Volkswagen enthusiasts gather for 6th annual V-Dubs in the Park

  Golf tournament fundraiser benefits Cameron’s Sports and Exercise Science Department

  Three Lawton residents appointed to state boards by Gov. Stitt

  Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center offers camps

  Bike ride benefits Holy City and American Cancer Society

  “Say No To Gangs” lock-in helping some Lawton teens prepare for positive future

Continued Coverage

  Good News stories: March 15

Local high schoolers announced as finalists for Cotton Electric essay contest

  City of Lawton Parks and Recreation Department offers various activities

  Lawton woman hosts free prom dress giveaway

  Sodexo announces winner of Future Chef Culinary Competition

  Shriners Hospital gives Walters boy hope to walk again

  Bike ride benefiting the Holy City coming up on Saturday

The Christiansen Granfondo will be this Saturday. The bike ride will begin at the Holy City. Riders of every skill level are invited out for a weekend of riding and celebration of all things cycling.

  Foster Grandparent program honors 20 year volunteer

A Lawton woman, who's dedicated the past 20 years of her life to helping at-risk children, was recognized for her service.

  VFW Post 5263 hosting Spaghetti Dinner benefit for Military Welcome Center

VFW Post 5263 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner tomorrow night to benefit the Military Welcome Center.

  Group hosts active listening workshop in Lawton

Business professionals in Lawton are now better equipped with communication skills to use in the workplace.

  28th annual Moonlight Walk Against Drugs happening in April

  Lawton students attend senior job fair

  LFD recruits and volunteer firefighters working hard in the classroom for certification

  Compassionate Friends hosting annual Walk to Remember in Lawton

  Billingsley Lincoln of Lawton to be honored as outstanding local business

  Duncan community participates in penguin plop

  Junior League of Lawton hosts food fight

The Lawton Food Bank is receiving more food all thanks to the community and a local organization who held a food drive.

  Artist born and raised in Lawton returns home

An artist native to Lawton has returned home after spending decades living in different parts of the country.

  New businesses open in Medicine Park

Medicine Park is welcoming five new businesses to town!

  Community shows support at 3rd annual Ella’s Army Blood Drive

There was a very special blood drive at Lawton Central Mall on Saturday... It was the third annual Ella’s Army Blood Drive.

  Korean War Veteran honored with Purple Heart ceremony

A Korean War veteran from Cache received recognition Saturday afternoon during a Purple Heart ceremony.

LPD award winners share their experience

Seeing how important these officers are to the rest of the department, and seeing how proud their family and friends were made the event Friday extremely special.

  Historic equipment returned to Lawton Fire Department

Friday, for the first time in decades, a Lawton Firefighter found himself behind the wheel of a truck first used by the department in the early 1900s.

  Sullivan Village Elementary hosts Health and Science Fair

Students from the OU College of Nursing set up tables to teach students about healthy living.

  Good News stories: March 8

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  Participants revealed for Dancing for Children United of Southwest Oklahoma

Dancing for Children United of Southwest Oklahoma is set for Saturday, April 13th from 6 to 10 at the Apache Casino Hotel.

  Dancing for Children United of Southwest Oklahoma raising money for playground

Dancing for Children United of Southwest Oklahoma happening in April.

  Eisenhower High Youth and Government program is back from the state conference

Each year, the Lawton Public Schools foundation awards the Eisenhower student delegates a grant so they can attend the state conference.

Second ‘CU Be a Therapist” event helps bring awareness to mental health issues

The CU be a therapist event held tonight was the second installment in less than two weeks.

  Elgin boys and girls get big sendoff to state tournament

The boys and girls basketball teams at Elgin High School got a big send-off Thursday morning as they left for the state tournament.

  OKC Zoo debuts new ‘Mountain Lion Cub Cam’

The Siblings, Toho, Tahnka and Tawakoni, are in a habitat in the zoo’s “Oklahoma Trails” exhibit.

  Cyril celebrates Class A basketball state championship

Fans gathered at Cyril High School to celebrate their boys taking home the Class A basketball state championship.

  Friends of the Wichitas participate in nationwide cleanup effort

The Great American Cleanup is underway in Oklahoma and volunteers at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are taking part.

  A Child Who Hopes: James

A 15-year-old boy hopes to one day use his woodworking skills to build homes for others, but in the meantime, he’s hoping to find a loving home for himself.

  Lawton church invites community for last celebratory meal before the start of lent

Shrove Tuesday, is a celebratory day for those who follow the church calendar. It is a day where people can binge on all their favorite foods until tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, which is also the beginning of lent.

  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity helps Lawton veterans

An international fraternity is giving back to the Lawton Veterans Center for their statewide community service project.

  Large turnout for Lawton Heroes 5k Color Run

The Lawton Police Department and the Lawton Fire Department now have more funding for their community events, thanks to the community itself!

  Local paramedic uses new invention to help save lives

Saving lives is a little easier now for paramedics thanks to an easy-to-use device invented by an Oklahoma surgeon.

  Events happening across Southwest Oklahoma this weekend

Check out some things to do this weekend!

  Freedom elementary students taste grown vegetables in tower garden

Freedom Elementary's student council has been growing vegetables and herbs in the school's tower garden and now they get to taste what they've grown.

  Lawton Veterans Service Center receives donation

The military order of Purple Hearts' Chapter 602 gave back to local veterans Thursday.

  Man who suffered stroke learns to read and write again

A Lawton man has been re-learning to read and write following a massive stroke a few years ago.

  Two Duncan churches come together to celebrate Black History Month

Two Duncan churches came together to celebrate diversity in honor of Black History Month.

SAFB to throw party for Joe Cuba

Sheppard Air Force Base is throwing a birthday party for Joe Cuba.

  Pieces of history make its way back to Lawton Fire Department

The Lawton Fire Department will get a 1913 fire truck along with an 1850s horse drawn hose cart. Both were once utilized in Lawton before being stored at a museum in Oklahoma City.

Texoma boot company honors girl, 6, battling rare form of cancer

A boot company from Nocona helped honor a young girl, who is battling a rare form of pediatric cancer, with her own custom made boots.

  Holy City of The Wichitas prepares for Easter Pageant

The Holy City is preparing for their Easter Pageant and looking to raise money to help make improvements to the area.

  Arts For All kickoff luncheon held in Lawton

All of the money raised at today's luncheon will go back to Arts for All to support their member groups.

  Leslie Powell Gallery holding a free Valentine’s Day poetry night

The event is free and open to the public

  A Child Who Hopes: DHS trying to adopt siblings Esperanza and Romeo together

Two siblings, who’ve been in foster care for the past two and a half years, are now looking to be adopted together.

  Cameron University holding VA benefits meeting for vets, dependents

For more information contact CU's Office for Veterans Affairs

  West Texas Rehab: Ramon Vasquez

A traumatic accident would leave Ramon with a life-altering injury but with determination and help from West Texas Rehab he is finding a new normal.

  West Texas Rehab: Vincent Rodriquez

We continue to highlight the work done by the specialists at the West Texas Rehabilitation Center

  West Texas Rehab: Cindy Perez

Kristen Ward shows us the life changing breakthroughs being made every day at the center for adults, as well as children.

  ‘Concert for a Cause’ happening at Cameron on Saturday

Tickets will be $25 at the door

  West Texas Rehab: Overview

The West Texas Rehabilitation Center is an outpatient rehab facility that helps families from all over our area live better lives.

  West Texas Rehab: Grant Maxwell

Kristen Ward has the story of a family once overwhelmed by the unexpected and their journey to joy with the help and guidance of West Texas Rehab.

  Fliptastic Gymnastics holding competition in Lawton this weekend

Fliptastic Gymnastics holding competition in Lawton this weekend

  Christmas Carols Come to Life in Frederick this holiday season

The festivities begin Friday night at 5:30 p.m.

  Family holding fundraiser for Altus boy battling Leukemia

The Altus community is rallying together to help a sixth grader battling Leukemia.

  Lawton Food Bank explains how Share Your Christmas benefits them

Interview with Jeri Mosiman the Executive Director of the Lawton Food bank about Share Your Christmas this Saturday.

Share Your Christmas

Share Your Christmas with us on December 8!

  Altus Police Department holding safe trick-or-treat event for kids this Halloween

The event will be held on Halloween night for kids of all ages.

  Walters Volunteer Fire Department holding golf scramble to raise money

The event will take place on Saturday, October 27.

  Local realtors hold ‘Rally for Miracles’ to help raise money

RE/MAX Professionals were raising funds to help purchase and install a variety of handicap accessible playground equipment for Elmer Thomas Park.

City of Wichita Falls to host Halloween in the Park

The night of free family fun will begin at 5 p.m. in Lucy Park on Saturday, October 20.

Altus Pet of the Week

Here is this week's Altus Pet of the Week. You can adopt this little guy at Altus Animal Control.

  Lawton police, fire preparing for charity basketball game

The game is scheduled for Sunday

  City of Lawton holding Picnic in the Park to help support the United Way

The picnic will be held on Wednesday from 10:30 am to 2 pm

7News is teaming with the American Red Cross to help victims of Florence

On Tuesday, during our afternoon and evening newscasts, we're hosting a mini telethon of sorts, to raise money for the Oklahoma Region of the American Red Cross.

  Stephens County United Way hosts inaugural barbecue cook-off

Stephens County United Way kicked off its first barbeque cook-off on Saturday at Fuqua Park.

'Moonlight Walk Against Drugs' rescheduled due to weather

Crime Stoppers of Southwest Oklahoma has announced that they have rescheduled the annual "Moonlight Walk Against Drugs" due to the threat of severe weather.

  Here's what's happening in Texoma this weekend

There are a lot of events happening across Texoma this weekend for you to get out and enjoy.

Stephens County Area Science Fair rescheduled for this week

The Stephens County Area Science Fair has been rescheduled after being canceled last week due to weather.