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CEO change announced for PVGH
One of the first major steps in the recently signed management agreement between Pauls Valley General Hospital and St. Anthony Health System has now been set in motion, one which begins with the reevaluation of leadership.
- SLIDESHOW: Sports figures react to Joe Paterno's death Players, coaches and sports journalists took to Twitter on Sunday morning to react to the death of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno.
Mike Stoops returning to Sooners
Oklahoma is bringing brothers Bob and Mike Stoops back together, hoping to rekindle the program's defensive dominance of a decade ago.
Mike Stoops was the co-defensive coordinator for Oklahoma from 1999 to 2004 and helped the Sooners win the 2000 national championship before spending the past seven-plus seasons at Arizona. He was fired at Arizona, and his return to the Sooners throws into question the future of defensive backs coach Willie Martinez and possibly current defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
Road Conditions Update
"Road Conditions" a new feature was been added to the Democrat's Web site, today. You will find it in the navigation bar under "Weather". As we all know road conditions can change rapidly in Oklahoma, this page will be updated by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.
Bodies found in area house
A tragic discovery came on Wednesday when two dead bodies were found inside a residence just southwest of Pauls Valley.
Report: Concerns at COCAA
The Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency is not in crisis, according to Vaughn Clark of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, but it isn’t thriving either.
Clark is the director of community development for the Department of Commerce and delivered that assessment Tuesday as part of a report that outlined several areas of concern including high turnover, low employee morale and a work environment marked by “paranoia” and “fear.”
- Slideshow: Other tragic plane crashes in sports history The sports world has lost several athletes and even whole teams to air tragedies such as the one that took the lives of the Oklahoma State University women's basketball coach and his assistant on Thursday night.
Stillwater community reacts to plane crash
Thursday’s plane crash that killed Cowgirls basketball coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna and Olin and Paula Branstetter extends beyond the Oklahoma State University campus.
The Stillwater community is also reeling from the tragedy. Budke, who began coaching at OSU in 2005, has three children who attended Stillwater High School.
OSU sports cancellations
In light of the recent plane crash that took the lives of Oklahoma State University coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna, the Oklahoma State women’s basketball team has canceled both games scheduled for this weekend with no makeup date in place.
OSU women's coaches die in Ark. plane crash
Oklahoma State University women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna were killed when the single-engine plane they were riding in during a recruiting trip crashed near a wildlife management area in central Arkansas.
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