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  • CWU hold Friendship Day Group promotes female fellowship

    According to the angel Clarence in the film “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “no man is a failure who has friends.” That sentiment is one that a local group of women take to heart.
    Christian Women United held their annual May Friendship Day Friday morning at The Well. This organization said it strives to bring together women of all denominations to become better acquainted with each other and with God.

    May 7, 2012 1 Photo

  • Explaining the meaning of the season

    Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus is practiced among Christians in many ways and begins at various times, depending on the religion. But most agree the Easter holiday is its highlight.
    But what if you were the one person in the world who didn’t know the story of Jesus being crucified and rising and then ascending to Heaven?

    April 8, 2012

  • First Baptist Church to share message of Easter with musical performance Sunday

    First Baptist Church of Duncan will host a musical theatrical production at 10:15 a.m. Easter Sunday, based on the death and resurrection of Christ.
    “Come Celebrate Jesus!” with Dr. Bryan Pain offering the message in this special Easter service.
     Sunday evening services will not be held, so that all may be with family and friends. Church offices will be closed today.

    April 6, 2012

  • Comanche native Dr. Larry Martin and a colleague speak to a large crowd at an evangelism crusade in the Medakenya region of Ethiopia, Africa. Martin spreads the good word in crusade

    Former Duncan and Comanche resident Larry Martin may be approaching his 60th birthday later this year, but that didn’t stop him from traveling to Ethiopia three weeks ago and sleeping on the floor.

    March 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • CWU to impart power of prayer

    Prayer has been part of the human experience for eons and many believe in its spiritual power, not the least of whom are the members of Duncan’s Church Women United.
    On Friday, the women involved in CWU hope to extend that power far beyond Duncan, when the 2012 World Day of Prayer gathering is held at 9:30 a.m., at Westside Christian Church.

    February 26, 2012

  • Nelson recipient of Distinguished Leadership Award

    Disciple’s Home Missions recognized Rev. Arnold Nelson, minister of First Christian Church of Duncan, with its Distinguished Leadership Award.

    December 30, 2011

  • Honoring his family background, John Johnson has become the new pastor at Corum Cowboy Church, where his wife Susan assists in the ministry. Following the Christian cowboy way of life

    John Johnson has always been a rancher. It’s just who he is and what he does. It’s kind of been that way in the Johnson family for a hundred years or so.

    November 25, 2011 1 Photo

  • Church briefs

    November 18, 2011

  • Cowboys mix lifestyle Cowboys mix lifestyle, religion for spiritual fulfillment

    Like gophers on the prairie, cowboy churches are popping up across the country. Campfire rumor has it that more than 200 have sprouted up in the last decade throughout Oklahoma and Texas.

    October 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • Mission to help others On mission to share Gospel in West Africa

    Alicia Pharoah’s first 48 hours in Diouloulou, a village in West Africa, were the most emotionally-charged and draining she’s ever experienced.
    Pharoah, now 33, was on a mission trip in November 2008, to connect with the Jola-Fonyi people, who mainly believe in witchcraft or Islam.

    October 4, 2011 1 Photo


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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