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Meet the Candidates Public Forum to be held
A public forum featuring Kreg Murphree (Republican) and Butch Graham (Democrat) is slated at the Lions’ Den at 223 W. Main Street in Marlow for...


Player attacked at Bray-Doyle game
CLARIFICATION TO A PREVIOUS ARTICLE: only Bray-Doyle staff escorted players to the locker room following the game, not staff and sheriff deputies....


State superintendent Joy Hofmeister stopped by Central High last Thursday morning to visit students, teachers and administrators. Pictured: (from left) Central High elementary principal LeAnn Johnson, superintendent Bennie Newton, state superintendent Joy Hofmeister, and high school principal Wendy DeIorio. Hofmeister visits CHS
State superintendent Joy Hofmeister may be an administrator but she showed the heart of a teacher at her visit to Central High last Thursday...


City attorney Ryan Riddel swears in new city councilman Joe Marcano Tuesday. Marcano replaces Joe Graham in Ward 1. Graham resigned earlier this month. City council adds new member to ranks
The City of Marlow lost a city council member and gained another at its monthly meeting Tuesday. Ward 1 councilman Joe Graham resigned effective...


State superintendent Joy Hofmeister reads to Mrs. Thornton's third grade class at Central High. State superintendent visits Central High
State superintendent Joy Hofmeister stopped by Central High and spent more than an hour seeing the campus, meeting teachers and talking with...


BLESSING BOX: First United Methodist Church in Marlow has constructed a box to hold food and personal hygiene items for those in need across from the church at 109 N. 5th. Blessing Box makes immediate impact
Rose Massey knew there was a need, she just did not realize how big of a need there was. The First United Methodist Church member had seen...


MAKING THE CLIMB: Marlow firefighters (from left) Blaine Richardson, Eric Spurlock, Brandon Burchfield and Jeff Prater climbed 110 flights of stairs in honor of firefighters killed in the 9-11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Local firefighters remember the fallen
It was both honoring and humbling at the same time for four Marlow firefighters last Saturday. For the fourth time, Marlow firefighters were able...


Butch Graham with his grandson Preston Nunley at the calf fry Saturday. Graham kicks campaign into higher gear
Without a primary opponent, Stephens County Commissioner candidate, Butch Graham, a Democrat, has been able to sit back and wait for the Republican...


Mickey Hoy passes away over the weekend
Mickey Hoy, one of the pillars of the Marlow community, passed away Sunday in Duncan. Hoy was noted for a Hall of Fame football coaching career to...


Yayo's Run in the books
Participants in the 2018 Yayo's Run pose for a picture before leaving out on the annual benefit run Saturday morning.


Drug Task Force issues 15 arrest warrants
Investigators with the District Six Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office concluded a 12-month narcotics...


Charles Lockhart posted this picture of he and Jennifer Jadrich on his Facebook page one day before her body was discovered in his truck. Woman's body found in truck
Few facts are known about a woman who was found dead in a semi-truck at the Lawton-Duncan “Y” on Aug. 28. A Michigan man, Charles Lockhart, is...


Yayo's Run makes annual appearance
The always popular Yayo’s Run will take place this Saturday. Motorcycles galore will be hitting the street around 10:30 a.m. for the 13th annual...


RETIREMENT PARTY: The City of Marlow is throwing longtime employee George Weeaks a retirement party today (Thursday) in a come-and-go event at the Garland Smith Library from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Weeaks retiring from city street department
After working nearly 31 years for the City of Marlow, George Weeaks decided it was time to retire.“I could have waited until September to make it...


MOVING ON: Kreg Murphree gets a congratulatory hug from a supporter at his watch party in Duncan on Tuesday night. Murphree edged Dennis Sweat by 58 votes to claim the Republican nomination for County Commissioner District 1. Murphree sweats out win in primary run-off
It came down to the wire but Kreg Murphree held off Dennis Sweat to represent the Republicans in the general election for the District 1 county...