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Newsmaker: Claremore KOA wins national award

The Tulsa NE/Will Rogers Downs KOA Journey Campground in Claremore earned the 2018 KOA President's Award from Kampgrounds of America. The award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers and receive top scores in KOA's annual Quality Review.

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-24 23:34:00

Claremore woman named CASA Volunteer of the Month

Every month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) spotlights one of its volunteers. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved in dependency court cases. This month's CASA Volunteer of the Month i


Christmas tree farms struggle to meet demand with national shortage

OWASSO, Okla. -- Crowds are already gathering at Owasso Christmas Tree and Berry Farm. Owner Bill Jacobs said he's one of the lucky ones. In the Pacific Northwest the usual supply of six million trees went down to four this year, and only some farms got their typical order. "We spent about seven day

KJRH.COM - 2017-11-24 21:55:24

Owasso Holly Trolley To Shuttle Shoppers

A man who thought he lost his cell phone was surprised to find it was picked right out of his pocket. A man who thought he lost his cell phone was surprised to find it was picked right out of his pocket. A man who thought he lost his cell phone was surprised to find it was picked right out of his po

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-25 05:42:00

Owasso Car Theft Spike Drops After Police Patrol Increase

Dozens of cars were stolen right out of the driveway in Owasso neighborhoods. Police call it going shopping. Criminals go into a neighborhood looking for what they can find in a car. They'll grab anything that they can take out and in some cases, they'll just take the car too. "Even if it's park

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-25 02:00:00

Police Seek Man Accused Of Stealing From Car Outside Owasso Store

Owasso Police are asking for help to identify a man alleged to have stolen merchandise from a car parked outside the Owasso Academy store. They said the man then he got into a maroon Chevy extended cab truck. Police said it happened around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Police said the t

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-25 00:12:00

Verdigris Cheer takes first, twice

The fourth grade Verdigris Cheer Squad has a lot to be proud of. This season the squad entered two competitions and took home first place both times. Coaches Sandra Hutchcraft and Kimberly Seabolt said the squad took first place in freestyle in the Cheer for a Cure competition. They earned first in

CLAREMORE PROGRESS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Ribbon-cutting at Lavish Hair Studio

Claremore Chamber ambassadors converged on Lavish Hair Studio recently to commemorate the new business's opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Claremore Chamber ambassadors converged on Lavish Hair Studio recently to commemorate the new business's opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Lavish Hai


Crime Stoppers: Theft at Top Nails in Boone

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public's assistance in solving the following crime: On November 20, 2017, a breaking and entering and larceny was reported by the owner of Top Nails, located at 240 Shadowline Drive in Boone. The store's surveillance video recording shows the sus


Malcolm Holcombe returns to Boone

"No prophet is accepted in his hometown." That is not quite the case for the legendary western N.C. music legend Malcolm Holcombe, yet some aspects of that general notion does apply to this hard-scrabble musical troubadour. If Holcombe is a prophet of any kind, it is for those on the underside of li


Yates to appeal Boone election protest denial to state board

BOONE - An election protest over the 2017 Boone municipal results that was denied by the Watauga Board of Elections Monday is being appealed to the state level. Watauga Board of Elections Director Matthew Snyder confirmed Anne-Marie Yates filed a notice of appeal in the required 24-hour window after


Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Nov. 6- Nov. 19

The following information was provided by the Watauga County Sheriff's Office Nov. 6 ARREST: A female suspect, 24, of 378 B Margo Rd, in Boone, was charged with OFA FTA felony probation violation. Secure bond: $30,000. Trial date: Nov. 27. ARREST: A female suspect, 19, of 21 Beech Ridge, in Greensbo


ASU investigating mumps case in student

BOONE - AppHealthCare and Appalachian State University are continuing to investigate one case of mumps in an Appalachian State University student, which was confirmed on Nov. 21, and upon further investigation was determined to be out of the recommended isolation period as of Nov. 22. The university


App athletics to host food drive for Hunger and Health Coalition

BOONE - Appalachian State University Athletics is partnering with the Boone-based Hunger and Health Coalition to help those in need in the High Country. Volunteers from the Hunger and Health Coalition will be collecting food items starting at noon at the Dec. 2 home football game vs. Louisiana that

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 14:40:00

Demand for worker training up - journalpatriot: News

Wilkes Community College has recently seen a significant increase in demand for customized employee training at manufacturing operations in Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties. Chris Robinson, WCC vice president of workforce development and community education, said the trend is largely due to an up

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

MS-13 Gang Member Arrested In Avery County November 4 Is A Suspect In Brutal Murder In Maryland

Miguel "Timido" Angel Lopez-Abrego The Washington Post is reporting that a MS-13 gang member, Miguel "Timido" Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, that was arrested in Avery County on November 4 in the Banner Elk area is a suspect in the brutal murder of an unknown victim. "The victim had been stabbed over one-h

HCPRESS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:29:09

Historical, Architectural Survey soon to be online

In the fall of 1983, the city of Reedsburg embarked on a project to identify historically and architecturally significant buildings in the city. The project was largely done by volunteers and financed by a grant administered by the Historic Preservation Division of the Wisconsin Historical Society.


McCumber column: Levy limits get maxed out

The state's levy limit will Sauk Cost county taxpayers no less than $3.3 million over the next 10 years. It's the tax increase that keeps on giving. Maybe levy limits have met their limit. Sauk County's Board of Supervisors fell into the trap of local governance. The supervisors decided not to gambl


Father, daughter create adventure game for children

A Westby man, inspired by a suggestion from his young daughter, who lives in Reedsburg, has created an adventure board game for children and their adults. Dr. David Breitbach, with the help of daughter Kessie, created "Dragon Wings." Breitbach, a chiropractor, operates River of Ahz Health & Wellness


Holiday show at CAL Center

CAL Center Presents will host The Diamonds Holiday Show of Silver Bells and Diamonds at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at 1100, S. Albert Ave., Reedsburg. The Diamonds are known for their tight vocal harmonies, musical instrumentation and for charming audiences of all ages. Performing timeless hits from the 50s and

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:17:00