The Duncan Banner


August 29, 2013

Call logs Aug. 27



Tuesday, Aug. 27

12:09 a.m. — Traffic hazard, one mile north of county line on Hwy 89

12:17 a.m. — Residential alarm, 3.5 miles east of U.S. 81 on Osage

5:43 a.m. — Disabled vehicle, SH 7 and Nalley

5:45 a.m. — Disabled vehicle, Comanche Lake Rd. south of SH 7, report filed, arrest

10:14 a.m. — Larceny theft, Rt. 1 Box 103-C, Loco, report filed property

1:37 p.m. — Traffic hazard, SH 7 eastbound at the start of the four lane

1:47 p.m. — Runaway, Garvin County

1:50 p.m. — Notification, between old SH 7 and Baseline on the Morgan Ranch just east of Gobblers Knob

1:58 p.m. — Larceny theft, report filed, property

2:58 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, Bray-Doyle School

6:23 p.m. — Harrassment/threats, 323 1/2 Shamrock Marlow

7:26 p.m. — Harrassment/threats, 323 1/2 Shamrock Marlow

8:04 p.m. — 911

8:12 p.m. — Extra patrol, Woodlands Animal Hospital

9:24 p.m. — Fire, Fuller 1/4 mile west of Ken’s Mart

9:33 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Rhea Rd. Meridian

10:15 p.m. — Kidnapping, Rt. 3 Box 184A, Comanche

11:22 p.m. — Extra patrol, old Highway 81

Published in print edition, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.

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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.
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