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Update: No immediate threat to Duncan High School; investigation ongoing  Duncan Banner

UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: DPS Superintendent Dr. Tom Deighan said: “At this point no threat has been substantiated to Duncan Public Schools. However, we will ...

Duncan educator finalist for OK Teacher of the Year  The Lawton Constitution

Just listening to Lesa Hefner share stories about her students is enough to get you a little choked up.

Patricia Joyce Thornton  The Marlow Review

Patricia Joyce Thornton, 85, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 in Duncan, OK. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 24, 2019, ...

Duncan high, middle schools chosen for Character awards  Duncan Banner

Duncan Public Schools had been honored that two of their student lead community programs are considered “Promising Practices,” from

Five nominated for 2019 Crossman Award  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 ...

DPS issues state over racist social media post  Duncan Banner

A social media post has been making waves through Stephens County. The post shows a Duncan High School student doing a version of “Red Fish, Blue Fish” ...

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.

Taking top honors: Duncan tennis does well in-home tournament  Duncan Banner

With the possibility of rain, the Duncan boys and girls tennis team played Friday in the 5A Championship Tournament and took home top honors as the Demons ...

Okla. school report cards released  Duncan Banner

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has released the “school report cards” for the entire state. This has been the first time since 2016 the state has ...

DPS names special ed director  Duncan Banner

Duncan Public Schools (DPS) has selected their new special education director for the upcoming school year after controversy regarding the schools' treatment ...

Duncan school board meeting sees protesters  Duncan Banner

During the special meeting for the Duncan Public Schools Board of Eduction Wednesday night, where the main topic was dealing with the resignation of ...

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 good ride: Dehydrator has memorable ride for Duncan bands  Duncan Banner

During the 29th Dehydrator Race, an annual tradition to help benefit the Duncan Schools band program, a little over 500 riders showed up and had a good ride ...

High school artists tell stories through art  Duncan Banner

Mosaics, scratch board art, paintings, mixed media and drawings are on display at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center highlighting “Your Art, Your Story” in this ...

Area honor rolls | Community  Duncan Banner

Stephens County public schools have submitted their schools honor rolls for the first 9 weeks. These are as the were sent to The Duncan Banner, schools ...

One last time: Wilson represents Duncan at All-State game  Duncan Banner

Kevin Wilson represented the Duncan Demons basketball team one final time late Thursday evening in the Large West vs. Large East All-State game held at ...

Hitting the mat: Wrestling camp brings in several teams  Duncan Banner

Duncan High School hosted a Wrestling Camp put on by Oklahoma State University's wrestling team Wednesday, June 12 that welcomed teams from Blanchard, ...

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 ...

Taking a break: OSSAA sets new rules for schools  Duncan Banner

Area High School athletes will be taking a break now that the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) has set new rules, implementing a ...

Making a scene: Volleyball and cross country making strides  Duncan Banner

Editor's Note: This is part three in a series about the Duncan High School Athletics 2018-2019 school year.

Duncan teacher named finalist for Okla. ‘Teacher of the Year’  KSWO

Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister made the announcement at Southmoore High School during the final stop of the EngageOK on the Road ...

Cox named mom of the month by Vype and Duncan Bank of Commerce  Duncan Banner

Sports magazine Vype, with their partnership with the Duncan Bank of Commerce, have named Demetra Cox as their March “Mom of the Month.”

Founders Day 2019 queen and king selected  Duncan Banner

It's almost time to celebrate the birth of the city of Duncan, and subsequently the county, as Founders Day comes closer. One of the major parts of the celebration ...

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 ...

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.

Grandmother accuses Duncan Public Schools of racial discrimination  Duncan Banner

Dobie Headrick said dance was one of the bright spots in her granddaughters life since her mother passed away. However, for Headrick it is now a dark place ...

Demons compete in Guthrie Tournament  Duncan Banner

In the last road meet of the regular season, the Duncan Boys tennis team competed in the Guthrie Tournament and had two top finishes in the tournament at ...

Several top finishes at Duncan First Bank Summer Challenger  Duncan Banner

Six Duncan players had first or second place finishes in the Duncan First Bank Summer Challenger held this past Saturday at Duncan High School.

Professional Oklahoma Educators hosted an educational forum at Duncan High School  KSWO

The Professional Oklahoma Educators and specifically the newly founded Duncan Chapter wanted to offer the people of Duncan a chance to interact with their ...

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 ...

Close to a lockout: Duncan Athletics might close stadium to general public  Duncan Banner

With Duncan Public Schools starting back practice on the football field at Halliburton Stadium, the general public might be close to a lockout as the Athletic ...

Duncan Express Employment now offering Clydesdale horses for local events  Duncan Banner

It may seem a little odd, but Duncan Express Employment now provides more than just professional services to the community.

Local students chosen for state choirs  Duncan Banner

Seven students from the Duncan High School Vocal Music Department were selected by audition for the Oklahoma All State Honor Choirs.

A great career: Bowers finishes collegiate career at OBU  Duncan Banner

After having one of the most decorated Duncan High School tennis careers, Alex Bowers finished a great collegiate career at Oklahoma Baptist University as a ...

Refinery clean up still on going  Duncan Banner

Since 2014, a clean up effort has been underway at the old Meridian refinery, with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Phillips 66 ...

Live Streaming of Duncan High School Graduation  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 ...

Don't go “BOOM!”  Duncan Banner

The State of Oklahoma has earned the title of number 1 most dangerous state during Fourth of July weekend due to high rates of damaging wildfire and traffic ...

Oklahoma youth 'rips fat clouds'  Duncan Banner

While use of cigarettes and other harsh tobacco products continues to fall, Oklahoma's flavorful “fat clouds” sweep down the plains, tricking many into following ...

Marlow ready for 4th of July celebration  Duncan Banner

Plans are underway at the Marlow Chamber of Commerce for the annual Independence Day Parade. At 9:15 a.m. the Thursday, July 4, parade will kick off all ...

7-day event in Duncan to address opioid epidemic response  Duncan Banner

Duncan has been selected as one of four Oklahoma communities that will take part in a seven-day-long event addressing the opioid epidemic response.

Man arrested after high-speed chase  Duncan Banner

Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested one after being led on a high speed chase in pursuit of a black motorcycle beginning in Duncan city limits and extending ...

Duncan Little Theatre to perform 'Shrek: The Musical' Today at the Simmons Center  Duncan Banner

So you all know by now that I love the theatre and I love whimsy, so when the two collide in a explosion of fun I am here for it. Duncan Little Theatre announced ...

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 ...

Renovations underway for wrestling facility  Duncan Banner

Standing in the same gymnasium in which he once represented Duncan as a high school wrestler, Randy Hoover looked up at the countless names and dates ...

United Way of Stephens Co. celebrates successful year  Duncan Banner

Betty Beck, Director of Volunteer Services at Duncan Regional Hospital, has been named chairman of the board of directors for the United Way of Stephens ...

Cannawise+ to host open house in Duncan  Duncan Banner

Cannawise+ Dispensary in Duncan will host an open house on Jan. 28.

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.

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 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 ...

DPS dress code approved, lunch times to be revisited  Duncan Banner

School dress codes have been in the news a lot recently in relation to policies that people in their respective communities showed concern for.

Duncan man perishes in single car wreck  Duncan Banner

Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) Troopers reported one Duncan man dead after a collision happened just after 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Single car accident sends one to hospital  Duncan Banner

One Marlow resident was injured and sent to OU Medical Center after the vehicle in which he was a passenger left the road and collided with a tree at about.

Justice sought 25 years after Duncan man’s murder in Tatums  KSWO

Family seeks answers, law enforcement seek witnesses 25 years after Duncan man was gunned down in Tatums.

Routine stop for speeding leads to chase, restraint chair  Duncan Banner

A Duncan man faces four different charges after evading a routine stop for speeding.

Duncan has banner year in football  Duncan Banner

As the 2018 season came to a close in the second week of November, the Duncan Demons football team had finished a banner year and as a result took three.

Braught named Crossman Award winner  Duncan Banner

Monday night, Duncan High School senior Grant Braught received the prestigious Crossman Award during an awards ceremony in front of a packed audience at ...

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.

And they're off: Duncan and Marlow jump-start track season  Duncan Banner

Duncan and Marlow track & field teams started the spring season Saturday at the Duncan Southern Oklahoma Invitational which featured many teams from ...

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.

Garvin: 'I felt like God led me to run'  Duncan Banner

Jessica Garvin had never considered running for a political office higher than city council or school board — “if I got a wild hair might run for mayor?” but she.

New owner, baker speaks on plans for Butterfield's Ballroom  Duncan Banner

A Lawton bakery will move into part of Butterfield's Ballroom after the purchase of the historic restaurant and antique market.

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 ...

Eisenhower beats Duncan in district battle  Duncan Banner

Editor's Note: Duncan High School has moved their district game against El Reno today to 6 p.m. due to extreme heat.

DHS utility assistance application opens July 9  Duncan Banner

Knock on wood, the summer hasn't been too hot, but as many Oklahomans know “If you don't like the weather, wait a minute.” Some in Duncan may find this ...

Duncan Refinery workers with cancer could be compensated  Duncan Banner

According to Norris Injury Lawyers, people working at the Duncan Refinery from 1981 and back who were diagnosed with various cancers may be entitled to ...

Cole to visit Duncan for town hall meeting  Duncan Banner

Congressman Tom Cole, Oklahoma's representative for District 4, will host a series of town hall meetings, of which one will take place in Duncan.

Two arrested for distribution  Duncan Banner

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) arrested two under charges of distribution.

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 ...

DR2 named RRTC Partner for Progress  Duncan Banner

Oklahoma workforce training for jobs that are already there is something that the Red River Technology Center (RRTC) prides themselves in and when a ...

Power outages hit Stephens County  Duncan Banner

The towns of Duncan, Marlow and Rush Spring are experiencing power outages.

'Yes On 802' making way through Oklahoma  Duncan Banner

Saturday morning, volunteers from Stephens, Comanche and Jefferson counties met and were trained to collect signatures in support of putting Medicaid ...

Oklahoma rolls out new policy  Duncan Banner

A Senate Bill passed in 2018 takes effect Monday, July 1, 2019, and it will change the way Oklahomans buy, sell and trade used vehicles. Starting next week ...

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 ...

DETA approved to continue work with Gardentown  Duncan Banner

City Council members voted last week to allow Duncan Enhancement Trust Authority (DETA) to continue beautification efforts through a partnership with ...

Payless store in Duncan to close by end of 2019  Duncan Banner

Major shoe company Payless announced last week it would be filing for bankruptcy. As a result, the company will close stores across the county.

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.

Mutual respect: Hayes joins Empire as new Football coach  Duncan Banner

Two years ago, Coach Brant Hayes was on the other sideline at Empire High School and he had a mutual respect for the Empire Bulldogs football program ...

Man facing assault with dangerous weapon charge  Duncan Banner

Stephens County Sheriffs Department arrested a Duncan man who allegedly chased down another car on the roadway.

Bringing 'The Bard' to Duncan -- DLT showcases Shakespeare in Fuqua  Duncan Banner

The summer's sultry air is probably one of the most authentic ways to experience William Shakespeare's works as it is probably the closest thing Duncanites can ...

How to test your soil  Duncan Banner

To have a beautiful lawn and productive garden, it is necessary to add fertilizer on a timely basis.

Halliburton honors Senior Secretary Opal Wilson  Duncan Banner

The center of attention said she wasn't use to “all the fuss,” but Opal Wilson smiled and greeted everyone who was present to celebrate her 65th year with ...

Jenks, Oologah-Talala, Claremore teachers among 12 finalists for state Teacher of the Year  Tulsa World

The 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year will be named Sept. 17 in a ceremony at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

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.

Duncan AD, head coach resigns  Duncan Banner

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

Duncan Leadership class ready to serve  Duncan Banner

The class at Duncan High School that might get a few extra glances is the Leadership Class. The class is more about servant leadership then anything else and ...

Woodrow teachers hope you will 'adopt a student'  Duncan Banner

Knowing you have support from people in the community is vital in helping children succeed in school and become citizens. For the second year Woodrow ...

Despite early run, Chickasha beats Duncan softball  Duncan Banner

CHICKASHA — The Duncan softball team looked to remain undefeated early in the season on Tuesday.

Woman breaks in, assaults ex and girlfriend  Duncan Banner

One Duncan woman now sits behind bars on charges of burglary in the first degree after allegedly entering her ex's house and attacking those inside.

DPS new superintendent starting time in Duncan  Duncan Banner

New Duncan Public Schools Superintendent Melonie Hau began her first day at the office Wednesday. Hau's contract began April 1, but she worked from home ...

The sky is the limit for Demon football  Duncan Banner

With a talented athletic class coming in and several returning starters, Duncan Demon's first year coach, J.T. Cobble said the sky is the limit for this team.

DA seeks death penalty for Kirk  Duncan Banner

Shane Josiah Kirk, a man accused of killing his step-father and his wife, could face the death penalty if he is found guilty of the double homicide.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Duncan Police Department and School district working to find people involved in school fight videos  KSWO

A Youtube Page featuring some students fighting at Duncan High School was taken down and it's now led to an investigation by the school District and the ...

Coach Knapp resigns as Duncan softball coach  Duncan Banner

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

Covington sentenced to 30 years  Duncan Banner

An Olympia, Washington man who walked into the Lacey Department Police Station in 2017 and told police he was a “predator” of two minors in Washington ...

Whittington, alleged burglar, arrested in Wichita Falls  Duncan Banner

Wichita Falls police confirmed Thursday they had Preston Whittington, a man who claimed to be “the mastermind” in two Stephens County Burglaries, in custody.

Duncan Toy Shop looks for donations  Duncan Banner

The lull between holidays and the renewed “spark” of tidiness might lead to some early spring cleaning but before you haul that to a donation center or even host ...

S. Arrington denied license after protest  Duncan Banner

Stephens County man Steven Jerome Arrington was denied a renewal of his process servicer license after a protest by the Oklahoma Sooner Private Process ...

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