Young talent to headline United Way Follies

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UNITED WAY FOLLIES IIIFour of the solo performers in Saturday night’s United Way of Stephens County’s Follies III presented by AT&T are students at Duncan Middle School, but don’t let their teen and pre-teen ages fool you.

Marlow’s fair lady is county fair’s new queen

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Brooke Morriston, 2015 Miss Stephens County Free FairWhen the Stephens County Free Fair opened today (Thursday), lovely Brooke Morriston, a 15-year-old sophomore at Marlow High School, stood ready to reign over the festivities as the 2015 Miss Stephens County Free Fair queen.

Harris named United Way campaign chairman

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MICHAEL HARRISMichael Harris, a dedicated Duncan community volunteer for 20 years, will chair the 2015-16 United Way of Stephens County fund-raising campaign.
“We’re excited to have someone like Michael assume so important a role,” Doug Volinski, Chief Financial Officer at Duncan Regional Hospital and Chairman of the United Way Board of Directors, said at last week’s board meeting.

Watermelon Festival car show winners announced

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WINNERThe Grady County Sheriff‘s Office had a great time this past weekend at the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival hosting the car show, according to sheriff’s office in a news release.

Watermelon queen stays busy promoting festival

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AMBASSADORFor some girls growing up in Rush Springs, there may not be a greater prize than to be crowned Rush Springs Watermelon Queen.
Sydney Long was one of those girls who dreamed of having the crown. The 16-year-old Rush Spring High School junior had her eye on the prize at a young age. Since she was three years old to be exact.