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November 12, 2013

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  • Sr Open 20.jpeg Oak Tree golfers sputter, but still have life

    Edmond’s Gil Morgan, the highest rank in age of the four Oak Tree players partaking in the U.S. Senior Open at 67, is just 1-over-par going into Friday’s second round at Oak Tree National.
    Bob Tway and Willie Wood ensued with 3-over-par 74s and Scott Verplank shot a 4-over-par 75 Thursday in the opening round.
    “I actually played fairly decent, I guess,” Morgan said after walking off the 18th green Thursday. “I guess I had two, three kind of foul balls but ... I had three, four putts if I could just hit it a little harder I would have made them.”

    July 10, 2014 4 Photos

  • ms_safety at senior open Senior Open first responders aid 45 patients

    A multi-agency public safety team has aided 45 patients at Oak Tree National during the U.S. Senior Open, a local agency reports.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • MS_Devereaux.jpg Veteran Guthrie chief prepares for next stage of life

    Retiring Guthrie Police Chief Damon Devereaux had nothing but nice things to say about the citizens and city officials he’s worked for and the men and women he’s worked with.
    The search for his replacement is underway. City administration released a statement.
    “The City of Guthrie appreciates the dedication, loyalty and service that Damon Devereaux has exemplified over his tenure with the City. Join the City of Guthrie in wishing him a farewell and all the best in his future endeavors.”

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • rhoades, jake EFD.jpg City of Edmond disciplines fire chief

    A veteran firefighter who filed a complaint against Edmond’s fire chief said he is preparing to file a grievance because he believes the city manager is unwilling to take appropriate action.
    City Manager Larry Stevens said Fire Chief Jake Rhoades has been formally disciplined concerning the complaints by three firefighters of Rhoades allegedly creating a hostile work environment. Stevens declined to comment on the specifics of the complaints or the disciplinary action.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Montgomerie shoots ahead in early play

    The practice range at Oak Tree National was a place of bewilderment Thursday morning. A cold front brought an early morning thunderstorm along with a 180-degree shift in the wind to the north.

    July 10, 2014

  • home 4.jpg Wounded warrior says new ‘smart’ home will change his life

    Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Rusty Dunagan is a dedicated American soldier who always knew he would join the military, but after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, his conviction grew stronger.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • Inhofe Heart Surgery _Hass.jpg Military restores equipment program for fire departments

    The Department of Defense will continue the popular program, which provides rolling stock, engines and other equipment to fire departments in 48 states.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fox Lake Trail construction about to begin, city says

    Progress continues for the Fox Lake Trail, the Spring Creek Trail and the Arcadia Lake Trail, said Craig Dishman, director of Edmond Parks and Recreation.

    July 10, 2014

  • New Oak Tree addition plat gains approval

    The Edmond Planning Commission approved the preliminary plat of an Oak Tree addition, block 123, located on the east side of Santa Fe, and one-half mile south of Waterloo Road.
    The vote was 3-1 with Commission Chairman Barry Moore voting against the project. Moore said he does not believe it would be possible to build a new home on the lot.

    July 10, 2014

  • spts-Colin Montgomerie.jpg Montgomerie no overnight success

    It’s pretty much a consensus of opinion that Bernhard Langer is the  favorite to capture the 35th U.S. Senior Open Championship at Oak Tree this week. But in the same breath, Colin Montgomerie of Great Britain is considered a solid contender to lift the championship trophy on Sunday.
    “Who me?” asked Montgomerie. “You do know that it took me 22 years to finally win a 72-hole stroke play event in the states,” he said, referring to his four-stroke victory in the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores. Montgomerie shot a 6-under-par 65 in the final round.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

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