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Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney said the third subject who was still at large following a shootout with the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department Wednesday afternoon has been apprehended.

 

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A plethora of careers will make themselves available to jobseekers looking to showcase their resume on Aug. 5.

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The Stephens County Commissioners met on Monday morning for a routine meeting during which the board acknowledged equipment delivery, discussed the courthouse internet issues and approved contracts.

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Community members, friends and family put on a candle light vigil in Duncan Saturday night for a family after an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon.

 

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday chose a Tulsa woman to fill an Oklahoma Supreme Court vacancy, marking for the first time in decades that most of the nine court members were Republican appointees.

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Cameron University announced the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Spring 2021 semester.  Graduates who authorized publication of their name are listed by degree and hometown.

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Community members will put on a candle light vigil in Duncan tomorrow night for a family after an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a third consecutive day on Friday and the seven-day average of new cases has nearly quintupled in less than a month, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health figures.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Months of behind-the-scenes in-fighting within the state’s dominant political party spilled into the spotlight this month as a disenchanted group of Republicans attempted to do something previously unheard of in Oklahoma — censure two seated U.S. senators from their own party.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as " not qualified " to serve as a federal judge was tapped Friday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve as the state's next attorney general.

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Rep. Brad Boles, R-Marlow, was named by Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall, R-Atoka, to the Hydrogen Production, Transportation and Infrastructure Task Force, which held its first meeting Monday.

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Six Velma-Alma band students represented the school and band program last week at band camp. They attended The Texoma Marching Arts and Leadership Academy in Ardmore for an entire week. Two students received an award of excellence. They picked eight out of 85 (instrumental students) to recei…

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With a little energetic bolt, our Take Out Tuesday guest, Ash, found his way into our office from the Stephens County Humane Society on a mission to find a home where he can play to his heart’s content.

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A new exhibit featuring artwork by winners of the Oklahoma State Fair - Oklahoma Student Art Exhibit (OSAE) is set to display at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center from July 19-30.

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Oklahoma Blood Institute will host a blood with Ray of Hope Church in honor of Linette Simpson from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Ray of Hope Church, located at U.S. 81 and Refinery Road. Individuals ages 16 and up are urged to give blood.

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Three local kids and Ashbrook Village Recreation Director Roylene Hopson used their garage sale to raise money for senior citizens to be able to enjoy the great outdoors.

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VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Jeff Bezos blasted into space Tuesday on his rocket company's first flight with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own spacecraft.

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Despite some rain during the evening hours, local residents flocked around Duncan and Marlow during the World’s Largest Garage Sale weekend that started this past Friday and lasted until Sunday for some area sales. The area saw a plethora of sales and even saw area kiddos out on the street m…

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Weather permitting, on Monday, July 19, 2021, the City of Duncan's contractor, Horseshoe Construction, of La Porte, Texas, will close the intersection of East Walnut Ave and North “D” Street 200 feet west of the Intersection to begin construction on a Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project. This street closure will last approximately six days. 

 

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Nancy English has been with the Association South Central Oklahoma Governments (ASCOG) in different roles for a long time, most recently as the deputy executive director, and will now retire in a few weeks after 32 years of service.

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It’s time to catch that cowboy spirit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center (CTHC) on July 24 when the annual National Day of the Cowboy event features “Native Americans.”

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A Duncan man is facing charges of indecent exposure after multiple sources reported seeing a naked man riding in the bed of a red truck around the area while flashing his genitals on July 7.

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In a regular meeting of the Duncan Public School’s Board of Education, the board discussed the ongoing bond project, school handbooks and policy updates, along with regularly scheduled business items up for approval.

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Marlow Police Chief Leroy Walker said Wednesday one of his officers helped a lady who was able to stop a potential kidnapping of her five-week-old child and vehicle the previous evening.

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Summer nights burst into play as one Stephens County town celebrated their annual festival this past weekend. The Town of Velma hosted their Summerfest on Friday, July 9 at the Velma Picnic Grounds Humphrey Park. The annual event filled the park with fun for the entire family and featured li…

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