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Opioid crisis: How one local company addresses substance abuse with its employees

Termination is immediate for American Castings employees violating the firm's drug and alcohol policies. The company makes a variety of cast iron products and ships them across the U.S. from its 433,000-square-foot facility on 90 acres at the MidAmerica Industrial Park near Pryor. Fire hydrants are

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-18 05:00:00

Josh King tp serve District 27 as First Assistant District Attorney

District 27 District Attorney Jack Thorp, left, with his First Assistant District Attorney Joshua King, right. SUBMITTED Newly appointed District 27 District Attorney Jack Thorp has designated Assistant District Attorney Joshua C. King to serve as his First Assistant District Attorney. King will ser

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-18 11:45:00

Hats Off to Will' fundraiser slated to raise money for Cherokee youth

The Indian Women's Pocahontas Club's biggest scholarship fundraiser of the year, 'Hats Off to Will,' will be held in conjunction with the Will Rogers Days celebration on Saturday, Nov. 4. Will Rogers Days is an annual event to honor the birthday of Oklahoma's favorite son, as well as marking the ope

CLAREMORE PROGRESS - 2017-10-18 13:08:00

Book promoted to sergeant with CPD

Mark Book is the newest officer to earn the rank of sergeant at Claremore Police Department. The promotion was made official before the Claremore City Council Monday night. "Back in July we had an opening for a sergeant position," said Chief Stan Brown, adding that Book tested in the top percentile

CLAREMORE PROGRESS - 2017-10-18 13:03:00

'Huge Electric Fire' Blamed For Claremore Power Outage

A power outage is impacting a large part of Claremore. The city said the outage is affecting a large portion of the west side of town. Lines burned down and caused a "huge electric fire" on the lines that traveled back to the substation, the city post on its Facebook page. That tripped the substatio

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-10-17 16:02:00

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to address state sheriffs association

OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak to the Oklahoma Sheriffs' Association on Thursday in Midwest City. The Alabama Republican will deliver keynote remarks to the group in a student center at Rose State College, the association announced Tuesday. "It's a real big deal," sai

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-18 05:00:00

Review: Main Street Tavern brings successful track record to Cherry Street

Jason Scarpa opened the first Main Street Tavern in 2011 on Main Street in Broken Arrow, a key player in the development of the city's Rose District. Late last year he opened a second location in downtown Claremore. Both restaurants have prospered with elevated pub fare and lively bar scenes. Scarpa

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-17 13:00:00

Homemade Halloween: A Winning Tradition

Sandy Flowers, a Claremore mom, crafted unique and fun Halloween costumes for her two sons Justis and Zane. Many of her creations took home first place in local costume contests. Sandy Flowers, a Claremore mom, crafted unique and fun Halloween costumes for her two sons Justis and Zane. Many of her c

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Power outage, substation tripped in Claremore

CLAREMORE--A large portion of the West side of Claremore is experiencing a power outage. City of Claremore says that lines burned down and caused a huge electric fire on the lines that traveled all the way back to the substation and tripped the substation. GRDA is on scene to check their components

KJRH.COM - 2017-10-17 13:53:07

City of Claremore dealing with power outage

UPDATE: The City of Claremore says power has been restored to all but about 300 people. Original post: The City of Claremore says crews are working on a power outage on the west side of the city. The outage affected a "large portion" of the west side was caused by an electrical fire, according to

KTUL - 2017-10-17 09:00:25

Claremore Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for the Claremore Hall of Fame Class of 2018. "We will be taking candidate nominations through Nov. 10," said John Cary, Claremore Hall of Fame committee president. "Anyone may nominate a citizen by letter or e-mail." Submissions must be accompanied by a 200-word o

CLAREMORE PROGRESS - 2017-10-16 22:30:00

Claremore woman throws her own birthday party to give back to the community

CLAREMORE, Okla. - A woman decided to use her birthday to give instead of receive, Sunday afternoon. "I will be 40 tomorrow, and instead of doing a birthday party for myself or a funny birthday party, I decided I wanted to serve the community," said Claremore resident Kimberlee Francis. Her shirt

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Garden Notes: Tulsa Audubon Society meeting, Hasty-Bake class, Rose garden volunteer days, and Lunch & Learn

Tulsa Audubon Society will host guest speaker The Tulsa Audubon Society's October program will feature a presentation about bird-window collisions. Nathan Kuhnert's program is titled "A Window Into Bird Fatalities." Kunhert has closely documented the number of bird-window collisions in downtown Okla

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-16 20:00:00

Cherokee County woman arrested after fatal shooting of man at their home

A woman was arrested after she fatally shot a man during a domestic fight in Cherokee County early Tuesday, an undersheriff said. Keia Beaver, 28, was arrested on a complaint of first-degree manslaughter in the shooting of Jeremy Faglie, 33, in a rural area near the community of Peggs about 15 miles

TULSA WORLD - 2017-10-17 21:15:00

Wagoner woman charged with sexual exploitation of a child

A Wagoner woman is charged in Muskogee County District Court with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child under 12, court records state. Paige Wilson, 26, also is charged with two counts of child neglect and one count of distributing obscene material. Wilson is held in the Muskogee County/City

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-10-16 23:09:20

Sheriff's Beat 10-17-17: Tahlequah woman arrested for child neglect after deputies discover poor living conditions

While responding to a physical domestic disturbance on Oct. 14, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Tahlequah woman for child neglect after finding her house in disarray. Deputy Andrew Dreadfulwater arrived at the residence, where Shaye Lynn Soap-Flores, 34, informed him her husband

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-17 07:45:00

Police Beat 10-17-17: Two arrested after taking joy ride in stolen vehicle

After a car chase ensued when the driver of a stolen vehicle refused to pull over, Tahlequah Police Department officers arrested two people on Oct. 15. The driver, Dustin Donval Gifford, 26, Tahlequah, and passenger, Holly Noelle Adair-Horney, 30, Tahlequah, were arrested by officers Bronson McNiel

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-17 07:45:00

Man Tried To Meet 13-Year-Old For Sex, Wagoner Police Say

The Wagoner Police Department and the FBI teamed up to catch a man attempting to meet with a 13-year-old girl for sex. The girl's mom thought it was suspicious when her daughter told her about some concerning text messages from a person she didn't know, so Wagoner law enforcement agencies worked tog

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-10-17 06:06:00

Peggs woman arrested for manslaughter after allegedly shooting husband

A Peggs woman was arrested Tuesday morning after she allegedly shot and killed her husband with a .22-caliber rifle. Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to Northeastern Health System to interview Keia Beaver, 28, who said she accidentally shot her husband, 33-year-old

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-17 21:55:46

Area students take part in Walk to School Day

Bike racks filled up and parent drop-off lines decongested as students biked and walked to school on Oct. 10 for International Walk to School Day. Walk to School Day is an effort to increase physical activity across the world. The Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Program - in partnership with the

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-17 07:45:00