Five scouts in Girl Scout Troop 7049 have their sights set on the bronze award. 
Troop Leader Crystal White the award, which is the highest honor a junior can achieve, requires a community project. The organization says this award teaches scouts “important leadership skills, and how seemingly small actions make a big difference.”

The Republican-led effort to allow Texans to carry handguns without any kind of license cleared what is likely its biggest remaining hurdle in the Capitol on Wednesday, when the Texas Senate moved in a nail-biter vote to bring the measure to the floor and then gave it preliminary approval.

It was during cheer practice in 2013 when a cheerleader fell out of a stunt. Rhonda Willis didn’t hesitate to step in and catch her – a decision that would lead her down a path she never planned on.

Rogers State University student Alexander Jochmans was selected for the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program, which prepares and encourages undergraduate students to pursue careers in biomedical research or health related sciences.

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The newly elected Claremore City Councilors were sworn in during the regular city council meeting Monday. Pictured from left to right, Debbie Long representing Ward I, Jonathan Eslick representing Ward II, Lindsey Erwin reporesenting Ward IV, Justin Michael reoresenting Ward II, City Manager John Feart, Mayor Bill Flanagan and Municipal Judge Todd Willhoite.

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Chance Simpson was sworn into the Claremore Police Department during the regular city council meeting Monday.

How did a 17th century French shipwreck become one of the most significant stories in early Texas history? When an explorer set sail for the Mississippi River in 1684 on Ship La Belle, his plan was to claim new territory for France. The ship instead sailed into Matagorda Bay, only to eventually sink. 300 years later the ship’s resting place was discovered, instigating an extraordinary excavation and preservation effort.