The Duncan Banner

Local News

Local News
  • Oddesse Barnes Another charge filed in Lane shooting death

    The Stephens County District Attorney's Office filed an accessory after the fact of murder in the firstdegree charge against a 22-year-old Duncan man in relation to the shooting death of Australian native Christopher Lane.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Judge Russell reverses course, stays put

    If the political instincts of G. Brent Russell are correct, attorney Ken Graham will be a shoe-in to be the next District Judge in Stephens County.

    April 14, 2014

  • Bill Corporon, former Duncan physician, slain in Kansas with grandson

    Dr. William Corporon, who practiced medicine for years in Duncan before moving to Kansas, and his 14-year-old grandson were shot to death on Sunday in Overland Park, Kan. by a gunman who went on to kill a third person at a nearby assisted living center.

     

    April 13, 2014

  • Republicans will take on Democrats for 2 county commissioners posts

     Stephens County’s two Democratic county commissioners won’t get a free pass to re-election in the fall.

    April 13, 2014

  • Income tax deadline draws nigh

    The IRS has received almost 100 million tax returns so far this year and expects to receive about 35 million more by the April 15 filing deadline, but about 12 million taxpayers will have requested extensions by the filing deadline, giving them an extra six months to file.

    April 13, 2014

  • 4-13 NeuteringVan.JPG It's not just any old van

    Dr. Shaunda Collinsworth lay the black lab named Lucy onto the operating table.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lawmakers rap Common Core standards

    Although state Rep. Dennis Johnson and state Sen. Don Barrington were for Common Core when it was first proposed, they now say the education standards aren’t as they first appeared.

    April 13, 2014

  • You thought it was spring, right?

    Freezing temperatures in the upper 20s are predicted for the Duncan area on Monday night by the National Weather Service.

    April 13, 2014

  • 4-9 russell-photo.jpg Russell withdraws from District Judge race

    Stephens County Associate District Judge G. Brent Russell on Friday changed his mind and decided to seek re-election rather than reach for the higher post of District Judge.

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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