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January 1, 2014

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Rogers State University has named a television executive Royal Aills as general manager of RSU-TV. He began on Feb.18.
RSU Athletic Director Ryan Bradley accepted a position in the athletics department  of Memphis University in June. He has been athletics director since June 2011.
RSU announced Ryan Erwin  as the new AD during the summer. Erwin comes to RSU from Dallas Baptist University and leads a transition into NCAA Div. II.
District Judge Dynda Post announces retirement
District Judge Dynda Post  announced that she is retiring from the judiciary at the end of her current term.   
Judge Post serves as District Judge for Rogers, Mayes and Craig Counties, the 12th Judicial District.  Her term ends December 31, 2014, after 24 years on the bench.
Former Mayor Flo Guthrie dies
Former Claremore City Council member, mayor, businesswoman and longtime Claremore goodwill ambassador Flo Guthrie died in February.
Sheriff’s office get new police vehicles
In July, the Rogers County Sheriff’s office geared up with the purchase of 19 new police vehicles.  
The purchase comes after years of repairs to the current fleet of vehicles, averaging about 170,000.
Former physician’s assistant indicted for deaths of 2 at Claremore Vet Center
Former physician’s assistant indicted for deaths of two at Claremore Veterans Center. Kenneth A. Adams was indicted on two felony counts of second degree murder, two counts of caretaker neglect and one misdemeanor count of failing to initiating a medicolegal investigation by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in the death of 85-year-old Jay Minter in May 2012.

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