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  • Contempt charge dropped in Lane murder case

    Contempt charges have been dismissed against two Oklahoma City attorneys who represent a suspect in the killing of Australian ballplayer Christopher Lane.
    The contempt charges were dropped  after Assistant District Attorney Cortnie Siess filed a motion to dismiss.

    July 16, 2014

  • Marlow concert series continues

    Marlow will host the local Chance Anderson Band during its second community concert.
    After the success of its first concert, the City of Marlow plans to continue its series by hosting another free show at 6 p.m. July 24  at the downtown stage in Marlow. A local business will provide guests with hot dogs.

    July 16, 2014

  • Students prepare for immunizations

        With the end of summer in sight, it means immunization time for many students.
        Stephens County Health Department Regional Director Mike Milton said it is important for children and adolescents to receive vaccinations this year. While there have been no cases in Oklahoma, there have been recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in Texas and Kansas.

    July 16, 2014

  • 70 degrees on Thursday? Yes!

    The cooler-than-normal temperatures will continue during the next two days and rain is on the horizon, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

    July 16, 2014

  • Man injured in bar fight dies

    A man hospitalized for head injuries sustained during a bar fight in Duncan on July 1 has died, police said Tuesday.

    July 16, 2014

  • $780,000 fairgrounds expansion about to take off

    Expansion of the Stephens County Fair and Expo Center will cost at least $780,000, Fairgrounds Director Mike Anderson said  Monday.

    July 15, 2014

  • Teen Theatre It's OK to be goofy at annual Teen Theatre workshop

    Teen Theatre participants were encouraged to act goofy and not to be embarrassed.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Duncan Little Theatre DLT, Tana Ashford win honors at theater festival

    Duncan Little Theatre was selected as an alternate while theater groups from Shawnee and Woodward won top honors at the Oklahoma Community Theater Association festival in Duncan over the weekend.

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Former student found dead at Empire school field house

    A coach found a former Empire Public Schools student dead in the field house Monday morning after the young man apparently hanged himself, officials said.

    July 15, 2014

  • Commissioners approve improvements against erosion of right away

    On a light agenda, the Stephens County commissioners took action to make improvements against erosion in a county right of way.

    July 15, 2014


Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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