LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBERS: (l-r) Melvin Sheppeard, adult; Michael Cavanaugh, Duncan; Janice Dove, adult; Velma Jones, adult; Rydder Greenway, Comanche; and Brandon Brock, Empire. RRTC wins big at District SkillsUSA Leadership competition
Red River Technology Center’s first SkillsUSA Leadership Team won big at the District SkillsUSA Leadership competition recently, with five members...

First grade musical
INSECTS GALORE: Marlow Elementary School first-graders perform for classmates at the Marlow High School auditorium last Thursday afternoon. They...

Brantley named regional female scholar-athlete of the year Brantley named regional female scholar-athlete of the year
Marlow senior Blair Brantley was recently selected as the Oklahoma Coaches Association (OCA) Region 5 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the...

TALKING TO CONSTITUENTS: State Rep. Marcus McEntire (right) gives an opening statement about the latest Legislative session as Sen. Chris Kidd waits his turn at CU-Duncan last Friday morning. Local legislators address constituents
With the failure of the Step Up Plan and the subsequent budget cuts, the Oklahoma State Legislature is continually finding itself in a tough...

Governor continues burn ban across state
Governor Mary Fallin today extended and expanded a burn ban to include 52 counties because of extreme and extraordinary fire danger.  Conditions have continued to...

CRAZY WEATHER: The gates at the Stephens County Fairgrounds are covered with ice after freezing rain came through the area Tuesday afternoon. Morning temperatures started in the 60s before plummeting to below freezing in a matter of hours. Freezing rain hits area
Tuesday, people in Marlow woke up to short sleeve weather, but a heavy coat was needed by lunchtime. Temperatures started out in the 60s, but...

GRAND CHAMPION GILT: Cameron McAdams of Marlow FFA won Grand Champion Gilt at the Jr. Livestock Show on Tuesday afternoon. He is pictured with judge Brian Anderson. Jr. Livestock Show under way
Relatively new to swine showing, Cameron McAdams did not take long to catch up. McAdams, a Marlow High School junior, and member of the FFA...

Early-morning accident claims life
A Marlow man was killed when the vehicle he was driving was hit head-on by another driver early in the morning on Feb. 16. According to an...