Wednesday, Dec. 5
3:26 a.m. — Incident, 1210 W. Oak
6:13 a.m. — Residential alarm, 1605 N. Fifth/1603 N. Fifth
7:11 a.m. — Fight, 18 S. Fifth, report filed
7:46 a.m. — Notification, 1410 E. Chestnut
9:13 a.m. — Notification, 18th and Parkview
9:22 a.m. — Residential alarm, 607 S. Eighth
10:45 a.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, EB on Main St. from 12th
11:33 a.m. — Reckless driving, SB on U.S. Hwy 81
11:44 a.m. — Animal in roadway, 12th and Main
12:24 p.m. — Theft, 420 N. A
12:26 p.m. — Welfare check, 1845 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Wal-Mart parking lot
12:27 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, 1608 Larch
12:48 p.m. — Transport, CIC, report filed
1:29 p.m. — Fire, U.S. Hwy 81 and Bois D’Arc/Bi-Centennial Park
2:21 p.m. — Notification, 2010 W. Cedar
2:47 p.m. — Theft, 506 N. I
3:03 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, U.S. Hwy 81 and Plato
3:08 p.m. — Notification, Eastland and Bois D’Arc
3:19 p.m. — Theft, 506 N. I, report filed
4:08 p.m. — Notification Sixth and Hickory
4:48 p.m. — Injury accident, N. U.S. Hwy and Terry
4:49 p.m. — Injury accident, N. U.S. Hwy and Terry, report filed
6:04 p.m. — Animal bite, 1407 Whisnant/room 8, report filed
7:11 p.m. — Animal in Roadway, Second and Hickory
7:24 p.m. — Welfare check, 507 N. H
8:25 p.m. — Prowler, 420 N. A
8:39 p.m. — Welfare check, 407 W. Pine
8:43 p.m. — Suspicious person, B and Main
9:06 p.m. — Prowler, 609 E. Elm/across the street
9:13 p.m. — Suspicious person, 102 N. I
9:24 p.m. — Residential alarm, 1829 N. Hwy 81 suite 10/Fashion Bug
9:32 p.m. — Suspicious person, G and Chestnut
10:00 p.m. — Loud music, 100 block of Willow
10:19 p.m. — Suspicious person, Seventh and Walnut/Duncan Builders
10:57 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, from Gatlin on U.S. Hwy 81
11:05 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, 725 Smith Rd., report filed
11:51 p.m. — Fight, 216 W. Oak
Wednesday, Dec. 5
1:44 a.m. — Fire, Rt. 2 Box 423N Central
9:00 a.m. — Notification, SE corner of Terry Rd. and Weaver Chapel Rd.
1:29 p.m. — Larceny theft, Plato east to Deadend and then left, report filed
2:24 p.m. — Ambulance request, 282961 E. Blackburn Rd.
2:28 p.m. — Animal related, 5315 Hummingbird Ln.
3:53 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, Rt. 3 Box 176, Marlow, report filed, arrest
4:33 p.m. — Notification, 408 W. Oak Ave., Duncan
4:56 p.m. — Injury accident, U.S. Hwy 81 and Terry
5:33 p.m. — Larceny theft, report filed, property
9:38 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Texaco Rd. between the 2 S curves
11:29 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, Rt. 3 271-7 Oakgrove Edition, report filed, domestic violence
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City Council reviews proposed budget
The Duncan City Council reviewed the proposed 2014 Budget during a special meeting Tuesday. The total funding available through the budget is $59,750,719.75.
“The process is not easy,” City Manager Jim Frieda said. “Budgets are tough. Budgeting isn’t always a pleasant process.”
CU-Duncan holds annual tree lighting
Unlike the past few years, weather was not frigid during Cameron University-Duncan’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting.
This event is something special for Cameron students, faculty and their families, as well as the community. Chosen to help John McArthur, Cameron president, and Ole Kim, CU mascot, light the tree this year were the Lehman siblings: Chris, Alex, Maddie and Paige.
Kiwanis Club happy with new sale venue
As it seems, a new location for the Kiwanis Club Christmas Tree Sale has been a positive change, according to its members.
After several years in the Elk Plaza parking lot, the sale was moved to Kiddieland in Fuqua Park. Sales began about a week ago and will continue through Dec. 15 or until the organization runs out of trees.
Community prepares for inclement weather
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. This is the thought process being yielded by the Stephens County, the City of Duncan and Duncan Public Schools as they prepare for possible inclement weather.
American Red Cross tips for winter storms
Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days.
Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.
Regardless of the severity of a winter storm, you should be prepared in order to remain safe during these events.
Tips and tricks for ‘winterizing’ your ride
Some regions of the U.S. have already experienced their first snowfall of the year, which means it’s time to start thinking about prepping cars for cold weather and treacherous road conditions.
Meineke Car Care Centers has compiled a list of tips and recommendations for “winterizing” your vehicle, including this checklist:
One day remains in filing period for school boards, Marlow City Council
Incumbents and newcomers have filed for school board positions for Duncan, Marlow, Comanche, Velma-Alma and Red River Technology Center, and two people have filed for Marlow City Council.
Duncan Chamber accepting nominations for annual awards
Nominations for the Duncan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s annual awards are now being accepted by the chamber.
Recipients of the Woman of the Year, Man of the Year, Community Improvement, Free Enterprise and Al Hinshaw Community Spirit awards will be honored at the Feb. 6 banquet at the Simmons Center.
Commissioners continue to discuss property purchase
Stephens County commissioners have not reached a decision on whether to purchase the Courthouse Plaza property north of the Stephens County Courthouse. But at least one Courthouse Plaza tenant expressed her concerns if the commissioners do decide to make the purchase.
Christmas Auction continues tradition instilled by Jaycees
People who have helped with the annual Christmas Auction found themselves returning Monday night, as the auction kicked off its 56th year.
This year, the auction has become even more of a community event, as it is no longer solely sponsored by one organization. In previous years, the Duncan Jaycees headed up the event, before requesting help from the Duncan Rotary Club.
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