(EDITOR’S NOTE: While the author is a long-time sports editor/writer with The Constitution, he grew up on a farm/ranch west of Apache where he learned the ups and downs of farming. He was also active in FFA, earning the State Farmer degree in 1969.)

The April 15 federal income tax filing due date has been moved to July 15, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS recently announced.

LAWTON, OK — Started by Chris Coast, his company installs audio and visual systems, lighting, security systems, surveillance camera and other technologies for residents, schools, businesses, churches and government contracts.

Pam Marion, broker associate and co-owner of Pam & Barry’s Team RE/MAX Professionals, is the first recipient of RE/MAX’s Luminary of Distinction Award in the mid-state region of Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, and Missouri.

FREDERICK — Tillman Producers Co-op, an ag cooperative based out of Frederick, officially began operating as part of CHS, the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative, on March 3.

FORT SILL, OK — With the semi-annual hiring fair only a few weeks away, agencies on and off post are offering prospective job-seekers opportunities to prepare themselves to make a good first impression.

What better place for online thieves to target than a database that contains 300 million+ Social Security numbers and a treasure trove of financial information? The IRS has 52 Internet applications to help U.S. citizens comply with their tax obligations. But these online portals, which colle…

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OKC West Livestock Auction - El Reno, OK

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:

LAWTON, OK — On Wednesday, as the bitter Oklahoma cold took its bite on residents, the scent of fresh doughnuts and brewing coffee filled the air at the grand opening of the second location of Wright Donuts, 501 SW 11th.

ANADARKO, OK — Variety Care will expand access to primary health care in Oklahoma rural communities through Variety Care Anadarko, a new community health center at 718 W. Petree Road. 

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Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Narrative

OKLAHOMA CITY — U.S. No 1 HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (BU): unchanged to .01 lower. 4.52-4.84. Hooker 4.52; Hobart, Keyes 4.57; Frederick, Lawton 4.62; Buffalo, Temple 4.64; Eldorado 4.67; Medford 4.70; Alva 4.71; Cherokee, Clinton, El Reno Geary, Manchester, Okarche, Okeene, Ponca City, Watonga 4…

LAWTON, OK — The IRS is making a dramatic change to the way tax withholdings are calculated on your paycheck.

When tracking and planning your business objections, it’s easy to focus your analysis on two reports — the income statement and balance sheet. But one of the primary keys to your business’s success relies more on how you handle the money flowing in and out of the business. The appearance of …

You’ve probably already received several letters and phone calls from charities asking for donations. Most requests are from legitimate organizations. Some, however, are bogus charities set up by con artists who use the holiday spirit to their financial advantage. Last year, Americans gave n…

LAWTON, OK — The City Council made the following decisions on the landfill:

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (“Goodyear”) announced Monday that it is expanding its company-owned presence in the Midwest by purchasing Raben Tire Company.

It’s possible that someone in your family will need assisted living care at some point in their life. This care can be at an assisted living facility, a nursing home, or in their own home. Often, assisted living care is expensive and not fully reimbursable by typical health insurance policie…

LAWTON, OK — One of the basics in retirement is to be as tax efficient with your income as possible. In 2019, federal income tax rates range from 0 to 37 percent, plus a potential 3.8 percent net investment tax. Understanding how these progressive tax rates apply to ordinary income creates a tremendous retirement planning opportunity.

LAWTON, OK — Small- to medium-sized businesses and academic institutions learn at a Nov. 20, 2019, workshop sponsored by Great Plains Technology Center and the Fires Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator (FISTA) that Army Futures Command is eager for their help.

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

LAWTON, OK — Your credit score is more important than ever. Here are tips to help you improve and maintain a good score.

LAWTON, OK — Representatives with Expedia Group were in Lawton Tuesday to share some tips to help local hotel managers fill vacant rooms in Lawton.