LAWTON, OK — Lawton Pro Musica will present “Come to the Music” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church, 1916 W. Gore. “Come to the Music” will feature a variety of choral pieces acknowledging the unifying factor of music in our individual lives and in our society. 

LAWTON, OK —The Southwest Pride Barbershop Chorus is preparing to host its annual show. This year's production will be "Barbershop Goes to Washington."

LAWTON, OK — A selection of new Mystery books has arrived at the Lawton Public Library, 110 SW 4th. To reserve a book, visit the library website at, then click on “your account.”

LAWTON, OK — Jack London’s classic “The Call of the Wild” is one of the most widely-adapted novels of the last century. Legendary stars like Charlton Heston, Richard Dreyfuss and Clark Gable have played the famous John Thornton — an aging outdoorsman in the rough Yukon. In every telling of the story, Thornton befriends Buck, a pampered dog kidnapped and stranded in the cold Alaskan wilderness after a series of bad misadventures.

LAWTON, OK — Justice "Stash" Hileman stopped by Studio Blanket/Tent Fort to offer insight into his crusty punk roots along with sharing his music, and the legacy of Black Sabbath's 50th anniversary. 

Worms eating your garbage can produce some of the best fertilizer on earth. Earthworm composting or “vermicompost” is a fascinating, fun and easy way to recycle organic kitchen waste.

LAWTON, OK —There is power is prayer. That is the message being delivered by Sheila Walsh in her series “Praying for Women.” It is a message the best-selling Christian author will be bringing to Faith Bible Church, 1402 SW Park Ridge, on Feb. 25 during a live simulcast. 


“Sonic the Hedgehog” is the biggest movie in North America right now.

There’s something strange about that. It opened higher than last year’s “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” and could actually finish with a higher worldwide gross, once its theatrical run ends. There’s something even stranger about that. Is this a sign that the video game movie curse has finally been broken? Perhaps. Let’s take a deeper look.

Q. Last week I came down with a horrible cough, followed within a few hours by fever and exhaustion. By the next morning, I had muscle aches and figured I had caught the flu.

That hit Broadway musical production of “Hamilton” has brought Alexander Hamilton back to the attention of the country. And while the musical hit featured his wife, we knew very little about her. That is, until 2018 when Tilar J. Mazzeo published the first biography of her titled “Eliza Hami…

LAWTON, OK —  Crossed Hearts are ready to break some hearts with their original songs and the Born & Raised Music Festival is ready to inaugurate a red dirt good time. 

DEAR ABBY: I met my lady on a blind date many years ago. When I knocked on the door, it opened and this beautiful girl was standing there. Thinking I could never be so lucky, I asked, “Is your sister home?” No. She was my date.

Snow, rain, 34-degree temperature, 75-degree temperature. Is spring here, yet? Probably not. But it is time to start planning for spring? Spring is the time to begin working on those things that need to be changed, cleaned up and added new. Now is the time to asset the landscape and make pla…

On Saturday the Lawton Farmers Market Institute will hold a Seed Starting 101 Class. The class will be held at the Lawton Farmers Market Winter Market location at Cameron University in the Plant Sciences Building on SW 38th Street and Elsie Hamm Drive. Participants will learn the basics of s…

LAWTON, OK — There are a lot of reasons you should consider deleting your Facebook account in 2020, but I plan to get to those in a later column. Today I want to talk about the steps you should take if you plan to hold on to your Facebook account this year.

Hello, dear readers — I’ve got a smattering of thoughts to share with you this week, so I’ll just get right into it. I hope you all enjoyed the snow, I’m quite sorry to say I missed it!

LAWTON, OK — Cameron University will mark its third play of the 2019-2020 season with the famous Shakespearian comedy "Much Ado About Nothing".

LAWTON, OK — Here is a listing of activities in Southwest Oklahoma happening this weekend.

LAWTON, OK — The A&E Calendar lists events for Sunday through Saturday. 

DEAR ABBY: My 15-year-old granddaughter has lived for the past several years in an environment with adults who have done drugs, can’t or won’t keep a job and are in and out of jail. I want her to have a better life, and I try to explain what a responsible adult life looks like. But when I do…

LAWTON, OK — Cameron University's class of 2019 recently presented the school with a gift in the form of a mural on the back of Nance-Boyer Hall. The mural represents a year's worth of work by the 2019 Senior Class Committee.

WMWR, OK — From Oklahoma to New Mexico to Alaska, Lawton's Dave McGowen goes in search of wildlife to photograph and bring back images to share with people who can't always go where he does. That's what his fourth show at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is all about. 

FORT SILL, OK — When they heard he was coming to Fort Sill to command the 77th Army Band, everyone told Warrant Officer Richard Townes, "Oh, the 77th. They're the best band in the Army." And he agrees.

LAWTON, OK — Lawtonians are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Red *white Sweetheart Ball, an event that will surely make them swoon, while also benefitting a worthy cause.

Q. I was having regular nighttime leg and ankle cramps for years until I started taking magnesium glycinate. I had cramps that made me cry at night and even sometimes during the day. Something had to change, so I searched till I found magnesium.

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