DUNCAN — Services for Joe Walker, 70, of Duncan will be at 2 p.m. Thursday Jan. 2 at the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ with Mario Pineda and Rev. Randy Southerland officiating, under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Fairlawn Cemetery in Comanche. The family will receive friends at the Walkers home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 1. Joe Walker died Sunday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2013, at an Oklahoma City Hospital.
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Waurika City Commissioners reinstate Brown
Chuck Brown was somewhat surprised early last week when the Waurika City Commissioners voted to terminate him from the position of city manager.
Brown was very surprised four days later to learn he had been “un-terminated” and restored to the city manager position.
- Awards handed out at livestock show
- School boards to meet Monday
- Today marks beginning of Daylight Savings Time
- DPD aims to fill five staff vacancies
- Waurika City Commissioners reinstate Brown
Smart Start gives Head Start gift of books
To give children an edge, a headstart, Stephens County Smart Start used grant funds it received from Cotton Electric to purchase books for area Delta Head Start children.
In fact, Smart Start received $750 to purchase books to supply all pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children with books. On Friday, Delta Head Start children at Irving Pre-Kindergarten were given two books through the grant program.
- New Year’s First Baby at DRH is a Boy!
- 2013 featured ups and downs for Stephens County
- Smart Start gives Head Start gift of books
An impressive ranking that could be better
That Duncan was named one of the best 15 communities in Oklahoma by Movoto, a national Real Estate company, is news worth celebrating.
Of 43 places with population of 10,000 or more, as determined by the U.S. Census data, Duncan finished 15th. Norman was first, Edmond second, Yukon and Moore tied for third and Bethany was fifth.
Kids shouldn’t have to pay for having punster parents
Friends and neighbors, I’ve been cloistered in my Thought Chamber for the past few days, contemplating many high-brow philosophies and haughty hypothesis that we who think on a different level use to exercise our finely-tuned minds and remain intellectually superior to the Great Unwashed.
As you see, the time alone has been intellectually beneficial. I just composed an opening sentence (what we in the journalism dodge call a “lead”) that’s 46 words long.
- An impressive ranking that could be better