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.
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.
Buckholts honored for work against domestic violence
Allie Spears Buckholts, the wife of former Duncan resident Carl and daughter-in-law of Carole and E.J. Buckholts, also of Duncan, was honored as “Excellence in Action Against Domestic Violence Prosecutor of the Year” Thursday at the state capitol in Oklahoma City.
C.A.V.E., concert set to happen in Marlow’s Redbud Park
Several activities are outlined for the first C.A.V.E. Bash, which will benefit many local needy families.
Community Against Violent Expressions (C.A.V.E.) is not accepting any cash donations or entry fees at the event, set for noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in Redbud Park in Marlow. Instead, only toys, hats, gloves and non-perishable foods will be accepted.
FUMC Noodle dinner organizers hope to raise $10,000 for charity
Noodles and chicken sounds fairly simple but much work goes into preparing for the First United Methodist Church’s annual Noodle Dinner.
This is the 48th year for the event, which will be from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at FUMC and is sponsored by the United Methodist Women. Many of the church members, men and women, have been involved for years, such as event chair this year, Barbara Braught.
Women gather to pray for leaders, schools, families
The 6th annual Women’s Prayer Dinner — Prayer and Politics 2013, took place on the third Thursday of September. The women gather yearly, on this day, to pray for the country and its leaders. This year, 18 women attended the event. Among them, keynote speaker, State Representative Pam Peterson, the first woman Majority Floor Leader. She was introduced by Rep. Ann Coody.
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