Wednesday, Dec. 5
3:26 a.m. — Incident, 1210 W. Oak
6:13 a.m. — Residential alarm, 1605 N. Fifth/1603 N. Fifth
7:11 a.m. — Fight, 18 S. Fifth, report filed
7:46 a.m. — Notification, 1410 E. Chestnut
9:13 a.m. — Notification, 18th and Parkview
9:22 a.m. — Residential alarm, 607 S. Eighth
10:45 a.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, EB on Main St. from 12th
11:33 a.m. — Reckless driving, SB on U.S. Hwy 81
11:44 a.m. — Animal in roadway, 12th and Main
12:24 p.m. — Theft, 420 N. A
12:26 p.m. — Welfare check, 1845 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Wal-Mart parking lot
12:27 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, 1608 Larch
12:48 p.m. — Transport, CIC, report filed
1:29 p.m. — Fire, U.S. Hwy 81 and Bois D’Arc/Bi-Centennial Park
2:21 p.m. — Notification, 2010 W. Cedar
2:47 p.m. — Theft, 506 N. I
3:03 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, U.S. Hwy 81 and Plato
3:08 p.m. — Notification, Eastland and Bois D’Arc
3:19 p.m. — Theft, 506 N. I, report filed
4:08 p.m. — Notification Sixth and Hickory
4:48 p.m. — Injury accident, N. U.S. Hwy and Terry
4:49 p.m. — Injury accident, N. U.S. Hwy and Terry, report filed
6:04 p.m. — Animal bite, 1407 Whisnant/room 8, report filed
7:11 p.m. — Animal in Roadway, Second and Hickory
7:24 p.m. — Welfare check, 507 N. H
8:25 p.m. — Prowler, 420 N. A
8:39 p.m. — Welfare check, 407 W. Pine
8:43 p.m. — Suspicious person, B and Main
9:06 p.m. — Prowler, 609 E. Elm/across the street
9:13 p.m. — Suspicious person, 102 N. I
9:24 p.m. — Residential alarm, 1829 N. Hwy 81 suite 10/Fashion Bug
9:32 p.m. — Suspicious person, G and Chestnut
10:00 p.m. — Loud music, 100 block of Willow
10:19 p.m. — Suspicious person, Seventh and Walnut/Duncan Builders
10:57 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, from Gatlin on U.S. Hwy 81
11:05 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, 725 Smith Rd., report filed
11:51 p.m. — Fight, 216 W. Oak
Wednesday, Dec. 5
1:44 a.m. — Fire, Rt. 2 Box 423N Central
9:00 a.m. — Notification, SE corner of Terry Rd. and Weaver Chapel Rd.
1:29 p.m. — Larceny theft, Plato east to Deadend and then left, report filed
2:24 p.m. — Ambulance request, 282961 E. Blackburn Rd.
2:28 p.m. — Animal related, 5315 Hummingbird Ln.
3:53 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, Rt. 3 Box 176, Marlow, report filed, arrest
4:33 p.m. — Notification, 408 W. Oak Ave., Duncan
4:56 p.m. — Injury accident, U.S. Hwy 81 and Terry
5:33 p.m. — Larceny theft, report filed, property
9:38 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Texaco Rd. between the 2 S curves
11:29 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, Rt. 3 271-7 Oakgrove Edition, report filed, domestic violence
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Tropical Storm Barry forms off Mexican coast
Tropical Storm Barry formed off Mexico's Gulf Coast on Wednesday, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters.
DHS grad ‘Hey mom, there’s a tornado..., I didn’t make it through security.’
Two tornados were spotted and National Weather Service confirmed that one touched down at Denver International Airport around 2:18 p.m. Tuesday.
Duncan resident Jamie Carberry was going through the security checkpoints as she waited to board a plane home after a short vacation there. That’s when the alert was sounded and people began taking cover. She called her mother, Carrie Carberry, The Banner’s Advertising Director, to tell her of the warning. She told her mom there was a tornado warning and she didn’t quite make it through the security section. She didn’t see anything outside, but took shelter along with the other passengers.
Burum presented with plaque for years on CTAC board
Members of the Chisholm Trail Arts Council board met Monday for its annual open meeting and were excited about all they accomplished during the last year. They also are looking forward to the new year.
After a few challenging fiscal years, CTAC treasurer Michele Johnson said this year they will not only break even but have a little left in the bank.
Youth Services breaks ground for future shelter
Construction on the new Stephens County Youth Shelter is set to begin Monday.
But a few shovels have already hit the dirt. Youth Shelter board members, employees and advocates hosted a groundbreaking at the new shelter location.
“This has been a long, long trip,” Nancy Roop, board president, said. “And you all have been there with us. Finally, we’ve started.”
Barely crossing paths
Two Duncan natives who moved to Moore are still amazed at how lucky they are to be alive after surviving the tornado that wiped out that city on May 20.
Both women, Debbie Gardner and Brandi Broaddus, shared their stories with The Banner, revealing just how much the tornado impacted their lives on May 20.
Debbie Gardner graduated from Duncan in 1975, and lives about a mile from the Moore city limits. She took refuge in the Moore Medical Center’s cafeteria at the last minute, after trying to get home.
Tornado warning at DIA delays Duncan resident's flight home
Update: Carberry's plane arrived as scheduled back in Oklahoma at Will Rogers International Airport.
Two tornados were spotted and National Weather Service confirmed that one touched down at Denver International Airport around 2:18 p.m. today.
Duncan resident Jamie Carberry was going through the security checkpoints as she waited to board a plane home after a short vacation there. That’s when the alert was sounded and people began taking cover.
Duncan resident takes tornado precautions at DIA
People at Denver International Airport are taking shelter, and there are unconfirmed reports that a tornado touched down at Denver International Airport.
Hastings to close Duncan store
Corporate officials with Hasting’s Entertainment informed its employees early today at the Duncan Hastings Entertainment store that their store will be closing Aug. 9.
This news came during a mandatory store meeting, where two corporate representatives, district and store managers, were present to make the announcement, confirmed a store employee, who spoke with The Banner after the meeting.
Former Duncan city manager leaves legacy, inspires current leaders
There are many who love their city, but one of the first things people would learn about Doug Johnson when they met him was his love and dedication to Duncan.
Johnson, a former councilman and city manager for the City of Duncan, passed away Thursday at the age of 82. A lifelong resident of Duncan, he only spent time away from the city during his years attending Baylor University on a basketball scholarship.
Digital images land man behind bars on child porn charges
Samuel Wesley Brackeen, 34, of Duncan, was charged in Stephens County District Court with two felony counts related to pornography.
Brackeen was originally arrested on both counts.
According to the affidavit filed in district court on June 14, count 1 was possession of child pornography, AFCF, from Jan. 23 to Jan. 30; and count 2 was manufacturing child pornography, on or about Jan. 3, at a Comanche residence.
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