Government

Absentee ballots applications now accepted
Voters in Stephens County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the August 28 Runoff Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary...
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Marlow city councilmen listen as city manager Jason McPherson (right) goes over an agenda item at the July meeting Tuesday. City declares sidewalk project complete
Marlow city councilmen declared the downtown sidewalk repair project complete and made the final payment at its meeting Tuesday. Ward 2 councilman...

Aug. 1 deadline to submit FSA County Committee nomination
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director for Stephens County, D. Lance Carter, today reminded farmers and ranchers that they...
Former Marlow grad Whaley named ADA for District 5 Former Marlow grad Whaley named ADA for District 5
Marlow High School Class of 1989 graduate David Whaley has been named an assistant district attorney for District 5 (Comanche and Cotton...

Commissioners meet on state lawsuit
Stephens County commissioners met in executive session to discuss possibly taking steps forward to become involved with the state attorney general’s lawsuit against Purdue...
ELECTION DAY: Bobby Wortham of Marlow reaches for his voter identification card as he prepares to vote in the primary elections at Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Tuesday afternoon. Murphree, Sweat headed to run-off
Stephens County will have a new county commissioner next year as incumbent David McCarley finished third in the Republican primary...

Utility bills causing court problems
Stephens County Commissioners heard from Judge Ken Graham and Court Clerk Dana Blevins about the shortage of court funds to pay its 25 percent portion of courthouse utility...
GIVING SOME POINTERS: West Wind Assisted Living resident Jimmy Williams talks to GOP gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt at a campaign stop in Marlow last Wednesday. Stitt finished second to Mick Cornett in Tuesday’s primary and will face the former Oklahoma City governor in an Aug. 28 run-off. Cornett, Stitt to battle for GOP nomination
GOP gubernatorial candidates Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt will fight it out in August for the right to face Democrat nominee Drew Edmondson to...

Marijuana law passes
The state legalization for the use of medicinal marijuana lost the battle in Stephens County but it won the war statewide as voters overwhelmingly approved State Question...
SEEKING VOTES: (from left) David McCarley, Kreg Murphree and Dennis Sweat addressed voters at a public forum at the Marlow Lions Den on Monday night. The GOP primary election is Tuesday. For a video of the full forum, visit The Marlow Review Facebook page. GOP candidates make final pitch for votes
Three GOP District 1 County Commissioner candidates faced off in Marlow on Monday night. Incumbent commissioner David McCarley and GOP candidates...

MARIJUANA FORUM: Dr. Matt Ivory (center) talks as Bud Scott of New Health Solutions (left) and District Attorney Jason Hicks listen during the SQ 788 Public Forum held in front of an overflow crowd at the DRH Pavilion on Tuesday night. Public forum held on SQ 788
A standing-room only crowd filled the auditorium at the Duncan Regional Hospital pavilion to listen to a forum on State Question 788, commonly...

BILL SIGNED: AARP Oklahoma volunteers, staff, Sen. Adam Pugh and Rep. Marcus McEntire with Governor Mary Fallin at the ceremonial bill signing of HB 3328. Bill to help prevent elder abuse signed
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin held a ceremonial bill signing on June 15th to officially observe the passage of two pieces of legislation to protect...

Fairground tax beneficial, says commissioner
Stephens County Commissioner Russell Morgan is asking voters to consider renewing the quarter-cent sales tax that benefits the fairgrounds for several reasons. “It’s very...
Commissioners ok new security console
Stephens County Commissioners gave approval for courthouse security to look into getting a new security desk console for the west entrance to the building. Allen Street,...
GOP Meet the Candidates forum to be held
Stephens County District 1 voters will get the opportunity to see all four GOP candidates running for county commissioner June 18. The Marlow Review and the Duncan Chamber...
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