Value News Articles–December 2012

Feeling the Holiday Stress?

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: December 2012

Holiday festivities are supposed to be joyous and fun, but the enjoyment can quickly dissipate for those who put in hours of hard work and planning to create a festive atmosphere for ­everyone else.

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AVB Bank Honored by Governor Mary Fallin

By: Kelli Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2012

The 37th annual Governor’s Arts Awards were held November 8, 2012, and Broken Arrow’s AVB Bank was honored with the prestigious Business in the Arts Award.

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Christmas At The Movies

By: Value News | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: December 2012

This Christmas, come along with the TCC Signature Symphony, Broken Arrow Public Schools Fine Arts, and a whole host of other special guests for “Christmas At The Movie…

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Go Cajun for Christmas

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2012

When it comes to food, friends, family and festivities, nobody does it like the Cajuns.

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Welcome Home

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2012

Several years ago, Michelle Heckman and her mother were faced with the difficult task of placing her beloved grandmother into assisted living.

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Spectacular Lighted Holiday Displays

By: Liz Drechsler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: December 2012

he largest display of holiday spirit in Northeast Oklahoma can be found in Muskogee.

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Witness the Real Christmas Story

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: December 2012

Christview Christian Church, located at 2525 S. Garnett, is pleased to present the 14th ­annual Bethlehem Walk to the Tulsa community.

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Songs of the Season

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: December 2012

Part of the warmth and charm of the Christmas season comes from music, and in the spirit of keeping this tradition, Claremore Community Chorus will present its 26th annu…

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Hip, Hip, Hurray!

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2012

Janean McCorkle of Broken Arrow was born in 1956 with congenital hip dislocation: her hip socket hadn’t formed ­correctly, so her hip bone would slide back and forth.

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Felts Is a Step Ahead

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2012

In keeping with its mission of providing great customer service, Felts Shoes is excited to offer several great Christmas options for another holiday season.

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Fowler Toyota Grand Opening Celebration

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2012

Momentum Toyota of Tulsa is under new ownership and is now Fowler Toyota of Tulsa. Located on the Broken Arrow Expressway at Sheridan Road, Fowler’s goal is to be Tulsa’s leading Toyota ­dealer.

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Honey-Kissed Ham for the Holidays

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2012

When you hear the word ­“hamlet,” you may think of an idyllic village with cozy, thatched cottages set in a medieval ­countryside. Or you may think of the famous Shakespeare play by the same name.

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Prescription for Holiday Cheer

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2012

Proudly serving the Claremore community for 27 years, J & J Pharmacy is much more than its name would suggest.

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Perfect Gifts that Last a Lifetime

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2012

J. David Jewelry is family owned and operated by Joel and Kendra Wiland, and their son Landon has recently joined their staff.

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A Nativity to Remember

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: December 2012

As we gather to decorate Christmas trees and purchase presents for loved ones, King of Kings Lutheran Church calls us all to remember the purpose of the Christmas season…

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We Salute You

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2012

In 2011, Mazzio’s Italian Eatery celebrated 50 years in business.

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It’s About Life

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2012

Have you ever lost a loved one and then realized you didn’t know that person as well as you wished you had?

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Helping Students Affected by MS Pursue Their Dreams

By: Brandi Moore | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2012

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Oklahoma has announced this year’s recipients of its annual scholarship ­program: Taylor Aldridge, Sean Barger, Christopher B…

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Save Gas, Shop Claremore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2012

What do hot dogs, repurposed items, fashion and accessories, home décor and Made in Oklahoma craft products all have in common?

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Prepare Now for Summer Fun

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2012

Pools Plus is family owned and operated by Josh Kingsley, his brother, Jay Kingsley, and their father, Danny Kingsley.

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Eye Problems in Your Child’s Sight

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2012

Oftentimes people associate vision problems with aging, ­making the assumption that ­children are born with perfect vision. Numerous studies, ­however, contradict this notion.

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Quick Lane Opens New Location

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2012

Bill Knight Automotive is adding their second Quick Lane at Bill Knight Ford, located at 9607 S. Memorial.

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Reveal Your Beauty Inside and Out

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2012

By helping clients refresh and renew their outward appearance, Nicole McGinnis, aesthetician and owner of Reveal Salon & Aesthetics, feels she can help them reveal their inner beauty.

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Music Legends Teach Their Craft

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2012

While legend Roy Clark doesn’t teach guitar or fiddle lessons in Claremore, he has endorsed the Northeast Technology Center’s music school which now carries his name.

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RSU Senior Wins National Broadcasting Award

By: David Hamby | Category: Education | Issue: December 2012

Gary “Turbo” Webb, a Rogers State University communications senior from Verdigris, was named “Specialty Music Director of the Year” during the College Music Jour…

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Getting Rid of an Annoying Pain in the Neck

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2012

Statistics show that 85 percent of people in the United States will suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives. Jan Crismond was one of those people.

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Welcome to a Winter Wonderland

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2012

Surceé in Owasso recently announced its expansion—and now it will celebrate its first Christmas in its new and improved space, creating a ­perfect arena for this yea…

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A Holiday Success

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2012

Top That! Pizza in the Tulsa Hills Shopping Center will ­celebrate the holidays and their first anniversary on December 13, with its One-Year Anniversary and Holiday Party.

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Tulsa Urology Adds New Locations

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2012

Richard B. Saint, M.D., F.A.C.S., is recognized as a regional authority in the field of bladder and testis cancer as well as other urological malignancies. His practice is located in the St.

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Where Did You Get That?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2012

Are you what’s known as a “rare bird”? Someone who dares to be different, especially in their ­fashion sense?

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What’s on Your Wish List?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2012

The holidays are just a few short weeks away.

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