8:45 a.m. — Vandalism, Fifth St., vandalism to mailbox, report taken
8:50 a.m. — Paper service, old U.S. Hwy 81, arrest made on warrant, report taken
9:02 a.m. — Ambulance request, 3511 N. 3 Mile Rd., medical call
9:18 a.m. — Residential alarm, Rt. 1 box 168, residential alarm going off from tree breaking window, alarm company called this in a two different times today
10:45 a.m. — Grassfire, 4 mile and Nabor
12:52 p.m. — Residential alarm, SE corner of Plato and N. St., everything checked okay
1:04 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Derrick Motel, accident involving two vehicles, DPD advised
1:54 p.m. — Residential alarm, Rt. 1 box 168, residential alarm going off from tree breaking window, alarm company called this in a two different times today
2:02 p.m. — Ambulance request, Chisholm Corner, medical call
3:08 p.m. — Fire, Waste Connections, truck on fire
4:35 p.m. — 911 northeast of Midway and State Highway 7, elderly caller thought she was lost, responding deputy advised that everything was okay
5:19 p.m. — Civil standby, 1402 E. SH 29, civil standby for a child exchange
8:34 a.m. — Animal, cow out, south of Comanche on U.S. Hwy 81
10:00 a.m. — Trash hazard, U.S. Hwy 81 north of Comanche, trash in the roadway.
10:42 a.m. — Fire, Baseline just east of CR 295 on south side, fire from electric wire being down
11:53 a.m. — Animal, cow out, CR 273 south of SH 53
1:35 p.m. — Fire, Baseline just east of CR 295 on south side, re-kindle of previous fire
2:13 p.m. — Animal, cattle out, Elk 7 1/4 miles west of U.S. Hwy 81
2:18 p.m. — Animal related, Andrews Rd., neighbor’s dog has become violent
2:52 p.m. — Animal, cow out, Old Hwy 7 1/2 mile west of Duncan Lake Rd.
6:13 p.m. — Fight, Cherokee Rd., west of U.S. Hwy 81, possible altercation between male and female
8:24 p.m. — Disturbance, Bray Stadium, possible altercation between parents
9:40 p.m. — Disturbance, Empire Stadium, possible altercation between fans
2:35 a.m. — Traffic stop, U.S. Hwy 81 and Rose Rd., arrest for minor in possession, report filed
2:59 a.m. — Harassments/threats, Stephens County Sheriff Office, report taken for harassment and threats
12:18 a.m. — Loud music, 419 S. 27th bldg #3/Gardens
1:13 a.m. — EOD, 1402 Whisenant ER, report filed
1:44 a.m. — Burglary residence, 314 N. First
1:47 a.m. — Loud music, 1418 N. Seventh
2:09 a.m. — Business alarm, 2 S. U.S. Hwy 81/Shop and Bag
2:29 a.m. — Prowler, 1311 W. Chestnut
2:31 a.m. — Incident, 1011 N. Seventh
4:28 a.m. — Cemetery gates, cemetery/The 905
5:56 a.m. — Assist, 1016 W. Mulberry
7:58 a.m. — Prowler 1211 N. Harville
8:22 a.m. — Burglary business, 700 W. Plato/Bethel Assembly of God, report filed
10:02 a.m. — Burglary auto, 1302 W. Beech
10:18 a.m. — Incident 1406 N. 17th
10:42 a.m. — Injury accident, old armory building on S. 13th/across from the airport, report filed
10:48 a.m. — Burglary auto, 411 N. Ninth
10:52 a.m. — Alarm fire, 915 W. Plato/Sterling House
11:08 a.m. — Burglary residence, 220 S. Eighth, report filed
11:36 a.m. — Loud music, 4600 Odom Dr.
12:16 p.m. — Animal in roadway, Fifth and Walnut
12:19 p.m. — Animal complaint, 12 S. Eighth/across the street by ASCOG
12:42 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Camelback and U.S. Hwy 81/Resthaven Memorial
1:05 p.m. — Non-injury accident, 1707 S. U.S. Hwy 81 /Derrick Motel, report filed
1:13 p.m. — Animal complaint, Fifth and Walnut
1:23 p.m. — Vandalism residence, 200 N. E, report filed
1:28 p.m. — Animal complaint, 1420 N. 21st/address of the dog
1:31p.m. — Harassment, middle school, behind school property fence in alley
1:57 p.m. — Suspicious person, Minson’s Vet Clinic
2:02 p.m. — Animal complaint, behind Jim’s Auto
2:17 p.m. — Notification, report filed
2:31 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Minson’s
2:39 p.m. — Escort, 910 W. Oak/Bailes Polk
3:09 p.m. — Fire, 5900 E. SH 7/Waste Connections
3:25 p.m. — Harassment, 207 N. C
3:56 p.m. — Welfare check, 1903 Meadowview
4:13 p.m. — Reckless driving, N. L and Chestnut
4:30 p.m. — Non-injury accident, 1845 WalMart/in between rows 10-11
4:58 p.m. — Injury accident, in front of Sonic of northbound lane U.S. Hwy 81, report filed
4:59 p.m. — Injury accident, U.S. Hwy 81 in front of Sonic NB Lane
5:29 p.m. — Trespassing, 402 N. D
5:35 p.m. — Seriousness unknown accident, 11th and Main, report filed
6:41 p.m. — Disturbance, 1010 Hickory, report filed
8:28 p.m. — EOD, DRH/room 9, report filed
8:37 p.m. — Suspicious person, S. Seventh and MLK
9:08 p.m. — Loud music, 1009 W. Woodlawn
10:11 p.m. — Loud music, 1112 Jefferson
10:17 p.m. — Suspicious person, 307 W. Walnut
11:18 p.m. — Clear parking lot, 1845 N. U.S. Hwy 81/ WalMart parking lot
12:33 a.m. — Suspicious person, 10th and Elk
12:48 a.m. — Business alarm, 813 W. Bois d’Arc Ave./Get N Go
12:58 a.m. — Welfare check, Simmons Center parking lot/Hillcrest Motel
1:35 a.m. — Disturbance, Wallstreet
1:43 a.m. — Fight, 1015 N. U.S. Hwy 81/Quality Inn
1:44 a.m. — Fight, 1015 N. U.S. Hwy 81/Quality Inn
2:17 a.m. — Barking dog, east side of 2208 Chisholm
2:18 a.m. — Intoxicated pedestrian, drunk on foot, south entrance of casino on U.S. Hwy 81
2:23 a.m. — Welfare check, casino parking lot
6:54 a.m. — Notification, Chisholm 4 on Chestnut
12:22 a.m. — Disturbance, Wall St. Bar
2:52 a.m. — Suspicious person, First and Beech
3:40 a.m. — Welfare check, 1204 W. Maple
4:07 a.m. — Suspicious person, 15th north of Maple
7:11 a.m. — Notification, 1900 W. Spruce/Duncan High School
9:24 a.m. — Notification, 1515 S. 42nd
10:16 a.m. — Fraud, report filed
10:20 a.m. — Escort, Grantham Funeral
10:21 a.m. — Incident, 923 W. Willow/Hollywood Cuts by Bethany
10:28 a.m. — EOD, DRH ER
10:50 a.m. — Notification, Rt. 1 Box 1088, Marlow/north of Casino
10:59 a.m. — Threats, 923 W. Willow/Hollywood Cuts by Bethany, report filed
11:09 a.m. — Reckless driving U.S. Hwy 81 and Beech
11:43 a.m. — EOD, Duncan Regional ER, report filed
12:01 p.m. — Animal complaint, 601 S. Eastland Drive
12:28 p.m. — Notification, 419 S. 27th, 302/The Greens
12:34 p.m. — Notification, 2109 Scott Ln.
12:54 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, 209 S. Seventh
12:54 p.m. — Burglary residence, 410 S. 10th
1:31 p.m. — Escort, City Hall
1:39 p.m. — Notification, Cash N Dash
1:45 p.m. — Reckless driving, U.S. Hwy 81 about 1 mile south of Casino
1:48 p.m. — Reckless driving, U.S. Hwy 81 and Osage
1:49 p.m. — Notification, 209 N. 12th
2:02 p.m. — Barking dog, 1420 21st/E corner of 21st and Elk
2:23 p.m. — Animal complaint, 603 S. 10th, #3/Cornerstone Apts.
2:30 p.m. — Assist, Fourth and Magnolia about 1/2 way up the alley
3:10 p.m. — Clear parking lot, Mark Twain School
3:44 p.m. — Welfare check, in front of simmon center by the school
5:22 p.m. — Reckless driving, South on N from Plato
6:23 p.m. — Welfare check, 206 E. Elm building 1 apt. 2
6:56 p.m. — Reckless driving, 1901 Village Dr. west side
7:34 p.m. — Assault simple, 311 N. A
7:49 p.m. — Fight, behind Taco Bell/behind trash can and liquor store
7:51 p.m. — Assault simple, Taco Bell, report filed
8:09 p.m. — Assault simple, 1113 W. Walnut / 113 W. Walnut, report filed
8:34 p.m. — Fight, US Cellular
8:34 p.m. — Fight, across from Taco Bell US Cellular parking lot
9:33 p.m. — Reckless driving, Rt. 1 box 213/Duncan Lake
9:54 p.m. — Water Dept. call, 909 W. Duncan
10:04 p.m. — Person in roadway, Sixth and Main
10:35 p.m. — Drugs, 912 W. Sycamore
10:49 p.m. — Disturbance, N. K 500 blk or 600
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County to seek bids for fairgrounds expansion project
Expansion of the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center may get underway as early as this summer.
The Stephens County commissioners, joined by fairgrounds director Mike Anderson, discussed the expansion project during their meeting Monday. The commissioners approved going out for bids to see how much it would cost to build another building the same size as the Expo Arena and to relocate the South Stall Barn south to the outdoor stalls.
Lane suspects back in court Wednesday
The preliminary hearing in the death of Australian native Christopher Lane will continue on Wednesday for three Duncan teenagers charged in the fatal shooting.
The hearing, which began on Feb. 4 but was recessed until Wednesday, will determine if there is sufficient evidence for the cases against the suspects to be taken to trial.
Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and Michael Dewayne Jones, 18 face first-degree murder charges in the Aug. 16, 2013, death of Lane, who shot while jogging in the afternoon at Country Club Road near Twilight Beach.
Vehicle burglars strike seven times
A string of seven car burglaries over the weekend has prompted Duncan police to urge residents to lock up their vehicles and take valuables inside at night.
Four car thefts were reported in Duncan on Sunday and three were reported Saturday, with over $1,000 worth of items and cash stolen from vehicles.
City council to discuss projects, half-cent sales tax
City Manager Jim Frieda hopes to give Duncan City Council members an idea of how much money the city would get from continuation of the city’s half-cent economic development sales tax.
Council members will meet at 5:15 p.m. today in the council chambers at 720 W. Willow.
Infrastructure projects, including street improvements and water conservation efforts, are on the agenda for discussion.
Lt. Gov. Lamb says he’ll look at governorship when Fallin finished
Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb, a Rebublican from Enid, made his formal announcement for re-election this week and made a campaign swing through Stephens County. He stopped by the Duncan Banner last week for a chat with news editor Steve Olafson. Here’s how it went:
Waurika reshuffles City Hall lineup
With the city manager now on administrative leave, members of the Waurika City Commission wanted someone to steer the ship, and they found that person Monday when Brad Scott was hired as acting city manager.
In addition, following a one-hour executive session, the four members of the commission named City Treasurer Nancy Bluml as assistant city manager.
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.
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