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A Comanche County teenager faces two charges of manslaughter, according to court documentation, following a wreck dating back to September 2020 that claimed the life of two with ties to the Duncan community.

 

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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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Duncan City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting flowed a little out of order on Tuesday night but ultimately saw the temporary mask resolution extended in city limits for another several weeks and other city business handled.

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Duncan High School’s ninth annual week of philanthropy is officially upon the Duncan Demons.

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Column: When you normally think of a tank, you think of a big, heavy machine sporting lots of metal. This week, The Duncan Banner received a Tank of its own for Take Out Tuesday, but this Tank came with a much softer side — fur, a wet nose, a tail and a beautiful, wide smile.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Last week's winter weather disrupted the state’s plans to give health care workers, first responders and Oklahomans 65-plus their necessary COVID-19 booster vaccination, a top health official said Tuesday.

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Emergency fire crews are working to put out a fire in the area of Red Robin Road between Gatlin and Camelback in Duncan. The work has caused closure to the Bypass between these areas and emergency personnel are rerouting traffic. The Banner will publish more information as it becomes available.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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The Stephens County Commissioners met Monday, Feb. 22 for their regularly scheduled weekly meeting during which they discussed a bid, approved pay claims and a cooperative agreement.

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After Sunday’s report showed five deaths related to COVID-19 in Stephens County, Monday’s report showed no deaths and still a downward trend in active COVID-19 cases.

Tax season is officially here and community members can now file for free via the Duncan Public Library (DPL) computers and online access.

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Additional resources will make an appearance soon for those in need of a little extra help through struggling times.

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AARP Oklahoma invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program. The application deadline is April 14, 2021. Grants fund quick-action projects ranging from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to…

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The annual meeting of the Friends of the Duncan Public Library will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2 at the Duncan Public Library.

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Active cases in Stephens County and Oklahoma continued a downward trend Saturday as the State Department of Health reported a decrease of 877 active cases in the state and Stephens County saw a drop of 24 active cases.Stephens County is at 4,615 positive cases with 60 deaths and 4,378 total …

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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 — Over the past five years, Robert Ruiz, executive director of ChoiceMatters, has tried to help thousands of parents in what he describes as underserved communities find schools that best fit their children’s needs.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The White House announced Thursday that President Joe Biden has approved Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's request for a disaster declaration in response to a winter storm.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet Thursday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on Mars.

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Due to weather, the Duncan Little Theatre (DLT) production of “Little Footsteps” will reschedule their performances for 7:30 p.m. on March 11-12 at The Moose Lodge, located 1712 W. Seminole Road, in Duncan.

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The Duncan Banner staff is working to compile a list of school closures and canceled events, restaurants or special services available to those in need as a result the current and upcoming weather conditions. If you have a school closure, canceled an event or know of one that has been cancel…

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Stephens County had another death related to COVID-19 listed in the Thursday report from the State Department of Health, bringing the county to 60 related deaths due to COVID-19.

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In a time where it’s difficult to socialize and connect with others in large surroundings, a virtual women’s conference hopes to bring questions answered and friendships made.

The Duncan Banner staff is working to compile a list of school closures and canceled events, restaurants or special services available to those in need as a result the current and upcoming weather conditions. If you have a school closure, canceled an event or know of one that has been cancel…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — After nearly two hours of discussion, a divided panel of Oklahoma utility regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday night that prioritizes powering homes over large commercial and industrial businesses if the power or natural gas grid can’t fully support all of the operations.

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Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals and laid waste to political correctness with a merry brand of malice that made him one of the most powerful voices on the American right, influencing the rightward push of conservatism and the rise of Donald Trump, died Wednesday. H…

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 16, 2021 — Variants of Covid-19 from Brazil, South Africa and the United Kingdom are circulating in the U.S. With vaccinations up and case numbers down nationwide, will the mutations undo recent progress?

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Wednesday, Feb. 17.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The House State and Federal Redistricting Committee was appointed Friday to continue the House’s public-focused redistricting process throughout the 2021 legislative session.

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A collision after sunset Tuesday sent one to the hospital in critical condition, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP).

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The City of Duncan put out a call for volunteers within the community for inclement weather and the need of shelter services.

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