Grad to be there
For some of Duncan High School’s graduates, Project Graduation was the last time they would see their fellow Class of 2012 members, as they move on and become adults. But for a few fleeting hours, the students had time to spend with one another, to play, to be kids.
Love is an amazing thing
For most, being a mother means more than having a child; it means being responsible for the challenge of raising another person.
Yarn, flutes among features at arts and craft show
Yarn, yarn and more yarn could be found at the Yarnaholics booth during the Duncan Crafts, Arts, and Hobbies Association Spring Craft Show Saturday at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center.
Sisters Heather Turner and Leslie Neely, along with their mother Debbie Turner, can create almost anything imaginable with their several rolls of yarn in all different colors. From hats to flowers to hair clips, the women can turn almost any item into a yarn creation.
Students rock out during celebratory pep rally
Horace Mann students walked by with pink hair and ripped jeans, and the teachers commented on how great they looked.
Delta recognizes seniors who aid in foster program
For the first time, the six Oklahoma counties that participate in the Foster Grandparent Program all came together for the 31st annual Delta Community Action Foster Grandparent Recognition, which was held at First United Methodist Church.
Baby shower attracts crowd
Despite the threat of severe weather and possible tornados, there was a large turnout for the fifth annual Community Baby Shower Saturday afternoon — and fortunately, no showers developed that might have dampened enthusiasm for the baby shower.
Grandparents give back in the classroom
The bond between grandparent and grandchild is sacred and special, something to be treasured. And it’s also very special that the Foster Grandparent Program in Stephens County helps provide elementary classrooms with some of that sparkle.
Helping adults to read — one book at a time
The Duncan Area Literacy Council doesn’t get much press, but it’s been around since 1985.
Initially organized to teach adults to read, the basic mission for those involved has never changed.
And while the council’s core mission remains the same, changes have been made to the program to keep it alive.
Golden moment for 'Miss V-A' Rice
Shelby Rice started out the night just like the other 12 contestants, dressed in gold to celebrate Miss Velma-Alma’s Golden Anniversary. By the end of the night, however, Rice outshone the rest.
The Velma-Alma senior was crowned Miss Velma-Alma 2012, an honor that established her place in one of V-A’s longest traditions.
13 compete for title of Miss Velma-Alma
Thirteen young women will be vying for top honors, when the 50th annual Miss Velma-Alma Pageant is held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, in the Velma-Alma High School auditorium.
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