Around Fort Sill, Billy Sprayberry is remembered for leading 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery on its 2003 deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. It was notable in that they took a full complement of the then-new M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS).
This photo of a coyote taken in the early morning hours in the Sunset Picnic Area of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge can be seen in this month's exhibit in the Refuge Visitor Center gallery by Ted Warkentin.
Lawton photographer Ted Warkentin will have his first one-man show in the gallery of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center through the end of August, according to refuge volunteer Donna Phillips.
Tom Thomas of Lawton received the Oklahoma Association for Career & Technology Education's highest honor Monday during the organization's conference in Tulsa.
Lanie Imotichey chows down on her slice of watermelon during the 2014 Rush Springs Watermelon Festival.
RUSH SPRNGS  The Watermelon Festival has been held every second Saturday in August since 1948. But the first one was about 71 years ago, said festival chairman Joe Doreman.
Lucinda Poahway, president of the American Indian Expo, adjusts her son's regalia ahead of the grand entry at the 2014 American Indian Expo.
ANADARKO  With a new president at the helm, the 84th American Indian Exposition kicks off Wednesday with a packed schedule. Lucinda Poahway was elected president of the exposition and hopes to use this year as the building block for the future. But that doesn't mean this is going to be a forgettable four days, she said.
Something needs to be done about the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Games. Outside of the players, there's just not much interest and it's unclear why. It's certainly not the level of play. The participants are the best Oklahoma has to offer in their respective spots.
This photo of a coyote taken in the early morning hours in the Sunset Picnic Area of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge can be seen in this month's exhibit in the Refuge Visitor Center gallery by Ted Warkentin.
Lanie Imotichey chows down on her slice of watermelon during the 2014 Rush Springs Watermelon Festival.
Lucinda Poahway, president of the American Indian Expo, adjusts her son's regalia ahead of the grand entry at the 2014 American Indian Expo.

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