Government

Citizens to vote on sales tax extension
Stephens County Commissioners voted to put on the June ballot two measures to continue two sales taxes last Wednesday. At a special called meeting needed in order to beat...
Governor’s race comes to Duncan
Supporters and undecided voters alike will have a chance to hear the Oklahoma gubernatorial candidates tonight (Thursday) in Duncan. The Duncan Chamber of Commerce has...
McCarley, Park face challengers in primary elections
Candidate filings for June primary elections ended last Friday. Most local and state incumbents did not draw an opponent. Incumbents who did draw an opponent include...
Thompson announces run for Oklahoma House District 65
Brandon Thompson, lifelong resident of Southwest Oklahoma, announces his run for Oklahoma House District 65. Some Oklahoma voters will get their first chance to vote for...
Coffee and politics
STITT VISIT: Gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt (left) talks with local residents at Viridian Coffee in Duncan on Monday morning. Stitt, a Norman...

Candidates for governor make way to Duncan
Oklahoma gubernatorial candidates will discuss issues facing the state during a public forum April 19 in Duncan at the Simmons Center, 800 Chisholm Trail Pkwy, Duncan. This...
Commissioners to decide on tax extension
By Todd Brooks The Marlow Review The Stephens County Health Department approached county commissioners about the possibility of purchasing a new vaccine storage...
Murphree announces commissioner candidacy
Lifelong Stephens County resident and registered Republican, Kreg Murphree, announced he will be a candidate for the District 1 Stephens County Commissioner seat. “If I am...
TRAVELING SENATOR: U.S. Sen. James Lankford stopped by to talk to the media at the Duncan Chamber of Commerce on Monday afternoon. Senator Lankford visits Duncan
U.S. Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma is making visits across the state meeting with community, government and business leaders. Lankford was at...

SWEARING IN: Rep. Brad Boles, R-Marlow, is sworn into office Tuesday by State Supreme Court Justice James R. Winchester in the Oklahoma House of Representatives chamber at the state Capitol. Boles is accompanied his wife Michelle and their two children: Kristin, 7, and Matthew, 5. Boles takes oath of office
State Rep. Brad Boles was sworn into the Oklahoma House of last Friday to represent House District 51. The district includes Grady, McClain and...

Parking issues addressed again
By Todd Brooks The Marlow Review Parking problems continue to be an issue at the Stephens County Courthouse. Stephens County commissioners heard concerns from court...
Rental agreements passed by Commission
Stephens County Commissioners voted without discussion to approve a Stephens County Fair and Expo Center rental agreement tabled from last week. Last week, commissioners...
Area sales tax collections increase
The March distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from January business period for sales from January...
Conservation districts celebrate anniversary
The Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) celebrate its 80th anniversary Feb. 25-27 in OKC. Robbie Bowles and Alisa Marshall of the Stephens County...
Commissioners hold off on agenda items
By Todd Brooks The Marlow Review Two items took up most of the time of the Stephens County Commissioners meeting both eventually had no action taken or was tabled. First...