Jimmy’s Egg is coming to Duncan.
In March, the breakfast and lunch restaurant will be taking over the old Legacy Bank location, just south of the Legacy Bank on U.S. Highway 81. This adds to other recent restaurant chains that have moved into Duncan in the past 12 months, including national chain Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Oklahoma chain Interurban.
Jimmy’s Egg arrival has been a possibility since an agreement with Duncan, Lawton, Altus and Chickasha communities, was announced in December 2009. At the time, the idea was to bring the restaurant chain to Duncan in the spring of 2010. The agreement gave the restaurant rights to the area.
Four years after that initial agreement, the restaurant will be moving into Duncan, and it will only take three more months. This time, it’s a sure thing, Chris Deal, Duncan Chamber of Commerce and Industry president, said.
“It should be open in March,” Deal said.
Applebees open in December 2012, bringing an end to nearly two years of effort. Interurban opened this summer, having expanded into other Oklahoma communities, including Edmond, Oklahoma City and Chickasha.
Deal said a lot of people in the Duncan area have worked to bring in more chain businesses, from retail to restaurants. Jimmy’s Egg is just the latest development for the community.
He said many people are working to help develop Duncan and to encourage its growth. Among those people are Matt Sellers, who has a strong focus on commercial development, and Johnny Owens, who helped to develop Lawton’s business district throughout the past 30 years.
“We have a lot of advocates out there,” Deal said.
Jimmy’s Egg is coming to Duncan.
- Local News
Jurors to decide Bench competency issue today
Jurors will hear final arguments on Thursday and then be asked to determine whether 23-year-old Miles Sterling Bench is mentally competent to stand trial for first-degree murder in the bludgeoning death of 16-year-old Braylee Henry nearly two years ago.
- DHS Decathlon Teams prepares
- Baseball tourney to be held in Wiles' memory
- Corporon memorial planned for Friday in Marlow
- Gay recuses himself from Morales trial
- Jurors to decide Bench competency issue today
Christians Concerned to distribute Easter baskets
The days leading to Easter will be a bit more special for families using Christians Concerned.
- It's not just any old van
- Snakes alive! Waurika ready for annual rattlesnake fest
- Christians Concerned to distribute Easter baskets
Demons take two from Del City
The Duncan baseball team swept a doubleheader at Del City Tuesday.
The Demons won the first game 13-0. Dylan Zawicki got his fourth win of the season. Duncan got two-run singles from Mason Hightower, Hunter Phillips and Collin Klingensmith. Scott Cooper and Zawicki each had one RBI.
- Bronchos survive Fletcher
- Girls tennis tops at Guthrie
- Demons take two from Del City
Governor, state Legislature have misplaced priorities
If the Oklahoma State Legislators and our Governor spent less time interfering in women’s rights to manage their bodies, creating ways to lay more taxes and fees on the middle class in order to generate more tax breaks which benefit only the wealthy while also conceiving methods with which to fill Oklahoma’s for-profit prisons, they would be doing all of us a favor. Instead, why not work to enhance funding for our schools and wage increases for all school employees? While reforming the state’s educational budget, why don’t they approve wage increases for our Oklahoma State Troopers and enlarge their Academy to insure qualified individuals are ready to fill the upcoming vacancies as many of the older force retire?
Self government key to keeping politicians in check
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that federal campaign laws that limit the total amount of money donors can give to political parties, committees and candidates for federal office (U.S. House, Senate, and President) was unconstitutional. The ruling will not increase the current $2,600 limit on how much a donor can give to a federal candidate in each primary and general election or the $32,400 limit that can go to a national party committee. Those limits are still in place. The ruling will instead remove the limit on how many candidates/committees to which a donor can contribute.
- Governor, state Legislature have misplaced priorities