OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials said the state is handling its cases of COVID-19, noting the hospitalization rate still is well below its available ICU beds.

LAWTON, OK — After a member of his office tested positive July 7 for COVID-19 and coupled with the recent positive virus diagnosis of a Comanche County District Judge, the District Attorney said the wheels of justice will continue to move, albeit slowly.

Four Cameron University Education students have been awarded Future Teacher Scholarships, a program funded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE). Brandon Langford, Amanda McClure, Makayla Meadows and Erika Montgomery are the recipients.

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CACHE, OK — Two football players at Cache Public Schools tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, high school head football coach Faron Griffin confirmed Tuesday night.

LAWTON, OK — City Council members appointed a study committee Tuesday to help decide whether the City of Lawton will require residents to wear masks to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Cameron University President John McArthur announced in an email to students and employees on Tuesday that masks will be required beginning Aug. 3.

LAWTON, OK — The second of three Lawton men accused of taking part in a robbery and murder of a Cache man in June 2019 pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison.

SNYDER, OK — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a 55-year-old woman was run over Tuesday morning by a tractor-trailer while she was lying in the roadway of U.S. 62. Although she was killed, investigators are looking into her condition at the time of being run over before determining cause of death.

LAWTON, OK — A Comanche County District Judge denied the appeal of a Texas woman who first pleaded guilty two counts of manslaughter related to a fatal 2018 wreck. 

LAWTON, OK — A Texas woman arrested with a man wanted for murder out of El Paso, Texas, was charged in Comanche County District Court with possession of drugs with the intent to distribute. 

LAWTON, OK — A 40-year-old woman is in jail after an arrest warrant was issued Monday for allegations she tried to defraud the VA. 

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FORT SILL, OK — Overcast skies, a mild breeze and tiny droplets of rain provided Fort Sill's "best of the best" drill sergeants a welcome break from scorching temperatures as they worked their way through a four-hour land navigation event July 14, 2020, as part of the 2020 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

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CACHE, OK — The City of Cache has joined the ranks of other small towns and communities across Oklahoma with the addition of the Blessing Box — a community cabinet filled with non-perishable food items, toiletries and baby items free of charge to anyone that needs the items.

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ALTUS, OK — Sleepy driving was blamed for a Sunday morning crash in Jackson County that sent a Lawton man to an Oklahoma City hospital in critical condition with head injuries.

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A 13-year old dependent of a service member stationed at Fort Sill passed away late Friday evening at Comanche County Memorial Hospital and was positive for COVID19, according to a press release from Fort Sill.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has launched a new COVID-19 alert system that state officials say offers the public and local elected officials a clear method to recognize and communicate the current COVID-19 risk level in each county and to guide health behaviors.

Lawton, OK — Vera Oldham is proud of her employee, Brandon Lewis, who recently graduated from Cameron University with a master’s degree in Behavioral Science.

The Great Plains Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sunset Room of the Comanche County Fairgrounds, 920 S. Sheridan.

Charity Davis, Lawton, was among the students who earned degrees in May from McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas.

LAWTON, OK —On Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released the names of all Oklahoma organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loans of $150,000 or more.

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LAWTON, OK — A surprise golden anniversary celebration that included friends driving by their home Saturday afternoon allowed a local couple to reflect on what it takes to stay together for a half-century.

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NORMAN — Three Lawton-area veterans and a crusading double amputee who was once assigned to Fort Sill are among 13 Oklahomans who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame Oct. 17 in Norman.

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LAWTON, OK — Crime Stoppers of Southwest Oklahoma is offering a one-time $5,000 reward for information that helps crack the case of the city's 11th homicide of 2020. 

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LAWTON, OK — Police and U.S. Marshals arrested a man wanted for murder in Texas Thursday in Lawton.

LAWTON, OK — A rope noose tied around a construction cone outside the McMahon Memorial Auditorium Friday morning has investigators seeking answers. 

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COWDEN, OK — A Carnegie man was flown to an Oklahoma City hospital for injuries after being ejected from his car Friday morning in a rollover wreck in Washita County. 

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FORT SILL, OK — For his first full-fledged visit to Fort Sill on June 10, 2020, Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell got a sample of what basic trainees go through. He swung from parallel bars, walked a balance beam and scaled the heights of The Tough One at the Confidence Obstacle Course.

LAWTON, OK — The City of Lawton will follow the governor's lead in determining whether to mandate masks or facial coverings while residents are in public, Mayor Stan Booker said Thursday during a virtual town hall meeting.

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CARNEGIE, OK — The Chairman of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma has refused to accept the demands from the tribe's Legislative Branch to drop a lawsuit regarding the distribution of COVID-19 relief money to tribal members. It is another example of discontent between the two governmental branches in recent months. 

LAWTON, OK — Police are seeking the public's help in solving the case of a who shot a 2-year-old boy Thursday morning while he was riding in a car with his family. 

CARNEGIE, OK — After a second employee tested positive for COVID-19, over 100 Kiowa tribal employees have been tested for the virus. According to the tribe information officer, so far all results are negative.