Gwen Cox, right, and her granddaughter Allee Passmore share a smile as they walk down the hallway of Lawton High School.
Education was important in the Braddy household and Gwen Cox said she always knew  without it ever being articulated  that she and her brother would go to college.
About a week ago, Brad Dalke found a way to blend in with the average golfer.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)  A memorial and museum built to remember the worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade so it can better portray how different the world was when Timothy McVeigh blew up the Oklahoma City federal building 19 years ago this past Saturday.
Lawtonian Jodie Whittington was sure she had allergies since seasonally for about 40 years, and her sneezing, coughing and sinus congestion would get worse  until she found out she had a life-threatening condition that mimics allergies.
The Lawton police force, circa 1902, was helmed by legendary Old West lawman Heck Thomas, far left; his assistant police chief was the dapper Co. J.W. Hawkins, far right; and officers, from left, were Leka Hammon, Harry Foster and Bill Bruce. The photo was taken about two years before Hawkins was cut down in the streets by L.T. Russell, a former editor of The Lawton Daily Democrat.
A Lawton police officer has closed one very cold case. Sgt. Jeremy Coe said that, following the publication of a story in last week's Lawton Constitution, he was able to find the final resting place of Col. J.W. Hawkins. Hawkins was the first Lawton police officer to be killed in the line of duty.
Lawton firefighter Dudley Teeter listens as Michael Torres practices his reading at Washington Elementary School. Firefighters have been visiting the school as part of a reading mentorship called “Fired Up.” The program is slated to go districtwide in the near future.
Students at Washington Elementary School are "Fired Up" for reading, thanks to help from some Lawton firefighters.
Gwen Cox, right, and her granddaughter Allee Passmore share a smile as they walk down the hallway of Lawton High School.
The Lawton police force, circa 1902, was helmed by legendary Old West lawman Heck Thomas, far left; his assistant police chief was the dapper Co. J.W. Hawkins, far right; and officers, from left, were Leka Hammon, Harry Foster and Bill Bruce. The photo was taken about two years before Hawkins was cut down in the streets by L.T. Russell, a former editor of The Lawton Daily Democrat.
Lawton firefighter Dudley Teeter listens as Michael Torres practices his reading at Washington Elementary School. Firefighters have been visiting the school as part of a reading mentorship called “Fired Up.” The program is slated to go districtwide in the near future.

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