MEDICINE PARK, OK — As a boy, Doug Kemper roamed the hillsides of southwest Oklahoma with his father, learning to identify snakes and spiders around Medicine Park and in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. 

LAWTON, OK — Camping and day use fees at Wichita Mountains Wildlife will go up Jan. 1, 2020. Find out what they are and how they'll affect you.

DUNCAN, OK — The Chisholm Trail Arts Council will kick off the holiday season Thursday evening with an awards reception for its Holiday Art Show and Sale. The artwork will be on display through Dec. 18.

ALTUS, OK — Grace Dempsey, longtime volunteer and mentor in the Altus area, was presented with a certificate and a jeweled pin as recipient the State Pioneer Volunteer Award from Sabra Tucker from the Oklahoma State Retired Educators Association.


WALTERS, OK — On Wednesday morning, representatives of the Operation Homefront and JPMorgan Chase & Co. presented Drew Wiley, an U.S. Army veteran, and his family with the keys to their newly renovated mortgage-free home in Walters.

FREDERICK, OK — For the last five years, Frederick has celebrated its women business owners and entrepreneurs with an evening out on the town.

ELK CITY, OK — A rollover wreck in Beckham County Saturday sent a man and woman flying after being ejected. A 46-year-old Altus woman died and a 56-year-old Elk City man was hospitalized from the wreck. Investigators don't know who was driving. 

WASHITA COUNTY, OK — A Hobart man was pinned inside his SUV and then flown to an Oklahoma City hospital in "stable and critical condition" following a Sunday wreck in Washita County. 

CARNEGIE, OK — A Carnegie man has been charged with the brutal murder of one man and beating of a woman with a crowbar from September 2018 that happened in Indian Country. The charges follow the recommendation of a federal grand jury. 

ALTUS, OK — Another Altus home was struck by gunfire Wednesday night, the seventh incident like this in the past week. No injuries were reported. Police are investigating what's going on. 

COMANCHE, OK — A father and son are wanted for an escalating feud over crude oil at lease site near their Stephens County home. Over $20,000 in damages have led to arrest warrants for the Stephens County men.

ALTUS, OK — Mrs. Claus' Candy Shoppe will offer homemade candies and confections during the Country Kitchen Christmas Bazaar hosted by First United Methodist Church, Altus.

ELGIN, OK — Students from Flower Mound Public Schools visited Fort Sill National Cemetery Wednesday to place flags on the graves of nearly 1,000 U.S. military veterans. For nearly 15 years, the school has helped the cemetery prepare for Veterans Day, celebrated each Nov. 11.

ALTUS — A half-dozen shootings over the weekend has left Altus homes and vehicles bullet-riddles but no injuries were reported. Police are seeking the public's help to stop the shootings and find those responsible before someone is injured or killed. 

There will be a community flea market and arts and crafts sale at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Cache Cahoma Building, 725 NW Quanah Road. Public and all vendors are welcome.

The Oklahoma Legislative Diabetes Caucus has announced its 2020 agenda to help battle the disease in Oklahoma. 

MARLOW, OK — Forty-nine Central High FFA members will give eight hours of their time to the highest bidders at the annual Labor Auction Tuesday night.

FREDERICK, OK — The Frederick Arts and Humanities Council will host a 90th birthday celebration Sunday afternoon for the Ramona Theatre. 

DUNCAN, OK — The Chisholm Trail Arts Council is calling for art submissions for its 2019 Holiday Art Show and Sale. The deadline for entries is Nov. 8.

Lawton residents Kenny Seals and Dave McGowen have traveled the world together, photographing some of the world’s most elusive and ferocious wildlife. This fall, the pair is sharing their stunning shots with southwest Oklahoma.

LAWTON — Fresh Washington peaches and cherries from Fresh Farms will be delivered on Aug. 20, bringing the renowned fruit to the community.