OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will bring free COVID-19 testing to Oklahoma between Saturday and Dec. 19.
LAWTON, OK — Discussions on the City Council's meeting time and the COVID-19 pandemic will top the agenda when the council meets in regular session today.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The White House Coronavirus Task Force has again recommended a statewide mask mandate for Oklahoma amid a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations that includes an increase of almost 1,000 cases per day during the past seven days.
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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s chances of winning a second term will depend on two critical issues: defeating the coronavirus and putting millions of jobless Americans back to work.
The nation is five months and more than 128,000 lives into its worst disease outbreak in a century and, short of a vaccine or cure, only a few effective tools remain for staving off new coronavirus infections.
LAWTON, OK — Doing a job that is demanding on both the mind and body, police officers cherish every minute they can just relax. A group of women at Immanuel Baptist Church offered them that chance while restaurants were closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.