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Payless store in Duncan to close by end of 2019

Major shoe company Payless announced last week it would be filing for bankruptcy. As a result, the company will close stores across the county. Duncan’s Payless ShoeSource is among the 2,100 U.S. and Puerto Rico locations which will close. According to a report from New York Times, the shoe company


Well represented: 31 Stephens County Wrestlers heading to state

Having two wrestling regionals in their home county, the three area high school wrestling teams will be well represented as 31 athletes will be heading to Oklahoma City for the 2019 State wrestling tournament.


Oklahoma woman convicted after allegedly confessing to sexual abuse of a child

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman has been convicted of sexually abusing a boy in 2017. In March of 2018, authorities arrested Jake Few and Twila Few after investigators looked into remarks made by Twila Few after a domestic disturbance in Cleveland County.


Oklahoma committee advances bill to strip licenses of doctors who perform abortions

A bill that would strip the medical licenses of doctors who perform abortions passed out of a House committee Tuesday. House Bill 1182 would direct the Oklahoma Medical Board and the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to revoke the licenses of doctors who perform abortions except in cases


Oklahoma ranked 12th 'most sinful' state in United States, study says

Oklahoma has been ranked as the 12th "most sinful" state in the United States, according to a study from WalletHub . The report ranked states based on their anger, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.


Setting the bar: Duncan Swim finishes historic season at state

On Saturday evening, the Duncan Demons swim team brought home multiple medals after finishing a historic season which saw the team set a bar on many records at the Class 5A State Swim meet.


Duncan Rotary club recognizes several members

Duncan Rotary Club honored a passed club member, George Sherrill. It was George who challenged his fellow Rotarians to contribute to the Rotary International Foundation (RIF) and thereby helping the mission to eradicate polio in the world, provide clean water and eduction.


Black History Month: 13 historic all-black towns remain in Oklahoma

The all-black towns of Oklahoma represent a unique chapter in American history, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society website. Nowhere else, neither in the Deep South nor in the Far West, did so many African-American men and women come together to create, occupy and govern their own communiti


Dec. tax collections better than last year

The February distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from December business. The monies they reported this period represent sales from December 16th to December 31st and estimated sales from January 1st to January 15th. Oklahoma Ci


The price of marijuana in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — "You push your flower to the front, you’re ready to light it and consume," said Isaac Caviness. For many, Caviness became the face of the medical marijuana campaign through Green the Vote, and now, he's about to have the grand opening of his medical marijuana dispensary within


A fundraiser has been started for a Stephens County family who lost everything in a fire

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - “Everything that was left went up in a blaze” said Claudia Gifford. At around 6 am on February 10th, Claudia Gifford and her granddaughter woke up to a fire beginning to escalate inside their home off Refinery Rd and Old Highway 81.


2 more teens arrested in Chickasha murder case

Two more people have been arrested in connection to the January murder of a Chickasha man, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says. A news release says 16-year-old Dmillion Williams, (alias “NinePoint”) and 18-year-old Malcolm Jackson (aka “Highlife”) were arrested by Lawton police after a s


Oklahoma teens accused of rape accept lesser charge

TULSA, Okla. – Four former Oklahoma high school players accused of raping a teammate with a pool cue have been ordered to pay $300 in restitution, plus fines and court costs.


Man who told police about rape makes plea

An Olympia, Washington, man who told Washington State law enforcement in 2017 he had been sexually involved with female minors in the state and another female minor in Duncan more than 10 years ago entered a not guilty plea before Stephens County judges this week.


Oklahoma SNAP customers to receive food benefits March 1

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services will release all March SNAP food benefits on March 1. All eligible customers will automatically receive their benefits on March 1.


Oklahoma student passes away from bacterial meningitis

WOODWARD, Okla. – An Oklahoma community is mourning the loss of a student who recently passed away from bacterial meningitis. Woodward Public Schools Superintendent Kyle Reynolds told the Enid News and Eagle that a seventh-grade student died over the weekend from the bacteria.


Oklahoma Senate committee passes bills limiting 4-day school weeks

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma state Senate committee passed two bills Tuesday to limit and possibly eliminate 4-day school weeks. Senate Bill 441 requires schools to go back to 5-day weeks. Any school that wants to stay on a 4-day schedule would be able to plead its case to the state board of educatio


Photos: Winter Weather in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA- A new winter storm sweeps across Oklahoma brining, snow, ice, sleet, and cold temperatures. Upload your pictures or videos through the 4WarnMe app.


Oklahoma lawmakers to consider anti-abortion measures

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- State lawmakers are discussing proposed legislation that would revoke the medical licenses of Oklahoma doctors who perform unauthorized abortions. One proposal would direct the Oklahoma Medical Board and the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to strip the licenses of


Oklahoma House approves bill that would let you have phone out while voting

OKLAHOMA CITY — Soon, Oklahomans may not have to keep their cellphones away in the voting booth. Right now, Oklahomans cannot legally share photos of ballots on social media.