8:05 a.m. — Welfare check, Box 224, Comanche
8:12 a.m. — Animal complaint, S. Eighth and Elm
8:38 a.m. — Transport prisoner, Municipal Court
9:03 a.m. — Welfare check, EB on Elk from Chisholm Corner West
9:19 a.m. — Business alarm, 1308 N. U.S. Hwy 81 Suite 400/ Check N Go
9:28 a.m. — Animal complaint, 1100 Sycamore
10:20 a.m. — Disturbance, 802 W. Willow / Post Office
10:39 a.m. — Violation of protective order, report filed, persons
10:50 a.m. — Non-injury accident, 1606 Jones, report filed
10:52 a.m. — Missing adult, Texas/413 North B
10:57 a.m. — Escort, Bethel on Plato
11:20 a.m. — Burglary residence report filed, property
12:13 a.m. — Violation of protective order, report filed, persons
1:01 p.m. — Truancy, report filed
1:02 p.m. — Truancy, report filed
1:02 p.m. — Incident, 812 N. U.S. Hwy 81/Hunt Motor Company, report filed
1:09 p.m. — Animal complaint, 714 W. Sycamore
1:23 p.m. — Animal complaint, 1408 W. Pine
1:53 p.m. — Animal complaint, Ninth and Maple/Dollar General
2:04 p.m. — Non-injury accident, report filed
2:32 p.m. — Loud music, 407 or 409 N. B
2:48 p.m. — Injury accident, 12th and Willow/11th and Willow, report filed
2:49 p.m. — Injury accident, 11th and Willow
3:07 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Beech and Alice, report filed
3:13 p.m. — Suspicious person, 10th and Beech
3:16 p.m. — Prowler, 411 N. C
3:23 p.m. — Disturbance, Fourth and Fifth on Ash
4:37 p.m. — Disturbance, Fifth and Magnolia
4:48 p.m. — EOD, 1407 Whisenant DRH / ER #5, report filed
5:39 p.m. — Civil standby, 419 S. 27th / apt. 502 / The Gardens
5:46 p.m. — Fraud, report filed
6:15 p.m. — Harassment, 1903 Meadowview, report filed, persons
7:26 p.m. — Civil standby, 1809 W. Willow
7:59 p.m. — Loud music, 1508 Overland/The Willows
8:13 p.m. — Harassment, 206 E. Elm/Bld 9 Apt 5/Elm Terrace Apt
8:35 p.m. — Drugs, 516 W. Pecan/510 W. Pecan
9:00 p.m. — Incident, 1205 Stewart, report filed, arrest
10:27 p.m. — Reckless driving, NB on U.S. Hwy 81 from TH Rogers
11:04 p.m. — EOD DRH, report filed, arrest
11:41 p.m. — EOD DRH ER, report filed
Wednesday, Nov. 7
3:56 a.m. — Traffic hazard, U.S. Hwy 81 1 to 1 1/2 miles south of Comanche
7:15 a.m. — Suspicious person, U.S. Hwy 81 and Gatlin northbound
7:34 a.m. — Reckless driver, U.S. Hwy 81 southbound in Marlow in front of Taco Mayo
9:11 a.m. — Officer assist, north of Comanche
9:30 a.m. — 911, across from the Comanche Post Office / 121 S. Second Street, Comanche
9:55 a.m. — CRS, 8110 E. SH 7/Gates Oil and Gas, report filed, vehicle
2:55 p.m. — Ambulance request, Rt. 4 Box 127, Marlow
7:02 p.m. — Animal related, 1/2 east of S&W Transports on north side of road
9:44 p.m. — Suspicious person, the store, Velma
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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.
Court: Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Events this week include Dinos at Duncan Public LIbrary today, ends with Founder's Day fun Saturday
Events at the Duncan Public Library this week include Dinosaurs Live from 2-4 p.m. Monday for ages 7-11 Juggle Whatever from 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. Wednesday for ages 7-11, 11-11:45 a.m Thursday for ages 3-6 and 2-3 p.m. Thursday for ages 10-17.
Stephens County unemployment rate dips to 4.1 percent
Unemployment in Stephens County is sitting at 4.1 percent, which is lower than the state average and the averages of the surrounding states.
June sales tax report for county released
For the past three years, the June distribution report of sales tax collections has reflected a steady growth for Duncan.
Fracking fuels water fights in nation's dry spots
The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface.
Review: DLT duo delivers laughs for "Red, White and Tuna"
For anyone who enjoys conspiring neighbors and old feuds, clashing personalities and budding romances, and all the gossip that goes with small town living, Tuna, Texas may be your kind of place.
On Friday night, I attended the first performance of “Red, White and Tuna” by Duncan Little Theatre starring Floyd Wininger and Michael Harris. To say it made me laugh would be an understatement. There were times I couldn’t catch my breath because the duo had me laughing so much.
Storms in Okla., most of state under watch
A number of thunderstorms began to pop up across Oklahoma and much of the state was placed under a severe thunderstorm watch.
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