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  • 4-11 Turkey Hunt4 0021.jpg Turkey hunt beckons investors

    Los Angeles resident Sam Foster began his day Thursday sitting in a field in Foster, just before sunrise. With his back against a tree, he saw no moon, only stars.
    And as the sun began to rise, Matt Labyer of Duncan located two turkeys about 200 yards away.  Foster and Labyer took down the turkeys in an act Foster could only describe as “poetry” and “perfect.”

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • Palm Sunday to remember Christ’s triumphal entry

    Jesus Christ was greeted with palm branches when he entered Jerusalem on a donkey days before his crucifixion. The day became known as Palm Sunday, a celebration of his triumphal entry in Jerusalem.
    Sunday is Palm Sunday, and several Duncan churches will  celebrate by marching to their church chapels  carrying palm leaves.

    April 11, 2014

  • Calf fries, steak fingers on cattlemen’s banquet menu

    Cattle ranchers from throughout Stephens County will gather Tuesday night to dine on calf fries and steak fingers as they discuss the changing cattle industry at their annual banquet.
    Darrell Peal, an Oklahoma State University ag economist, will be the guest speaker for the Stephens County Cattlemen’s Association.

    April 11, 2014

  • Rush Springs sends Dorman into gubernatorial battle

    RUSH SPRINGS -- Joe Dorman, who returned to his high school alma mater on Wednesday for a pep rally sendoff to run for governor, never ran for Student Council President back in the day.

    April 10, 2014

  • Graham joins race to succeed Judge Enos; Republican files for District 1 commissioner

    An attorney who practices in Lawton and lives in Duncan joined the race to succeed retiring District Judge Joe Enos on Wednesday while a Republican filed for the Stephens County District 1 Commissioner post now held by Democrat Darrell Sparks.

    April 10, 2014

  • Snakes alive! Waurika ready for annual rattlesnake fest

    WAURIKA — As they slither across the terrain, the rattlesnakes of western Jefferson County have no idea of the benefits they’re providing the humans they are trying to avoid.

    April 10, 2014

  • 4-10 Channa Byerly 0002.jpg Byerly to become new finance director for Duncan Public Schools

    Channa Byerly’s career is coming full circle.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • $100K purse up for grabs at penning event

     The United States Team Penning Association (USTPA) will hold a national competition in Duncan this weekend that will feature a variety of team penning and ranch sorting classes for varying ability levels of riders.

    April 10, 2014

  • Graham opposes Russell in judge race

    Ken Graham, an attorney who practices in Lawton and lives in Duncan,  filed for the District Judge opening in District 5 along with  Associate Judge G. Brent Russell, who already announced his intentions to seek the office.

    April 9, 2014

  • 4-9 russell-photo.jpg Russell to seek district judgeship

    Associate District Judge G. Brent Russell will run for the office of District Judge for the Judicial District 5, he said Tuesday.
    Russell, 55, said he will file for the office on Wednesday, when the three-day filing period for federal, state and county elected public offices in Oklahoma opens.
     Incumbent District Judge Joe Enos is retiring from the bench at the end of his term in January.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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