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Duncan Public Schools responds to student’s racist video  KSWO

Duncan Public Schools is responding after one of its students posted a racist video on social media.



Duncan High School to host annual Holiday Classic  Duncan Banner

As yearly holiday tradition, teams from around the state come and play basketball at the 2018 Holiday Classic hosted by Duncan High School.



A New Hope: Duncan hears update on PLC Teacher program  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School Principal Wade Hampton is in his first year at Duncan High School after spending time at Duncan Middle School. He presented his “New ...



Schedule set for DPS back-to-school orientation  Duncan Banner

In less than a month, Duncan Public Schools will start gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year.



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ADA Pruitt, Yvonne: 83, died Feb. 6. Services 11 a.m. Monday (Criswell, Ada). BARTLESVILLE Jackson, Viola: 89, died Feb. 5. Services were Friday (Stumpff, ...



Holt wins first homecoming king award  Duncan Banner

Homecoming is a tradition like no other at Duncan High School, but this year, the tradition took a turn for the positive as Connor Holt was named homecoming ...



Duncan High School internship program helps students prepare for future careers  KSWO

It is the second year of the Pathways to Future Careers internship program, and with the growth in participation from students and local businesses, its success ...



Four Duncan students chosen for OSSM  Duncan Banner

Four Duncan High School students have been accepted to participate in the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics program for the upcoming school ...



High school student injured auto versus bike wreck  Duncan Banner

UPDATE 8-16-18 10:30 a.m.. Duncan Police Lt. John Byers said the investigation is ongoing and was able to confirm that the driver of the truck was a Duncan ...



DHS helping humane society  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School Leadership has chosen this year to highlight a local organization each month to not only bring awareness to the organization's missions, ...



Consolation bound: Duncan drops tournament openers at SOI  Duncan Banner

Facing some of the toughest competition in the Southern Oklahoma Invitational Tournament, the Duncan Lady Demons and Demons basketball teams dropped ...



Duncan flutist named to All-State | News  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School senior Vanessa Cassidy made the All-State band for the second year in a row. Cassidy is the fourth chair in the DHS band. Jeramy Haas ...



Demons Dozen: 12 to be inducted into Duncan Athletic Hall of Fame  Duncan Banner

A record 12 inductees will be ushered into the Duncan Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 22 during a ceremony at Duncan Golf & Tennis Club.



Halloween events for the whole family  Duncan Banner

One of the first events of the season will creep up in Comanche as the Comanche Class of 2019 Project Graduation readies for two different haunted mansions.



Top Honors: Five Duncan students nominated for Crossman honor  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School has given out the Crossman Award, the school's top honor, to a student excelling in and outside of the classroom every year based off ...



Duncan Wrestling places fifth in Perry Tournament  Duncan Banner

The Duncan Wrestling team placed fifth at the Perry Tournament this weekend in the first regular action of the season.



Duncan swim splashes competition | Sports  Duncan Banner

After placing second in their last home meet before the Thanksgiving break, the Duncan swim teams splashed the Texas competition last weekend with both ...



DPS teachers honored  Duncan Banner

Nine teachers in the Duncan Public Schools system were honored Thursday afternoon during the DPS Teacher of the Year ceremony at First Baptist Church in ...



Demons slay Spartans in homecoming victory  Duncan Banner

It was a balanced game for scoring between the Duncan Demons offense and defense as Duncan High School slayed the Southeast Spartans 59-14 to improve ...



Empire superintendent announces retirement  Duncan Banner

Spending almost 40 years in education and the last nine as Empire Public Schools superintendent, Vicki Davison will retire to enjoy family time, but she will help ...



Duncan Lady Demon Softball wins eighth game in a row  Duncan Banner

After winning their sixth straight El Reno Tournament, the Duncan Lady Demons kept their winning streak alive at eight games with a 9-1 victory over district foe, ...



Duncan advances: Lady Demons bounce into semifinals | Sports  Duncan Banner

It was a slow start after a few weeks of break, but the Duncan Lady Demons have bounced into the semifinals of the 2018 Holiday Classic with a 51-26 victory.



Arts Hall of Fame honors 'patrons' of the arts  Duncan Banner

When you hear the words “Arts Hall of Fame,” you think of painters, musicians, actors and more but what about the people behind the scenes which help these ...



Final Serve: Duncan duo of Churchman and Watkins reflects on All-State  Duncan Banner

Tuesday was a big day for the Duncan Demon tennis team as Logan Churchman and Addie Watkins served their last set of games at the Oklahoma Coaches ...



Duncan AD, head coach resigns | News  Duncan Banner

Duncan Public Schools will be looking for a new athletic director and head football coach following the resignation of Craig Benson.



Rotary Club getting ready for auction  Duncan Banner

The Duncan chapter of Rotary International is hitting the bricks to get their largest fundraiser ready to hit Duncan's TV for the 61st year. The Rotary Christmas ...



Duncan Arts Hall of Fame announces five featured performers for Jan. show  Duncan Banner

Stephens County has artists in abundance. To recognize those talents and contributions, the Arts Hall of Fame (AHoF) is preparing for the inaugural January ...



Good Cents payments finalized -- Wendy's on track to open  Duncan Banner

Wendy's Frosty's will be back on Duncan residents' menu in about three months.



Murphree to take seat at commissioners table  Duncan Banner

Stephens County District 1 voters used their right at the ballot box to elect Kreg Murphree as their new Stephens County Commissioner.



Election Day nears | News  Duncan Banner

The Nov. 6 election is right around the corner. On the ballot are two District 1 County commissioner candidates: Kreg Murphree (R) and E.R. Butch Graham (D).



Allen to further softball career at Murray State  Duncan Banner

After four years of Duncan High School softball, senior Tayah Allen has signed her letter of intent to play college ball at Murray State.



Lawsuit filed against Duncan Public Schools and Athletic Director  KSWO

DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- A Duncan family has filed a petition against Duncan Public Schools and Duncan High School Athletic Director, Craig Benson. The family ...



Duncan Demons basketball team finishes their summer camps over the weekend  Duncan Banner

The summer portion of the Duncan boys basketball team's schedule — a long 20 days — ended at the Licking Summer Basketball Camp in Missouri over the ...



Duncan students participate in the National School Walkout  KSWO

On Wednesday morning, about 100 students at Duncan High School walked out of class to show respect for the 17 students in killed in the Parkland, Florida ...



Live Streaming of Duncan High School Graduation | News  Duncan Banner

Live Streaming DHS Graduation. Commencement for the Duncan High School Class of 2017 is scheduled for 8:00 pm on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Graduating ...



New man at the helm: Booth gets first experience as coach with Bray-Doyle  Duncan Banner

After being hired by the Bray-Doyle Public Schools Board of Education a few weeks ago, Ron Booth got to experience his first camp as head coach of the Lady ...



Former Murf's Guns owner on the ballot | News  Duncan Banner

As the June 26 Stephens County Primary for Commissioner of District No. 1 approaches, one of the Republican candidates that is running is quite known locally.



Demons In Control: Duncan boys beat No. 9 Ardmore in season opener  Duncan Banner

Despite a comeback attempt in the third quarter, the No. 20 Duncan Demons were in control the whole game and beat No. 9 Ardmore 69-59 Tuesday evening in ...



Runoff slated in District 1 county race | News  Duncan Banner

Unofficial results for the Stephens County District 1 commissioner Republican primary came in late Tuesday night, ending in a runoff between Dennis Sweat and ...



A pivotal game: Duncan Demons beat the streak with running game against Highlanders  Duncan Banner

Having only 93 yards of total offense in the first half, Duncan's rushing game opened a second half that led to the Demons snapping an eight-game losing streak ...



Makayla Gibson signs with Western to play softball  Duncan Banner

After leading her team in multiple offensive categories, Makyala Gibson decided to play collegiate softball with her twin sister, Maranda Gibson, at Western ...



Duncan High School band has a great marching season  Duncan Banner

The 2017 – 2018 DHS Band's year has started off fast and furious for the Duncan High School Band. The band just finished their marching portion of the school ...



Youth movement: Lady Demons to build experience  Duncan Banner

After graduating six seniors from last year's team, the Duncan Lady Demons basketball team will have to build experience in the early part of the season.



Duncan High School Athletics Hall-Of-Fame Banquet sets record attendance  Duncan Banner

The Duncan Athletic Hall of Fame banquet concluded Saturday night, adding 10 new members to the list of great Duncan athletes.



Lady Demons getting close to starting prep for volleyball season  Duncan Banner

Over the past two weeks, the Duncan volleyball team has been preparing for the 2018 season with condition and strength training. The season begins in August.



Starting a tradition: Duncan football to host scrimmage next Tuesday evening to wrap up spring ball  Duncan Banner

The Duncan football team is hosting an inter-squad/Meet the Demons scrimmage next week to mark the end spring football, something the team hopes to turn ...



Duncan father, son have history in teacher walkout  KSWO

Over in Duncan, a father and son came back from the teacher walkout rally at the capitol, 28 years after they attended the last walkout together.



All-State baseball: Duncan's Tyler Polk reaches potential  NewsOK.com

Duncan star pitcher Tyler Polk put together a dominant season as a senior and is The Oklahoman's All-State Player of the Year.



Man wanted after alleged stabbing | News  Duncan Banner

Stephens County Crime Stoppers are looking for anyone who can identify an unknown man that allegedly stabbed someone Sunday.



Demons take the victory against MacArthur | Sports  Duncan Banner

Looking for a big rivalry win over MacArthur High School, the Duncan Lady Demons soccer team lost 1-0 and the Demons soccer team won 3-2 in overtime to ...



A legacy of coaching: Demons head coach McGuire named Large West All-State Coach  Duncan Banner

Growing up around the coaching circle, Duncan's basketball coach David McGuire fulfilled a dream of his by being named the Large West All-State coach for ...



Man sits in jail for DUI, eluding officer  Duncan Banner

Duncan Police put a man behind bars on charges of driving under the influence and eluding an officer.



Teacher sees echoes of 1990  The Lawton Constitution

DUNCAN When Terrie Keck was a rookie teacher, she took part in a school walkout and days of protest at the Oklahoma Capitol as educators called attention to ...



Demons drop Senior Night game  Duncan Banner

Trying to honor their five seniors for a special Senior Night, the visiting Lindsay Leopards spoiled the evening by getting a 7-5 victory over the Duncan Lady ...



Duncan schools adopt 4-day school week | News  Eastern Arizona Courier

DUNCAN — After multiple hearings, and in front of a crowd of 45, necessitating a move to the district's cafeteria, the Duncan Unified School District governing ...



Students attend first day of school at Duncan Public Schools  KSWO

It was a busy morning for students and faculty at Duncan Public Schools as they returned for the first day of classes.



State Preview Tournament goes well for Lady Demons  Duncan Banner

With the end of the high school sports season approaching, the Lady Demons got a chance to get a preview of the course they will play for a state title.



School board hires new DHS principal  Duncan Banner

Duncan Public Schools Board of Education voted on Tuesday to hire a replacement for Justin Smith, Duncan High School principal, who leaves at the end of the ...



Coach Knapp resigns as Duncan softball coach | News  Duncan Banner

Duncan Lady Demons head softball coach Joe Knapp has resigned his position, Duncan Public Schools Superintendent Melonie Hau said.



Demons pitcher to be honored with prestigious award  Duncan Banner

Heading into his senior season, Duncan pitcher Tyler Polk has already signed to play collegiate baseball at Oklahoma State and will also be one of five honored ...



Senior Night Win: Lady Demons take big victory over Lawton High  Duncan Banner

After two big wins to start the final week of the home schedule, the Lady Demons had a tough final match of the year. Duncan was able to get the 3-0 victory over ...



Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions  NewsOK.com

Del City. Del City High School class of 1968 is looking for classmates for a 50th reunion on July 13-14 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel. For more information and ...



Suit filed against DPS and Athletic Coordinator claiming assault and harassment of minor  Duncan Banner

A petition has been filed against Duncan Public School District as well as Duncan High School Athletic Coordinator, Craig Benson. The petition cites, “causes of ...



Construction near completion at Duncan High School  KSWO

The renovation project at Duncan High School is on track to be finished by the time the first bell rings in August.



Recognition: Duncan alum named All-Conference in senior season at Henderson State  Duncan Banner

A Duncan native represented his college well in his senior season as Daniel Moore was the only player from Henderson State University to be named to the ...



Brandon Benson named All-State Wrestling Coach | Sports  Duncan Banner

The Duncan wrestling team had one of its most successful seasons in a long time and for that, Demons head wrestling coach Brandon Benson has been named ...



Demons take first at Paul Post Invitational | Sports  Duncan Banner

The Duncan wrestling team is on a streak. The Demons placed first over the weekend at the Paul Post Invitational in Sallisaw and got three first-place individual ...



Demons hope to come out fresh for Holiday Tournament  Duncan Banner

Last month has been tough for both Duncan Demons basketball teams as they have played eight games in a short time. They are hoping to come out *fresh* at ...



Local Airmen graduates from basic training | News  Duncan Banner

U.S. Air Force Airman Jennifer Evans graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



Double-double: Johnson twins fuel Demons' passion on the court  Duncan Banner

Passion is a constant in sports. Whether it is the competitive fire or just a love of the game, high school athletics has a special meaning for all who take.



Duncan High School gets state-of-the-art scoreboards  KSWO

Three brand new, state-of-the-art scoreboards are being installed in Duncan High School's gymnasium. Duncan is just the second school in the entire state to ...



Kirkland wins prestigious Crossman Award | News  Duncan Banner

The collected crowd of Duncan High students, parents and teachers gave a drum roll effect while High School Principal Justin Smith and Duncan Public Schools ...



Duncan family files lawsuit against high school athletic coordinator for harassment, assault, inflecting emotional distress  kfor.com

DUNCAN, Okla. - A Duncan family has filed a lawsuit against the high school athletic coordinator, accusing him of harassment, assault and battery, inflicting ...



Author will return to Duncan  The Lawton Constitution

When Duane Monkres was a kid growing up in Duncan in the 1950s, most everybody wondered about the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of ...



Duncan High update unveiled  The Lawton Constitution

DUNCAN Stick a fork in it. Two years of demolition and building of jackhammers and saws and construction fences and temporary entrances are officially history.



Recognition: Six Demons named to All-District football team  Duncan Banner

The yearly awards for football are starting to come out and six Duncan seniors made the 2017 District 5A-1 football team.



Halliburton donates to Gabriel's House | News  Duncan Banner

Gabriel's House representatives received a $10000 donation from Halliburton officials at a meeting Thursday at the Duncan High School Library.



Lady Bulldogs look to take next step in playoffs  Duncan Banner

At the end of last season, one of the surprising teams in Stephens County was the Empire Lady Bulldogs who finished with a 19-7 record are looking to take the.



SYATP draws students to flagpoles for prayer day  Duncan Banner

Students, faculty and staff across the globe flocked to their campus flagpoles early Wednesday morning for the annual See You At The Pole (SYATP) day of ...



Pride of Oklahoma Band performs for high school students  KSWO

The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band is traveling to Dallas for the Red River Shootout this Saturday. On Friday morning, they made a stop at Duncan High ...



Holthe named 2016-2017 Duncan Teacher of the Year  Duncan Banner

Having taught at Duncan Public Schools for 12 years, Sam Holthe from Duncan High School has been named Teacher of the Year for the school district.



Hearing set for motion by DA's office in King trial  Duncan Banner

A motion has been filed by the Stephens County District Attorney's office, claiming they have knowledge that James Jackson King attempted to contact the ...



Five nominated for the 2017 Crossman award | News  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School has picked five of their best to be considered as the 2017 Crossman Award winner. The Crossman Award, started in 1946, is named for ...



Duncan, Oklahoma Teen Facing Felony Charges Over 'Hit List'  Newstalk1290

A Duncan teenager who claims to have been 'venting on paper' is facing a felony charge over a hit list. KSWO TV 7 in Lawton reports that a 15-year-old girl was ...



Demons place second at SOI tournament | Sports  Duncan Banner

Hosting the annual 2017 Southern Oklahoma Invitational Wrestling Tournament, the Duncan Demons finished second with 12 place finishers, including one ...



The turfs they are a changin' at Duncan High's Halliburton stadium  The Lawton Constitution

DUNCAN - Heavyweights on the Duncan High School football field are usually linemen, but the heavies on Tuesday were earth movers. The heavy equipment ...



Connections: Wilson, Petersen combo pushes Demons past Altus  Duncan Banner

Finishing their two game road trip to start the season, the Duncan Demons came home with a 76-63 victory over the Altus Bulldogs to bring their record to 1-1.



And the Crossman nominees are... | News | duncanbanner.com  Duncan Banner

Six seniors are in the running for Duncan High School's highest honor – the Crossman Award.



Fed Up With Low Pay, Oklahoma Teachers Prepare to Walk Out  Education Week

Few educators here say they want a statewide teacher strike to happen. And yet there's overwhelming agreement from educators that it's the only way forward.



Former Oklahoma teacher’s aide out on bond for second-degree rape arrested again  kfor.com

DUNCAN, Okla. - A former Duncan High School teacher's aide who was out on bond for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student was arrested for ...



Docket date set for Billingsley on alleged embezzlement charge  Duncan Banner

A docket date of June 1 has been set for Joy Billingsley, a former Duncan High School Track and Field Booster secretary accused of misdemeanor ...



DHS Demons take home millions in scholarships | News  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School students were awarded millions at Tuesday morning's scholarship award ceremony.



Turf field coming soon to Halliburton Stadium  KSWO

Coming this fall, Duncan High School Football players, and band members will be stepping onto a new field at the Halliburton Stadium. Workers began installing ...



Marlow publisher's family shot to death | News  Enid News & Eagle

DUNCAN, Okla. — The publisher of a weekly newspaper in rural Oklahoma, his wife and teenage daughter were shot to death inside their home, friends of the ...



Demons make memorable senior night with victory over Noble  Duncan Banner

It was a memorable night for the Duncan Demons wrestling team as they dedicated The Hoover Family Wrestling Center, honored three seniors and got a 54-19 ...



Knapp named Duncan softball coach  Duncan Banner

Joe Knapp, former Velma-Alma Head Softball Coach, has accepted the position to take over the Duncan High School softball program.



Angela Wiles says daughter Alyssa will have chair at graduation  Duncan Banner

Angela Wiles said her daughter Alyssa Wiles will have a seat at Duncan High School's May 25 graduation.



Morning Bell: 'tick-tock, tick-tock,' November is coming  NewsOK.com

Good Monday morning! TODAY: I'm in Las Vegas at the Education Writer Association's higher education conference. I'll tweet interesting things and will have a ...



Duncan family's killings motivated by son's greed, police say  NewsOK.com

NORMAN — At 12:34 a.m. Oct. 9, a post went up on 19-year-old freshman Alan J. Hruby's Twitter account appearing to indicate he was in his dorm at the ...



RRTC Science Fair winners announced | News  Duncan Banner

The Stephens County Area Science Fair was held Fri., Feb. 17 and Sat., Feb. 18, at Red River Technology Center in Duncan.



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