Sanitation rates to increase slightly

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DECLARED DILAPIDATEDMarlow residents will notice a slight increase in their sanitation bill after the Marlow Municipal Authority (MMA) adopted the rate changes provided by Waste Connections and approved by the South Central Oklahoma Environmental Authority (SCOEA) board Tuesday night.

Power remains in the hands of the people

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The people have spoken, and the legislature listened – at least for another year.
When state legislatures considered a proposition to take money out of Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) and the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to help fill their $1.3 billion budget shortfall, the cities within those authorities, including Marlow, sprang into action.

Sheriff: Irish Mob is an actual threat in county

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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office has been focusing on a crime syndicate within the county.
When people hear the term, “Irish Mob” they may think of a gang from Boston or from Ireland, and therefore may think it is ridiculous to think they would be in Southwest Oklahoma.

Tornado hits Stephens County

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STORM GATHERINGA tornado touched down at Central High, and threw a scare into Marlow when tornadic clouds were organizing over the city, but never came to fruition.
Two properties received damage in Central High, including the home of Chad and Mellissa Dyer at 6 Mile and Gatlin roads.

Relay for Life deemed success

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LARGE CROWDInclement weather did not scare off Marlow Relay for Life participants last Friday.
“Considering the tornado warnings and hail storm, we had a good turnout,” Jessie Genn, Marlow Relay for Life planning committee member, said. “We had 15 teams total and raised $24,342.92 with more trickling in.”