The phrases "Thank You" and "Much Appreciation" do not begin to match the gratitude that I feel in my heart as you helped me to complete my mission for the community-bring into the community factual information about this pandemic which is affecting ALL of us. So, to ALL MY FRIENDS, ALL MY S…

I wonder if any other Lawton citizens are getting the feeling that our city leaders have, if not champagne tastes, at least good wine tastes on a beer budget. I'm all for Lawton being a shining star of the southwest but at what cost. The Mayor and council must remember that their first respo…

ELGIN — The Elgin Public Schools Title VI Indian Education Program invites all parents and guardians to a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room No. 2 at Elgin High School.

LAWTON, OK — Arvest Bank will host a Shred-a-thon today to support the banks Million Meals campaign.

The Southwest Oklahoma Masons, Cache Valley Lodge #530, will host a poker run in memory of Paulo Garza beginning at 9 a.m. May 1 at Diamondback Harley-Davidson, 301 SE Interstate Drive.

MacArthur High School will be presenting an evening of one act plays from 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. on April 29 inside the MHS Auditorium.

In just over 24 hours the Lawton/Ft. Sill community fell victim to three unrelated homicides, a record that hopefully will never be broken. Unfortunately, crime does not stop to let the police catch up and during the middle of these investigations another homicide took place.

As we are nearing the end of Women's History Month which has been set aside for March each year, I want to ask each of you to reflect on the many contributions made by women in the past, currently, and in the future. Take a minute and uplift ALL WOMEN everywhere, starting with yourself. Some…

Your March 30 article about the Medicine Park man running for office is a very low class attempt at journalism. No writer named? No credit given? Sounds like hate to me. Why would you print something like this?

I am a local photographer working on photographing Oklahoma sites on the National Register of Historic Places, so I was excited to see Mr. Baxter's commentary in this morning's paper (April 1.). While I agree that exploring these sites is a lot of fun, it will take considerably more time tha…

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LAWTON, OK — Law enforcement is on the lookout for an Elgin man accused of multiple sexual violations of a then-6-year-old girl in 2015.

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LAWTON, OK — An arrest warrant was issued for a 39-year-old man accused of forcing a young child to perform sex acts and watch a lewd video with him.

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LAWTON, OK — A man is wanted for a March 12 fight with his cousin where he is accused of stabbing the relative at least three times in the back and head. 

Vaccines granted Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA, as is the case with the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines, are considered experimental. Administrators of emergency use vaccines are required by law to inform vaccine recipients of the potential risks.

Cameron Campus Ministry (CCM), an ecumenical faith-based organization of cooperating area churches, has for 53 years focused on providing safe and secure programming and social witness opportunities for all Cameron University students, faculty, staff, and volunteers. CCM’s goal has always be…

Our Mayor and Council have lost their way. The reason for a city government is to provide the basic services required by the citizens. These are potable water and its disposal, police and fire protection, disposal of refuse generated, some building codes to ensure sound structures and that n…

On Tuesday, the citizens of Lawton Fort Sill have an opportunity to continue and increase funding to promote our local tourism and hospitality industries. Since 1986 the citizens have approved an occupancy tax to be used to promote tourism, economic development, and community enhancement. Ci…

A once a week trash pick up would probably be more than enough if it was combined with a recycle program that picked up paper, cardboard, plastic and aluminum. Maybe some of the 400,000.00 dollar savings could be used to help residents offset some of their cost of a viable program. I can't i…

Well, no doubt our beloved country is in some serious trouble. But frankly we really should not be surprised given that America has faced huge challenges throughout the entire history of our democratic republic, including a terrible Civil War in which we slaughtered each other to the extent …

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Oklahoma City - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has locked down all facilities after more than 20 inmates were assaulted at three male prisons Friday afternoon.

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LAWTON, OK — A convenience store near the 2200 block of Southwest 11th was robbed at gunpoint, Thursday.

Comanche County Republicans will combine their regular monthly meeting with a watch party beginning at 6 p.m. today at the Republican campaign office, 1907 W. Gore.

Korean War and Defense Veterans Chapter 219 will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Armed Forces YMCA, 900 Cache Road, inside the chapel.

The Free Gospel Church of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, 1201 SW 27th, will host a “Food and Clothes Giveaway,” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the church.

The Vietnam Veterans Chapter 751 will hold its first business meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Bingo Country, 1826 NW 52nd. The meeting is open to VVA and AVVA members.

The House of Bread Ministry will host a church yard sale from noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Arvest Bank, 4330 Cache Road.

House of Bread Ministry is looking for donations for the Homeless and Shut-In Ministry. For information, call 580-280-9920 or 580-647-0054. All donations will go toward groceries and hot meals. 

Anita Johnson, District No. 5 Legislator of the Kiowa Tribe, is asking for constituents within the legislative district area who have not received the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance disbursement for Kiowa Tribal members over the age of 18 who reside in the district area, to contact her, 405-3…

Greer Addition Neighborhood Watch will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1101 NW 31st, hosted by Don and Judy Nelson.

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

LAWTON, OK — A Shoshone Reunion meeting will be Tuesday at the Comanche Nation Elder Center.

FORT COBB, OK — The Kiowa Legislature will have a public hearing from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Caddo/Kiowa Tech Center in Fort Cobb. 

The Comanche Little Ponies will have a food sale and bingo at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dorothy Sunrise Lorentino Education Center, 1608 SW 9th.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maj. Gen. William A. Spangenthal has been selected to serve as the next deputy commander for Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.

Predators FC is offering a 4-day soccer camp as well as both traveling and non-traveling teams and statewide soccer tournaments for players born between 2001-2014.

FORT SILL, OK — If you've ever wanted to see and touch American and German weapons from the First World War now's your chance. The U.S. Army Artillery Museum will present "World War II Hands-On" at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2020.

FORT SILL — After just nine months as commandant of the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) School and chief of the ADA branch, Col. Mark A. Holler is leaving to go to Hawaii — but not before he gets an official Fort Sill farewell.