In a regular meeting of the Duncan Public School’s Board of Education, district officials heard an update from the Duncan High School band, and discussed the ongoing bond project along with regularly scheduled business items up for approval.
A busy council meeting in mid-October saw Duncan leadership receive an update on the city’s financial standing and the contract between the City of Duncan and Buxton stall.
The Duncan Public School (DPS) board of education heard a budget presentation from Channa Byerly, DPS finance director, as well as an update with the DPS Continuous Strategic Plan during the regular meeting on Oct. 12.
This year some historical Halloween favorites like Boo Review will take to the streets once again, but a plethora of other spooks and scares will visit Stephens County through several events in October as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — A salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states, U.S. health officials said.
The Duncan Public Utilities Authority (Authority) received approval for a $8,200,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The ACLU and a group of multiracial advocacy organizations and educators have sued state officials over the constitutionality of a new law that restricts discussions on race and gender in school in an attempt to ban “critical race theory” teachings in public schools.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol announced the reopening of roads near Comanche in Stephens County after a grass fire closed down the area for nearly two hours.
For more than 30 years, the witching hour has taken hold of Main Street — though not in the wee hours of the morning — and its ghoulish vibe only grows stronger each year.
As health organizations urge for Oklahomans to get the flu shot as soon as possible this flu season, questions of co-administration between vaccines are on the horizon as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in America.
An argument in the beginning of October resulted in one going to jail on charges related to an alleged shooting in Duncan.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced Tuesday the reward of $10,000 for information leading them to solve a cold case dating back nearly 20 years in Stephens County.
Bringing awareness to the community, The Safe Center goes purple for Domestic Violence Awareness month.
The Stephens County Health Department, in partnership with the Chickasaw Nation, will offer free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the Stephens Co. Fair & Expo, located at 2002 S. 13th in Duncan.
It’s time to put those paws in the air because the Stephens County Humane Society’s annual Bark in the Park event is on the calendar this weekend.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center staff and board members are preparing to close out their Lunch and Learn series for this year by welcoming special guests from Cotton Blossom Winery from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 21.
The Stephens County Commissioners met for a regular meeting during which they approved routine items on the meeting agenda and heard an update on the National Swine Registry Fall Classic event setting up in town this week.
Law enforcement’s response to a call of a burglary in progress resulted in at least eight arrests in Stephens County as of Friday.
DUNCAN, Okla. – For true competitors, losing often is a mountainous motivator. It was certainly the case for breakaway roper Taylor Munsell of Arnett, Oklahoma, on Friday night.
A local group hosting an art show and sale just in time for the winter season and the holidays has issued a call for artists for the upcoming exhibit.
Playing host to a variety of menu items all year long, Big Belly Deli in Marlow will roll out their newest adventure with their food truck this month.
Duncan Public Schools, in conjunction with Chicken Express, honored the October employees of the month for this school year during a regularly scheduled meeting earlier this month. Certified Employee of the Month went to Julie Leippe with Duncan Middle School and Support Staff of the Month w…
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will begin accepting applications for the 2021 Certified Healthy Oklahoma program on Monday, Oct. 18.
Representatives from Wichita Mountains Prevention Network and Pathways to a Healthier You set out to prepare for the annual Red Ribbon Week by placing a banner and ribbons at Fuqua Park Friday morning.
COMANCHE — City leadership in Comanche rolled up their sleeves and got down to business on Christmas related celebrations on the calendar in coming months.
Area residents looking for a job will have the opportunity to visit with Stephens County employers during a job fair taking place next week in Duncan.
Oklahomans now have an opportunity to use their love for the outdoors as a way to help thousands who are waiting for the gift of life.
Duncan leadership tackled major issues on Tuesday night as they agreed to a bank note for work on the new fire station and potential street repairs while also tending to parking concerns downtown.
Now in his third qualification to the Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo, Jerek VanPetten has learned a thing or two about the Stephens County Arena.
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is encouraging all Oklahoma adults, approved for SoonerCare through Medicaid expansion, to choose a primary care provider.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for almost 70 million Americans will increase 5.9% in 2022, the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday.
Marlow City Manager Jason McPherson has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Public Power Association (APPA).
In a regular meeting of the Duncan Public School’s Board of Education, district leadership heard an update in regards to the ongoing DPS 2020 Vision bond projects.
COMANCHE — In one of the longest meetings for the City of Comanche in the last year, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) gave an update to council about the ongoing sidewalk project.
DUNCAN, Okla. – Just $146 separates Ryan Jarrett, the all-around standings leader in the Prairie Circuit, and the No. 2 man, Paul David Tierney.
The Toy Shop of Duncan will operate at full force from now until Christmas on a mission to make the winter holiday season special for area children. The team will further that cause through the annual fall rummage sale this weekend.
DUNCAN, Okla. – When the Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Finals commences later this week, it will be a preview of ProRodeo’s grand championship, the National Finals Rodeo.
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TULSA [ndash] Pat McDaniel Private family graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Her brother, Pastor Tommy Chaffin officiated. A public celebration of life will be held at a later date. Pat passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Tulsa, OK. She was born…
ADA [ndash] Mildred Ruth Cooper, 80, passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at a local hospital. Mildred was born on March 16, 1941, in Galey, Oklahoma to William Clyde and Gladys Blevins Bray. She was married to Dale Cooper, who preceded her in death in 1998. Mildred is survived by her son, Toby…
MIDWEST CITY [ndash] Theresa Anne Buxton, 59, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada. Interment will follow at Jesse Cemetery in Jesse, Okl…
- Response to burglary in progress results in multiple arrests
- Woman arrested in connection with alleged shooting
- Dobson Fiber commits to fiber Internet expansion for residents in Duncan
- Velma-Alma moves up in AP Rankings; Outlaws stand at No. 2
- Big Belly Deli launches new food truck
- Velma-Alma Football eyeing district title
- Boo Review to haunt Main Street Duncan this Saturday
- OSBI: 10k reward available for info in 20-year-old county cold case
- Demons win 80-0, snap six game losing streak
- Outlaws near perfect in district win over Davis
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