Freshly opened to traffic, east and westbound traffic on East Gore Boulevard continued to halt forward in increments Monday as the traffic lights at Lawrie Tatum Road were out due to the recent storms.
Rain-rugged roadways reopened to motorists on most of Lawton's east/west throughways Monday, but one major artery remains closed from less-than-calm waters.
The submerged roadway north of Walters leads to the site of the town's initial foundation. Following the first flood of East Cache Creek's banks a year after its founding, homesteaders moved the town to its current site.
WALTERS  Cotton County is under water as flooding from Sunday's torrential rains moved south.
STILLWATER  Oklahoma State is the top seed at the 2015 NCAA Stillwater Regional, with the four-team, double-elimination tournament field also including second-seeded Arkansas, third-seeded Oral Roberts and fourth-seeded St. John's, it was announced today by the NCAA Selection Committee.
LOS ANGELES (AP)  Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. She was 85. No other details were provided.
Men with suitcases in hand race to a waiting LATS bus in the intersection of Northeast 9th Street and Dove Lane. A LATS official said that by 1 p.m., between 75-100 people had been evacuated from the neighborhoods along Rogers Lane near the swelling floodwaters of East Cache Creek.
Rising floodwaters pouring from East Cache Creek caused an unnatural disaster for Lawton residents as it effectively cut the city in half for most of Sunday.
Charley Wright still has high spirits after the interior of his Santa's Snack Shop in Medicine Park was destroyed by floodwaters. Wright, who doesn't have flood insurance, vowed to assess the damage and move forward.
Eight inches of rain later, Medicine Park residents are having flashbacks of 2007.
 Freshly opened to traffic, east and westbound traffic on East Gore Boulevard continued to halt forward in increments Monday as the traffic lights at Lawrie Tatum Road were out due to the recent storms.
The submerged roadway north of Walters leads to the site of the town's initial foundation. Following the first flood of East Cache Creek's banks a year after its founding, homesteaders moved the town to its current site.
Men with suitcases in hand race to a waiting LATS bus in the intersection of Northeast 9th Street and Dove Lane. A LATS official said that by 1 p.m., between 75-100 people had been evacuated from the neighborhoods along Rogers Lane near the swelling floodwaters of East Cache Creek.
Charley Wright still has high spirits after the interior of his Santa's Snack Shop in Medicine Park was destroyed by floodwaters. Wright, who doesn't have flood insurance, vowed to assess the damage and move forward.

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