Duncan incubator welcomes new business

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GROWING BUSINESSStart-up company, Shabby Chick Cleaners, originally began producing their line of certified all natural cleaning products at their Duncan home, but kept growing and selling out at area farmer’s markets.

A brush with celebrity, and a life well-lived

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MUSEUM MEANDERINGSApproximately two years after the release of Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel,” his initial single on the RCA label, he was drafted into the military. Rather than seeking a deferment, he chose instead to fulfill his duty to his country.
Meanwhile, back in Duncan, Oklahoma, a young man named Lloyd Phillips dropped out of high school after tenth grade and enlisted in the Army. Reporting for duty on Aug. 11, 1958, the 17-year-old recruit underwent basic at Fort Carson, Colo.

Never too old for adventures

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Seven Sunshine OHCE members took a challenge most people or organizations would not even consider. Barbara Cox’s daughter Sheila Houston has lived in Australia a very long time. She is part of an organization called Foundation for Global Scholars/Cross Cultural Encounters. She and Lavenia James work together arranging for groups to travel to areas like Sote village in Fiji.

Bray-Doyle donation

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AGRICULTURAL SUPPLIESAGRICULTURAL SUPPLIES: Kenneth Adams after the loss of his wife is downsizing and recently donated approximately 60 welding goggles to the agricultural department at Bray-Doyle.

Thoroughbreds finding new lives in horse show

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GETTING READYLara Armstrong has a soft spot in her heart for horses, especially thoroughbreds whose racing days have come to an end.
Armstrong lives on an 80-acre property with her family and about 30 horses.