Arvest Bank announced Tuesday that it has raised more than 1.68 million meals to fight hunger in the four-state region the bank serves.
Tax and financial planning is a year-round proposition. In fact, you can benefit personally from a continuous, 12-month rolling forecast, much like a business does.
You may recognize the name Bitcoin and maybe even Ethereum, but what about Litecoin, Dogecoin or Ripple? These are just some of the approximately 10,000 cryptocurrencies available today. There are hidden tax complications, however, associated with every cryptocurrency transaction.
LAWTON, OK — Bethlehem Baptist Church will have more parking space and a garage to hold its vehicles, if the City Council accepts a recommendation from the City Planning Commission.
Paying bills is an inevitable part of everyday life, but that doesn’t mean it has to be stressful. Here are some ways to get control of your budget and perfect the art of stress-free bill paying.
LAWTON, OK — The Cameron University Department of Business is partnering with the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce to present the 2021 Summer Learning Series.
LAWTON, OK — Property near the foot of Lawton's west industrial water tower has been rezoned for a medical marijuana growing facility, but not without objections from those associated with a nearby cemetery.
Understanding how our tax system works can be tricky for anyone. Whether you’re an adult who never paid much attention to the taxes being withheld from your paycheck or a kid who just got his or her first job, understanding the basics can help refine and define questions you may have.
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) will host a career fair at the Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center, 135 NW 2nd Street, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
The best way to weather a storm is often by being prepared before the storm hits. In the case of small businesses, this means building a fortress balance sheet.
LAWTON, OK — There are five critical components that make an industrial park competitive and while Lawton's west industrial park has four, the one it is missing — natural gas — is vital.
With housing prices skyrocketing, more homeowners are considering cashing out to multiples over list price. Especially since one of the largest tax breaks available to most individuals is the ability to exclude up to $250,000 ($500,000 married) in capital gains on the sale of your personal r…
LAWTON, OK — Work to help modernize the terminal of Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport won't be done until May, just in time for the airport's governing board to begin moving into the next round of upgrades.
SHAWNEE — First National Bank & Trust (FNB), owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN), has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MidWest Community Financial Corp. (MCFC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, The First State Bank (FSB).
Have you considered cross-training your employees to ensure more than one person knows all key functions? Cross-training can be a win-win situation for you and your employees. Large companies often use it to prepare managers for future promotions. But in small companies, it can be the differ…
LAWTON, OK — The City of Lawton is going "old school" Thursday, with an in-person career fair to hire for numerous job openings.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) reported mixed unemployment claim numbers with a decrease in initial claims, an increase in continued unemployment claims, and an increase in the continued claims four-week moving average.
Cameron University accounting majors Melody Brown and Rachael Bender were selected to attend the National Leadership Training (NLT), which this year was conducted virtually.
Here’s what you need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and other business relief provisions of the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act. PPP loan application deadline extended. The deadline to apply for PPP loans is now May 31, 2021.
DUNCAN, OK — First Bank & Trust Co., headquartered in Duncan, and Stroud National Bank, headquartered in Stroud, have announced their merger agreement and submission of the related regulatory applications.
LAWTON, OK — The FISTA Development Trust Authority hired a contractor last week to begin demolition work inside the old Sears and Dillard's department stores in Central Mall.
The recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act contains several tax breaks for you and your family. Here are the major provisions of the bill that could mean more money in your pocket during the 2021 tax year.
The Comanche County Conservation District has announced that funds are available for cost-share assistance on selected conservation practices benefiting soil and water conservation.
Chuck Waugh, CLU®, ChFC®, APMA® a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement.
LAWTON, OK — Lawton Housing Authority is looking for residents who are having trouble paying their mortgages because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congress’ recent move to retroactively make a portion of 2020 unemployment income tax-free is creating havoc during this year’s tax filing season. Here is what you need to know.
LAWTON, OK — Engineers and officials at Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport still are working to identify and resolve the problem with movement under the new Fire Station No. 2, which is causing minor damage to the structure.
The CU Department of Business will host CU in Business for those interested in pursuing a graduate degree in business at Cameron University but unsure of which of the two options suits their needs.
The same factors that we’ve been dealing with for the past 12 months during the pandemic can also create an opportunity if you are considering starting a small business.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) said its continuing to prioritize the implementation of the new federal COVID-19 relief bill that President Joe Biden signed March 11.
- OSBI confirms Lawton elected official under investigation
- OBN clamps down on suspected Lawton meth ring
- DUI, high speed chase, bungled bribery land Lawton man jail
- City of Lawton responds to OSBI investigation allegations
- Lawton building permits near $3 million
- Lawton woman's death under investigation
- McGahee leaving cemetery that has been his work home for almost 40 years
- Hollis woman wanted for Lawton crash that killed her baby
- Altus woman accused of COVID-19 relief fraud
- Lawton man pleads guilty to killing mother-in-law
- Armed Forces Parade
- Lawton summer school students eggcited for cracking eggsperiment
- Lawton Public library hosts Extreme Animals
- Dogs days at Lawton Farmers Market
- Maintenance on city communications tower
- Goodyear Wingfoot Three visits Lawton
- Cache celebrates 'Summer in the Streets'
- Learning Tree Academy beach party