Resembling construction workers more than rescue personnel, firefighters scramble to assemble a solid sole raker bracing structure as they prepare to steady a collapsing wall that pitches at the top.With this week’s training, Lawton firefighters are considered the first responders for a building collapse situation for this part of the state and are available
statewide for extensive emergency operations.
When the devastation of a tornado or other catastrophic event leaves citizens trapped and hope left in the dark, the Lawton Fire Department will be at the ready. 
The six-piece band The I-Drenz brings the sounds of Jamaica to the red dirt state at ReggaeFest: One Love 2014 this weekend. The gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Oklahoma City.
Reggae might not be the official soundtrack of Oklahoma, but it's growing in the hearts of some in the state of red clay and wheat. The folks at BrickTownOKC have been fostering the growing reggae scene with ReggaeFest.
Lawton police conduct a preliminary investigation into a shooting Monday night that left one 19-year-old with a gunshot wound to the face. Police say four suspects, all minors, have been detained in connection with the incident.
A local teenager shot in the face late Monday is expected to recover, but four minors are being held in connection with the shooting.
Celebrity chef Tiffany Derry will provide the meal for Friday’s “An Evening With Juliette Low,” dinner and dance to raise funds for Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma.
Southwest Oklahomans will be treated to an evening of elegance and delight at "An Evening With Juliette Low," a formal dinner and dance to be held Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center. 
 Lynda Bentley, left, waits her turn as Virginia Cantu, middle, and Rita Love work their way through the milk chocolate-infused smorgasbord of delights available Monday evening at the Old Towne Square Apartments celebrated National Milk Chocolate Day with a bevy of treats made with love by the residents.
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."  Charles M. Schulz.
Moderate to heavy rains were received over many locations in Southwest Oklahoma Monday with amounts reaching over an inch in some locations. Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport received 0.06 of an inch; Fort Sill, 0.18; Duncan, 2.44; Frederick, 0.92; Altus Air Force Base, 0.37; Altus/Quartz Mountain Regional Airport, 0.69.
Resembling construction workers more than rescue personnel, firefighters scramble to assemble a solid sole raker bracing structure as they prepare to steady a collapsing wall that pitches at the top.With this week’s training, Lawton firefighters are considered the first responders for a building collapse situation for this part of the state and are available
statewide for extensive emergency operations.
The six-piece band The I-Drenz brings the sounds of Jamaica to the red dirt state at ReggaeFest: One Love 2014 this weekend. The gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Oklahoma City.
Lawton police conduct a preliminary investigation into a shooting Monday night that left one 19-year-old with a gunshot wound to the face. Police say four suspects, all minors, have been detained in connection with the incident.
Celebrity chef Tiffany Derry will provide the meal for Friday’s “An Evening With Juliette Low,” dinner and dance to raise funds for Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma.
 Lynda Bentley, left, waits her turn as Virginia Cantu, middle, and Rita Love work their way through the milk chocolate-infused smorgasbord of delights available Monday evening at the Old Towne Square Apartments celebrated National Milk Chocolate Day with a bevy of treats made with love by the residents.

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