The Duncan Banner

Homepage

May 20, 2014

Noon Lions’ Club brings the carnival to town

DUNCAN — The Duncan Noon Lions’ Club is bringing the carnival to town.

Rides and a concession stand await for all those who plan to attend, with one ride costing $3, nine rides costing $25 and 25 rides valued at $60. The carnival start at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Joe Lujan, owner of Great Plains Amusement, is in charge of the carnival and said the carnival will be open until the crowds thin out each night. Great Plains Amusement is based out of Rush Springs.

Lujan has been involved in the carnival for more than two decades.

Lujan said the rides this year will include a tilt-a-whirl, the Spider, the Patriot, the Sizzler and a ferris wheel.

“The ferris wheel this year is bigger than the one we normally have,” Lujan said.

For smaller kids, Lujan said they have a merry-go-round, a small roller coaster and a big slide.

Eric Davis, President of Duncan Noon Lions’ Club, said proceeds from the event will go to Duncan Noon Lions’ Club’s scholarships.

“We sponsor it and get a percentage of the proceeds to put toward scholarships to the high school and technology center,” Davis said. “So people should come out and support the Lions’ Club at the carnival.”

The carnival will also contain a concession stand with food and drinks.

1
Text Only
Local News
Features
Sports
  • Big game atmosphere VYPE picks Duncan to make playoffs

    Despite facing a rigorous schedule, Duncan was picked by VYPE’s preseason football preview to return to the postseason after a one-year hiatus.
    With new coach Craig Benson taking over this season, the magazine predicted Duncan will finish fourth in Class 5A District 1 ahead of Chickasha and behind Ardmore. The Demons are also ranked as the No. 16 team in the Class, with Lawton Mac being the highest ranked team in the district at No. 4.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Dehydrator breaks participation record
  • She is Safe 5K draws more than 100
Education
Opinion