Comanche County Election Board Secretary Amy Sims, right, reviews numbers Friday as she and election board member Don Nelson complete the certification process for Tuesday’s primary election. That process included evaluation of provisional ballots that added one vote to the final tally won by Ward 4 challenger Jody Maples, who is proceeding to a general election with Ward 4 incumbent Jay Burk.
Two Lawton Ward 4 candidates will continue with plans to meet each other on the Nov. 8 general election ballot, after both declined to file challenges to election results by the Friday deadline.
Nathan Smith of Limelight Productions prepares speakers at the edge of the stage where live entertainment will set up for the 2016 Lawton-Fort Sill Freedom Festival. Fireworks at each end of the stage will be set off at the end of the last song. The larger fireworks display will begin from the other side of the lake.
Some parking for the handicapped and general public will be available for today's Lawton-Fort Sill Freedom Festival in Elmer Thomas Park, 501 NW Ferris. Additional parking is designated at the Lawton High School and McMahon Memorial Auditorium parking lots. 
Championship Flight in the 49th Annual Firecracker Open is going to be a gauntlet this year, which is exactly how Lawton Country Club wants it.
(AP) Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant will reportedly make his free agency decision by July 4, according to The Vertical website.
Who knows how Kevin Durant slept last night. Probably about as well as the most sought-after free agent athlete in the entire world camped out in The Hamptons can. 
Phil Sampson keeps grinning in front of the iconic sign in front of Phil’s Guitars, 1406 W. Gore. Thursday was his last official day at the shop.
"Come gather 'round, people, wherever you roam And admit that the waters around you have grown And accept it that soon you'll be drenched to the bone If your time to you is worth savin' Then you better start swimmin' or you'll sink like a stone, For the times they are a' changin'!"
Fort Sill threw an early 240th birthday party for the United States of America on Thursday.
Comanche County Election Board Secretary Amy Sims, right, reviews numbers Friday as she and election board member Don Nelson complete the certification process for Tuesday’s primary election. That process included evaluation of provisional ballots that added one vote to the final tally won by Ward 4 challenger Jody Maples, who is proceeding to a general election with Ward 4 incumbent Jay Burk.
Nathan Smith of Limelight Productions prepares speakers at the edge of the stage where live entertainment will set up for the 2016 Lawton-Fort Sill Freedom Festival. Fireworks at each end of the stage will be set off at the end of the last song. The larger fireworks display will begin from the other side of the lake.
(AP) Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant will reportedly make his free agency decision by July 4, according to The Vertical website.
Phil Sampson keeps grinning in front of the iconic sign in front of Phil’s Guitars, 1406 W. Gore. Thursday was his last official day at the shop.

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