Government

Charles “Chuck” Murdock Murdock making another run for House
For the second time in a little more than a year Charles “Chuck” Murdock of Marlow is running for state representative. Murdock, a Democrat, ran...


Commissioners acknowledge complaint
Stephens County Commissioners hired an attorney Monday morning to investigate the claims made by employees against the commissioners. Details of the complaint were not...
GOP WINNER: Brad Boles talks to Lyle Roggow (left) of the Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation at Boles’ watch party at Flores Mexican Restaurant on Tuesday night. Looking on is Boles’ wife Michelle and State Rep. Marcus McEntire. Boles wins in a landslide
Heading into Tuesday’s GOP Primary, Brad Boles knew he had done everything he could have possibly done to get votes. That effort paid off with...


Brad Boles GOP voters to go to polls Tuesday
(Editor’s note: Brad Boles’ Republican primary opponent Dustin Payne did not return a message from The Marlow Review seeking an interview.) On...


Fairgrounds job descriptions questioned
Stephens County Commissioners tabled again the job descriptions of caretaker, groundskeeper, and secretary at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center. District 1...
Anderson out at fairgrounds
Stephens County Commissioners officially fired fairgrounds director Mike Anderson in front of a standing-room-only crowd Monday. Anderson had been suspended following a...
CANDIDATE VISITS: Duncan Mayor Ritchie Dennington welcomed lieutenant governor candidate Dana Murphy to the city on Monday morning. Murphy was making her way through the area to meet with people and to hear their concerns. Murphy makes Duncan stop
Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dana Murphy made a stop in Duncan on Monday morning. Murphy, currently the Chairman of the Oklahoma Corporation...


Voters should apply early for absentee ballots
Voters in Stephens County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the January 9 Special House District 51 Election should apply now, County Election Board...
Mixed reactions to special session
By Todd Brooks The Marlow Review Gov. Mary Fallin’s call for a second special session this week met with mixed reactions. Some mixed reactions even came from the same...
No political races in Marlow, five running for county commissioner
The 2018 local political races are set after the filing period ended last Wednesday. Marlow will not have any contested races. Marlow School Board incumbent Darren Alaniz...
Bowen formally announces retirement
After more than 25 years of county service, Stephens County Commissioner Dee Bowen has turned in his retirement letter effective at the end of the current calendar...
Special election called for commissioner’s seat
Governor Mary Fallin has called a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of Stephens County Commissioner District 3, County Election Board Secretary Angela...
Filings near end
Here are the filings for various elected positions throughout Stephens County through 5 p.m. Tuesday. Filing ended Wednesday at 5 p.m. Only two contested seats so far...
OFF AND RUNNING: Brad Boles of Marlow talks to supporters at Boles’ campaign kickoff for the State Rep. District 51 seat on Tuesday. Primary elections will be Jan. 9, 2018 with the general election on March 6, 2018. Kickoff campaign held for Boles
By Todd Brooks The Marlow Review A standing room only crowd watched and listened as Brad Boles had his kickoff campaign event for a seat at the...


Mayor, city council positions up for election
Two of the five seats on the city council will be up for election in 2018. The filing period begins in December. The positions are the councilmember for Ward III and...