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Heavy rain reported in western and southern Oklahoma early Monday
Minor flooding was possible from Cheyenne to Clinton. A flood advisory was issued for the Duncan area and eastern Stephens County near Velma and Bray due to rain early Monday between 3:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Trial delayed for man charged in teen's death
The first-degree murder trial of a Velma man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl has been delayed until January.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Gun and drugs found in man's car as he flees
Bond was set at $10,000 Wednesday for a Duncan man who allegedly left a pistol, four bags of methamphetamine, a bag of marijuana and paraphernalia in a car after running away from the vehicle.
Man drives drunk, rolls truck in the process
A felony warrant was issued for a Marlow man who was allegedly found to have been driving drunkenly following a rollover accident on Nabor Road.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
That's kind of hot
Unexpected isolated thunder storms moved through Stephens County on Wednesday evening with areas receiving less than one-tenth of an inch of precipitation.
Stephens County unemployment below the state average
Oklahoma experienced one of the largest increases in employment in the country for the month of June.
Community Intervention Center faces budget cuts, layoffs
While the Duncan Community Intervention Center faces a $126,476 budget reduction next year, it is only part of a $4,977,079 budget reduction by the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Commissioners approve bridge project for 2019
A light agenda left the Stephens County commissioners with mostly routine items to approve during Monday's regular meeting.
Phillips leads creative process through Heritage Center art class
Brenda Phillips took her art knowledge and applied it to two groups Monday. Phillips, an art teacher at Duncan High School, led a drawing class Monday at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, teaching two groups, youths and adults, the basics of drawing.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Main Street Duncan names new director
Main Street Duncan, the local branch of the state's effort to preserve historic buildings and promote downtown business, has hired a new executive director after going without one for seven months.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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Alabama Murder Suspect Caught After High Speed Chase In Duncan
Police said she disappeared right before her trial was scheduled to start, and they are still searching for the elderly man, who she made the trip to Oklahoma with.
One size fits all at Little Free Libraries
Two additional Little Free Libraries have been added to the Duncan landscape. The libraries, which look a bit like bird houses, are free repositories for books where the public is encouraged either to contribute or borrow something worth reading.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Funding cut opposition to be taken to juvenile affairs board
The head of Duncan's Community Intervention Center will take 15 letters of support to Oklahoma City to try to restore severe budget cuts that will cripple facilities that handle juvenile crime suspects.
Students prepare for immunizations
With the end of summer in sight, it means immunization time for many students. Stephens County Health Department Regional Director Mike Milton said it is important for children and adolescents to receive vaccinations this year.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Sheriff's helicopter could be put to good use in water crisis
A story the other day in which Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney explained the advantages of having a helicopter gave me a chuckle.
$780,000 fairgrounds expansion about to take off
Expansion of the Stephens County Fair and Expo Center will cost at least $780,000, Fairgrounds Director Mike Anderson said Monday.
Commissioners approve improvements against erosion of right away
On a light agenda, the Stephens County commissioners took action to make improvements against erosion in a county right of way.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Residents petition for better traffic signal at highway intersection
DUNCAN, Okla._There's a petition drive going on in Stephens County over installing better traffic signals at the intersection known as the Lawton-Duncan "Y".
Almost a quarter-inch of rain falls in Duncan Monday
Nearly a quarter of rain fell in Duncan Monday afternoon and more could be on the way tonight, the National Weather Service said.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Roggow to lead United Way campaign
For the past two years, the United Way of Stephens County made goal. This year, Lyle Roggow wants to continue the tradition.