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  • Winner of Supermarket Sweep takes home $273 in groceries

    Winner of Supermarket Sweep takes home $273 in groceries

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:24 PM EST2017-11-18 17:24:15 GMT
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    A lucky Lawtonian took home $273 of groceries for free, all thanks to the Lawton Food Bank, Arvest Bank and Country Mart.

    A lucky Lawtonian took home $273 of groceries for free, all thanks to the Lawton Food Bank, Arvest Bank and Country Mart.

  • Former Lawton basketball player hosts camp

    Former Lawton basketball player hosts camp

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:20 PM EST2017-11-18 17:20:22 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    A Lawton native with professional basketball skills hosted a camp for kids at Lawton High Saturday.

    A Lawton native with professional basketball skills hosted a camp for kids at Lawton High Saturday.

  • Duncan Police investigate shooting

    Duncan Police investigate shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:27 AM EST2017-11-18 14:27:36 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

    Duncan Police responded to a shooting in the 1400 Block of 17th Street Friday night.

    Duncan Police responded to a shooting in the 1400 Block of 17th Street Friday night.

  • Craft Harvest Craft Show kicks off

    Craft Harvest Craft Show kicks off

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-11-18 04:53:44 GMT

    The 44th annual Craft Harvest Craft Show began Friday, kicking off a weekend of fun, food and crafts. 

    The 44th annual Craft Harvest Craft Show began Friday, kicking off a weekend of fun, food and crafts. 

  • Toe-tapping Western music at Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

    Toe-tapping Western music at Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:07 PM EST2017-11-18 04:07:17 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Cowboy poetry and western music brought people together Friday evening at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan.

    Cowboy poetry and western music brought people together Friday evening at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan.

  • Lawton student defeats the odds, chases his dreams

    Lawton student defeats the odds, chases his dreams

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:06 PM EST2017-11-18 04:06:26 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    One Lawton student who has been fighting an uphill battle his entire life is encouraging his peers to follow their dreams.

    One Lawton student who has been fighting an uphill battle his entire life is encouraging his peers to follow their dreams.

  • Budget bill draws vetoes from Governor Fallin

    Budget bill draws vetoes from Governor Fallin

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:18 PM EST2017-11-18 03:18:17 GMT

    Governor Mary Fallin has vetoed all but five sections of the budget bill the Oklahoma Legislature approved after eight weeks of heated debate and failed votes. 

    Governor Mary Fallin has vetoed all but five sections of the budget bill the Oklahoma Legislature approved after eight weeks of heated debate and failed votes. 

  • Local business owner increases security for holiday season

    Local business owner increases security for holiday season

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-11-18 00:33:21 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Before we know it Black Friday will be here and stores will be filled with holiday shoppers, but besides hundreds of customers police say there's also an increase in shoplifters.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Before we know it Black Friday will be here and stores will be filled with holiday shoppers, but besides hundreds of customers police say there's also an increase in shoplifters.

  • Veterans can receive free dental services on November 18th

    Veterans can receive free dental services on November 18th

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:27 PM EST2017-11-17 23:27:38 GMT

    Several local dentists are coming together to show veterans their support this Saturday. Dr. Matthew Bridges is the mastermind behind Veteran’s Dental Day. Dr. Bridges along with several other dentists and local dental students are hoping to improve the oral health of veterans in our community. Their goal is to help rid veterans of pain from dental issues. 

    Several local dentists are coming together to show veterans their support this Saturday. Dr. Matthew Bridges is the mastermind behind Veteran’s Dental Day. Dr. Bridges along with several other dentists and local dental students are hoping to improve the oral health of veterans in our community. Their goal is to help rid veterans of pain from dental issues. 

  • Arvest Bank awards Walters educator $500

    Arvest Bank awards Walters educator $500

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-11-17 23:15:00 GMT

    A local educator is being recognized for her dedication in the classroom. This afternoon, Arvest Bank awarded her $500. It's all part of Arvest's 'We Heart Oklahoma Teachers' campaign.  Educators from all across the state were nominated.  Arvest then chose 33 to get $500 each. From Walters Elementary School, music educator Denise Tulloh was selected. She was chosen last year too. She used that money to replace the carpet in her classroom.  

    A local educator is being recognized for her dedication in the classroom. This afternoon, Arvest Bank awarded her $500. It's all part of Arvest's 'We Heart Oklahoma Teachers' campaign.  Educators from all across the state were nominated.  Arvest then chose 33 to get $500 each. From Walters Elementary School, music educator Denise Tulloh was selected. She was chosen last year too. She used that money to replace the carpet in her classroom.  

  • Highway dedication honors fallen solider

    Highway dedication honors fallen solider

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:07 PM EST2017-11-17 23:07:16 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    On Friday friends, family, and a state lawmaker honored the life of a fallen solider during a special service. 

    On Friday friends, family, and a state lawmaker honored the life of a fallen solider during a special service. 

  • Salvation Army of Altus kicks off Angel Tree, Red Kettle campaign

    Salvation Army of Altus kicks off Angel Tree, Red Kettle campaign

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:03 PM EST2017-11-17 22:03:12 GMT

    The Salvation Army of Altus kicked off its Red Kettle campaign today. Major Ben Walters, the Mayor and his wife, a Walmart representative, and a member of the Altus Police Department were all present. Today's event also marked the start of the organization's Angel Tree program. So, in addition to donating to those volunteers who will be ringing the bells, you can also pick a child's name from the Angel Tree. 

    The Salvation Army of Altus kicked off its Red Kettle campaign today. Major Ben Walters, the Mayor and his wife, a Walmart representative, and a member of the Altus Police Department were all present. Today's event also marked the start of the organization's Angel Tree program. So, in addition to donating to those volunteers who will be ringing the bells, you can also pick a child's name from the Angel Tree. 

  • Oklahoma St. needs to beat Kansas St. to stay in Big 12 race

    Oklahoma St. needs to beat Kansas St. to stay in Big 12 race

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:36 PM EST2017-11-17 21:36:42 GMT
    It’s now or never for Mason Rudolph. Oklahoma State’s quarterback returned for his senior season with hopes of winning a Big 12 title and contending for a national championship. He has set many of Oklahoma State’s career passing records this season, yet things haven’t gone quite as planned. After losses to TCU and Oklahoma, the Cowboys will have to win out and get help to reach the Big 12 title game. Rudolph knows what’s at stake Saturday when the Cowbo...
    It’s now or never for Mason Rudolph. Oklahoma State’s quarterback returned for his senior season with hopes of winning a Big 12 title and contending for a national championship. He has set many of Oklahoma State’s career passing records this season, yet things haven’t gone quite as planned. After losses to TCU and Oklahoma, the Cowboys will have to win out and get help to reach the Big 12 title game. Rudolph knows what’s at stake Saturday when the Cowbo...
  • Oklahoma lawmakers OK budget fix, but new shortfall awaits

    Oklahoma lawmakers OK budget fix, but new shortfall awaits

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:35 PM EST2017-11-17 21:35:22 GMT

    Oklahoma’s Republican-controlled Senate agreed Friday to cobble together a budget through even deeper cuts to state services, rejecting GOP Gov. Mary Fallin’s warning that the approach would set the state “up for failure.” After senators approved the spending plan 29-14, Fallin now faces a difficult dilemma on whether to sign or veto it. 

    Oklahoma’s Republican-controlled Senate agreed Friday to cobble together a budget through even deeper cuts to state services, rejecting GOP Gov. Mary Fallin’s warning that the approach would set the state “up for failure.” After senators approved the spending plan 29-14, Fallin now faces a difficult dilemma on whether to sign or veto it. 

  • First Alert Forecast

    First Alert Forecast

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:27 PM EST2017-11-17 21:27:32 GMT
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    Colder air arrives for the weekend

    Colder air arrives for the weekend

  • Live mortar round found in Kingfisher will be inspected at Ft. Sill

    Live mortar round found in Kingfisher will be inspected at Ft. Sill

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:10 PM EST2017-11-17 21:10:59 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    Authorities say a live mortar round was found near Kingfisher yesterday. According to the Kingfisher County Sheriff's office, the mortar round was found in a field off Highway 33 about five miles east of the Kingfisher city limits. A bomb squad responded to the scene and took the device. Authorities said is a military weapon. Fort Sill soldiers will inspect the device.

    Authorities say a live mortar round was found near Kingfisher yesterday. According to the Kingfisher County Sheriff's office, the mortar round was found in a field off Highway 33 about five miles east of the Kingfisher city limits. A bomb squad responded to the scene and took the device. Authorities said is a military weapon. Fort Sill soldiers will inspect the device.

  • Benefit dinner will help Blair family that lost everything in recent house fire

    Benefit dinner will help Blair family that lost everything in recent house fire

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-11-17 21:07:55 GMT

    The fundraiser for the Blair family that lost everything in a fire last month is this weekend. The Blair FFA chapter is hosting a benefit dinner for David and Kathi Martin this Sunday in the Blair School Cafeteria. They will be serving a chicken dinner with all the trimmings. It will start at noon and go until they run out o...

    The fundraiser for the Blair family that lost everything in a fire last month is this weekend. The Blair FFA chapter is hosting a benefit dinner for David and Kathi Martin this Sunday in the Blair School Cafeteria. They will be serving a chicken dinner with all the trimmings. It will start at noon and go until they run out o...

  • CCMH collects 10,000 cans for the Lawton Food Bank

    CCMH collects 10,000 cans for the Lawton Food Bank

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:47 PM EST2017-11-17 20:47:50 GMT

    Comanche County Memorial Hospital donated around 10,000 cans of food to the Lawton Food Bank today. They made it a challenge for all the departments within the hospital. The department that donated the most cans even won a golden can award. Department Manager Noelle Bowen says this was a fun way to give back to the community.

    Comanche County Memorial Hospital donated around 10,000 cans of food to the Lawton Food Bank today. They made it a challenge for all the departments within the hospital. The department that donated the most cans even won a golden can award. Department Manager Noelle Bowen says this was a fun way to give back to the community.

  • Elgin’s FCA invites community to Libby Malek’s motivational speech

    Elgin’s FCA invites community to Libby Malek’s motivational speech

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:43 PM EST2017-11-17 20:43:54 GMT

    Elgin's Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chapter will host a very special guest tomorrow evening and they want you to come out. Libby Malek is the widow of Jace Malek. Jace was a football player who found out he had cancer the week before he was signing a letter of intent to the University of Idaho. Jace lost the battle in February of 2016. Now that Jace is gone, Libby travels around spreading the word of God and what He did in their lives. 

    Elgin's Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chapter will host a very special guest tomorrow evening and they want you to come out. Libby Malek is the widow of Jace Malek. Jace was a football player who found out he had cancer the week before he was signing a letter of intent to the University of Idaho. Jace lost the battle in February of 2016. Now that Jace is gone, Libby travels around spreading the word of God and what He did in their lives. 

  • Holiday in the Park is November 18th in Lawton

    Holiday in the Park is November 18th in Lawton

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:41 PM EST2017-11-17 20:41:06 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Head over to Elmer Thomas Park for Holiday in the Park this Saturday! Beginning tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m, you can take part in Fishing For Food. You can fish without a license and if you bring a non-perishable food item or frozen turkey, you'll be entered in a raffle. Vendors will start setting up at 3:00 p.m. and at 4:00 p.m. there will be plenty for the kids, from face painting to bounce houses. 

    Head over to Elmer Thomas Park for Holiday in the Park this Saturday! Beginning tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m, you can take part in Fishing For Food. You can fish without a license and if you bring a non-perishable food item or frozen turkey, you'll be entered in a raffle. Vendors will start setting up at 3:00 p.m. and at 4:00 p.m. there will be plenty for the kids, from face painting to bounce houses. 

  • Walters students decorate ornaments for state tree lighting

    Walters students decorate ornaments for state tree lighting

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:39 PM EST2017-11-17 20:39:30 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    While many kids are looking forward to Thanksgiving break, some students at Walters, Frederick and Plato Elementary in Duncan are getting ready for Christmas.

    While many kids are looking forward to Thanksgiving break, some students at Walters, Frederick and Plato Elementary in Duncan are getting ready for Christmas.

  • Arrest warrant issued for Lawton porch pirate

    Arrest warrant issued for Lawton porch pirate

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:12 PM EST2017-11-17 20:12:45 GMT

    A warrant has been issued for a man in a mail larceny investigation. We first brought you this story a week ago. The larceny occurred on November 9th. The suspect was caught on camera taking a package off of the victim’s porch. The crime was showcased on KSWO the following day. Detectives and Crime Stoppers have since received tips identifying the suspect as Javier Roman. 

    A warrant has been issued for a man in a mail larceny investigation. We first brought you this story a week ago. The larceny occurred on November 9th. The suspect was caught on camera taking a package off of the victim’s porch. The crime was showcased on KSWO the following day. Detectives and Crime Stoppers have since received tips identifying the suspect as Javier Roman. 

  • Graduation ceremony held for Altus Citizens Police Academy

    Graduation ceremony held for Altus Citizens Police Academy

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:11 PM EST2017-11-17 20:11:21 GMT

    A graduation ceremony was held for those who attended the 3rd annual Altus Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy. The 8-week course cover topics such as the structure of the police department, patrol tactics, legal process and courtroom testimony, criminal investigations and crime scene processing, emergency vehicle operations, firearms training, and demonstrations. 

    A graduation ceremony was held for those who attended the 3rd annual Altus Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy. The 8-week course cover topics such as the structure of the police department, patrol tactics, legal process and courtroom testimony, criminal investigations and crime scene processing, emergency vehicle operations, firearms training, and demonstrations. 

  • Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

    Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:12 PM EST2017-11-17 19:12:37 GMT
    Trump prays with the University of Oklahoma softball team during an event with NCAA championship teams at the White House, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Washington.Trump prays with the University of Oklahoma softball team during an event with NCAA championship teams at the White House, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Washington.

    Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them “great athletes.” Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops with the president. In all, 18 NCAA teams attended the event at the White House; South Carolina’s women’s basketball team declined the invitation. 

    Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them “great athletes.” Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops with the president. In all, 18 NCAA teams attended the event at the White House; South Carolina’s women’s basketball team declined the invitation. 

  • Former officer pleads guilty in unreasonable force case

    Former officer pleads guilty in unreasonable force case

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:09 PM EST2017-11-17 19:09:36 GMT
    Source RNNSource RNN

    A former Oklahoma correctional officer has pleaded guilty to using unreasonable force on an inmate during a 2014 incident at a jail in El Reno. The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Jason Barber entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Oklahoma City. Barber was accused of hitting pretrial detainee Lloyd Wayne Tillman during a disciplinary hearing in December 2014. 

    A former Oklahoma correctional officer has pleaded guilty to using unreasonable force on an inmate during a 2014 incident at a jail in El Reno. The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Jason Barber entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Oklahoma City. Barber was accused of hitting pretrial detainee Lloyd Wayne Tillman during a disciplinary hearing in December 2014. 

  • Ex-Oklahoma mayor arraigned in fraud scheme

    Ex-Oklahoma mayor arraigned in fraud scheme

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-11-17 19:06:22 GMT
    (Source Enid News)(Source Enid News)

    A former Oklahoma mayor and bank vice president has been arraigned for his alleged involvement in a fraud scheme.

    A former Oklahoma mayor and bank vice president has been arraigned for his alleged involvement in a fraud scheme.

  • Caddo County School Board Candidate Filing to Begin Dec 4

    Caddo County School Board Candidate Filing to Begin Dec 4

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:07 PM EST2017-11-17 18:07:14 GMT

    Candidates for the Board of Education will file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on December 4. The official filing period ends at 5:00 p.m. on December 6. All candidate filings will occur at the Caddo County Election Board office, 110 SW 2nd St, Ste 112, in Anadarko. The Annual School Election is scheduled for February 13, 2018.

    Candidates for the Board of Education will file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on December 4. The official filing period ends at 5:00 p.m. on December 6. All candidate filings will occur at the Caddo County Election Board office, 110 SW 2nd St, Ste 112, in Anadarko. The Annual School Election is scheduled for February 13, 2018.

  • Proposed budget plan takes money from Unclaimed Property Fund

    Proposed budget plan takes money from Unclaimed Property Fund

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:11 PM EST2017-11-17 17:11:30 GMT

    The latest budget plan passed in the House includes taking money from the state's Unclaimed Property Fund. In large vaults in the capitol and in various accounts, there's about $80-million worth of unclaimed property. The Treasurer's Office tries to track down the rightful owners but, over the years, the legislature has used the fund to fix budget shortfalls.

    The latest budget plan passed in the House includes taking money from the state's Unclaimed Property Fund. In large vaults in the capitol and in various accounts, there's about $80-million worth of unclaimed property. The Treasurer's Office tries to track down the rightful owners but, over the years, the legislature has used the fund to fix budget shortfalls.

  • Yukon teacher accused of sex with students bonds out of jail

    Yukon teacher accused of sex with students bonds out of jail

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:06 PM EST2017-11-17 17:06:26 GMT

    A teacher at Yukon High School has bonded out of jail after being accused of having sex with a student. Hunter Day, 22, was arrested by Canadian County sheriff's deputies after the parents of one of her students found evidence of a relationship on their son's phone. According to the sheriff's office, the parents contacted them, saying the teen and teacher had shared explicit text messages and nude photos. 

    A teacher at Yukon High School has bonded out of jail after being accused of having sex with a student. Hunter Day, 22, was arrested by Canadian County sheriff's deputies after the parents of one of her students found evidence of a relationship on their son's phone. According to the sheriff's office, the parents contacted them, saying the teen and teacher had shared explicit text messages and nude photos. 

  • Paul George getting comfortable with new Thunder teammates

    Paul George getting comfortable with new Thunder teammates

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:35 AM EST2017-11-17 16:35:01 GMT

    Paul George couldn’t find a rhythm on offense his first few weeks with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The four-time All-Star struggled to fit in with fellow All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony after he was traded from the Indiana Pacers. He settled for jumpers too often, shot too quickly at times and didn’t get to the free throw line as often as usual. As he adjusted, the Thunder started the season with a 4-7 record. 

    Paul George couldn’t find a rhythm on offense his first few weeks with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The four-time All-Star struggled to fit in with fellow All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony after he was traded from the Indiana Pacers. He settled for jumpers too often, shot too quickly at times and didn’t get to the free throw line as often as usual. As he adjusted, the Thunder started the season with a 4-7 record. 

  • Keystone Oil spill won't affect Nebraska pipeline ruling

    Keystone Oil spill won't affect Nebraska pipeline ruling

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-11-17 16:30:31 GMT

    The Latest on a pipeline still that leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota (all times local):

    The Latest on a pipeline still that leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota (all times local):

  • Oklahoma Senate approves budget bill, sends to governor

    Oklahoma Senate approves budget bill, sends to governor

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-11-17 16:30:28 GMT

    The Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill that will cut funding to most state agencies and will spend cash reserves to finish plugging a budget shortfall after lawmakers failed to pass a broad package of tax increases.

    The Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill that will cut funding to most state agencies and will spend cash reserves to finish plugging a budget shortfall after lawmakers failed to pass a broad package of tax increases.

  • Pay panel: Slash Oklahoma lawmakers' salary by 8.8 percent

    Pay panel: Slash Oklahoma lawmakers' salary by 8.8 percent

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:28 AM EST2017-11-17 16:28:47 GMT

    A state panel in charge of lawmaker pay says Oklahoma state senators and representatives will see their wages cut.

    A state panel in charge of lawmaker pay says Oklahoma state senators and representatives will see their wages cut.

  • No. 3 Sooners head to Kansas looking for blowout victory

    No. 3 Sooners head to Kansas looking for blowout victory

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:28 AM EST2017-11-17 16:28:02 GMT

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield insisted that his third-ranked Sooners are approaching a trip to Kansas on Saturday as if they were facing anybody else on the daunting schedule. He said it with a straight face, too. The reality is that the Heisman Trophy front-runner has every reason to look past the one-win Jayhawks, especially with a tougher game against West Virginia and the revived Big 12 title game looming. 

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield insisted that his third-ranked Sooners are approaching a trip to Kansas on Saturday as if they were facing anybody else on the daunting schedule. He said it with a straight face, too. The reality is that the Heisman Trophy front-runner has every reason to look past the one-win Jayhawks, especially with a tougher game against West Virginia and the revived Big 12 title game looming. 

  • School bus accident results in minor injuries

    School bus accident results in minor injuries

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:38 AM EST2017-11-17 15:38:10 GMT

    Lawton Police say there was a collision involving a school bus at SW 17th Street and F Avenue around 7:50 this morning. According to authorities, the school bus was southbound on 17th Street when a pickup truck westbound on F Avenue failed to stop. The two vehicles collided. There were minor injuries to some of the school bus occupants. However, no one was transported to the hospital. 

    Lawton Police say there was a collision involving a school bus at SW 17th Street and F Avenue around 7:50 this morning. According to authorities, the school bus was southbound on 17th Street when a pickup truck westbound on F Avenue failed to stop. The two vehicles collided. There were minor injuries to some of the school bus occupants. However, no one was transported to the hospital. 

  • Geronimo mayoral race decided two days after election

    Geronimo mayoral race decided two days after election

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:09 AM EST2017-11-17 05:09:26 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    After two days of confusion, Katherine Rice is the mayor-elect of Geronimo according to the City's Attorney.

    After two days of confusion, Katherine Rice is the mayor-elect of Geronimo according to the City's Attorney.

  • Discussion on revitalizing the Comanche language

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:27 PM EST2017-11-17 03:27:13 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

     A discussion was held at the Comanche Nation Complex to come up with a plan to revitalize the Comanche language.

     A discussion was held at the Comanche Nation Complex to come up with a plan to revitalize the Comanche language.

  • Jefferson Co. Sheriff facing budget problems

    Jefferson Co. Sheriff facing budget problems

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-11-17 00:09:12 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Conflict over the county budget in Jefferson County as the sheriff says it's forced his department to work with only two full time employees on patrol.

    Conflict over the county budget in Jefferson County as the sheriff says it's forced his department to work with only two full time employees on patrol.

  • WATCH: Ruff Grooming and Boarding in Altus burglarized

    WATCH: Ruff Grooming and Boarding in Altus burglarized

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-11-16 23:37:05 GMT

    The owner of Ruff Grooming and Boarding in Altus said her business was burglarized on November 15th, and posted the surveillance footage on Facebook asking for help.

    The owner of Ruff Grooming and Boarding in Altus said her business was burglarized on November 15th, and posted the surveillance footage on Facebook asking for help.

  • Cement nutrition center in danger of closing

    Cement nutrition center in danger of closing

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:33 PM EST2017-11-16 23:33:13 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The pressure is on tonight for Cement's Senior Nutrition Center.If it doesn't keep its meal numbers up it could close by the end of the year. In order to be eligible for state and federal funding, a nutrition site must provide at least 25 meals per day, including home-delivered meals. 

    The pressure is on tonight for Cement's Senior Nutrition Center.If it doesn't keep its meal numbers up it could close by the end of the year. In order to be eligible for state and federal funding, a nutrition site must provide at least 25 meals per day, including home-delivered meals. 

  • CMS students learn about manhood

    CMS students learn about manhood

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:15 PM EST2017-11-16 22:15:19 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A group of Central Middle School students are learning what it takes to become responsible young men and they’re doing it by giving back this holiday season.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A group of Central Middle School students are learning what it takes to become responsible young men and they’re doing it by giving back this holiday season.

  • Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

    Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-11-16 21:57:48 GMT

    TransCanada Corp. says its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota.

    TransCanada Corp. says its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota.

  • Temple home is a total loss following grease fire

    Temple home is a total loss following grease fire

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:55 PM EST2017-11-16 21:55:10 GMT

    A Temple home is likely a total loss after a grease fire this morning. The Temple and Walters fire departments responded to the structure fire around 11:00. When crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed and flames were coming from the roof. There was a grease fire in the home earlier that day that rekindled. Two people were in the home when the fire happened but they were able to get out safely.

    A Temple home is likely a total loss after a grease fire this morning. The Temple and Walters fire departments responded to the structure fire around 11:00. When crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed and flames were coming from the roof. There was a grease fire in the home earlier that day that rekindled. Two people were in the home when the fire happened but they were able to get out safely.

  • Stop smoking support is offered to Stephens County residents during the Great American Smokeout

    Stop smoking support is offered to Stephens County residents during the Great American Smokeout

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:43 PM EST2017-11-16 21:43:58 GMT

    Pathways to a Healthy Stephens County and Duncan Regional Hospital are helping smokers kick the habit to the curb. To recognize the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, the two organizations set up in the hospital lobby and gave people information on smoking along with support to quit. Several people stopped by the booth to celebrate their success and others came by and made a quit attempt. 

    Pathways to a Healthy Stephens County and Duncan Regional Hospital are helping smokers kick the habit to the curb. To recognize the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, the two organizations set up in the hospital lobby and gave people information on smoking along with support to quit. Several people stopped by the booth to celebrate their success and others came by and made a quit attempt. 

  • Oklahoma legislators to get 8.8 percent pay cut

    Oklahoma legislators to get 8.8 percent pay cut

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:04 PM EST2017-11-16 17:04:58 GMT

    Oklahoma's 149 state senators and representatives will learn if they get their pay cut after a state committee meets to review the lawmakers' salary and benefits package.

    Oklahoma's 149 state senators and representatives will learn if they get their pay cut after a state committee meets to review the lawmakers' salary and benefits package.

  • Donations are needed for Operation Christmas Child

    Donations are needed for Operation Christmas Child

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:08 PM EST2017-11-16 21:08:54 GMT

    Operation Christmas Child is underway in Southwest Oklahoma and they only have a few days left to reach their goal. They are hoping to send 7,000 shoe boxes overseas by next Tuesday and so far they only have 1200. Area Coordinator Samantha Sessums says anyone can bring a box by. You can bring a box ready to ship or just drop by some items at any of the participating churches.

    Operation Christmas Child is underway in Southwest Oklahoma and they only have a few days left to reach their goal. They are hoping to send 7,000 shoe boxes overseas by next Tuesday and so far they only have 1200. Area Coordinator Samantha Sessums says anyone can bring a box by. You can bring a box ready to ship or just drop by some items at any of the participating churches.

  • The 44th annual Harvest Craft Show is this weekend in Lawton

    The 44th annual Harvest Craft Show is this weekend in Lawton

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:34 PM EST2017-11-16 20:34:30 GMT

    If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head on out to the 44th Annual Harvest Craft Show. Starting tomorrow, you can shop for a variety of items like from candles, to jewelry, clothing and wooden toys. About 180 vendors will be on hand—one is even coming down from Minnesota! A portion of the money raised at the show will be given to different charities throughout the year. 

    If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head on out to the 44th Annual Harvest Craft Show. Starting tomorrow, you can shop for a variety of items like from candles, to jewelry, clothing and wooden toys. About 180 vendors will be on hand—one is even coming down from Minnesota! A portion of the money raised at the show will be given to different charities throughout the year. 

  • Newkirk residents work to stop DHS biological warfare testing

    Newkirk residents work to stop DHS biological warfare testing

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-16 20:30:38 GMT

    Panic and fear out of Newkirk, Oklahoma after the Department of Homeland Security said it would carry out biological warfare testing near the town. Those living there are trying to keep it from happening. Homeland Security plans to release the chemicals at an abandoned school just miles from the town.  It's supposed to show the impacts the chemicals have on buildings and how humans can be better prepared against it. 

    Panic and fear out of Newkirk, Oklahoma after the Department of Homeland Security said it would carry out biological warfare testing near the town. Those living there are trying to keep it from happening. Homeland Security plans to release the chemicals at an abandoned school just miles from the town.  It's supposed to show the impacts the chemicals have on buildings and how humans can be better prepared against it. 

  • Stephens County Fairgrounds director disputes audit findings

    Stephens County Fairgrounds director disputes audit findings

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:56 AM EST2017-11-16 16:56:47 GMT

    Auditors say a fairgrounds official in southern Oklahoma collected more than $15,000 in unauthorized pay and gave unapproved discounts to select vendors.

    Auditors say a fairgrounds official in southern Oklahoma collected more than $15,000 in unauthorized pay and gave unapproved discounts to select vendors.

  • FCC approves changes to phone subsidies on tribal lands

    FCC approves changes to phone subsidies on tribal lands

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-11-16 19:44:41 GMT
    (Source freegovernmentcellphone.net)(Source freegovernmentcellphone.net)

    A program that provides discounted phone service to low-income residents is facing major changes under proposals being considered by the Federal Communications Commission.

    Federal regulators have approved major changes to a program that provides discounted phone service to low-income residents on tribal land.

  • Man on Oklahoma's 15 most wanted list arrested in Tennessee

    Man on Oklahoma's 15 most wanted list arrested in Tennessee

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-11-16 19:44:40 GMT

    Authorities say a man who was on Oklahoma's 15 most wanted list has been arrested in Tennessee.

    Authorities say a man who was on Oklahoma's 15 most wanted list has been arrested in Tennessee.

  • Section of highway in Oklahoma dedicated to fallen officer

    Section of highway in Oklahoma dedicated to fallen officer

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-11-16 19:44:41 GMT
    Justin TerneyJustin Terney

    A 4-mile (6.44-kilometer) section of U.S. 177 in Oklahoma has been dedicated to a fallen officer.

    A 4-mile (6.44-kilometer) section of U.S. 177 in Oklahoma has been dedicated to a fallen officer.

  • Loophole allows fundraisers during Oklahoma special session

    Loophole allows fundraisers during Oklahoma special session

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:07 PM EST2017-11-16 17:07:05 GMT

    Oklahoma legislators have been raising thousands of dollars from lobbyists at lavish fundraisers during a special session limping into its eighth week, yet they've failed to make much progress toward plugging a...

    Oklahoma legislators have been raising thousands of dollars from lobbyists at lavish fundraisers during a special session limping into its eighth week, yet they've failed to make much progress toward plugging a $215...

  • State budget bill could reach Gov Fallin’s desk by Friday

    State budget bill could reach Gov Fallin’s desk by Friday

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:13 PM EST2017-11-16 17:13:32 GMT

    A budget bill could reach Governor Mary Fallin's desk by tomorrow after the House approved a bill that cuts the budgets to several state agencies and gathers money from several "rainy day" funds. About a dozen agencies were spared cuts including public schools, prisons and the Department of Health. Governor Fallin has called out lawmakers on how long it has taken to close the budget gap. 

    A budget bill could reach Governor Mary Fallin's desk by tomorrow after the House approved a bill that cuts the budgets to several state agencies and gathers money from several "rainy day" funds. About a dozen agencies were spared cuts including public schools, prisons and the Department of Health. Governor Fallin has called out lawmakers on how long it has taken to close the budget gap. 

  • Man found unfit for trial over Ten Commandments destruction

    Man found unfit for trial over Ten Commandments destruction

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:56 AM EST2017-11-16 16:56:39 GMT

    A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol has been found mentally unfit to go to...

    A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol has been found mentally unfit to go to trial.

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