Lawton High School senior Tiara Amantine receives an incentive check from Boeing representative retired Col. Charles Adair for qualifying Advanced Placement test scores last school year during an awards ceremony Thursday morning. Similar ceremonies were held this week at all three city high schools for students who passed AP tests with qualifying scores in 2013-2014.
Students who passed Advanced Placement tests last academic year at Lawton Public Schools were rewarded for their hard work this week. Eisenhower High School and MacArthur High School held awards ceremonies Wednesday, while Lawton High School held its awards ceremony Thursday.
From left, Keshia Keith, signs a check to purchase a T-shirt to support Marie Detty Youth and Familly Services as Barbara Burk and Margaret Valentine converse Thursday evening in City Hall during the Second Annual Domestic Violence Forum. The event offered a frank discussion by the community as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Statistics became faces, names and stories Thursday evening in Lawton's City Hall as "The Mask We Wear" was removed to reveal that the victims of domestic violence are close  and it's time for a change.
Will Archer, manager of the Mountain Park Master Conservancy District, left, participates in a panel discussion on water rights administration during the 35th Annual Governor’s Water Conference Thursday in Oklahoma City. With Archer are other panelists, from left, James Barnett of Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson; Dean Couch of GableGotwals; Mike Fuhr, state director of the Oklahoma chapter of The Nature Conservancy; and Mike Mathis, regulatory affairs advisor for Continental Resources.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin declared water one of Oklahoma's most precious resources and commended conservation efforts at the local and state levels during the second day of the 35th Annual Governor's Water Conference Thursday.
Seventeen-year-old Olivia Komahcheet performs with the deft and skill of an elder during Tim Saupitty’s art reception Saturday at the Museum of the Great Plains. An all-around artist, this Lawton teen is gaining a reputation for her musical and graphic artistry.
I was fortunate enough last weekend to catch a 17-year-old dazzle while creating music at Tim Saupitty's artist reception at the Museum of the Great Plains. 
A petition is being circulated expressing the support of Lawton-Fort Sill and area residents for Fort Sill and opposing a proposal to slash the post’s numbers by up to 6,842 people.
Members of the Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce are circulating a petition expressing their support for Fort Sill and opposition to a proposal to slash its numbers by up to 6,842, Chamber President Debra Welch said Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, left, talks to Lawton community leaders, from left: Nate Slate, Toney Stricklin, Deano Cox and Bob Milner. Inhofe was in Lawton Wednesday for a community event.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said he is following a routine schedule and visiting Oklahoma constituents as he normally would, despite being less than two weeks away from a race for his seat.
Lawton High School senior Tiara Amantine receives an incentive check from Boeing representative retired Col. Charles Adair for qualifying Advanced Placement test scores last school year during an awards ceremony Thursday morning. Similar ceremonies were held this week at all three city high schools for students who passed AP tests with qualifying scores in 2013-2014.
From left, Keshia Keith, signs a check to purchase a T-shirt to support Marie Detty Youth and Familly Services as Barbara Burk and Margaret Valentine converse Thursday evening in City Hall during the Second Annual Domestic Violence Forum. The event offered a frank discussion by the community as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Will Archer, manager of the Mountain Park Master Conservancy District, left, participates in a panel discussion on water rights administration during the 35th Annual Governor’s Water Conference Thursday in Oklahoma City. With Archer are other panelists, from left, James Barnett of Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson; Dean Couch of GableGotwals; Mike Fuhr, state director of the Oklahoma chapter of The Nature Conservancy; and Mike Mathis, regulatory affairs advisor for Continental Resources.
Seventeen-year-old Olivia Komahcheet performs with the deft and skill of an elder during Tim Saupitty’s art reception Saturday at the Museum of the Great Plains. An all-around artist, this Lawton teen is gaining a reputation for her musical and graphic artistry.
A petition is being circulated expressing the support of Lawton-Fort Sill and area residents for Fort Sill and opposing a proposal to slash the post’s numbers by up to 6,842 people.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, left, talks to Lawton community leaders, from left: Nate Slate, Toney Stricklin, Deano Cox and Bob Milner. Inhofe was in Lawton Wednesday for a community event.

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