Retired Navy mechanic shares glow of season
Editor's note: Edited to correct printed version for daughter's name.
First Presbyterian women save sentimental Christmas treasures
Over the years, items begin to lose their luster while some almost disintegrate and the women of First Presbyterian Church have made an effort to reverse the aging effects on their special Chrismon tree ornaments as well as make new ones.
Centenarian recalls travels, West Point history
Much can be seen by one person in 100 years and Fanny Russell of Duncan, who celebrates her centennial birthday today, has seen a lot and still has quite a bit of spunk.
Horse, former owner reunited
When 11 horses were seized from a local woman pending allegations of animal cruelty, on Oct. 7, it gave Emily Schrick a chance to save and love her first gelding, Reese.
OU wrestling helps MMS students make right choices
Marlow Middle School students might have inherited new role models as they move toward drug-free lives.
The University of Oklahoma’s wrestling program made an appearance Oct. 30 at the new gym to talk to students about making wise choices and avoiding the use of drugs and alcohol.
Pumpkins hold ‘Drug Court’ hostage, provoke laughter
First place went to the “OU Spirit pumpkin”; “Drug Court 2012” pumpkin was second place; and “Bad Year, Need a Meeting” pumpkin was third place. “Birthing J. Pumpkinson” was awarded “Most Creative” place. To see more photos, visit www.duncanbanner.com, look for the Photo Gallery button on the left of the website, click for access to The Banner’s new photo galleries site. (click headline for full story and a few photos that were not published in Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 printed edition)
It was the annual Drug Court Pumpkin Carving/Creative Contest Thursday in Stephens County Courthouse and this year, participants (whose identities are withheld to protect privacy) didn’t hold back with their ideas.
Rodeo crowd fills arena for concert Friday
Both young and old turned out in droves to the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center for the PRCA Ram Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo on Friday and they weren’t just there to see the bulls, broncs and those brave enough to enter the arena with them.
The evening rounded out with a performance from Jason Boland and The Stragglers, one of the top Red Dirt country bands around. Much of the audience from the rodeo stayed and crowded in at the foot of the stage inside the arena.
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TOPS members discover the power of believing
Friendships are part of what makes life special and the first words spoken that lead to these bonds are varied sometimes quite unique, for you never know what kind of difference one person may make.
Area artists confined to 6x6-inch squares for Duncan Art Guild's unique show
Artists throughout the community have created small 6-inch by -6-inch works of art that are now on display at a local business for the Duncan Art Guild’s 6x6 Canvas Celebration. The show opened Wednesday, but the big reception happens Saturday night.
The community can view the finished works of art and also will have a chance to bid on ones that catch their eye, during the 6x6 Canvas Celebration and Gala that allows for a final chance at silent bidding from 6:06 to 8:06 p.m. at Celebration Frames, 1102 W. Oak.
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