Pam Dobbins of Christian Helping Hands with a check presented from United Way of Stephens County on behalf of the Duncan Area Economic Development Authority for local food banks. Photo submitted

Local food banks receive donations

Across the country, families are being impacted by COVID-19 with businesses shuttering their storefronts and reducing staff. In Oklahoma, the economic impact is enhanced as a result of the oil and gas industry’s low energy prices causing additional lay-offs. Many individuals who have never needed public programs are now seeking assistance, which is putting a strain on available resources.

County commissioners Russell Morgan, Todd Churchman and Kreg Murphree and Jenny Moore and Jordan Otey of the county clerk’s office talk before the beginning of Monday’s meeting at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. Todd Brooks/The Comanche Times

Commissioners get update

Stephens County Commissioners met at the Stephens County Fairgrounds for the first time after conducting meetings by teleconference from the courthouse the past three weeks. The courthouse has been closed to the public during that time.

He Is Risen!

When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. And they bound him and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate the governor.


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