Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. “JUST ME” By Charlie Allton   It just don’t seem like it’s been a year Since most of us were gathered here. But time sure seems to slip away And here we are together today.   It proves to me beyond a doubt That it don’t… Read More


Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. AS I REMEMBER… By Charlie Allton The 1977 Introduction To The Gridiron Show   We built a city power plant, To make electricity, And the kerosene lamps on main street, Became a matter of history.   We built a city water system, And hooked in to… Read More


Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. AS I REMEMBER By Charlie Allton The 1976 Introduction to the Gridiron Show   Well, Folks, it’s been about a year Since most of us were gathered here. And from all the old times to those that are new We want you to know that we… Read More


Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. AS I REMEMBER By Charlie Allton The 1975 Introduction to the Gridiron Show   Seems like it’s been a long, long time Since I sat out here to rant and rhyme, But I tell you folks, it’s a mighty sweet sight To see you all out… Read More


Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. AS I REMEMBER By Charlie Allton The 1974 Introduction To The Gridiron Show   Seems like its been a long, long time Since I stepped out here to rattle and rhyme But I tell you folks it’s a welcome sight To see you all out there… Read More


Charlie Alton Claremore Oklahoma History

 Telling the history of Claremore…one story at a time. AS CHARLIE ALLTON SEES IT….  1971   Well folks, I guess we’ve gathered here, To lay our plans for another year; And see just what we’ll have to give To make Claremore a better place to live.   It’s moved way ahead since I was a… Read More