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Duncan Senator writes bill which would end funding for low-income pregnancies
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - A state Senator from Duncan has authored a bill that would eliminate a program in Oklahoma for pregnant women who are low income. Senator Paul Scott, a Republican from Duncan, authored Senate Bill 40 which would do away with the Soon-To-Be-Sooners program.
Man in jail for alleged strangulation
A quarrel over potentially viewed pornography left one man behind bars on assault and battery via strangulation charges. Timmothy Stephen Tilghman, of Duncan, sits on a $100,000 bond for the charge.
Youthful offender could face two charges of assault
The Duncan Police Department issued two charges, including assault, against a youthful offender. According to court documents, youthful offender AC could face charges of assault with intent to commit a felony and assault with a deadly weapon.
City council approves 2019 budget
Duncan City Council unanimously approved passing the 2019 city budget during Tuesday night’s council meeting. The 2019 budget estimates revenues to come in around $51,004,465. Expenditures for the year are budgeted for $60,706,230. The proposed budget expects an outcome where the ending fund balance
Happy Days? Director Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace
DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) - Oscar-winning movie director Ron Howard says he still feels connected to the Oklahoma town where he was born but never lived, after visiting the now-shuttered hospital of his birth.
DPS' high-tech learning: STEM Lab introduced at monthly school board meeting
Duncan Public Schools will be seeing some renovation to the old art buildings after Duncan Public Schools Foundation secured donations for a new STEM Lab/Innovation Hub for Duncan High School campus.
Voter registration deadline set for Friday
Any Duncan resident who wishes to participate in the January special election must register by Friday. The special election, on Jan. 8, 2019, will go to approving or disapproving the extension of a half-cent sales tax that directs funds toward two causes: city of Duncan infrastructure and Duncan Are
Oklahoma woman facing charges after allegedly leaving teen at rest stop
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is facing charges after police say she left a 17-year-old with autism at a rest stop in Kansas. On Nov. 29, investigators say a 17-year-old boy with autism, who can’t speak, was found at a Kansas rest stop without any identification.
No Mas Bueno: taco stand closes doors
Taco Bueno officials spilled the beans last month that the Tex-Mex fast-food restaurant filed for bankruptcy. Monday morning, a sign hung in the window of Duncan’s Taco Bueno, 1701 N. Highway 81, declaring the eatery closed for good.
Santa Town back again for family fun
Around this time of year, Santa Claus is in high demand. That’s why the Wren family wants to make sure the man in red takes time to visit Duncan by setting up St. Nick’s satellite office — Santa Town.
Pizza driver admitted in critical condition after Bypass crash
An evening crash Friday at the Bypass resulted in three going to the hospital. Sgt. Jarrod Bishop with Duncan Police Department said the call for the injury accident came in at 5:07 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.
New medical marijuana dispensary underway in Duncan
DUNCAN (KFDX/KJTL) - Construction is underway in Duncan at a new medical marijuana dispensary set to open in 2019. This is all happening after Oklahoman's voted to legalize medical marijuana earlier this year.
Bike donations ready to park under the tree
Byford Chevrolet got some new toys in the showroom. There are 45 brand new bikes ready to go to children in need. The annual Operation Santa Claus is organized by the Red River Best Chevrolet Dealers, which Byford is a part of, each year to collect bikes for Christmas.
K-9 Filo retiring from Sheriff’s Department
The Board of Stephens County Commissioners recognized the retirement of K-9 officer from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO). The board had to surplus out Filo as he is considered “equipment” and to legally take him off the.
Demons place well: Duncan boys win, girls place second in final home meet before holidays
In the last home meet before Christmas break, the Duncan girls’ swim team ran into a tough Deer Creek team and placed second while the Duncan boys swim team placed first. The relay teams continued to have success with two of the girls’ squads winning and setting school records, while the boys’ team
Local candidate for master’s degree at East Central University
Master’s degrees are expected to be granted to 95 candidates as East Central University conducts its 2018 Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Kerr Activities Center.
United Way Of Stephens County starts ’12 Days of Giving’
While leaders of the United Way of Stephens County continue their efforts to raise $325,000 for the 65th annual fund-raising campaign, a new event has been added to the local holiday calendar.
Community event seeks to raise Alzheimer’s awareness
Duncan Regional Hospital Pavilion Auditorium will play host to the Alzheimer’s Association Tuesday for an event to raise awareness and provide education on the disease. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Alzheimer’s Association will present an educational program titled Understanding Alzheimer’s and D
Demons back in the win column: Duncan Boys win final game of SOI Tournament
After winning the season opener, the Demons lost three straight games before Monday’s Southern Oklahoma Invitational Tournament final game, but Duncan got the 51-47 victory to get back in the win column.
OHP: 17-year-old girl dies in Garvin County collision
LINDSAY, Okla. (KOKH) — A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday from a fatal collision in Garvin County. The juvenile, who's name is being withheld, was traveling northbound on SH-76 when she entered the southbound lane for an unknown reason.