OKLAHOMA CITY – Thirty-one outstanding Oklahoma mentors, including several from Southwest Oklahoma, are being recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and their community mentoring organizations during National Mentor Month in January.

LAWTON, OK — Dual offerings of a Chisholm Trail Beef Improvement Conference will be held in Lawton Feb. 20 and Fairview Feb. 21, courtesy of the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service. Cost to register is $25 per person.

LAWTON, OK — Get your dancing shoes on for a night of parent/child high-stepping at "The Clover Ball," a fundraiser for the Comanche County 4-H Booster Club. 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Among the many bills for the Oklahoma Legislature to consider this session is one that would bring attention to the problem of veteran suicides in the state.

ALTUS, OK — Police are on the hunt for a hot ATV valued at more than $13,000 and are looking to video for potential suspects.

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LAWTON, OK — The moment Janet McGee walked into her newly-refurbished home, she began yelling at the top of her lungs.

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At the Great Plains Technology Center Robotics Scrimmage from 3-5 p.m., Jan. 23, there were no self-aware, red eyed, laser shooting, “I’ll be back” talking, killer robots, but there were interesting robots, enthusiastic students and the right mixture of fun and learning.

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FORT SILL, OK — The Rev. Willie B. Smith, pastor of Lawton's Bathlehem Baptist Church, calls education the emulsifier that will bring Americans together, just as egg yolk unites oil and water in his favorite sandwich spread, when he speaks at Fort Sill's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon Jan. 23, 2020.

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FORT SILL — Staff Sgt. Robert J. Lawniczak, who has been Fort Sill's Career Counselor of the Year for three years running, missed getting the Sgt. Maj. Jerome Pionk Excellence in Retention Award by a mere three points at this year's Army-level competition. 

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LAWTON, OK — The Thursday edition of The Lawton Constitution perseveres despite a Wednesday evening fire that cleared the building for an hour-and-a-half.

LAWTON, OK — A suspect held on $2 million bond for killing his girlfriend claimed it stemmed from her pulling a knife. Her death was Lawton's second homicide of 2020.

LAWTON, OK — A Lawton man was charged with the Friday stabbing of his father while he was “high as a kite” on meth.

LAWTON, OK — The Lawton Constitution headquarters faced a fire scare Wednesday night from a burned up heater motor that caught fire. 

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On Jan. 14, local high school sophomores descended upon Great Plains Technology Center to find out what they love to do. From Jan. 14-16, approximately 1,500 students will visit the technology center, according to Joelle Jolly, Student Services Director, and half or more of those students will apply.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City said Tuesday that it has substantiated allegations of child sexual abuse against a former priest in Lawton.

LAWTON, OK — awton police have made a pair of arrests in connection with a pair of violent incidents including for connection to the death of a 28-year-old woman considered the city’s second homicide victim of 2020.

LAWTON, OK — The Greer Addition Neighborhood Watch will meet at 7 p.m. today at 1101 NW 31st.

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Volunteers took their day off to give back to the community during Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day of Service.

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LAWTON, OK — The one-time president of the national NAACP offered a brief history of race relations in the United States, then urged a Lawton audience to accept "our responsibility" to work together to solve problems.

In the last week, I have been to a wedding and a funeral, house hunted in a new state, met dozens of new friends, reconnected with folks I haven’t seen in more than a decade, and packed-repacked-unpacked so many times I’ve lost count.

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Does it take your computer forever to start up? Do your programs take a long time to open? Does it seem like your mouse clicks a bit more slowly these days? If you are dealing with an agonizingly slow computer, don’t lose hope, there are steps you can take to make your old PC feel new again.

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LAWTON, OK — A Friday night stabbing killed a 31-year-old prisoner at Lawton Correctional Facility, marking Lawton's first homicide of 2020. Within eight hours, a 28-year-old woman would be dead from a shooting. 

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LAWTON, OK — A downed bald eagle that was recently rescued by a local game warden has been transferred upstate for recovery. 

Kids aren’t the only ones heading back to school. Many adults are also taking courses to pursue a new career or improve their current job skills. Fortunately, adult students may qualify for several tax breaks. Here are four possible options: