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Halliburton to restructure some jobs

Halliburton has confirmed they are moving jobs in their financial and accounting department away from Duncan but will still keep some jobs in Duncan this year. Emily Mir, Halliburton director of external affairs, said even though jobs are moving away from Duncan, the company is still in the early st

DUNCAN BANNER - 2018-03-23 14:50:00

UPDATE: House fire claims two lives in south Lawton

Two people are dead after a house caught fire around 12:45 on Friday afternoon. One neighbor 7News spoke to said he heard an explosion and ran outside to find the home in the 4500 block of SW G Ave. on fire. He said he told his wife to call 911 and ran to the home to help. He said he was unable to g

KSWO.COM - 2018-03-23 18:02:32

Manslaughter charge filed in death

An arrest warrant has been issued for Donald William Franklin, who has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in connection with the 2017 vehicular death of 51-year-old Jeffrey Clinkenbeard. According to the Stephens County District Attorney's Office, the charges were brought up after an Oklaho

DUNCAN BANNER - 2018-03-24 11:00:00

Controlled burn gets out of control, burns thousands

FOX, Okla. (KXII)-- Firefighters spent more than 24 hours fighting a blaze in northeast Carter County, which burned thousands of acres. Air drops from the Oklahoma Forestry Service, bulldozers from Louisiana Forestry and eight fire departments all on the ground- battling a fire that stretched about

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 04:51:00

Duncan Public Schools answers questions about the looming teacher walkout

As the threat of a teacher walkout rapidly approaches, one local school district is making sure they are prepared for if, and when, it happens. Right now Duncan Public School officials are telling parents should be prepared for classes to be suspended from April 2nd through April 13 but if a deal is


Schools announce plan for work stoppage

Plans are developing for Duncan Public Schools as a teacher walkout is slated to begin April 2 if state legislators don't meet demands for sufficient teacher/support staff raises and funding for classrooms. Superintendent Melonie Hau and the district posted on their social media pages that parents a

DUNCAN BANNER - 2018-03-22 15:00:00

DAV brings Mobile Care Office to Duncan

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is an organization with a mission of empowering veterans to lead a high-quality life with respect and dignity by ensuring that they and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them. Twice a year, they take that mission on the road. They made


Daughter pleads guilty to incest in Stephens County

A Duncan woman accused of marrying her mother has pleaded guilty to incest. Misty Spann was accused of marrying her mother, Patricia Spann, in 2016. According to court records, she pleaded guilty Tuesday in exchange for a 10-year deferred sentence and two years of supervised probation. She will also


Warrant issued for Lawton man in child porn case

A Lawton man is facing child pornography charges after he was linked to an FBI investigation. 52-year-old Ernest Wiley in facing a felony charge of aggravated possession of child pornography. According to court documents, in mid-February an FBI agent was conducting an online investigation when he ca


Lawton woman dies in Tuesday night crash

A Lawton woman has died after a vehicle crash on Tuesday night in Cyril. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Devon Manigault was traveling east on State Highway 19 near the intersection of SH19 and SH277. They say Manigault failed to stop at a stop sign and went airborne. When she


Grady County grass fire forces evacuations, closes freeway

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) -- A wildfire fueled by dry vegetation and gusty winds has forced some Oklahoma residents to flee their homes and has closed part of a freeway. Grady County deputy emergency management director Amanda Wilkerson said Thursday flames are threatening structures near the H.E. Baile

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-22 18:37:03

Texas company settles Oklahoma pollution lawsuit

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) - A Texas-based oil field service company has settled a lawsuit with more than 100 southern Oklahoma residents who allege their homes and businesses were damaged by groundwater contamination caused by the company. The Journal Record reports that Halliburton Energy Services acknowl

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-22 16:24:48

Candidates discuss vision for Duncan

The City of Duncan mayoral election will take place on April 3. On Friday night, the first mayoral forum along the campaign trail took place in the city council chambers with both candidates answering questions about their vision for Duncan. Current Duncan Mayor Ritchie Dennington and former mayor G


"I thought my house was going to burn," Grass fire burns more than 100 acres in McClain County

MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. - A grass fire that burned 150 acres kept residents near Dibble from their home most of Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters said they don't know how the fire started. It was called into 911 just before 4 p.m. When crews arrived, they cleared nearby houses in the fire's path, but


Man charged with murdering father: Brooks accused of killing father to collect $500,000 life insurance policy

After several rounds of investigation, 30-year-old James Kyle Brooks has been charged with murder in the first degree with deliberate intent for allegedly killing his father, Timothy James Brooks, after taking out a $500,000 life insurance policy on him. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation wa


Abandoned structure burned to the ground near Sterling

STERLING, OK (KSWO) - Fire crews battled a structure fire out on Highway 17 near Sterling on Sunday. Officials say it happened around 12:15 p.m. An abandoned building close to the road went up in flames. Officials say it has been abandoned for more than 10 years. No word on how the fire started, but


Shooting outside Lawton businesses, no victim found

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A possible victim of a shooting outside multiple Lawton businesses has yet to come forward, according to a police report. The shooting happened just before midnight on Thursday night. Lawton police were called out to Fat Boys Pizza on Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard. Employees ther


I do not work as well with change as I use to

March 18, 2018 When you are reading this I hope Cleo and I are safe at home from the swap meet at Wichita. Last year we missed it because of health issues. and it turned out to be the last year at the Kansas Coliseum. This year it was held at the Century II Event Center downtown. I do not work as w


US 81 Is Closed After Fatality Collision Involving A Semi and Motorcycle

The southbound lanes of US 81 are closed after a fatality collision took place Sunday night. Police responded to a fatality collision involving a semi truck and a motorcycle around 8:50 p.m. south of Chickasha in Grady County. Stay with New 9 for updates as information becomes available.


'Cruising Downtown Duncan' approaches

Main Street Duncan, Inc. Executive Director Destiny Ahlfenger was at the Duncan Noon Lions Club meeting Wednesday to discuss upcoming events including 'Cruising Downtown Duncan' which will take place next weekend. "If you've never come to a car cruise, you don't have to have a car, you can just come