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Elite roster: Two area athletes honored with spots on all-region basketball team  Duncan Banner

Basketball honors are starting to be handed out and two Stephens County athletes were honored with Oklahoma Basketball Coaches' Association Region 5 ...



Cameron percussion ensemble joins local high school students for performance  KSWO

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - The Percussion Ensemble and Pan Express at Cameron University and Duncan High School joined together Tuesday night for a special ...



Former NFL Player, Oklahoma Native To Open Large Marijuana Grow In OKC  news9.com KWTV

A former NFL player with Oklahoma roots says he plans to open what will eventually be the largest indoor medical marijuana grow operation in the state.



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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 High finishes up “Halo Week  KSWO

HALO, or Helpful Attitudes Leading Others, is their annual fundraiser created to help the people in Duncan who need it the most.



Duncan High Talent on display with show tonight (March 7)  Duncan Banner

The Duncan High School Junior Class and Vocal Music Department are sponsoring the DHS Talent show on 7 p.m., tonight (March 7), for all parents and the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local students chosen for state choirs | News  Duncan Banner

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High school artists tell stories through art | News  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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Okla. school report cards released | News  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 ...



DHS helping humane society | News  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, ...



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 ...



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.



Education Legislative Forum set for Thursday | News  Duncan Banner

Professional Oklahoma Educators (POE) will host a Legislative Forum Thursday on public education, featuring local legislators who are currently working at the ...



Empire superintendent announces retirement | News  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 Wrestling places fifth in Perry Tournament | Sports  Duncan Banner

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



Duncan advances: Lady Demons bounce into semifinals  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.



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 ...



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.”



Demons slay Spartans in homecoming victory | Sports  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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Youth movement: Lady Demons to build experience | Sports  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.



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).



Duncan Soccer sweeps Madill  Duncan Banner

The Duncan Lady Demons soccer team played host to the Madill Lady Wildcats to open the soccer season. The Lady Demons won 1-0 over the Lady Wildcats.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Why some Oklahoma schools are shifting the way they respond to students' bad behavior  StateImpact Oklahoma

Kristin Atchley, the Executive Director of Counseling for the State Department of Education said it's standard practice for Oklahoma school teachers to yell at kids ...



Year's first loss: Lady Demons shutout by Lady Wildcats at home  Duncan Banner

After the Lady Demons started the season with a shutout streak and a 4-0 record, the Piedmont Lady Wildcats came into Duncan and handed them their first loss ...



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.



Runoff slated in District 1 county race  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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Duncan boys tennis finishes second at regionals | Sports  Duncan Banner

Duncan will have another team heading to a state tournament after the Boys Tennis team qualified for the Class 5A State Tournament placing second at ...



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 ...



School board hires new DHS principal | News  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 ...



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, 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



The next level: Harris signs with ECU to play college football  Duncan Banner

As the Duncan Demons had one of their best seasons, senior JJ Harris was one of three players to decide to play collegiate football with a scholarship ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. Call Kathy (Carroll) ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Demons take first at Paul Post Invitational  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 ...



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.



Oklahoma goes back to school in the post-walkout world  NewsOK.com

As teachers prepare for the first new school year since a two-week walkout, educators are faced with the reality of what the walkout did and did not accomplish.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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. Sponsored by the Duncan Optimist ...



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 ...



DHS Demons take home millions in scholarships  Duncan Banner

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



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 ...



Brandon Benson named All-State Wrestling Coach  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 ...



Knapp named Duncan softball coach | Sports  Duncan Banner

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



Halliburton donates to Gabriel's House  Duncan Banner

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



Duncan FFA students sell plants  KSWO

The greenhouse at Duncan High School is blooming with flowers just in time for the school's annual plant sale.



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

Shutting down schools is a last resort, teachers say, but they've exhausted other options for getting the legislature to listen.



Kiwanis Christmas tree lot opening Friday | News  Duncan Banner

Science says the sense of smell is one our most vivd memory links, so why not try a help create memories that will last by getting a live Christmas tree,



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Students Win Cash Prizes for Racing CO2 Cars  KSWO

DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) – The Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation has announced the winners of their 2016 Duncan Area Youth Engineering ...



OU's Sherri Coale talks small town roots  Tulsa World

It still continues to be a dream come true for me, because I was born and bred here,” Coale said. “To be able to watch small town basketball in every.



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.



District Judge Enos to retire at end of term  Duncan Banner

District Judge Joe Enos said Thursday he will end his 32-year judicial career and retire at the end of his term in January.



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