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  • P.M. Update: Halliburton offers transition packages to some at tech center

    September 30, 2010

  • Lyle Roggow Duncan plays host to GEDMT conference

    This past week, Duncan hosted the Governors Economic Development Marketing Team’s (GEDMT) annual retreat and educational meetings. There were 50 Economic Development professionals from communities across Oklahoma and the business/industrial recruiters from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce in attendance for the two day meeting. This allowed Duncan to show off our community and the wonderful assets we have available.

    July 17, 2010 1 Photo

  • Debbie Sledge Gathering an eclectic collection for those who like to shop

    Debbie Sledge’s roots are definitely in Duncan, going back to the days of a great-grandfather, but a move to Texas was inspiration for a business she opened when she returned.

    May 8, 2010 1 Photo

  • Pitts in Taiwan Bringing home cultural applications

    Everybody wants an “app” and sometimes the best applications are those in our direct sight.
    So imagine Elizabeth Flanders Pitts’ delight when she traveled abroad to return home with tools she already had in her skill set.

    May 2, 2010 2 Photos 1 Story

  • Lisa Rice Homemade goodness

    Scott Rice would tease his mother-in-law Betty Emmons that she needed to open a cookie store in Branson, Mo., so that when they visited, they would have a place to get fresh home-baked cookies.
    Emmons never heeded his advice, never moved to Branson.

    April 27, 2010 2 Photos

  • Tax Time ’Twas the day before

    People who turn their taxes in April 15 aren’t procrastinators, they are deadline oriented. April 15 is the last day income tax returns can be mailed and be on time.

    April 14, 2010 1 Photo

  • ‘A fixer upper’ Nostalgia remains A service call at the Antique Marketplace in December prompted a kidding conversation between Jimmy Bishop and Al Ely.

    “He asked me if I wanted to buy it,” Bishop said. His first response was a firm no. Within a week, negotiations had begun and Feb. 21, the historic downtown building had a new set of owners.

    March 8, 2010 1 Photo

  • February Homes Feature February Homes Feature

    February 18, 2010 1 Photo

  • A penny saved is a penny earned America was built on investments. And over the years those investments have caused the rise and fall of this same country. From the Great Depression to the modern recession, it all revolves around the almighty dollar.

    February 11, 2010

  • Duncan sales tax collections fall off The City of Duncan showed a decline of more than $300,000 in sales tax distribution from the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) when comparing January of 2009 to January of 2010.

    February 9, 2010

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Who do you favor for the U.S. Senate seat that Tom Coburn is giving up?

State Rep. T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton
U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Edmond
State Sen. Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City
Former State Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso
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