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Paul Bickford killed in crash near Locust Grove
Claremore businessman, Rotarian, community civic leader, father, and husband Paul Bickford was killed Friday in a wreck near Locust Grove, authorities said.
Dr. Derrick Gragg named Tulsa athletic director
Dr. Derrick Gragg has been selected as The University of Tulsa’s vice president and director of athletics, TU President Steadman Upham announced today.
Gragg has spent the past seven years as the Director of Athletics at Eastern Michigan University, where he has been responsible for an intercollegiate athletic program with 21 teams, 550 student-athletes and 80 staff members. Gragg has spent the past 20 years in progressively advanced roles at the universities of Arkansas, Michigan, Missouri and Vanderbilt.
Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises
Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pontiff in a remarkably fast conclave.
Power restored at water treatment center
Workers worked through Monday night to restore power at the Claremore Water Treament Plant after a transformer blew and prevent the city from treating and producing water.
Transformer explosion shuts off Claremore water supply
An electrical transformer explosion at the Claremore Water Department has cut off the city's water supply. City crews are working to restore power to the water department as soon as possible.
NAIA WOMEN'S BB: No. 15 Lady 'Cats headed to Kentucky
The No. 15 Rogers State women’s basketball team will continue the 2012-13 season as the Hillcats will make their third consecutive trip to the Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, earning the No. 5 at-large bid, the national office announced Wednesday night.
SAC WOMEN'S BB TOURNEY: Lady 'Cats soar past Queens
The No. 14 ranked Rogers State women’s basketball team moves onto the semifinals at the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament with a 73-56 win over Wayland Baptist in the opening game of the tournament on Thursday at Noble Complex on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Lt. Gov. Lamb declares emergency
Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb has declared a state of emergency for 56 Oklahoma counties due to a winter storm that is pounding the state.
SAC Basketball Tournament times announced
Rogers State will bookend the opening session of the 2013 Sooner Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball tournament on Thursday at Oklahoma Baptist University’s Noble Complex in Shawnee.
3A Regionals moved to Friday at Verdigris
Due to inclement weather, the Class 3A Regional Basketball Tournament at Verdigris High School has been moved to Friday.
Games were suppose to be played today, but Newkirk had travel concerns that shifted the games to be played on Friday.
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