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  1. Great State: Ranch Rodeo Practice is Everyday Work for These Cowboys Near Velma, OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... about every day, Zac, his uncles, cousins, and even a nephew move cattle to eat the grass on a thousand acres north of Velma. For the past 30 years ranching families have gathered in one place to compete in a sport that comes quite naturally. A ...

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  2. Commissioners Vote Not To Raise County Tax RateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... chose to not increase the county's tax rate. For the last 12 years the county's rate has remained at $.49 per VELMA, OK -- The heat is not stopping thousands of Texoma students from practicing for football season, which starts in just days. CARTER ...

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  3. Commissioners OK purchase of Meridian VFD bunker gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... governmental agreements with area communities to chip and seal roadways. The communities included the Town of Velma, the City of Comanche and the City of Marlow. n Board members acknowledged receiving a tort claim against the county from Joshua ...

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  4. Darren O'Keith JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8th at the funeral home Darren O'Keith James was born Jan. 25, 1960 in Duncan to Ivory and Velma James. Darren started his education at Ms. Ruby Kissee's Kindergarten, moving on to Douglass Elementary School for the 1st and ...

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  5. Velma Old Settlers Picnic draws to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    The 124th annual Velma Old Settlers Picnic wrapped up Saturday with a morning parade, followed by the naming of the 2014 Living Legend, and bronc riding to kick off the day's rodeo events.

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  6. Even with a wet July, the drought persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    If you live anywhere around the Ketchum Ranch, which is roughly 10 miles east of Duncan and 7 miles northwest of Velma, July was a wet month.

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  7. Velma Fire Department gives back at Founders DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | KSWO

    VELMA, Okla_ The City of Velma celebrated their Founders Day Saturday. The small, Stephens County town kicked off the festivities in the morning with a parade.

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  8. Schools set to return to sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... to class, four other school districts are slated to start their new school years. On Aug. 13, the Bray-Doyle and Velma-Alma school districts are scheduled to begin the 2014-15 school year. Velma teachers will return to school two days before its ...

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  9. Herman R. HatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... married his beloved wife, Lela Inez Mitchell, Feb. 5, 1951. They were married for 63 years. They resided in Healdton, Velma and Duncan most of their lives. Herman worked in the oilfield industry and farmed. He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and ...

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  10. One Oklahoma community hasn't climbed above 68 degrees todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... possible from Cheyenne to Clinton. A flood advisory was issued for the Duncan area and eastern Stephens County near Velma and Bray due to rain early Monday between 3:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates. 4:25 a.m. There is a ...

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  11. Heavy rain reported in western and southern Oklahoma early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Minor flooding was possible from Cheyenne to Clinton. A flood advisory was issued for the Duncan area and eastern Stephens County near Velma and Bray due to rain early Monday between 3:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

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  12. Trial delayed for man charged in teen's deathRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The first-degree murder trial of a Velma man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl has been delayed until January.

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  13. Trial Delayed For Man Charged In Velma Teen's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The first-degree murder trial of a Velma man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl has been delayed until January.

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  14. Melvis (Darla) Bernice SpoonemoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    Melvis Bernice Spoonemore, 91, of Duncan, passed away on July 21, 2014. Services will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Velma Church of Christ with Minister Michael Ward officiating.

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  15. Virgie Virginia McCammonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... Monday, July 21 at 1 p.m. at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Jerry Hurst officiating. Burial will follow at Velma Cemetery, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Viewing will be Sunday afternoon, 12-4 p.m. and Monday 9 a.m. until ...

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  16. CPR, firefighter training offered in VelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    Velma emergency responders will teach life-saving CPR and first aid skills beginning Sunday.

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  17. Commissioners approve June 24 primary election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... Approved a bid proposal which allows for the lease/purchase of two 400-gallon flat bed brush trucks for the Velma Volunteer Fire Department from Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Co. During the June 30 regular meeting, the commissioners reviewed ...

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  18. Sheriff's Office to form new task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... Sheriff Wayne McKinney said he is looking to include other agencies in the county, from Duncan, Marlow, Comanche and Velma, and possible surrounding areas to better serve the county. "We live in different times. We want to identify the criminal ...

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  19. Commissioners approve lease purchase of fire trucks for VelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    Stephens County commissioners approved the lease purchase of two fire brush trucks for the Velma Volunteer Fire Department, and the contract is set for approval next Monday.

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  20. Justin Wayne WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

    Justin Wayne White of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to Kenny Wayne White and Linda Gayle White on January 29, 1991 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and passed from this life on June 18, 2014 near Velma, Oklahoma at the age of 23 years.

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