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Central High graduates largest senior class in school's history
It is not often that one graduating class can make history multiple times in one evening.
Braught receives Crossman Award
There can be only one. And from 222 Duncan High School seniors and five nominees, Jack Braught was that one.
Braught was named Friday as the 2013 recipient of the Crossman Award, which is similar to a valedictorian award. The Crossman Award is the Duncan High School’s top student award. The award was presented during the awards assembly.
Duncan's Jack Braught named 2013 Crossman Award winner
Jack Braught was named the 2013 Crossman Award winner during an awards assembly Friday at the Duncan High School.
Crossman Award presentation today
Today, one of five nominated senior students at Duncan High School will be named the Crossman recipient. The awards event is scheduled for 12:45 at the DHS auditorium.
Farm to You visits area schools
In Farm to You program’s fourth year to come to Stephens County, it made an appearance at Marlow and Plato elementary schools.
A collaborative effort of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, OSU Department of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State Department of Health, and Southwest Dairy Farmers, the primary focus is to teach children where their food comes from and how to eat healthy.
“We were excited about this program coming,” said Cathy Duke, Plato teacher.
Vote reflects community’s attitude
That’s the sentiment of city leaders following the defeated streets and road election Tuesday that only pulled in 1,507 registered voters in a city with 16,098 active voters.
Agritourism bill provides protection
Much recent state legislature has been focusing on helping out family-owned small businesses and the agritourism industry is in the process of being included in these measures.
Maple RR crossing to stay closed
The closed railroad crossing at Maple Avenue was a point of contention with two Duncan residents, when they spoke to the Duncan City Council on Tuesday.
Norma and Marian Lennox discussed their concerns during the council’s regular meeting, and expressed their desire to reopen the railroad crossing.
“We need that street back open,” Norma Lennox said.
Senator Inhofe key speaker at GOP Fish Fry
Republicans from throughout Oklahoma will gather Saturday at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center in Duncan, for the 9th annual GOP Fish Fry. This year, they will get a chance to hear U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe, as he is the keynote speaker and is expected to arrive just before 5 p.m. for the event.
Inhofe, R-Tulsa, is a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and has been instrumental in the passing of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, or S. 601. The measure passed 83-14 in the Senate on Wednesday and authorizes new projects for water infrastructure for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Veterans hope to reach out to homeless peers
Local veterans will be heading to Lawton Friday in hopes of connecting and helping homeless veterans.
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