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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,...


Top ten stories of the past year
2016 proved to be an interesting year in the area with plenty of ups and downs. Following is a list of the top 10 stories from this year: *Halliburton layoffs* The drop...
AN OKLAHOMA CHRISTMAS: German exchange student Svenja “Vinny” Luggenhoelscher changed her mind about going home to Germany for the holidays in order to experience Christmas in the U.S. Vinny, a sophomore, is attending Bray-Doyle for the school year. A home away from home: ‘Vinny’ soaking in new experience
It is 4,948 miles from Bottrop, Germany to Bray, Okla. according to Google maps, but for one foreign exchange student, this feels like...


COMMON SIGHT: Anyone traveling east on Highway 29 from Marlow or north on Highway 81 towards Rush Springs cannot help but notice the changed landscape. Nearly 120 wind turbines have been installed Stephens and Grady counties. Wind farm up and running
The Rush Springs Wind Energy Center that includes 119 wind turbines in Stephens and Grady counties came online earlier this month and is fully...


GETTING WET: Staff and volunteers from the Garland Smith Public Library walk along the Marlow parade route on Saturday morning. The weather conditions made attendance and participation smaller, but most people still seemed to enjoy themselves. Rain dampens Marlow’s parade
Soggy weather played havoc with the Marlow Christmas Parade, but the show did go on last Saturday. With a steady rain set in, the parade, which...


CHRISTMAS PARADE: A decorated antique tractor makes its down Main Street in Marlow during last year’s Christmas parade. The 2016 version of the parade begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Christmas Parade coming Saturday
Marlow’s annual Christmas Parade has been scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m., with Scout Pack 409 serving as color guard and leading the parade. The...


NEW BGOC PRESIDENT: Joe Ligon, pastor of First Baptist Church of Marlow, sits at his office at his church. Ligon was voted the new president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma for a one-year term last week. Ligon named president of state Baptist convention
Joe Ligon has been known as a community leader in Marlow for several years. The former Marlow Public Schools superintendent and current pastor of...


MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS: DAEDF Chairman Terry Snider, and President Lyle Roggow present checks to Middle School Race and Overall Competition winners Roland Cook of Duncan Middle School, Hayden McKinney of Marlow Middle School, and Grant Lagaly of Duncan Middle School. Students puts engineering to fun use
There was a need for speed at Duncan Middle School on Monday. The Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation (DAEDF) hosted this year’s Duncan...


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