepared for severe weather across the state today, including strong tornadoes, damaging winds, very large hail, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding.
“Rogers County and the health department are proud to introduce a new nurse practitioner”, said Larry Bergner, Regional Director for Rogers County Health Department. The health department is building its staff of health professionals and is optimistic about the future of health for Rogers County.
At the Oklahoma Main Street Annual Awards Banquet, Claremore’s Main Street Program was named Top Main Street Program in the State by the Oklahoma Main Street Center, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Approximately 35 communities in Oklahoma competed for category awards and t…
Eighty-six years ago after Blue Boy, a Hampshire boar and Will’s co-star in “State Fair”, aired he wrote in a syndicated column “Blue boy was the best actor of the two of us.”
Hillcrest Claremore was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Hillcrest Claremore’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
Friday the J. M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive. The event is from noon to 6 pm. Everyone who donates blood will receive a coupon for ice cream from the Claremore Chick-Fil-a Danielle Wolf, administrative director of Chick-Fil-a and Davis Museum Direct…
Absentee ballots have to be sent immediately after printing in order to get to the voters 45 days before the election.
The Claremore Animal Shelter is filled up with kittens this spring. Currently there are three litters available ranging from two to four months old and and nearly every shade of fur a kitty cat can have. Adoption fees for kittens ar $65. To adopt any one of these orphaned kittens, contact th…
Construction has begun on a $1.3 million waterline replacement project on First Street from Owalla Avenue to Florence Avenue. Contractors have completed about 300 feet of new line, according to City Engineer Garrett Ball. Completion is estimated for August.
Rogers County Judge Stan Harrell was on hand to formally swear in the newly-elected Claremore City Council members, and mayor, Monday night. Jennifer Lewis, ward 3, Herb McSpadden, ward four, Brian Callender, ward 1, Scott Savage, ward 1, and Mayor Bill Flanagan all took their oath then took…
Sitting on the stairwells and leaning against walls, students and community members exceeded the legal capacity of Baird Performance Studio to hear two men debate one question: “Is it rational to accept Christian theism?”
So far in Rogers County, 2019 has been full of elections, without a single race for federal office. There was a county wide referendum in February, school bonds from three districts in March, and April capped off more than a dozen municipal and school board elections.
The Claremore Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) Grant Patrol delivered over $27,000 in grants to educators at sites across the district on April 26. Teachers were surprised in their classrooms by CPSF board members bearing balloons and a donut party for their students.
Safenet Services, Inc’s longest standing fundraiser, Garden Tour, is getting a refresh with a Garden Party and Flower Show being added to the lineup. It will be a weekend of flower fun with the Garden Party and Flower Show on Friday, May 31st from 7-8:30pm at the Will Rogers Memorial. The Ga…
To celebrate a century of innovative engineering services, local firm Garver is teaming with schools from across the country to advance the type of critical and creative thinking first displayed when founder Neal Garver opened his one-person firm in 1919.
- Peeping tom charges filed, victims urged to come forward
- Severe weather update: Closings
- Zebras baseball star helps rescue man from flood
- GRDA advises Lake Hudson boaters to stay well clear of Kerr Dam
- Business owners recovering from flooding
- Budweiser Clydesdales to appear at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs
- UPDATE: Foyil residents without water
- Severe weather shelter at Claremore Christian opens this afternoon
- Removing obstacles: Cara Cowan Watts
- The Mother Road calls. Claremore answers