Claremore Garage Sales this Weekend

Nothing says "garage sale weather" like an excessive heat warning! These folks are working hard to bring you bargains, so let's hit them up...

Big Announcement from J Farley’s, Claremore!

Starting this Sunday, June 27th, J Farley's will be closed so they can move into their new location at the former Cotton Patch location. It's...

Blue Star Mothers Need Your Help!

The local chapter of Blue Star Mothers does so much good in our community. Their primary goal is to support our troops who are...

Let’s Eat Some Pancakes, Claremore!

The Rogers County Adult Day Center is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 26, at the Claremore Elks Lodge (1820 Summit). From 7a - 10a, enjoy pancakes and more for just $6! Proceeds benefit the Adult Day Center.  

Will Rogers Downs concludes 2021 thoroughbred meet

2021 Horse of the Meet, Lady Orchid, crosses the finish line with jockey Floyd Wethey, Jr. after defending her More Than Even Stakes crown. Will Rogers Downs’ spring thoroughbred meet concludes with more than $22 million in wagers. Photo by Coady Photography.   Spring racing finishes strong in Claremore The 2021...

No More Fore: Claremore Fire Places Tribute to Captain Farley

Golfers on the 14th hole at Heritage Hills can now rest easy! Claremore Fire Local 1077 has placed a fire hydrant and bell in honor of the late CFD Captain Jason Farley. Golfers can now ring the bell when they clear the area, so the next players know that...

You’re Invited to Family Sunday Funday!

New Hope Church invites you to Family Sunday Funday! Enjoy hot dogs, cornhole, a bounce house, and more! This event will be held the last Sunday of June, July, and August (June 27, July 25, and August 29) from 12p - 2p. New Hope Church is located at 1904...

RCB Bank Holding Company and Oklahoma State Bancshares Inc. agree to merger

Local community bank expanding footprint RCB Holding Company (RCBHC) is expanding its presence in Oklahoma with the merger of Oklahoma State Bancshares Inc. (OSBI), and its subsidiary banks, Oklahoma State Bank and Lakeside State Bank with RCB Bank. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021...

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Summer ‘Shindig’ Opens with Celtic Music, Comedy Movie

Celebrate summer at Will Rogers Memorial on Friday, June 25, with two special events. Timothy O’Brian’s Celtic Cheer will entertain on the patio from 6-9 p.m. and Movie Night showing features Laurel and Hardy in “Mixed Nuts”, “Blotto”, and “Helpmates”. Admission is free for both. Tim Wantland and Brian McGuire’s...

Claremore Museum of History Installs Permanent Exhibit Celebrating Black History in Claremore

The Claremore Museum of History (MoH) has installed a permanent Black history exhibit, “Building Heritage, History and Hope”, to present an inclusive representation of Claremore’s history. The exhibit was curated with input from Black members of the community, including local historian, Gerome Riley. In honor of Juneteenth and its significance...

Claremore School Supply Lists: They’re Here!

So yes, it seems like summer JUST started, but Claremore Public Schools has released school supply lists for the 2021-2022 school year! It's never too early to start planning, right? CLAREMORE HIGH SCHOOL students will receive their list(s) from their individual teacher the first week of classes. Pre-K 1 standard size backpack...

RSU to Host Big Tent Day for Area Businesses

 Rogers State University invites area business and organizations to promote their services, job openings, discounts and volunteer opportunities to students at the 2021 Big Tent Day event on August 18. Big Tent Day was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Coming out of an unprecedented year, RSU students...

RSU Names Holden Craig as Esports Head Coach

Rogers State University has named Holden Craig as the Esports head coach within the Office of Student Affairs. He began his duties on May 20. Craig comes to RSU from Texas Christian University where he co-founded the Esports program, taking it from a student organization to a prominent club sport....

Claremore Public Schools Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees for the Claremore Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) is thrilled to announce that Shanna O’Shields has accepted the invitation to serve as the organization's new Executive Director, effective June 1, 2021. A graduate of Claremore High School as well as the University of Oklahoma, Ms. O'Shields' extensive experience...

Come to a FREE Family Movie Night!

First United Methodist Church will be showing a free movie in their Family Life Center on Saturday, June 19th at 5:00pm. The movie is the 2015 Christian sports drama Woodlawn. FREE concessions will be available! Doors open at 4p. Bring your lawn chairs, your recliners, your sleeping bags and pillows, whatever...

Teaching Garden Unveils New Sculpture

The Master Gardeners Teaching Garden recently received a wonderful metal sculpture for their annual bed. This piece was commissioned to be done last year and was presented to the garden this week. The sculpture was created by Dwight Stone and his sister, Linda Callery. Linda (a Rogers County Master Gardener)...

Children’s Advocacy Center Hosts ‘Bourbon Tasting on Bourbon Street’

Photo credit: CruiseCritic.com The William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center Board of Directors presents Bourbon Tasting on Bourbon Street! This fun event for a GREAT cause will be held Friday, July 9, at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. The evening will consist of whiskey tasting, informational classes, silent and live auctions,...

Rogers State, OU-Tulsa Combine Efforts to Advance Higher Ed Opportunities in Tulsa

Rogers State University and OU-Tulsa are offering new opportunities to increase the region’s college-educated workforce. Beginning in August, upper-level classes of RSU degree programs in Business Administration and Public Affairs will be offered at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center. The offerings follow an agreement filed jointly by RSU President Dr. Larry Rice...

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