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  • Duncan resident takes tornado precautions at DIA

    People at Denver International Airport are taking shelter, and there are unconfirmed reports that a tornado touched down at Denver International Airport.

    June 18, 2013

  • Hastings to close Duncan store

    Corporate officials with Hasting’s Entertainment informed its employees early today at the Duncan Hastings Entertainment store that their store will be closing Aug. 9.
    This news came during a mandatory store meeting, where two corporate representatives, district and store managers, were present to make the announcement, confirmed a store employee, who spoke with The Banner after the meeting.

    June 18, 2013

  • Marlow teen faces charges of murder in death of Alyssa Wiles

    Update: 3:09 p.m. Ray appeared in court today and is being held without bond on the charges listed below in this story.

    Michael Anthony Ray of Marlow will be be charged with Murder in the First Degree-Deliberate Intent, in Stephens County District Court, today, in the death of Alyssa Wiles, 14, of Duncan.

    June 12, 2013 3 Stories

  • DPD Chief Ford: "We have made 2 arrests" in death of Duncan teen girl

    Update: 6:56 p.m. Duncan Police Chief Dan Ford said that the 14-year-old suspect has been taken back into custody and transported to the juvenile detention facility in Lawton. He said there was not a bed available for the boy earlier in the day, therefore the reason for his release into his mother's custody. The 16-year-old suspect is being held in the Stephens County Jail. See Wednesday's printed edition of The Duncan Banner for a full story.

    Two juvenile boys have been questioned and one remains in custody following the death of a 14-year-old Duncan girl who was discovered in her home by her father Monday afternoon upon his arrival at home from work.

    June 11, 2013

  • Duncan Police investigate possible homicide of teen girl

    Duncan police are investigating the death of a teenage female found in her home in the 2000 block of Walnut, Tuesday afternoon.

    June 11, 2013

  • Firefighters battle Meridian house fire

    4:35 p.m. Firefighters are busy at the scene of a house fire in Meridian, three houses north of Allison’s Flooring. The house is reportedly fully-involved and one person may have been injured.

    June 5, 2013

  • Dangerous Storm726.jpg Sirens sounded in Marlow, Duncan after tornado sighted

    Update: 7 p.m. The tornado warning expired for Stephens County and there does not appear to be any further threat for area residents.

    A tornado warning has been issued for eastern Stephens County and sirens did sound in Duncan and Marlow.

    May 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • More severe weather on the horizon

    With everyone still shaken up after last week's devastating tornadoes, another wave of severe weather is forecast.

    May 29, 2013

  • List of Moore deceased released

    Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office released today, the confirmed and unconfirmed list of fatalities.

    May 22, 2013

  • OHP: Non-credential First Responders to stay away

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is securing the perimeter of a current disaster
    scene in Moore. There are 68 stations with Troopers blocking entrance and
    exits near the city of Moore.

    May 21, 2013


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