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After serving over 500 people with 30 smoked turkeys and all the trimmings last year, a local business is set to once again host the annual “Thanksgiving Feast” event, though it’ll look slightly different as the COVID-19 pandemic continues on.

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Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Sunday indicates Stephens County has added one COVID-19 death over the weekend, bringing the county’s running death toll to 14.

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On Nov. 12 Duncan FFA members participated in the Central Area Fall CDE Contest held at the Stephens County Expo Center. Our chapter members participated in the following Career Development Events: Vet Science, Milk Quality Products, Land & Home site evaluation. In the Milk Quality Produ…

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 The Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation (DAEDF) hosted this year’s Duncan Area Youth Engineering Contest for 7th-12th grade students in the Red River Technology Center sending school district on Tuesday, Nov. 17, with students winning $4,175 in combined prize money.

 

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The Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation (DAEDF) just launched a 360-degree video familiarization (FAM) tour that will be used to spotlight the community to outside investors despite travel restrictions and concerns regarding COVID-19.

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Kind words, pictures and singing brought a little joy to the city Thursday afternoon. Kids from Gabriel’s House left their mark on the world in front of Duncan Regional Hospital and area nursing homes on Thursday. 

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Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Friday indicates Stephens County has added one COVID-19 death to the count, bringing the running death toll to 13.

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Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Even as Oklahoma’s governor continues to resist calls to implement a statewide mask mandate, Oklahoma’s lead disease expert said an intensive study of the state’s mask-mandated communities found face covering usage significantly slows the spread of COVID-19.

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The following construction projects will impact those choosing to travel on interstates and major highways from Friday, Nov. 20, to Sunday, Nov. 29. For daily traffic advisories visit www.odot.org and follow @OKDOT on Twitter and Facebook. For turnpike information, contact the Oklahoma Turnp…

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Chamber officials announced the cancellation of this year’s Christmas parade in Marlow, which was scheduled for early December, Thursday afternoon. 

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Oklahoma State Department of Health numbers released Thursday indicate another growth in Stephens County’s active COVID-19 case numbers as the area now shows over 300 active cases.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Preparing for the first coronavirus vaccine release later this year, state health officials face unprecedented challenges.

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Need a little retail therapy? Take a walk down Main Street when the Holiday Stroll kicks off this Saturday.

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An announcement from the City of Comanche Tuesday evening indicates Comanche City Hall is closed until further notice after a COVID-19 exposure.

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This black beauty has just one Christmas wish on her list: To fulfill her longing to lean on someone special and find a home.

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The number of hospitalizations in Oklahoma due to the coronavirus surpassed 1,400 on Wednesday for a new daily record and the number of total cases increased by more than 3,000, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reported.

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In a recent Duncan Public School Board meeting, elementary teachers from Plato presented on their students’ recent lessons.

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Stephens County’s active case count for COVID-19 shows there are now 259 active cases, down nearly 20 from Monday, according to stats released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).

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Duncan Public Schools, in conjunction with Chicken Express, honored its November employees of the month for this school year during a regularly scheduled meeting earlier this month.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Stopping short of a statewide mask mandate Monday, Oklahoma's governor announced requiring face coverings on state property and said bar and restaurant hours will temporarily be limited in an attempt to slow the surging number of COVID-19 cases.

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COMANCHE — In a regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the Comanche Public Works Authority approved an adjustment to electric fuel costs that will last until March 2021 to help Comanche Power customers with their bill.

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Halliburton Energy Services announced today they are hiring employees for their Duncan manufacturing location with applications due immediately for interviews starting as soon as Friday, Nov. 20. 

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An update to Duncan City Council in late October from Lyle Roggow, President of Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation (DAEDF), caught city leaders up on the latest business happenings throughout Duncan and Stephens County.

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The regularly scheduled Duncan School Board of Education meeting brought about updates on the Oklahoma Virtual Education Consortium as well as virtual instruction thus far for the district.

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Forty different artists, from 13 different cities across Oklahoma and Texas, will have their art on display and for sale at the CTAC Art Gallery as they host their 3rd Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale.

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It’s time to kick back and enjoy the music by Jukebox Saturday Night as they bring “Music by Mancini” to the Simmons Center stage on Nov. 21. This is the second concert of the Chisholm Trail Arts Council’s CTAC Live Concert Series.

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Arvest Bank announced nine teachers in Southwest Oklahoma received $500 prizes as part of its “We Love Teachers” campaign. A total of 160 awards, totaling $80,000, are being given this year throughout Arvest’s footprint.

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