Some people retire and then go see the world. Hazel Shannon she's already seen such places as France, Germany and Italy, so when she retires later this month she's just going to sit around and enjoy her large family and work to help others who are less fortunate.
From left, Katherine, John and Tinker Hruby are shown in a family photo. The three were remembered at a memorial service Sunday as great friends to Duncan High School and to the Duncan and Marlow communities.
Many tears were shed and hugs shared Sunday afternoon by more than 1,000 people, including scores of teenagers from Duncan High School, who attended a memorial service for John, Tinker and Katherine Hruby in Duncan.
A Lawton native and one of the University of Oklahoma's "greatest assets" is the namesake of its college of journalism and mass communication's new student services center.
After 37 years of abusing drugs and alcohol, Carol Billiot said she learned firsthand a very important lesson: "It is never too late to change." She was living in McAlester when she hit rock bottom in 2013.
Christina Erman is hoping to make the road back to recovery a one-way street. "People will come to us really broken with no handle on how to fix things," Erman, the chief executive officer of Roadback Inc., said. "Our goal is to help them simplify things, make (recovery) a better experience."
Volleyball is an emotional sport. In a match with as many as five games played  going to 25 points or more in some cases  there's a lot of scoring. A lot of peaks and valleys. But that's on the court.
From left, Katherine, John and Tinker Hruby are shown in a family photo. The three were remembered at a memorial service Sunday as great friends to Duncan High School and to the Duncan and Marlow communities.

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