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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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Byerly to become new finance director for Duncan Public Schools
Channa Byerly’s career is coming full circle.
$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.
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.
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.
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