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19 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Oklahoma, Duncan, OK, Velma, OK, Bray, OK

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

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.

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Related Topix: Velma, OK

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Duncan, OK, Marijuana

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Marlow, OK

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Weather

Duncan Banner

Stephens County unemployment below the state average

Oklahoma experienced one of the largest increases in employment in the country for the month of June.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Duncan, OK

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Duncan, OK, Marlow, OK

Thu Jul 17, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

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.

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Related Topix: Duncan, OK

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Duncan, OK

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Duncan, OK

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Toddlers, Family, Mumps, Chickenpox, Kids

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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Duncan Banner

$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.

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Related Topix: Duncan, OK

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Duncan, OK

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KSWO

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".

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Related Topix: Marlow, OK

Duncan Banner

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.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Duncan Banner

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.

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