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Tad Jones

Tad Jones, executive director of the Will Rogers Memorial Museums, is a Claremore native and graduate of Oologah High School and the University of Tulsa. Jones served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1998 to 2010; during his tenure, he held leadership roles including the House Education Appropriation Chairman and the House Majority Floor Leader. After helming the...

‘Nice People for Friends’

For some years, at precisely 8:30 a.m., Claremore’s Ray Bingham has gotten a phone call from veteran country-music star Leroy Van Dyke, known for classic hits like “The Auctioneer” and “Walk on By.” With few exceptions, this happens every morning of Bingham’s life. “I’ll get that call from Leroy no matter where he is,” Bingham says. “Now, if he’s out...

15 Memorial Day Weekend Events Around the State

Memorial Day weekend has finally arrived! It's the unofficial start of summer, when all the kids are out of school and the temperature has hit that sweet spot between not too cold and not too hot. Now is the perfect time to get outside, and we've gathered a list of exciting activities to keep your weekend exciting. In Tulsa Tulsa Drillers...

Drinkin’ and Eatin’ the Blarney

McNellie’s – OKC, Tulsa The annual McNellie’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations – loud and crowded – are ready to rock. The Oklahoma City and downtown Tulsa locations get a head start on festivities with Patio Parties at 6 p.m. March 16. Their rollicking block parties follow the next day at 10 a.m. on the actual St. Patrick’s Day. McNellie’s south Tulsa pub...

Ride the Bull

Heart-pounding excitement comes to Claremore as the top 50 athletes in the DangerZone Bullriding tour battle it out at the group’s futurity championships. This final event of the year takes place New Year’s Eve at the Claremore Expo Center. Round 1 begins at noon with the championship round at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, visit travelok.com.