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  • Bicycle ride raises approximately $18,000 for Meers Fire Department

    Bicycle ride raises approximately $18,000 for Meers Fire Department

    Saturday, May 27 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-05-27 17:36:39 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    Tour De Meers brought nearly 600 bicyclists pedaling through the Wichita Wildlife Refuge on Saturday morning to raise money for the Meers Volunteer Fire Department. 

    Tour De Meers brought nearly 600 bicyclists pedaling through the Wichita Wildlife Refuge on Saturday morning to raise money for the Meers Volunteer Fire Department. 

  • Police investigate possible stabbing

    Police investigate possible stabbing

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-27 03:46:50 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

    Lawton Police investigated a possible stabbing Friday night.  

    Lawton Police investigated a possible stabbing Friday night.  

  • 9th annual Red Dirt Ball kicks off

    9th annual Red Dirt Ball kicks off

    Friday, May 26 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-05-27 01:03:41 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The 9th annual Red Dirt Ball in Medicine Park kicked off today. The event is free and features live music, food, and fun, it's the perfect event for you and your family!

    The 9th annual Red Dirt Ball in Medicine Park kicked off today. The event is free and features live music, food, and fun, it's the perfect event for you and your family!

  • Cache High School Cheerleaders donate water to Elk City tornado victims

    Cache High School Cheerleaders donate water to Elk City tornado victims

    Friday, May 26 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-05-27 00:55:04 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The Cache High School Cheer Team is lending a helping hand by donating dozens of cases of water to victims affected by the storms and tornadoes in Elk City.

    The Cache High School Cheer Team is lending a helping hand by donating dozens of cases of water to victims affected by the storms and tornadoes in Elk City.

  • Lawton Police Department cadets train to spot drunk drivers

    Lawton Police Department cadets train to spot drunk drivers

    Friday, May 26 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-05-26 23:17:33 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Lawton Police Department cadets received hands-on training Friday from some interesting volunteers---they were intoxicated.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Lawton Police Department cadets received hands-on training Friday from some interesting volunteers---they were intoxicated.

  • US approves disaster declaration for 18 Oklahoma counties

    US approves disaster declaration for 18 Oklahoma counties

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:24:41 GMT

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared 18 Oklahoma counties as disaster areas following severe storms that pounded the state in April and early May.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared 18 Oklahoma counties as disaster areas following severe storms that pounded the state in April and early May.

  • Fire destroys Lawton home

    Fire destroys Lawton home

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:06:20 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    An investigation continues into an early morning fire that destroyed a home on Lawton's West side.

    An investigation continues into an early morning fire that destroyed a home on Lawton's West side.

  • Sooner State and Camino Real Horse Clubs hosts the 25th annual Peruvian Horse Show

    Sooner State and Camino Real Horse Clubs hosts the 25th annual Peruvian Horse Show

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:58:33 GMT

    Horse riders from all over the country are gathered in Duncan this weekend for a special horse show. The Sooner State and Camino Real Horse Clubs are hosting the 25th annual Peruvian Horse Show. This is the fourth time the show has been held in Duncan and promises to wow attendees with specially-bred show horses showing their stuff. Eighty-three horses will go head to head to show off their breeding, gait, and performance.

    Horse riders from all over the country are gathered in Duncan this weekend for a special horse show. The Sooner State and Camino Real Horse Clubs are hosting the 25th annual Peruvian Horse Show. This is the fourth time the show has been held in Duncan and promises to wow attendees with specially-bred show horses showing their stuff. Eighty-three horses will go head to head to show off their breeding, gait, and performance.

  • Criminal reform bills will remain open until next year

    Criminal reform bills will remain open until next year

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:45:48 GMT
    Scott BiggsScott Biggs

    Yesterday, with just one day left in the legislative session, the Governor Mary Fallin held a press conference in a last-ditch effort to convince Representative Scott Biggs (R) Grady County, to hear four criminal reform bills that she said would reduce the prison population by keeping more non-violent offenders out of prison, saving the state $200-million a year. 

    Yesterday, with just one day left in the legislative session, the Governor Mary Fallin held a press conference in a last-ditch effort to convince Representative Scott Biggs (R) Grady County, to hear four criminal reform bills that she said would reduce the prison population by keeping more non-violent offenders out of prison, saving the state $200-million a year. 

  • Marine vet takes plea deal in PTSD pot bust

    Marine vet takes plea deal in PTSD pot bust

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:43:28 GMT

    Kristoffer Lewandowski, the Marine veteran charged with possession of multiple marijuana plants in Comanche County, has accepted a plea deal. The plea agreement with the Comanche County District Attorney's office resolves all pending charges filed against Lewandowski. 

    Kristoffer Lewandowski, the Marine veteran charged with possession of multiple marijuana plants in Comanche County, has accepted a plea deal. The plea agreement with the Comanche County District Attorney's office resolves all pending charges filed against Lewandowski. 

  • Head out to the Central Frontier Meeting to learn more about the Buffalo Soldiers

    Head out to the Central Frontier Meeting to learn more about the Buffalo Soldiers

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:30:56 GMT

    May 26th is the first day 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting in Lawton. The group promotes motorcycle riding and safety.  The annual meeting fosters camaraderie among the motorcyclists while educating the public about the accomplishments of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers – six all-black regiments established by Congress to following the Civil War.

    May 26th is the first day 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting in Lawton. The group promotes motorcycle riding and safety.  The annual meeting fosters camaraderie among the motorcyclists while educating the public about the accomplishments of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers – six all-black regiments established by Congress to following the Civil War.

  • First Alert Forecast

    First Alert Forecast

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:26:45 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Steamy and Stormy Weekend Ahead 

    Steamy and Stormy Weekend Ahead 

  • KSWO, OBI, OK Pork Council blood drive triples the number of regular daily donors

    KSWO, OBI, OK Pork Council blood drive triples the number of regular daily donors

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:08:54 GMT

    We joined with the Oklahoma Blood Institute and the Oklahoma Pork Council to help save lives through a blood drive today. Officials say that there were triple more donors than on a regular day. All donors received a free pulled-pork sandwich from the Oklahoma Pork Council, a free t-shirt, a pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo, and entry into a contest to win a catered barbecue pork picnic for 40 people. 

    We joined with the Oklahoma Blood Institute and the Oklahoma Pork Council to help save lives through a blood drive today. Officials say that there were triple more donors than on a regular day. All donors received a free pulled-pork sandwich from the Oklahoma Pork Council, a free t-shirt, a pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo, and entry into a contest to win a catered barbecue pork picnic for 40 people. 

  • Oklahoma Teacher of Year announces he is leaving state for higher pay

    Oklahoma Teacher of Year announces he is leaving state for higher pay

    Friday, May 26 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-05-26 19:50:01 GMT
    (Source KFOR)(Source KFOR)

    For months, teachers have been asking lawmakers to find a way to fund a pay raise for educators across the state. And, as it looks like teachers will go another year without a pay raise, many are making the decision to leave the state. Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year in 2016, announced that he has made the decision to Texas make more money in the classroom: 

    For months, teachers have been asking lawmakers to find a way to fund a pay raise for educators across the state. And, as it looks like teachers will go another year without a pay raise, many are making the decision to leave the state. Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year in 2016, announced that he has made the decision to Texas make more money in the classroom: 

  • Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

    Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-05-26 18:40:07 GMT
    Source RNNSource RNN

     In a tweet, Ariana Grande said she would be returning to Manchester for a benefit concert. 

     In a tweet, Ariana Grande said she would be returning to Manchester for a benefit concert. 

  • Tillerson is in the UK to discuss US leaks of Manchester bombing details

    Tillerson is in the UK to discuss US leaks of Manchester bombing details

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:32:24 GMT

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in the UK today after English officials criticized the US for high-profile leaks of details surrounding the Manchester bombing investigation. Tillerson is meeting with British foreign secretary Boris Johnson. They are set to discuss foreign policy, the U-K's upcoming election and future action on terrorism.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in the UK today after English officials criticized the US for high-profile leaks of details surrounding the Manchester bombing investigation. Tillerson is meeting with British foreign secretary Boris Johnson. They are set to discuss foreign policy, the U-K's upcoming election and future action on terrorism.

  • Rocklahoma kicks off weekend of jams, Soundgarden front man laid to rest

    Rocklahoma kicks off weekend of jams, Soundgarden front man laid to rest

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:24:22 GMT

    Rocklahoma up in Pryor is already underway as the Memorial Day weekend kicks off. Last night was the campground party, which starts the festival. The show will go on tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. Those in charge are expecting anywhere from 80-90,000 people to attend. Concert-goers can expect a good time, a lot of people, and even possibly some rain tomorrow. 

    Rocklahoma up in Pryor is already underway as the Memorial Day weekend kicks off. Last night was the campground party, which starts the festival. The show will go on tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. Those in charge are expecting anywhere from 80-90,000 people to attend. Concert-goers can expect a good time, a lot of people, and even possibly some rain tomorrow. 

  • 82-year-old Cement native receives high school diploma

    82-year-old Cement native receives high school diploma

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:06:15 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    82 year-old Leaman Lee Wilkes of Cement has accomplished plenty in his life, with an Associates Degree, a Bachelor's, 2 Masters Degrees, as well as a 20 year career in the Air Force. But on Thursday night, he achieved another goal and walked across the stage at Cement High School receiving his diploma.

    82 year-old Leaman Lee Wilkes of Cement has accomplished plenty in his life, with an Associates Degree, a Bachelor's, 2 Masters Degrees, as well as a 20 year career in the Air Force. But on Thursday night, he achieved another goal and walked across the stage at Cement High School receiving his diploma.

  • May 26th is the last day to donate blood for special giveaways!

    May 26th is the last day to donate blood for special giveaways!

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-05-26 15:40:41 GMT

    Those who give blood before the Memorial Day weekend will bring home the bacon with an incredible giveaway.  Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is joining forces with the Oklahoma Pork Council and KSWO-TV 7News for a pre-Memorial Day blood drive event. 

    Those who give blood before the Memorial Day weekend will bring home the bacon with an incredible giveaway.  Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is joining forces with the Oklahoma Pork Council and KSWO-TV 7News for a pre-Memorial Day blood drive event. 

  • Head out May 26th-28th to the 2017 Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club meeting

    Head out May 26th-28th to the 2017 Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club meeting

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-05-26 15:29:33 GMT

    Around 350 motorcyclists from across seven states are expected to attend the 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting to be hosted in Lawton this year. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (135 NW 2nd Street) May 26th through May 28th. Mayor Fred Fitch will present a proclamation to the club at 10:00 a.m. on May 27. 

    Around 350 motorcyclists from across seven states are expected to attend the 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting to be hosted in Lawton this year. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (135 NW 2nd Street) May 26th through May 28th. Mayor Fred Fitch will present a proclamation to the club at 10:00 a.m. on May 27. 

  • RSVP for the Lawton/Ft Sill Chamber of Commerce Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon by June 1st

    RSVP for the Lawton/Ft Sill Chamber of Commerce Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon by June 1st

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-05-26 15:27:14 GMT

    The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce will host the Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on June 9 at Apache Casino Hotel. As the state legislative session comes to a close, local legislators “report back to the community what took place during the legislative session." 

    The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce will host the Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on June 9 at Apache Casino Hotel. As the state legislative session comes to a close, local legislators “report back to the community what took place during the legislative session." 

  • Lawton council representative hosts town hall meeting

    Lawton council representative hosts town hall meeting

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-05-26 03:57:05 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

    Lawton city council representative V. Gay McGahee hosted a town hall meeting Thursday night, to give residents a chance to share their concerns with her, and other members of the city government. 

    Lawton city council representative V. Gay McGahee hosted a town hall meeting Thursday night, to give residents a chance to share their concerns with her, and other members of the city government. 

  • Big crowds expected for Memorial Weekend at Lawton lakes

    Big crowds expected for Memorial Weekend at Lawton lakes

    Thursday, May 25 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-05-25 23:36:52 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, Lawton Police are urging everyone to stay safe while they are heading to the lake, following Wednesday’s drowning at Lake Lawtonka.

    With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, Lawton Police are urging everyone to stay safe while they are heading to the lake, following Wednesday’s drowning at Lake Lawtonka.

  • Animal park operator among Libertarians running for governor

    Animal park operator among Libertarians running for governor

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:59:34 GMT
    (Source Ballotpedia)(Source Ballotpedia)

    A colorful, mullet-wearing operator of an exotic animal park who ran as a write-in candidate for president is among a group of Libertarian Party candidates planning to run for Oklahoma's open governor seat in...

    A colorful, mullet-wearing operator of an exotic animal park who ran as a write-in candidate for president is among a group of Libertarian Party candidates planning to run for Oklahoma's open governor seat in 2018.

  • Temple Summer Food Program hours and location

    Temple Summer Food Program hours and location

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:26:09 GMT

    Temple Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides nutritious meals at no charge to children between May 30th and June 30th while they are on summer vacation. All children 18 years and under can participate. Adults with a documented mental or physical disability that participate in a non-profit school program are also eligible. Meals will be provided at Temple High School Monday through Friday from 11:00-12:30. 

    Temple Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides nutritious meals at no charge to children between May 30th and June 30th while they are on summer vacation. All children 18 years and under can participate. Adults with a documented mental or physical disability that participate in a non-profit school program are also eligible. Meals will be provided at Temple High School Monday through Friday from 11:00-12:30. 

  • 1st female commander named to 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard AFB

    1st female commander named to 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard AFB

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:41:12 GMT

    The 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base now has their first female commander. Today Colonel Gregory Keeton transferred command of the wing to Colonel Andrea Themely. In Keeton's three years as commander -- the wing flew over 160,000 hours -- 536 combat pilots were produced and Romania was added to the  Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program. Colonel Themely says she wants to continue the work that has been done the past.

    The 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base now has their first female commander. Today Colonel Gregory Keeton transferred command of the wing to Colonel Andrea Themely. In Keeton's three years as commander -- the wing flew over 160,000 hours -- 536 combat pilots were produced and Romania was added to the  Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program. Colonel Themely says she wants to continue the work that has been done the past.

  • Veterans Job Club hosted a successful hiring event in Lawton today

    Veterans Job Club hosted a successful hiring event in Lawton today

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:07:07 GMT

    The Veterans Job Club hosted a presentation and hiring event geared toward veterans and their spouses at Oklahoma Works today in Lawton. Guest speaker Jim Miller, the Director of Human Resources for Fort Sill, spoke about requirements in applying for federal jobs. He also gave tips on interviewing and how to prepare your resume. They even conducted a hiring event after they were done with their presentations. 

    The Veterans Job Club hosted a presentation and hiring event geared toward veterans and their spouses at Oklahoma Works today in Lawton. Guest speaker Jim Miller, the Director of Human Resources for Fort Sill, spoke about requirements in applying for federal jobs. He also gave tips on interviewing and how to prepare your resume. They even conducted a hiring event after they were done with their presentations. 

  • OK Senate passes budget bill

    OK Senate passes budget bill

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:49:12 GMT

    The Oklahoma Senate passed a budget bill Wednesday night with a vote of 33-13. Just over $21 million will be added to the Department of Education. That only covers health insurance costs so that budget will stay flat and it does not include a teacher pay raise. Education leaders are speaking out against the state's budget plan. 

    The Oklahoma Senate passed a budget bill Wednesday night with a vote of 33-13. Just over $21 million will be added to the Department of Education. That only covers health insurance costs so that budget will stay flat and it does not include a teacher pay raise. Education leaders are speaking out against the state's budget plan. 

  • One arrested, infant in critical condition following near drowning in Claremore

    One arrested, infant in critical condition following near drowning in Claremore

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:16:29 GMT

    A child is in critical condition following a near drowning in Claremore. Amanda Brooke Green, the child’s aunt and babysitter, was arrested on a felony child neglect complaint. Around 11:15 a.m. on May 24th, two women brought in a 1-year-old to Claremore Hillcrest Hospital that had nearly drowned but couldn't give hospital staff enough information to know what happened.

    A child is in critical condition following a near drowning in Claremore. Amanda Brooke Green, the child’s aunt and babysitter, was arrested on a felony child neglect complaint. Around 11:15 a.m. on May 24th, two women brought in a 1-year-old to Claremore Hillcrest Hospital that had nearly drowned but couldn't give hospital staff enough information to know what happened.

  • Drowning victim at Coalgate Lake identified

    Drowning victim at Coalgate Lake identified

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:04:47 GMT

    According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, DeMarcus Colbert, 17,  was at Coalgate Lake with some friends when he suddenly went underwater around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. Investigators say Colbert swam went underwater while swimming back from a concrete water intake area that was about 30 feet from the shore. 

    According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, DeMarcus Colbert, 17,  was at Coalgate Lake with some friends when he suddenly went underwater around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. Investigators say Colbert swam went underwater while swimming back from a concrete water intake area that was about 30 feet from the shore. 

  • Meeting on May 25th to discuss Fort Cobb cemetery graveside ornaments

    Meeting on May 25th to discuss Fort Cobb cemetery graveside ornaments

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:45:33 GMT

    Last week, we brought you a story out of Fort Cobb where personal items were pulled off grave sites at the town's cemetery. Residents there said there was a notice put out a couple of weeks ago about a routine clean-up but this was not what they had in mind. They found items dug up and removed, brand new flowers were thrown in the trash, and American flags tossed aside. To discuss these issues, the citizens will hold a meeting tonight at 6 o'clock.

    Last week, we brought you a story out of Fort Cobb where personal items were pulled off grave sites at the town's cemetery. Residents there said there was a notice put out a couple of weeks ago about a routine clean-up but this was not what they had in mind. They found items dug up and removed, brand new flowers were thrown in the trash, and American flags tossed aside. To discuss these issues, the citizens will hold a meeting tonight at 6 o'clock.

  • Dog who attacked two students in OK elementary school to be euthanized

    Dog who attacked two students in OK elementary school to be euthanized

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:32:48 GMT
    (Source KOCO)(Source KOCO)

    According to officials, the dog that attacked two children at Quail Creek Elementary School in Oklahoma City will be euthanized. Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Unit Operations Supervisor Nevyn O’Kane said the 72-pound male pit bull mix followed some kids through an open door. The dog bit at least one student. Both students have recovered. 

    According to officials, the dog that attacked two children at Quail Creek Elementary School in Oklahoma City will be euthanized. Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Unit Operations Supervisor Nevyn O’Kane said the 72-pound male pit bull mix followed some kids through an open door. The dog bit at least one student. Both students have recovered. 

  • RECALL: Eckrich precooked sausage could contain metal

    RECALL: Eckrich precooked sausage could contain metal

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:28:22 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Almost 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage is being recalled due to the possibility the meat may contain metal. 

    Almost 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage is being recalled due to the possibility the meat may contain metal. 

  • Oklahoma inmate dies after being hit with pepper balls

    Oklahoma inmate dies after being hit with pepper balls

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:25:03 GMT

    An autopsy report shows an inmate who died at an Oklahoma jail was hit more than a dozen times by pepper balls as officers tried to subdue him.

    An autopsy report shows an inmate who died at an Oklahoma jail was hit more than a dozen times by pepper balls as officers tried to subdue him.

  • Ward 7 Councilwoman hosts town hall meeting May 25th

    Ward 7 Councilwoman hosts town hall meeting May 25th

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:58:58 GMT

    Ward 7 Councilwoman V. Gay F. McGahee will be hosting town hall meetings throughout the summer. The 1st one will be held tonight, May 25th, at the Great Plains Technology Center (4500 SW Lee Blvd) Building 700 Room 701 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. There will be a public hearing where Lawton citizens can offer input regarding the City of Lawton's proposed budget for FY2017-2018.

    Ward 7 Councilwoman V. Gay F. McGahee will be hosting town hall meetings throughout the summer. The 1st one will be held tonight, May 25th, at the Great Plains Technology Center (4500 SW Lee Blvd) Building 700 Room 701 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. There will be a public hearing where Lawton citizens can offer input regarding the City of Lawton's proposed budget for FY2017-2018.

  • 1st year of City in Motion Wellness Program results in marked improvements to City of Lawton employees' health

    1st year of City in Motion Wellness Program results in marked improvements to City of Lawton employees' health

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:36:18 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The City of Lawton will complete its first year of the “City in Motion” Wellness Program in June. The Wellness Program is a series of 30 educational events and workshops aimed at encouraging employees to get active and lead healthier lifestyles by offering incentives to employees who participate.  “It has been rewarding seeing our employees living healthier lifestyles,” Human Resources Director Chase Massie said. 

    The City of Lawton will complete its first year of the “City in Motion” Wellness Program in June. The Wellness Program is a series of 30 educational events and workshops aimed at encouraging employees to get active and lead healthier lifestyles by offering incentives to employees who participate.  “It has been rewarding seeing our employees living healthier lifestyles,” Human Resources Director Chase Massie said. 

  • Man arrested, family mourns young father after deadly police chase through Tulsa Airport

    Man arrested, family mourns young father after deadly police chase through Tulsa Airport

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:22:52 GMT
    William BruckmanWilliam Bruckman

    Maintenance crews at the Tulsa International Airport have fixed the fences and gates that were damaged after a man led police on a deadly chase and Jerry Lee Newman, 24, is in custody in connection with the pursuit.  It started when authorities say the suspect stole an Oklahoma Natural Gas pickup truck and led them on a chase from Sapulpa through Tulsa. He crashed through a perimeter gate at the airport and made it onto a runway. 

    Maintenance crews at the Tulsa International Airport have fixed the fences and gates that were damaged after a man led police on a deadly chase and Jerry Lee Newman, 24, is in custody in connection with the pursuit.  It started when authorities say the suspect stole an Oklahoma Natural Gas pickup truck and led them on a chase from Sapulpa through Tulsa. He crashed through a perimeter gate at the airport and made it onto a runway. 

  • Ex-Oklahoma Beef Council accountant pleads guilty to fraud

    Ex-Oklahoma Beef Council accountant pleads guilty to fraud

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:01:33 GMT

    A former accountant for the Oklahoma Beef Council has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $2.6 million from the nonprofit organization.

    A former accountant for the Oklahoma Beef Council has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $2.6 million from the nonprofit organization.

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