Duncan Community Residence celebrates anniversary
Duncan Community Residence will celebrate its 38th anniversary with a cookout at 5:30 p.m. today with the residents, staff and Board of Directors at DCR.
Antique Car Club
The Duncan Antique Car Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Duncan Senior Citizens Center, 1110 N. Seventh St., for a potluck supper.
Hosts for the evening will be Roger and Sandy Strasheim, and Hershell and Harriet Mitchell.
For information, call Sharleen Johns at 580-255-4199 or Sandy Strasheim at 580-656-6404.
Duncan school bands offer final concert of year
The Duncan Instrumental Music Department is hosting its free Spring Band Concert and “Evening of Percussion” Concert at 7 p.m. today and again at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The percussion concert will be held and the band concert will be held on Tuesday. Both concerts will be in the DHS auditorium.
This is the 6th annual Evening of Percussion Concert which features a wide variety of music with more than 35 musicians playing on various percussion instruments.
The “Evening of Percussion” is directed by Andrew Orr.
Groups featured in the band concert will be the 6th grade band, 7th and 8th grade bands, the jazz band and the HS concert Band. Also being recognized will be the senior members of the band and their parents, as this will be their final performance,” said Director Jeramy Haas.
“There is bound to be a selection of music that the band will play that will appeal to someone.”
Movie music will be dominant in the band concert with selections from “Jurassic Park,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Back to the Future,” “E.T.” and more.
These events are open to the entire community.
“So, come out and support these students who have been out there supporting so many of the school and community activities on their last concert of the school year,” said Haas.
DMS Spring Concert
The Duncan Middle School (grades 7th and 8th), along with DMS Honor Choir, will be presenting its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Simmons Center. The name of the program is “Springtacular.” This is a free event open to the public.
Senior Law Project at the Comanche Delta Senior Nutrition Center
Legal Aid has scheduled a community education talk at the Comanche Delta Nutrition Center in Comanche at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Tyler Johnson, attorney at Legal Aid, will be talking about senior issues to be followed with a short question and answer session.
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc., Lawton Law Center, along with the Chickasha Satellite office and Altus Satellite office, provides direct legal services for senior citizens on civil legal problems through judicial or administrative representation, legal counseling, advice and community education.
The Senior Law Project staff make regular visits to nutrition sites and Senior Citizen Centers within Comanche, Caddo, Grady, Stephens, Jefferson, Tillman, Cotton, McClain, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, and Kiowa counties.
Hall returns to Oklahoma for book signing
Former Oklahoma Gov. David Hall will discuss and sign copies of his new book, “Twisted Justice”, Wednesday at the Museum of the Great Plains in Lawton Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.
A discussion period precedes the signing.
The book focuses on his career in politics, his conviction on charges of bribery and extortion and his 18-month stay in federal prison.
Hall now lives in California.
Duncan Community Residence celebrates anniversary
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Junior livestock show finishes Friday night
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
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
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.
Ray sentenced to life without parole
Ray, of Marlow, pleaded guilty Dec. 30, 2013, to the murder of Alyssa Dawn Wiles on June 10, 2013, in her home in Duncan.
McDonald talks about Fort Sill to Rotary Club
McDonald, the guest speaker at the Duncan Rotary Club, gave an update on Fort Sill and compared the Rotary Club to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Arrest warrant issued for two assailants
The alleged assailants took off with a suitcase containing the victim’s clothes, his wallet with $20 in it and a pair of boots worth $150. The victim was treated at Duncan Regional Hospital and was not able to note who his attackers were until Friday.
Awards handed out at Junior Livestock Show
The steer show will be at 3 p.m. and the heifer show will be at 5 p.m.
Modern dance troupe to perform Saturday
Known as Perpetual Motion Dance, the troupe was formed in 2002 and has become known as the premier modern and aerial dance company in Oklahoma.
Waurika city manager fired
Brown was in a seventh year as city manager before his tenure ended following an executive session late in the regular meeting at City Hall. Mayor Jim Bernard, Vice Mayor Carole Eakin and commissioners Gayle Johnson and Bill Everett voted unanimously to confirm the termination.
Marlow Pre-K students to get full-day classes
The Marlow Board of Education approved the move by a 5-0 vote at the urging of Superintendent George E. Coffman, who said the district needs to begin preparing students for the future as early as possible.
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