CACHE — Even though no one accepted diplomas and there was no playing of "Pomp and Circumstance", Cache High School came as close as any local school has this spring to having a live, in-person graduation.
Austin Crawford, left, gets help from Logan Parli with his cap before the start of the Cache High School graduation on Friday. Cache School had planned a graduation ceremony to be held at the football stadium, but it was canceled due to weather.
LAWTON, OK — While the coronavirus has meant normal retirement parties have gone by the wayside, employees from the Lawton Fort Sill Veterans Center made sure one of the organization's original employees got a proper send-off anyway.
LAWTON, OK — Southwestern Medical Center still has enough protective gear for its employees, but is seeking the help of the public to make sure the hospital avoids the shortages other facilities have encountered.
LAWTON, OK — Thanks to a bill recently passing through Senate and the House, the prospect of getting alcohol delivered long-term is becoming more promising. However, not all local vendors are sure post-virus delivery is what they need.
DUNCAN, OK — The Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation will present checks to 131 businesses in Stephens County as part of its Re-Start Program, aimed to help businesses most negatively effected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
LAWTON, OK — Local non-profits and government entities have the chance to apply for funding that was made available to the county by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security.
GERONIMO, OK — The seniors of Geronimo High School did not get a traditional commencement, but got a unique type of graduation present, given to them by the entire town.
LAWTON, OK — The MacArthur High School graduating class of 2020 might not get to physically walk across a stage, but teachers and administrators made sure they will look the part later this month.
LAWTON, OK — The Comanche County Commissioners agreed that businesses in unincorporated areas of the county that fall under Phase 1 of Gov. Stitt's plan shall be allowed to reopen, though they did not reach the same conclusion for the Comanche County Courthouse.
CACHE, OK — Ralph Fawaz was finally beginning to get the recognition and opportunities he believed he was going to get this past fall. But the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to throw another wrench into what had already been a stressful recruiting process for the Cache kicker/punter.
LAWTON, OK — Gyms and fitness centers can reopen today, and local owners are making sure every step is taken to ensure the well-being of their customers.
LAWTON, OK — Organized league bowling in Lawton ended (for now, anyway) back on March 17 when the Tuesday night His and Hers league decided to end its 2020 season amid COVID-19 outbreak.
LAWTON, OK — With signs proclaiming "I NEED A HAIRCUT" becoming Internet fodder, the State of Oklahoma and City of Lawton heard the cries and answered this week.
LAWTON, OK — When they're not putting out fires or responding to emergency calls, several Lawton firefighters are making sure their brothers in arms stay safe around the station.
LAWTON, OK — A Lawton teenager received some help from her biological mother to create masks for her adopted parents and others in need of facial protection.