Duncan Art Guild Fall Art Show entries
More than 30 artists entered the Duncan Art Guild Fall Art Show in three different categories.
Duncan High yearbook team proves they’re ‘smoking hot’
Deadlines, staff meetings and presentations are only a few of the reasons the Duncan High School Smoke Rings yearbook staff were awarded with Sweepstakes for the second consecutive year.
This year’s yearbook “Smoke Rings” and newspaper “Demon Pitchfork” staff attended Fall Media Monday, hosted by Oklahoma Scholastic Media, on Nov. 4 at the University of Oklahoma. Staff members had their choice of various sessions to attend throughout the first part of the day, then awards were announced for the 2012-13 yearbooks.
Operation Christmas Child drop-off point set at FUMC
First Methodist Church is now a drop-off location for shoe box gifts benefiting Operation Christmas Child.
Boxes individuals or churches pack during National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25, will be received by the church. Operation Christmas Child uses shoe boxes filled with goodies to demonstrate God’s love to children in need around the world and is the largest Christmas project of its kind.
DHS Band places eighth in OBA contest
Duncan High School Band’s marching season is drawing to a close. And for its final contest, the band placed eighth overall, while giving what Band Director Jeramy Haas referred to as its best performance.
The band competed in the Oklahoma Band Association (OBA) contest Oct. 26 in Mustang. The contest featured 4A and 5A high school bands from around the state. And the DHS Band was one of the competing bands to make it to finals.
Davis given Valiant Woman award
If you’ve ever enjoyed a meal at First United Methodist Church, then more than likely, Betty Davis was behind the scenes.
From overseeing to cooking this and that, Davis serves many roles in the FUMC kitchen. Friday she spent preparing for and serving the members of Church Women United who were celebrating their third gathering of the year with World Community Day.
Local bikers continue Toy Run tradition
Members of the motorcycle groups generally have a rough and tough exterior, however, that often times hides a tender heart.
This is certainly the case with a local biker club. Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chapter F plan a Toy Run to benefit the Duncan Toy Shop each year. It is scheduled for 1 p.m. Dec. 1 this year, leaving from the Carmike Theater and ending at the Toy Shop, 111 S. 9th St.
Comanche Nation College showcases ‘Caring for Family Treasures’ exhibit
The “Caring for Family Treasures” traveling exhibit is on display Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 at Comanche Nation College, 1608 S.W. 9th in Lawton. The purpose of the exhibit is to demonstrate how to care for family heirlooms.
Paige Alexis Rutledge of Wilson and Colten Shane Ledbetter of Duncan will exchange vows Nov. 9, 2013, in Wilson.
Brie Anne Chapman of Paris, Texas and James Alan Grimes of Duncan will exchange vows Dec. 28, 2013, at Southside Baptist Church in Paris, Texas with Rev. Steven Gillispie of Parkview Baptist Church in Duncan officiating.
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.
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