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May 13, 2013

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DUNCAN — 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.