Taking careers to the classrooms
Recognizing the need for students to learn about the variety of careers offered, several area professionals visited school classrooms Thursday as part of Career Day.
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On The Calendar
Many events are scheduled to happen this week. Here's a quick glance at some of those activities.
Duncan’s Laura Leighe finding fun with newest EP release
For those looking for some upbeat music, look no further than The Laura Leighe EP which was released in January after a year of work for this Duncan native who now lives in Edmond.
Provenzano — Grantham
Lacey Michelle Provenzano and Michael Ryan Grantham, both of Duncan, exchanged wedding vows Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Wichita Falls, Texas, officiated by Michael Little.
Darst — Nelson
Lindsay Rae Darst of Duncan and Charles Gabriel Nelson of Dibble will exchange wedding vows May 18, 2013, at Raw Church.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center promotes Youth Art Month
Designing your own pair of sunglasses may be just a dream to some but for a few area youths, they were able to do just that to celebrate Youth Art Month Oklahoma.
‘Jailbirds’ raise about $24,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association
Though there were no bars or bad smelling cells, about 50 Duncan area residents went to jail Thursday.
There were a total of about 100 “jailbirds” who participated in this year’s Muscular Dystrophy Association Lock-Up. Each had a $800 bond issued to them several weeks ago and those who didn’t reach their goal by Thursday spent an hour in “jail,” actually the Hampton Inn, where they made phone calls to raise the rest of the funds.
Egg hunts, talent shows on March calendar
March means spring break, warmer weather and flowers, but it also means plenty of fun events planned for the community.Easter is right around the corner and at the end of the month, children and their parents will be hopping all around Duncan to get to all the Easter egg hunts. The Simmons Center gets the festivities started at 10 a.m. sharp for their hunt, followed by 1 p.m. at the Moose Lodge and finishing with First Baptist Church’s hunt at 3 p.m. in Fuqua Park.
Barbershoppers celebrate 50 years with show tonight
Voices from across Southwest Oklahoma will be coming together for the 50th annual Southwest Pride Chorus concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Simmons Center.This year’s performance from the men’s barber shop singing group is “Barbershop and the Music of America.” The Vocal Orchestration Corporation and Chairmen of the Chord will also perform during the event. The group asks that you bring canned goods to benefit local food banks to the performance.
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