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GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Suspect Kenneth Wheeler of Davis tries a reported stolen vehicle north on Highway 81 in Marlow on Monday night. Wheeler was eventually caught in Grady County following a long chase. Marlow scene of high-speed pursuit
Kenneth Allen Wheeler, age 32, of Davis, Oklahoma, was booked into Garvin County jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and felony...


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PRE-K PROGRAM: Marlow Elementary School Pre-K students put on a program for family at the high school auditorium last Thursday evening.


B-D makes coaching changes
The Bray-Doyle School Board made some changes to coaching assignments for the 2017-18 school year after accepting the resignation of head boys basketball coach Matt...
MARLOW WELCOME: Marlow superintendent George Coffman (right) welcomed Eddie and Amy Herchock to the district family at the Marlow School Board meeting Monday night. Eddie Herchock will teach elementary school physical education, and have coaching duties. Amy Herchock will be the high school guidance counselor. Marlow school district makes new hires
The Marlow School Board hired back all of its principals and assistant principals, and made some new hires in the process following an executive...


UNOCCUPIED HOME: Marlow firefighters battle a house fire on Steele Street in Marlow last Friday. The home did not have a current occupant, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation though Marlow fire chief Ryan Hall said most of the damage was in the attic and a bedroom. Structure fire
UNOCCUPIED HOME: Marlow firefighters battle a house fire on Steele Street in Marlow last Friday. The home did not have a current occupant, and the...


COMPLETED: Marlow firefighter Mykel Moreno shows the certificate he received for completing a tough fire academy course in February. Marlow firefighter completes tough test
Marlow firefighter Mykel Moreno recently received fire academy certification after completed a grueling month-long course in Chickasha. The...


TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS: Angela Wiles, mother of teenager Alyssa Wiles, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend in June 2013, speaks to attendees of a teen dating violence awareness event at Connections Church in Duncan on Tuesday night. Event shines light on teen dating violence
It has been nearly four years since Bradley and Angela Wiles had to say goodbye to their 14-year-old daughter, Alyssa. The Duncan teenager was...


THE TRADITION CONTINUES Valentine’s Day
THE TRADITION CONTINUES: Marlow student Lily Smith works on getting the Valentine’s Day gifts ready for Marlow Elementary School students to pick...


INTO THE FLAMES: Marlow firefighters douse a grassfire on Rose Road early Monday morning. No cause of the fire has been determined as of yet. Busy week for fire department
The Marlow Fire Department capped off a busy week early Monday morning by assisting the Duncan Fire Department on a wind-aided grassfire just east...


BALLOON SUCCESS: Marlow Elementary School students Keira Blundell, Olive Bell, and Riley Gaskins stand beside displays of letters and photos of people in Michigan, Missouri, and Massachusetts who wrote letters to the kindergarteners after finding balloons they released on the 100th day of school. Balloon release yields letters from afar
Marlow kindergartners received quite a surprise after launching more than 100 balloons representing 100 days of school. Three of those balloons...


LESS RESTRICTIONS: Heath Boyles, a Marlow nurse practitioner, stands outside his office in downtown Marlow. An Oklahoma House of Representatives bill is said to give nurse practitioners less restrictions, which would benefit rural patients in particular. Bill would give nurse practitioners a boost
A proposed bill in the Oklahoma House of Representatives would free up nurse practitioners to provide more medical care. House Bill 1013,...


BLESSED MAN: Steve Morris of Duncan is convinced he is alive today because David Standifer of Marlow was at the right place at the right time when his canoe took on water on Lake Waurika on Monday. Right place, right time: Preacher saves man from lake
“And He said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.’” (Matthew 4:19, NASB) As a preacher, David Standifer of Marlow has been a...


James Armstrong Local teen to ride in inaugural parade
A Marlow teenager will be getting an up close and personal view of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony Friday. James Armstrong...


WHITE BLANKET: The foot bridge at Red Bud Park is draped in snow after Marlow received two to three inches of the white stuff last Friday. Local school districts were still able to have school. There were some fender benders and some vehicles slipping and sliding off the roadways. One storm down, another to go
Last Friday morning, local residents awoke to a dusting of snow on the ground and bone-chilling temperatures in the teens with wind chills in...


HONORED: Bill Carter of Marlow shares a laugh with the House of Representatives at the State Capitol as Rep. Scott Biggs (left) and son Jerry Carter look on when Bill Carter was honored as the House of Reprentative’s Veteran of the Week in March. ‘Coach Carter’ leaves lasting legacy
Marlow lost an icon and one of its greatest treasures Monday. William Clement “Bill” Carter, a man who touched many lives in Marlow and beyond,...


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