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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Waurika City Commissioners reinstate Brown
Chuck Brown was somewhat surprised early last week when the Waurika City Commissioners voted to terminate him from the position of city manager.
Brown was very surprised four days later to learn he had been “un-terminated” and restored to the city manager position.
Awards handed out at livestock show
Winners were announced and students walked away vests and plaques at the end of the week-long 76th annual Stephens County Junior Livestock Show, which ended Friday.
Following the award ceremony, the premium sale began as livestock was auctioned off.
Stephens County Fair Board secretary Kathy Shorter said funds for the sale are gathered through the different clubs in support of the students in the competition.
School boards to meet Monday
Bray-Doyle, Central High and Velma-Alma public schools will meet at their respective superintendents’ offices at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Velma-Alma’s school board will discuss possible re-employment of certified teachers and staff for next school year and possible approval of a senior trip to Medieval Times in May
Today marks beginning of Daylight Savings Time
Daylight Savings Time began in the early hours today as clocks were set forward one hour.
Clocks were skipped ahead from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. and won’t be set back again until Nov. 2 when Daylight Savings Time ends.
DPD aims to fill five staff vacancies
The Duncan Police Department is looking for five new officers.
Of the department’s 43 patrol officers, two are females and one is Hispanic. There are no African-American officers.
The city’s search for five new officers includes anyone who is qualified, said Chief of Police Daniel Ford.
Forestry service selling seedlings to public
The Oklahoma Forestry Service will offer the gift of seedlings to the public.
The service, which sells seedlings on its website throughout the year, will come to Duncan to sell seedlings and give Duncan residents a chance to speak to their forester, Kevin Keys, in person during the sale on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephens County Conservation District Office at 3901 W. Beech Ave.
Half-cent sales tax approval urged for city’s growth
Twenty years have passed since the City of Duncan passed a half-cent sales tax to establish a foundation to strengthen the local economy.
Lyle Roggow, president of the Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation, and Ben Herrington, DAEDF Board chairman, spoke Thursday on the need to continue the sales tax to keep the economy strong.
Junior livestock show finishes Friday night
The 76th Stephens County Junior Livestock Show concludes tonight with the awards presentation at 6 and the bonus sale at 6:30 at the county fairgrounds and expo center.
On Thursday, the doe meat goat show, wether meat goat show, steer show and heifer show were held.
Church Women United organization to celebrate World Day of Prayer
Christian women from various denominations will celebrate their beliefs by coming together this morning to pray.
The local Church Women United organization is set to meet at 9:30 a.m. today in the First Christian Church for fellowship and a program. Today is the 2014 World Day of Prayer, which brings women from all denominations together. The local effort is headed by Church Women United.
Baseball teams remember Chris Lane in Ada
One by one, they stopped playing or coaching and walked past the media to talk about Chris Lane.
Guess you could say he was on everybody’s mind Wednesday, especially the 40 or so players from Redlands Community College and East Central University.
They were all wearing Chris Lane’s numbers on the ECU diamond.
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