Proud to be an American
Today I went to the funeral service of Private First Class (Pfc) Jon Townshend. I was asked by the Communications Department of Rogers State University to film the service for the family. It was located at the First Baptist Church in Claremore, OK.
I did not initially expect to be impacted, because after all I never knew the person, but the words, the songs, the fact that this man, a year…
Added by Michael Robinson on September 28, 2012 at 9:56pm —
Well it might just be the ignorance, and belligerence in politics, but I’ve never been good with naming things. Anyways, this is an election year and again we are seeing the cut throat nature of politics. At the local level we have George Faught fabricating slanderous ads against Mark Wayne Mullin in the district 2 Congressional Debate. At the national level we have Obama pitted against Mitt Romney for president. With this we have American’s either screaming “Anti-Feminist” or “Queer Lover”… Continue
Added by Michael Robinson on August 23, 2012 at 9:45pm —
With the recent wildfires it is extremely important to practice wildfire safety. Especially as more and more people are making their homes in woodland settings – in or near forests, rural areas or remote sites. There, homeowners enjoy the beauty of the environment but face the very real danger of… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on March 7, 2012 at 9:23am —
I am sure some of you have heard about the Rogers State University Reserve. It is located on the far side of the campus and encompasses 120 acres. It has several different walking trails covering several different areas. It even includes a dirt trail with bridges and stairs traversing the denser parts of the Reserve. Other than the trails, it includes a amplitheater, a few lunch areas, and several ponds. The local wildlife includes lizards, squirrels, lots of deer, and birds. If you havent… Continue
Added by Michael Robinson on December 21, 2011 at 12:23pm —
My granddaughter, Kacee Ogden Wilson, is Mrs. Claremore and will be competing for the title of Mrs. Oklahoma this December.
To help support her, I am donating 20% of my sales of Skinny Fiber. If you are wanting to lose a few pounds and want some help in getting started ~ try Skinny Fiber it is an all natural weight loss supplement with one of its main ingredients being glucomannan. There is a 30 day money back guarantee.
For more information on the product and… Continue
Added by Marsha Lewis Haddad on October 26, 2011 at 8:49pm —
Claremore Youth Leader Pleads Not Guilty in Child Molestation Case
I dont know what makes me more sick. The fact that this guy got away with being a church youth leader, and working with the scouts, or the fact that parents dont take the time to know their childrens… Continue
Added by Chris Taylor on October 21, 2011 at 1:18pm —
Video from "Thrill The World Claremore 2009"! Thrill The World is the largest simultaneous dance of "Thriller" for world records and charity. This was performed at Claremore City Lake on October 24th 2009!
It was awesome!!
Added by Samantha Dunaway on October 15, 2011 at 9:59pm —
On 10-08-2011 Rogers County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from dispatch for a possible road rage that took place on Hwy. 412 and Turner Turnpike.
Deputies arrived at Bruce’s truck stop and met the RP. RP said he was on his way back to New Jersey with a load on his Semi. RP said he was in the left lane and turned on his turn signal to change lanes so he could get on the turn pike. RP said that there was a green Toyota pick-up with a green camper shell in the right lane. RP said… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 10, 2011 at 1:58pm —
CLAREMORE, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is offering assistance with applications to obtain Cherokee Nation citizenship and Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood cards on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Claremore, 101 S. Moore Ave. Representatives from the tribe’s Registration Department will be on hand to help with questions about the application process.
In order to obtain a CDIB, applicants must formally apply and provide acceptable… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 6, 2011 at 8:21am —
Santa Cash starts November 18; shop Claremore at participating merchants for a chance to win cash prizes! The drawings will be December 17 at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs. For more information on any of these events or other happenings in Claremore contact the Claremore Convention and Visitors Bureau toll free at (877) 341-8688 or go to our website at www.visitclaremore.org
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 5, 2011 at 1:57pm —
The Belvidere Mansion will be hosting their annual Christmas at the Belvidere November 8- December 17, Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 am-3 pm. For this holiday season visit the Belvidere Mansion decorated in Victorian Christmas theme with the holiday gift shop open for those special gifts. The Tea Room will also be open for lunch.
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 5, 2011 at 1:55pm —
Rogers State University men’s and women’s basketball swings into full gear on November 1st
. The men’s first home game will be November 3 against Dallas Christian College. Season tickets for the 2011-2012 season are now on sale! Homecoming weekend for Rogers State will be November 11 and 12. The men’s and women’s teams will be playing on Saturday, November 12. For a full list of the homecoming events and team schedules log on to… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 5, 2011 at 1:54pm —
Shepherd’s Cross will be hosting their Annual Pumpkin Festival through October 29 every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 6:30 pm. There are many different activities for children including scarecrow making, hay rides, maze, story time, fall games, and a farm animal petting barn. The Shepherd’s Shop will be open with lots of fall goodies for sale including pumpkins, gourds, straw, cornstalks, and decorative fall items.
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 5, 2011 at 1:45pm —
What a wonderful addition our city made in 1999. So many fun events our being held in the facility with new ones added all the time. Everything from Horse Show's, Craft Show's, Monster Truck Events and our very own RSU Hillcats use the facility for all its basketball games.
If you haven't been inside and taken… Continue
Added by Samantha Dunaway on October 5, 2011 at 10:23am —
The Rogers County Historical Society is a non-profit organization of community volunteers dedicated to preserving the heritage and landmarks of Rogers County, including Claremore, Verdigris, Oologah, Foyil, Inola and Chelsea. Continue
The Fall Old Home Tour is one of our oldest and most enduring fundraisers, first held in 1980. This year's tour has four gorgeous historic Claremore homes, all beautifully decorated, many with period antiques. The photo is of the Old Homestead, built circa 1909.…
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 4, 2011 at 8:46am —
Added by Lindsey Renuard on October 4, 2011 at 8:42am —
Oct. 24 is Food Day, a nationwide campaign to change the way Americans eat and think about food. Food Day will encourage people around the country to sponsor or participate in activities that encourage Americans to “eat real” and support healthy, affordable food grown in a sustainable, humane way.
Rogers County Coalition Healthy Lifestyles Committee is planning two days of activities.
• Saturday, October 22nd: Booth at Farmers Market 8-12 will include free healthy cookbooks,… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on September 30, 2011 at 11:42am —
Claremore, Okla. – Construction is underway on more than $4 million in athletic facility improvements at Rogers State University. Continue
The projects are being funded through a student facility fee along with private donations and will benefit six of the Hillcats’ 10 athletic programs. Enhancements include a new multi-purpose building at the baseball/softball complex, a new fieldhouse for the soccer and cross country teams, and the installation of artificial turf at Soldier…
Added by Lindsey Renuard on September 30, 2011 at 11:41am —
There’s no better time than now to receive your annual flu shot, according to state health officials.
“As much as 10 percent of the U.S. workforce will get the flu this year, with 17 million workdays lost as a result,” said State Health Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline. “Receiving a flu vaccination from your… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on September 29, 2011 at 9:07am —
Hospice of Green Country will hold its annual memorial service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9th, at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 9472 E Highway 20, in Claremore. The service, which is free and open to the public, honors previous Hospice of Green Country patients from Claremore and surrounding areas from July 2010 to July 2011, as well as celebrates their families and memories. There will be a special wildflower planting that families will be able to participate in and take home as… Continue
Added by Lindsey Renuard on September 28, 2011 at 3:21pm —