Sunday, Dec. 16
12:32 a.m. — Barking dog 808 W. Mulberry
12:33 a.m. — Business alarm, 1300 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Goodwill, report filed
12:36 a.m. — Business alarm, 1829 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Fashion Bug
3:46 a.m. — Alarm fire, 7807 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Chisholm Trail Casino
4:18 a.m. — Disturbing the peace, 2208 W. Chisholm Dr.
5:08 a.m. — Disturbing the peacem 2208 W. Chisholm Dr.
10:10 a.m. — Assault simple, 602 S. 10th
11:02 a.m. — Welfare check, 1403 N. 21st
11:22 a.m. — Disturbance, 1008 Whisenant
11:42 a.m. — Reckless driving, Play Day Park / 15th and Cypress
12:11 p.m. — Reckless driving, 508 N. Second
12:18 p.m. — Burglary auto, 2220 Cherrybrook, report filed
12:41 p.m. — Residential alarm, 1208 N. Harville Rd.
2:42 p.m. — Animal bite, 2004 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Urgent Med, report filed
3:20 p.m. — Disturbance, 1931 Highmeadow
3:21 p.m. — Business alarm, 2311 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / IBC Bank
3:26 p.m. — Theft, 110 E. Fir, report filed
3:29 p.m. — Burglary residence, 810 N. 15th, report filed
3:57 p.m. — Non-injury accident, 1845 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Wal-Mart row 4
4:10 p.m. — Vandalism residence, 335 Blackjack Ln.
4:23 p.m. — Civil standby, 206 E. Elm bldg 8 apt. / Elm Terrace apts
4:47 p.m. — Suspicious person, B and Elm / northwest corner
5:02 p.m. — Disturbance, 2610 Martin Ln.
5:17 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, 917 N. C
5:23 p.m. — Civil standby, 1613 W. Jones Rd.
5:55 p.m. — Fire, alley south of Pecan between 700-800 blk
6:11 p.m. — Burglary residence, 107 S. Third, report filed
6:26 p.m. — Barking dog, 1215 W. Willow
6:40 p.m. — Disturbance, 701 W. Pine bldg B apt C / upstairs / Central Park Apartments
7:02 p.m. — Suspicious person, Main St. between Eighth and Ninth
7:30 p.m. — Shoplifting Family Dollar, report filed
7:42 p.m. — Disturbance, 408 W. Chestnut, report filed
9:28 p.m. — Assault simple, ER #1 / DRH, report filed
10:18 p.m. — Civil standby, 409 W. Cypress
10:32 p.m. — Loud music, 419 S. 27th / apt directly above #616 / The Gardens
10:44 p.m. — Fight, Elm Terrace
Sunday, Dec. 16
12:22 a.m. — Traffic hazard, Plainsman and Ballpark
4:44 a.m. — Unattended death, Rt. 2 Comanche, report filed
9:25 a.m. — Animal related, Old SH 7 and Nalley, report filed
7:41 p.m. — Harrassment / threats, Caddo, report filed
10:34 p.m. — Ambulance request, Rt. 2 Comanche
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Duncan FD battles blaze
Snow fell Friday, but Duncan firefighters stayed warm by the heat of a structure fire.
About 10 firefighters responded to a blaze around 10:30 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of South Fourth Street. A structure, just south of Main Street, was fully involved.
The building was across Fourth Street from Southwest Foods. The fire was contained to the one building.
Abigail Smith sends her final goodbye through online video
Though a community is grieving this weekend over the loss of Abigail Smith, those who knew her the best, know she is free from the pain of cancer.
Abigail was diagnosed in early 2012, with Synovial Cell Sarcoma, but “won” her battle early Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Some people may not see her death as a win, but Abigail, 24, never wavered in her mission to live life to its fullest. She always exuded the positive message of being a survivor.
Armitstead tackles next challenge at Christians Concerned
Barbara Armitstead came out of retirement to lend help to one of Duncan’s non-profit ventures.
Armitstead is the new executive director of Christians Concerned. Her first day with the United Way agency was Monday. She’s taking over the position recently vacated by Kassie Gilmore.
“I’m very excited about it,” Armitstead said. “It’s going to be a challenge, but I’m looking forward to it.”
City Council to discuss possible improvement for Data Center
To improve the City of Duncan’s Data Center, the Duncan City Council may approve purchasing a server virtualization solution.
This purchase, if approved, would improve the performance and capacity of the Data Center. The server virtualization solution would cost $76,003.17 and would be purchased from CDW Logistics.
Golden Corral building remains vacant
In November 2012, Duncan’s Golden Corral closed its doors, leaving its building vacant on U.S. Highway 81.
More than a year later, the building still doesn’t have a new business. And it’s not the only building in such a condition. Buildings previously home to Hastings Entertainment and Goodies also remain vacant.
The gift of giving
Many young people have made out their list for Christmas, however, 11 Duncan Middle School students recently experienced the joy of giving rather than receiving.
Before Christmas each year, Love in Action, an organization through Eastside Church of Christ, makes aprons out of holiday themed fabric to take to nursing homes. This year, the group wasn’t able to purchase the fabric.
Jimmy’s Egg to arrive in March
Jimmy’s Egg is coming to Duncan.
In March, the breakfast and lunch restaurant will be taking over the old Legacy Bank location, just south of the Legacy Bank on U.S. Highway 81. This adds to other recent restaurant chains that have moved into Duncan in the past 12 months, including national chain Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Oklahoma chain Interurban.
Revolvers and Rhinestones to offer mounted shooting clinic
Cowboy mounted shooting is a fast-growing sport in the United States and now the Duncan community has the opportunity to learn skills from the best.
Revolvers and Rhinestones is presenting a Cowboy Mounted Shooting Clinic Dec. 20 with instructor Curt Moore. Beginning shooters, who have never shot off their horse, will be from 1-3 p.m. and intermediate shooters, who want to refine their skills, will be from 3-5 p.m. at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center.
2014 proposed budget shows decrease in debt
The first draft of the proposed 2014 budget for the City of Duncan reflects a decline in debt and an increase in reserves.
Tuesday, members of the Duncan City Council reviewed the tentative budget, while City Manager Jim Frieda and City Financial Director Patti Clift discussed trends in the budgeting session and within various departments.
Police investigate theft at Cameron Measurements
Duncan police officers are investigating theft of steel stock and a 2006 Ford F-350 float bed pickup truck from Cameron Measurements.
Police are looking for three individuals who broke into the industrial business around 9 p.m. Sunday. The incident was reported before 8 a.m. Monday.
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