Congratulations to Paula Crawford who was named Sulphur Public School Superintendent Wednesday.

Kudos go out, as well, to Glenda Deshazo, named as State President of Oklahoma Business and Professional Women.

More kudos to Leah Lyon who won the Redwood Creek Wines Campfire Classic in New York City’s Riverside Park.

Lyon’s Coal-Roasted Chuckbox Pozole-Stuffed Onions, paired with Redwood Creek's 2005 Pinot Noir, beat out four other regional finalists’ original recipes.

Lyon took home a $10,000 cash prize and a $5,000 donation to the national park of her choice: Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Sulphur.

Kudos to Bo Scribner, the Stonewall High school graduate who recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Redlands Community College in El Reno.

More sports congratulations to Dax Simon, the new boys’ basketball coach at Roff High School. He is the second Simon family member to coach at Roff, joining his brother, Ead, who is the current baseball coach.

Congrats to the 37 Francis Elementary School students who attended a Summer Reading Academy hosted by the school. The students read a combined total of 1,635 books.

Hats off to East Central University President Dr. Richard Rafes for completing his first year at ECU. Rafes began his presidency at East Central July 1, 2006. Rafes is committed to improving the overall environment of the university and the community.

Kudos to Clancy Davis, a young entertainer who is steadily gathering a following of his own, who will open for Joe Nichols at the Red, White and Blue Music Fest Saturday, June 30, at Kerr Center on the campus of East Central University in Ada.

Finally, congratulations to all the men and women whose names were listed on the East Central University honor rolls for the Spring 2007 semester.

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