A nudge from good to great
Attending Wayman’s Lightning Youth Basketball state tournament in Oklahoma City last month was quite an experience.
My g-g-generation mirrors ‘Absent-Minded Professor’
Remember the movie The Absent-Minded Professor? No, not the funky Flubber flick from 1997 that starred Robin Williams. I’m talking about the original 1961 Disney classic starring Fred McMurray, Keenan Wynn and Tommy Kirk.
(Let me pause to give myself some props for remembering some of the stars of the original movie, although I had to look up the date the flick was released.)
National day to praise invaluable sticky notes
Because we love celebrations, one of these days Americans will adopt a new holiday to honor a great American achievement — the simple, but indispensable, sticky note.
Askins, Cameron a good fit
The recent appointment of a 14-person selection committee begins the official process of choosing a new president at Cameron University to replace the retiring Dr. Cindy Ross this summer.
More city questions, answers
A conversation about Duncan with City Manager Jim Frieda, prompted by a recent series of stories in The Banner, continues today.
Feeling demotivated today? Just enjoy it
Well, zip-a-dee-doo-dah, y’all! It’s another glorious morning; time for all highly-motivated, self-starters to spring out of the sack and go blissfully into another day; ready to achieve great things, with a smile on your face; just happy to be alive and have another opportunity to take on the world and be a contributor to humanity!
Firefighters deserve a round of applause
Rarely – and fortunately – are members of the Duncan Fire Department and their friends put to extreme tests.
It’s a milestone year for Livestock Show
The brightest spotlight of the entire year may focus on the Stephens County Fairgrounds and Expo this week.
‘City’ answers often complex
Editor's note: The series of articles to which this column refers to has only been published in The Banner's printed editions. We do plan to upload the articles in a convenient website location for our online readers.
Unexpected ‘arrest warrant’ can benefit many
When the arrest warrant arrived, I experienced a “Jean Valjean moment” — something from my past was coming back to haunt me.
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