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  • Erma Hynson 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.

    November 3, 2013 4 Photos

  • Drug Court Pumpkins 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.

    October 31, 2013 2 Photos

  • June Holeman_9298.jpg 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.

    October 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • 10-27 Ashford1.jpg 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.

    October 27, 2013 3 Photos

  • Lane memorial harper pitching 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

    October 25, 2013 2 Photos

  • Plato Career Day 4th graders 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.

    October 20, 2013 6 Photos

  • Clark McEntire with prize saddle 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.

    October 13, 2013 4 Photos

  • 9-15 Schreiner1.JPG 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.

    September 16, 2013 3 Photos

  • 9-1 Breastfeeding2.jpg 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.

    September 1, 2013 4 Photos

  • 9-1 Michael Shank visits Duncan, Ridleys.jpg 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.

    August 31, 2013 1 Photo