LAWTON, OK — Cameron University's Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will continue its 2020-2021 theatre season with “The Theory of Relativity,” a musical comedy that will be presented April 15-18.

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I are both recently retired. Our 19-year-old daughter lives 100 miles away at college. My wife has an elderly mother. My problem is family and friends who text early in the morning.

Q. I’m the poster child for taking fiber to control diarrhea. After an ileostomy for ulcerative colitis, I was a slave to Imodium to control constant loose stools. A doctor prescribed psyllium fiber instead of Imodium for my malady. Miracle of miracles, the fiber not only gave me relief from…

A selection of new Juvenile Picture books has arrived at the Lawton Public Library, 110 SW 4th. To reserve a book, visit the library website at www.lawtonok.gov/departments/library, then click on “your account.”

DEAR ABBY: I have something to say about “Still Fun in the South” (Jan. 4) and her complaint that single middle-aged men only look for younger women, instead of women their age. I am a 53-year-old widower. I have a six-figure income. I’m smart, healthy, easygoing and have a good life with ma…

How do doctors, pharmacists, nurses and patients learn about the potential side effects of medications? The basic source of all drug data is the official prescribing information approved by the Food and Drug Administration. You can find it online at DailyMed.

LAWTON, OK — As a guitarist and aspiring politician, it's fatherhood that's keeping Johnny Jernigan's hands full these days; Dayton Keel did all the instruments and vocals at 1121 Recordings to create an awesome take on a Toadies classic; Takeez released "WiseSpoken III" and has reached a peak as he steps into a new era; Uncle Dave Crow and Thunder Horse are riding high on the doom charts with "Chosen One"; and Danny Cox and The Brothers DuPree are lining up live slots into the spring. 

With the freeze this winter, mature trees may experience some damage. To know exactly what damage has occured wait until the trees leaves out.

DEAR ABBY: I’m in my late 20s, married and happily child-free. My best friend recently became pregnant, and I am having a hard time with it. I don’t enjoy children, and it feels like I am losing my best friend. All she wants to talk about is the baby. I’ve tried hinting that I’ll be here whe…

The Electronic Entertainment Expo will return this year after a forced cancellation in 2020.

DEAR ABBY: I recently met a man, and I have fallen in love with him. He says he feels the same way and tells me often that I treat him better than anybody ever has.

DEAR ABBY: I am a senior male. I understand I may have some beliefs that others find old-fashioned. However, I consciously try to be tolerant of others’ feelings and beliefs. That said, my problem is with my younger brother, who is a homosexual. I have always tried to ignore that side of his…

DEAR ABBY: I attend a Bible study. The man who teaches it is very gifted, but he spends more and more time on anecdotal stories about his past in the business world. Some of us drive long distances to his class. When we broached the subject, he got an attitude. He told us to “suck it up and …

OKLAHOMA — The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition has announced Thrive Grants, a new grant program for artists that celebrates innovation and exploration in the visual arts in Oklahoma. The program is funded by and in partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts through their Regional Regranting Program.

Q. I read that zinc tablets could help control foot odor. I used to have really smelly feet, and I didn’t know what to do about this embarrassing problem.

DEAR ABBY: I have grown really close to “Pete,” my trainer at the gym I joined two years ago. We are both married. I know it’s wrong to feel this way. I love my husband, but I’m not sure I am “in love” with him anymore.

A selection of new Large Print books has arrived at the Lawton Public Library, 110 SW 4th. To reserve a book, visit the library website at www.lawtonok.gov/departments/library, then click on “your account.”

LAWTON, OK — Bannister Chaava continues his artist path with expansion of sound and lyrics with his latest single, "The Town That We Built" as we await his next full-album, explore the merging of music and murderinos by exploring the story of black metal progenitors Mayhem, and the mighty Manchester Orchestra releases a new single that's as good as gold.

We have been writing about statin-type cholesterol-lowering drugs for more than three decades. You might think that after all that time, people would be bored. That does not seem to be the case, however.

DEAR ABBY: I’m a young wife. I married after three months of dating my military husband. He was previously in an on-again/off-again relationship that lasted about eight years, during which she had a baby with another man, etc. I believe my husband is still in love with her. After constantly …

Bees, birds and butterflies play integral roles in pollinating many of the crops humans rely on for sustenance. The National Pollinator Garden Network, through the National Wildlife Federation, recently launched the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, an effort to increase the amount of nec…

When designing a new landscape or re-landscaping an existing one it is always a good idea to start with a design. This is especially true when installing beds and borders whether it is done by a do-it-yourselfer or a professional.

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for six mostly blissful years, but recently, some of his fantasies have started to worry me. About six months ago, he told me he had an attraction to women with amputations. Naturally, I was confused. I didn’t even know that was a “thing,” but I …

Q. My libido had dropped to zero after menopause. A new doctor prescribed testosterone cream specially formulated by a compounding pharmacy.

Easter Sunday dinners are a tradition in many families. Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced families to alter that tradition in 2020, and could very well do so again in 2021, it’s worth noting that Easter takes place in April this year. In many areas, April weather is warm enough to enable a…

OKLAHOMA CITY — A scientist at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has discovered a targeted therapy that could improve treatment and long-term outcomes for ovarian cancer.

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DEAR ABBY: I am 40. During the quarantine, I got pregnant by someone I was just starting to know. I didn’t think I was able to have any more kids. My daughter is now 12, and suddenly here I am — pregnant. I don’t love the father. In fact, I’m pretty sure he loves someone else. Nonetheless, w…

DEAR ABBY: I have meddling in-laws. Anytime my husband of 20 years and I have a disagreement, he calls his parents to complain about me. On six different occasions, I found messages and Facebook chats between my husband and my in-laws in which they called me a bad mother, a terrible person, …

Q. My husband had a large (quarter-sized), flat skin tag on his face in his sideburn area. The doctor cut it off once, but it came right back. We decided to try castor oil. He applied it with a cotton swab a couple of times a day.

A selection of new Romance books has arrived at the Lawton Public Library, 110 SW 4th. To reserve a book, visit the library website at www.lawtonok.gov/departments/library, then click on “your account.”

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LAWTON, OK — The death of beloved Lawton musician Rafael "Rafy" Montez stopped the music for the many who knew and loved him but it's the music he lived for and would demand it never stop, and the 11th Annual Medicine Park Stomp kicks off the 2021 festival season with record success. 

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