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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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A new educational opportunity in nursing will join two dignified healthcare facilities through a career and education partnership.

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A playful retriever ran into The Banner office this Tuesday afternoon, proving his love for kids and sports.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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DUNCAN, Okla. – Bareback riding is the toughest event in rodeo.

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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.

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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.

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Cameron University celebrates the midpoint of the Fall 2021 semester with Fall Break on Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22.

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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…

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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.

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COMANCHE — City leadership in Comanche rolled up their sleeves and got down to business on Christmas related celebrations on the calendar in coming months.

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On Oct. 14, Comanche High School crowned their 2021 Homecoming King and Queen as Jaylee Miller and Bryson Evens.

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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.

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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.

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Marlow City Manager Jason McPherson has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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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.

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DUNCAN, Okla. – Just $146 separates Ryan Jarrett, the all-around standings leader in the Prairie Circuit, and the No. 2 man, Paul David Tierney.

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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.

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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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