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CONGRESSIONAL VISIT: U.S. Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma (right) speaks as Brad Boles (left), Jared Head, Scotty Williams of Wilco Machine & Fabrication leadership at the business last Wednesday afternoon. Also pictured is Cole’s local representative Thomas Lewis. Cole pays visit to Marlow business
U.S. Congressman Tom Cole made a stop in Marlow at Wilco Manufacturing last week. Cole says Congress made great strides in the last session even...


READY TO GET STARTED: New Marlow science teacher Taylor Schooling stands with a mural of Albert Einstein he and his wife painted for his high school classroom. It is one of two murals in the classroom. New science teacher puts med school on hold
Marlow’s new science teacher has an appropriate name for his job. Taylor Schooling, a recent Oklahoma State graduate, has been hard at work...


GETTING CLOSE: Jayden and Chevi-Lyn Rush were at Marlow Elementary School along with their mother to enroll for classes at Marlow Elementary School as MES secretary Leigh Throckmorton helps out on Tuesday morning. Classes begin at Marlow on Aug. 10. New student enrollment
GETTING CLOSE: Jayden and Chevi-Lyn Rush were at Marlow Elementary School along with their mother to enroll for classes at Marlow Elementary School...


Chutes agreement for fairgrounds finally reached
It took more than a month to work out the kinks, but the Stephens County Commission and McCoys finally reached an agreement that worked for both parties Monday...
Commissioners discuss jail issues
The county jail was the subject of a lengthy discussion at the Stephens County Commissioners meeting Monday morning. Sheriff Wayne McKinney and three staff members...
NEW CHIEF: Jason Miller stands in the Marlow Fire Department on Tuesday, his second day on the job as the city’s new fire chief. Miller named new Marlow fire chief
Jason Miller never lived in Marlow, but the new Marlow fire chief Jason Miller definitely has roots in the community. His grandparents lived in...


NO CHANGES: Comanche city manager Chuck Ralls (right) talks with Brenda Merchant of Waste Connections as other SCOEA members look on before the start of their meeting in Duncan on Thursday. SCOEA tables change in trash service
City representatives of the South Central Oklahoma Environmental Authority (SCOEA) told Waste Connections representatives they wanted to wait a...


QUEEN CAB: Stephens County Free Fair Little Miss queen Addilen Wright sits atop a truck and waves to the crowd as part of the Marlow Fourth of July parade Tuesday. Annual Marlow celebration a huge success
It was a long, but fun-filled day in Marlow as the city celebrated the Fourth of July on Tuesday. The day started at 9:15 a.m. with the annual...


It’s party time in Marlow
The City of Marlow is ready for its annual 4th of July celebration this week, and there looks to be a jam-packed day of activities at Redbud...


PARK VANDALIZED: Redbud Park was vandalized last week, including the removal of globes. Most were able to be reinstalled after being found, but two are needing being replaced. Vandals hit Redbud Park
With the city’s 4th of July just around the corner some vandals have been busy at Redbud Park, the scene of the upcoming celebration. Vandals...


FLYING COWBOY: A young rider is thrown off a bucking bronco at the annual Duncan Noon Lions Club Rodeo at Claud Gill Arena in Duncan last year. No horsing around: Lions Club Rodeo back for 37th year
No summer would be complete without the Duncan Noon Lions Club Open Rodeo. A staple of the community now for 37 years begins tonight (Thursday)...


Vigil held in Marlow for dead teen
More than three dozen people gathered at Redbud Park in Marlow to honor the memory of Duncan teenager Dylan Black on June 7. The 17-year-old was...


Suspects arrested in murder case Suspects arrested in murder case
An alleged marijuana purchase gone bad has led to the arrest and initial court appearance of four adults and two juveniles in a case involving the...


LONGTIME CEMETERY: An American flag waves in honor of Memorial Day at the Woodlawn Cemetery on County Road 1580 between Marlow and Rush Springs. Area cemetery retains local history
For more than a century, the peaceful Woodlawn Cemetery has been the final resting place of several area residents. The cemetery about 5 1/2 miles...


TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Marlow Public Schools first-grade teacher Terrie Keck was named the district’s Teacher of the Year by superintendent George Coffman last Friday. Keck, Peters honored by district
Marlow Public Schools superintendent George Coffman jokingly refers to Terrie Keck as the Susan Lucci of Marlow. Lucci, a famous soap opera...


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