Lawton blood donor receives thank-you note as part of new OBI program

Oklahoma Blood Institute is touting its 'Thank the Donor' Program.It gives blood recipients the chance to "thank" the person who supplied the blood that saved their life.
Duncan woman dies after weekend house fire; benefit dinner set for Thursday
  LPD looking for tips in 55th Street homicide
  Lawton City Manager discusses retirement decision
Altus AFB releases identity of airman found dead on base
Multiple HS football games moved due to weather

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  7News viewers raise over $3,000 for American Red Cross
7News partnered with Red Cross Oklahoma for a telethon supporting the victims of hurricane Florence tuesday raising over $3,000.   The 3 hour event brought in a total of $3430. The money raised provides food, shelter, blankets, personal hygiene items, cleaning supply kits, and emotional support.   Red Cross officials say even though the hurricane is gone their work following any disaster is far from over.
Lawton FFA holds watermelon social and silent auction
The Lawton chapter of the Future Farmers of America held a special meeting to raise funds and meet with the community Tuesday evening. It was a watermelon social and silent auction. The event featured all-you-can-eat watermelon and hot dogs. There were also fun contests, like seed spitting and a race to see who could eat a melon the fastest. After the social the chapter held its silent auction, selling dozens of items donated from various local businesses.
Altus Animal Welfare Association awarded $10,000 grant
The Altus Animal Welfare Association and the City of Altus have been awarded a $10,000 grant to better the lives of shelter animals. Maddie's Fund awarded the grant, which will fund a new director for the city's "SHAPE" program. The SHAPE program aims to provide enrichment activities for shelter animals, to better improve their chances of being adopted. The SHAPE Director will check on animals health, socialize them and do basic command training for dogs.

  DDS holds listening session for families of Oklahomans with disabilities

Families affected by disabilities got to voice their concerns to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services today. They were asked to share their thoughts on how Developmental Disabilities Services can improve programs and services for Oklahomans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. "We've got to change the way we're supporting people with disabilities in our state," said Wanda Felty, parent and waiting list meeting coordinator.

  Elgin students meet with gubernatorial candidates

A group of students at Elgin Middle School say they are prepared for when they one day become voters thanks to visits from all three party nominees running to be our state's next governor.
  Leadership training held Tuesday for FFA chapters across Southwest Oklahoma
  CU adds Women's Cross Country to athletic program
California man charged in rape of Lawton teen

SPORTS

WEEK 4 GOTW Preview: Ringling at Walters

Week 4 City Report: Eisenhower Eagles

Multiple HS football games moved due to weather

Mac tops Ike 11-3 for season sweep

Special teams the difference in OSU's 44-21 win over Boise State

Special teams the difference in OSU's 44-21 win over Boise State

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  4 people injured in shooting in Wisconsin, shooter dead

The suspect has died, multiple outlets reported.

Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

One of those warnings gave NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden “chills” while he was broadcasting on air.