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The spirit of the Oklahoma land run was alive and well with the third-graders of Horace Mann and Plato elementary schools.
Gawkers and gearheads gather for car show on Main Street
A fairly accurate timeline of the internal combustion engine was represented at the 7th Annual Cruisin’ the Chisolm Trail car show this weekend in dowtown Duncan.
Christians Concerned to distribute Easter baskets
The days leading to Easter will be a bit more special for families using Christians Concerned.
It's not just any old van
Dr. Shaunda Collinsworth lay the black lab named Lucy onto the operating table.
Snakes alive! Waurika ready for annual rattlesnake fest
WAURIKA — As they slither across the terrain, the rattlesnakes of western Jefferson County have no idea of the benefits they’re providing the humans they are trying to avoid.
Smart Start gives Head Start gift of books
To give children an edge, a headstart, Stephens County Smart Start used grant funds it received from Cotton Electric to purchase books for area Delta Head Start children.
In fact, Smart Start received $750 to purchase books to supply all pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children with books. On Friday, Delta Head Start children at Irving Pre-Kindergarten were given two books through the grant program.
New Year’s First Baby at DRH is a Boy!
On January 1, at 5:08 am, the new year’s first baby at Duncan Regional Hospital came into the world. A beautiful baby boy, Cooper Grady, was born to Pete and Amanda Cisneros of Duncan. Baby and mom were presented a gift basket from the DRH Auxiliary Gift Shop for being the first baby born.
2013 featured ups and downs for Stephens County
For the Duncan and Stephens County area, 2012 was a year of progress and community deconstruction.
This year’s top story even managed to draw national attention, bringing news media from Australia. Chris Lane, 22, an Australian native, was shot and killed Aug. 16, while he was out for a run near Country Club Road and Twilight Beach.
In the days following, three teenage Duncan boys were arrested for Lane’s murder. Initially, Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and James Francis Edwards Jr., 16, were charged as adults, facing first-degree murder, and a third teen Michael Dewayne Jones was charged as a youthful offender to accessory to murder. In November, Jones, 17, was recharged as an adult facing first-degree murder.
The joy of waking up to Christmas
Leeland Gearhart sits amidst recently opened packages celebrating Christmas while still in his pajamas.
Houses dressed in holiday style
Beautiful lights adorn many houses all over Stephens County as families celebrate Christmas this holiday season.
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