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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.
Stephens county free fair provides activities for all ages
Members of FFA and 4-H are typically used to hard work and the annual Farmhand Olympics put the skills of ag students from across the county to the test.
There were four contests students competed in as four-member teams at the Stephens County Free Fair event Friday at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center.
Cruising down memory lane
Charles Harris traveled down memory lane Friday as a spectator at the second monthly Main Street Car Cruise.
Harris brought several family members and while he didn’t do any cruising, he did watch and reminiscence.
Foster named ‘living legend’ at Velma bash
Charles Foster has been breaking and riding horses around these parts in southwestern Oklahoma for years.
Ask around and you’ll find that cowboys young and old look up to him, and not just because he’s on a horse.
“He has been a role model to all the cowboys in the area,” said Shannon Williams, whose voice boomed over the loudspeakers Saturday at the Old Settlers’ 123rd Annual Picnic in Velma. “All of the youngsters still gather at his place sometimes.
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