The Duncan Banner

Breaking News

September 27, 2011

Duncan man missing has police on active search

Silver Alert issued for Marshall Davis

DUNCAN — Duncan Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Marshall Davis, 71, who was last seen early Monday morning.

The alert was released at 9:14 a.m. today on Davis,  white male. He is considered to be in danger as he has medical issues.

DPD Investigative Division Capt. Jay Evans said Davis’ wife reported him missing about 10:45 p.m. Monday.

“He works at a construction site, WW Builders, here in Duncan, but they work at a Durant site. They come and pick him and took him to the place, here in Duncan and discovered they didn’t need him that day,” Evans said. “Someone supposedly took him home, but we haven’t found out who gave him a ride.”

Evans said when it got late in the evening, Davis’ wife who had not seen him since that morning and thought he was at work all day, began to worry. He did not wake his wife up after supposedly returning home Monday morning.

“She gets concerned, it gets late. She calls the guys and they say someone brought him home. We still don’t know who supposedly brought him home.”

“He’s not senile. He has a pacemaker, defibrillator and heart medication which he hasn’t taken. He doesn’t have it with him. He has a cell phone but it’s turned off. We have been unable to locate him anywhere.”

Evans said investigators have spoke with immediate family members and Davis’ coworkers.

“Everything is supposedly fine and nobody has any idea of what happened to him. WW Builders is the last known place he was seen. It’s over on Industrial Drive, just off  Cypress and Industrial over by the cemetery.”

Evans said he personally came out to get involved in the investigation Monday evening and that he and other detectives and officers have checked the parking lots, including the Chisholm Trail Casino and Wal-mart. Detectives Donny Foraker and Cory Morris are also active on the case.

“The children are telling me he never goes anywhere without his wife, not even to the store,” he said.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt under a white shirt with blue buttons, jeans and work boots. His vehicle is a 1982 white Toyota pickup truck with Oklahoma license plate, 542BLU. The passenger door on the pickup is tan colored.

If anyone has any information, contact Duncan Police Department at 580-255-2112.

1
Text Only
Breaking News
  • Drought_4_BV.jpg Drought continues: Officials say recent rains have little effect on wheat or canola yields

    Nearly half of Garfield County remains in exceptional drought, while the other half is in extreme drought. Conditions in Major County are similar.

    May 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scam 1.jpg Lottery scam: EPD warns of mail-circulated fraud

    People who have received a check for $4,350 in the mail shouldn’t get too excited.

    May 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • New Orleans does away with traditional public schools

    The second-graders paraded to the Dumpster in the rear parking lot, where they chucked boxes of old work sheets, notebooks and other detritus into the trash, emptying their school for good.

    May 30, 2014

  • Fallin signs bill revamping state employee pension system

    Governor Mary Fallin today signed a bill that creates a more flexible pension system for future state workers.
     
    House Bill 2630 moves future state employees from a defined benefit plan to the 401k-style, defined contribution plan being widely used in the private sector. The law does not cover employees designated “hazardous duty” – including firefighters and law enforcement officers—or teachers. It does not change the pension system for current employees or retirees.
     

    May 30, 2014

  • Ballmer to buy Clippers for $2 billion

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.

    The individual, who wasn't authorized to speak publicly, told The Associated Press that Ballmer and the Sterling Family Trust now have a binding agreement. The deal now must be presented to the NBA.

    Shelly Sterling negotiated the sale after her husband, Donald Sterling, made racist remarks that were made public. Donald Sterling must also approve the final agreement as a 50 percent owner.


    May 29, 2014

  • Health officials issue warning about tick virus

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged Oklahoma residents to be vigilant about checking for ticks after the death of a man who acquired the Heartland virus.

    Oklahoma's health department has released few details about the death, noting only that the patient was a man over 65 and from Delaware County in rural northeast Oklahoma. The man died from complications of the virus, which is found in the Lone Star tick and spread through tick bites.

    The man is among 10 people known to have acquired the virus. The CDC has said another person died after acquiring the virus but had other health issues that may have factored into his death.

    May 28, 2014

  • Maya Angelou dies at 86

    NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Angelou's story awed millions. A childhood victim of rape, she broke through silence and shame to tell her tale in one of the most widely read memoirs of the 20th century. A black woman born into poverty and segregation, she recited the most popular presidential inaugural poem in history.

    "I'm not modest," she told The Associated Press in 2013. "I have no modesty. Modesty is a learned behavior. But I do pray for humility, because humility comes from the inside out."

    Angelou, a renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, died Wednesday at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was 86.

     

    May 28, 2014

  • Fallin signs tax break bill for oil and gas industries

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed into law a permanent, lowered tax rate that will continue a drilling incentive program for oil and natural gas companies operating in Oklahoma.
       House Bill 2562 provides an incentive on oil and natural gas production from all new wells drilled after July 1, 2015.  Under that incentive, all production from all new wells will be taxed at 2 percent for 36 months. After the first 36 months, a gross production tax rate of 7 percent applies. The initially lower rate is designed to encourage increased drilling and energy production in Oklahoma.  
     The Oklahoma Department of Commerce estimates that 25% of all Oklahoma jobs are supported directly or indirectly by the energy industry.

    May 28, 2014

  • Man killed in one-car accident in Duncan

    A  man was killed in a single-car accident  Monday afternoon, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 81 and Osage Road, police said.
    The man, who’s name has not yet been released, was dead at the crash scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident, Sgt. David Woods of the Duncan Police Department said.

    May 27, 2014

  • US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

    The U.S. Marine Corps' chaplain, speaking Sunday to a congregation that has tied gold ribbons on the church's fence in honor of fallen soldiers since the Iraq War began, lauded the sacrifice of veterans around the world as President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for Memorial Day.

    May 25, 2014

Poll

Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

     View Results
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.