Jerri Cooper and Elaine Garcia with dog Meischa will be part of a neighborhood wide safe haven for trick-or-treaters tonight.
Elaine Garcia wants to resurrect the spirit of Halloween. "I want to bring back the traditional trick-or-treating where parents can bring out their kids to a neighborhood and have a good time," she said. "Churches have their safe houses now, but there's something missing."
Comanche County Sheriff’s Office Clerk Tiffiny Opperman fingerprints Ricardo Rivera Thursday while Nykita Smith, left, fills out an application for a license to carry a concealed firearm in Oklahoma. Personnel at the sheriff’s office have had record numbers of applicants in the last two days because changes to state laws, one of which will place three-year expiration dates on gun safety course certificates, will go into effect Saturday.
It's perfectly normal for legislative changes to gun possession and carrying laws to cause a spike in concealed carry permit applications, but one new piece of legislation taking effect Saturday has brought record numbers of applicants to the counter at the Comanche County Sheriff's Office. 
Candidates for Lawton City Council and three judicial seats address residents who attended the League of Women Voters of Lawton’s annual candidate forum Thursday. Candidates were given 5 minutes to talk about themselves, goals and qualifications before taking questions from the audience.
Judicial candidates Emmit Tayloe and Jay Walker sparred over the roles of judges and their activities in running for that Comanche County office, during a candidate forum coordinated by the League of Women Voters of Lawton.
Randy Bolt of Chickasha looks over a selection of bulls before considering placing a bid during Thursday’s 44th annual buffalo sale at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.
Several dozen bison got new homes during the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge's annual buffalo auction Thursday.
Eisenhower’s Rico Bussey has his facemask grabbed by Putnam City West’s Tay Logan after catching a pass Thursday night at Cameron Stadium. Bussey caught four passes for 37 yards in Ike’s 24-14 win. Ike kept its playoff hopes alive and can get in with a win next week at Stillwater.
Shorthanded but emotionally charged, Eisenhower beat Putnam City West, 24-14, Thursday on Senior Night at Cameron Stadium.
Chris “Bub” Caldwell Jr. is going to be joined by his father and a host of other local musical greats for a reunion show Saturday night at Brewskie’s Halloween Bash.
It may be happening the night after Halloween, but Brewskie's Halloween Bash seems like a spooky great way to send Samhain off on Saturday night. 
Jerri Cooper and Elaine Garcia with dog Meischa will be part of a neighborhood wide safe haven for trick-or-treaters tonight.
Comanche County Sheriff’s Office Clerk Tiffiny Opperman fingerprints Ricardo Rivera Thursday while Nykita Smith, left, fills out an application for a license to carry a concealed firearm in Oklahoma. Personnel at the sheriff’s office have had record numbers of applicants in the last two days because changes to state laws, one of which will place three-year expiration dates on gun safety course certificates, will go into effect Saturday.
Candidates for Lawton City Council and three judicial seats address residents who attended the League of Women Voters of Lawton’s annual candidate forum Thursday. Candidates were given 5 minutes to talk about themselves, goals and qualifications before taking questions from the audience.
Randy Bolt of Chickasha looks over a selection of bulls before considering placing a bid during Thursday’s 44th annual buffalo sale at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.
Eisenhower’s Rico Bussey has his facemask grabbed by Putnam City West’s Tay Logan after catching a pass Thursday night at Cameron Stadium. Bussey caught four passes for 37 yards in Ike’s 24-14 win. Ike kept its playoff hopes alive and can get in with a win next week at Stillwater.
Chris “Bub” Caldwell Jr. is going to be joined by his father and a host of other local musical greats for a reunion show Saturday night at Brewskie’s Halloween Bash.

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