Sarae Simpson takes her first walk as 2016 Miss Black CU during the 2016 Dr. Valree Wynn Miss Black CU pageant Saturday night. She succeeded 2015 Miss Black CU Marissa Williams.
Five contestants vied for the crown at the 2016 Dr. Valree Wynn Miss CU pageant Saturday night. Crowned as 2016 Miss Black CU was Sarae Simpson.
Voter wait in line Friday as they take advantage of the final day of in-person absentee voting at the Comanche County Courthouse. Polls will open Tuesday for residents who want to vote in the traditional manner for Lawton City Council’s Ward 7 and Area 1 Lawton school board races, as well as school board, city council race and bond issue races across the county and region.
South Lawton residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to select a representative for the Ward 7 City Council seat. And voters across the region will be deciding school board and council races and a school bond issue.
Students from Great Plains Technology Center got a sweet taste of the real worlds of business management and information technology during the past semester, joining forces in a new instructional exercise that paired the talents of each realm. Participants brought together by the computer included, from left, Redena Bantiles, Maria Ihasz-Hedenskoog, Dreshawn Wilkins, Jessica Herrera, desktop information technology support instructor Jeff Standridge and business management instructor Nicole Wilson.
Students at Great Plains Technology Center have been merging worlds this year, giving them a taste of what awaits them in the fields of business and technology. 
From left, inaugural plunger Charley Wright tries to outlast John Paul Brisolara, Kyle Woodwards, Joseph Brisolara and Matthew Brisolara after diving into the cold waters of Medicine Creek Saturday during the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
MEDICINE PARK  Would-be polar bears took the plunge into Medicine Creek Saturday.
Mike Elledge takes a shot in the billiards room at the Duncan Senior Citizens Center.
DUNCAN - Clear white lights will be twinkling across the ceiling and boots will be scootin' across the floor come Saturday night at the Duncan Senior Citizens Center.
Former Elgin Public School Superintendent Tom Crimmins was named Elgin Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year and Mark Henry, president of Liberty Bank, accepted the award for Liberty Bank being named as Business of the Year. The awards were given Saturday night at the Elgin Chamber of Commerce banquet held at Cameron University.
At the annual Elgin Chamber of Commerce banquet it was a night of laughter and honors. Comedian Diana Jordan provided the laughter. The selection of the Citizen of the Year and the Business of the Year, along with the introduction of the past and future chamber officers, provided the honors.
Sarae Simpson takes her first walk as 2016 Miss Black CU during the 2016 Dr. Valree Wynn Miss Black CU pageant Saturday night. She succeeded 2015 Miss Black CU Marissa Williams.
Voter wait in line Friday as they take advantage of the final day of in-person absentee voting at the Comanche County Courthouse. Polls will open Tuesday for residents who want to vote in the traditional manner for Lawton City Council’s Ward 7 and Area 1 Lawton school board races, as well as school board, city council race and bond issue races across the county and region.
Students from Great Plains Technology Center got a sweet taste of the real worlds of business management and information technology during the past semester, joining forces in a new instructional exercise that paired the talents of each realm. Participants brought together by the computer included, from left, Redena Bantiles, Maria Ihasz-Hedenskoog, Dreshawn Wilkins, Jessica Herrera, desktop information technology support instructor Jeff Standridge and business management instructor Nicole Wilson.
From left, inaugural plunger Charley Wright tries to outlast John Paul Brisolara, Kyle Woodwards, Joseph Brisolara and Matthew Brisolara after diving into the cold waters of Medicine Creek Saturday during the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
Mike Elledge takes a shot in the billiards room at the Duncan Senior Citizens Center.
Former Elgin Public School Superintendent Tom Crimmins was named Elgin Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year and Mark Henry, president of Liberty Bank, accepted the award for Liberty Bank being named as Business of the Year. The awards were given Saturday night at the Elgin Chamber of Commerce banquet held at Cameron University.

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