KIA 1968: Siow’s sacrifice
It’s been 45 years since Erma Hynson saw her brother, Gale Robert Siow, an aviation electronics technician with the U.S. Navy. But, in September, she was briefly reunited with him.
At his gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Toddler tough judge for pumpkin carving contest
Stephens County Drug Court’s Halloween pumpkin tradition was inspired by the need to instill confidence, creativity and positive goals in the participants lives.
Drug Court participants carved or decorated their pumpkins with Halloween, pop culture and various other themes for this year’s pumpkin carving contest.
The annual contest has taken place for several years.
Barrel racing keeps her young
Hard work and determination to keep going has defined June Holeman. She never set out to be an inspiration to younger women who share her passion for barrel racing. It just happened.
All together ooky
For most, Oct. 31 is an opportunity to dress up as someone or something they are not. However, there are a few who take Halloween to a whole new level.
Chris Lane Night at the Ballpark
“Chris Lane Night at the Ballpark” game between East Central University and Redlands Community College was held Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Duncan High School baseball field in memory of Chris Lane
Plato Elementary career day
Plato Elementary held its Career Day on Wednesday morning. Students were allowed to dress up as their favorite careers, which ranged from doctors to police officers. The event also brought in guest speakers from an array of professions.
Recognizing a steer roping legend
No one around Duncan really knows Clark McEntire. The name may ring familiar and maybe a few old cowboys competed against him, yet, he’s a legend.
His history and humbleness is the reason the Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo Committee will be honoring him when the rodeo opens Thursday at Stephens County Fair & Expo Center.
Schreiner cleared to get back in game
There are those in your life who, perhaps unbeknownst to you, have had great life experiences. They could be, say, your hometown dentist.
In this case, it is one of Duncan’s teeth professionals who has quite the story to tell. Carl Schreiner III, born in Seminole and raised in Midland, Texas, returned to Oklahoma to attend the University of Oklahoma.
Support provided for breastfeeding mothers
There has been negative and positive attention to a mother’s right to breastfeed in public, however, most will agree that breastfeeding itself is a good thing.
Relearning religion opened doors
Almost everyone has at least one defining experience in their life which makes them take a closer look at all the beliefs they hold.
For Michael Shank, author of “Muscle and a Shovel,” his came when he attended a Bible study taught by a former co-worker only revealed as Randall.
Shank will share his story Sunday, Sept. 1, in three services at Eastside Church of Christ.
Services will be open to the public and are at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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