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  Great Plains AMBUCS to match October donations to Lawton Food Bank

Buds dispensary now selling marijuana plants

Officer’s vehicle struck by car during Lawton pursuit

FFA 4-H Friend of the Week: Alexis Woodford

Local group holds blindfolded run to help those with vision problems

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

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  Roadback celebrating 50 years of service

Duncan teen killed in car crash

Cameron University accounting club helps Salvation Army with Angel Tree

Campaign signs stolen, damaged in Altus

Heating, cooling problems at Duncan Senior Center could affect activities

Furry Friend Friday: Meet Darla

PSO helps clean up at MacArthur Middle School

PSO employees helped clean up MacArthur Middle School’s sanctuary Thursday.

Center for Creative Living hosts schnitzel fundraiser

The Center for Creative Living was the hot spot for lunch and dinner on Thursday.

  Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center opens Snake Shack

The Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center is hosting the grand opening of the Ethan R. Jenni Snake Shack on Oct. 20th.The exhibit will have seven species of venomous snakes that can be found in Oklahoma. The ribbon cutting is at 11:30 A.M. and the aquarium will give snake- themed prizes

Fort Sill exercises new physical training monthly

Leaders from across Fort Sill participate in Green Tab PT once a month. Fort Sill Commanding General, Wilson Shoffner says it's a more in-depth form of PT that includes some of what they would use in combat.

  CCMH hosts “Stop the Bleed” training on how to save a life

The Holy City of the Wichitas hosting Gran Fondo

UPDATE: Charges recommended against minor in Lawton dog abuse case

Rain doesn’t damper 48th Annual Bison Auction

Fort Sill incorporates new physical training monthly

Fort Sill incorporates new physical training monthly

  Goodyear blimp visits Lawton

The Goodyear blimp is parked for the night after giving rides to Goodyear employees, their families, and a few VIP guests.

Lawton police warns public against frauds, scams

Lawton police warns public against frauds, scams

Lowery-Whitehead American Legion Post 29 votes to sell building

Lowery-Whitehead American Legion Post 29 votes to sell building

Lawton Public Library hosts free family activities for fall break

The Lawton Public Library calendar is full of activities, including during fall break.

Lawton Open Streets happening Saturday after being rescheduled

Earlier this year, the Lawton Open Streets event had to be postponed due to weather concerns. The rescheduled event is set for this weekend. Tiffany Vrska and Sandy Foster are in studio.

Students learn history and sport of rodeo at ‘Preview Day’

More than 450 students practiced their roping and barrel racing skills at the Stephens County Expo Arena.

  UPDATE: Dog beaten on camera in Lawton undergoes surgery

Neel Veterinary Hospital in Oklahoma City offered to cover 100% of the surgery costs, but the dog's owner says he'll be making a large donation to the hospital with part of what's been raised on Sprocket's GoFundMe page.

Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo kicks off Thursday night

Interview with President of the Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo, Bronc Rumford and Committee Member, Cody Earls about the Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo starting Oct. 18-20th in Duncan at the Stephens County Fairgrounds.

Officials weigh in on State Question 793

Officials weigh in on State Question 793

Retired LPD Officers met to reminisce about old times

Retired Lawton Police Officers met this morning over a cup of coffee to reminisce about old times.

Comanche Times owner remembered

Just two months ago, two high school football coaches saved Steve Bolton’s life when he had a heart attack while reporting on the Comanche High School football field. Yesterday, Bolton passed away.

Inhofe endorses Stitt, talks Trump, Kavanaugh

Jim Inhofe spoke in Lawton on Tuesday, offering an endorsement for gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt.

7th Annual Lawton Vision 5K helps to detect and prevent blindness in children

The 7th annual Lawton Vision 5K will be held this weekend in Lawton. Joining us in studio with more on how this event helps to detect and prevent blindness in children is Dr. Brian Birdwell, the event coordinator, and Brittney Donnely.

Altus Pet of the Week: Molly

Say hello to Molly. She is a young Domestic Short Hair Calico cat.

Senator Inhofe coming to Lawton in support of Kevin Stitt

US Senator Jim Inhofe will be in Lawton tomorrow for a rally to support Kevin Stitt for Governor and we will live stream the event on the 7News app tomorrow as it happens. Make sure to download the app, or update it if you haven't already.

SWOK All-Region Honor Choirs

SWOK All-Region Honor Choirs

Lawton residents arrested after drug bust

A group of Lawton residents have been arrested, accused of a major drug trafficking organization that saw as much as 90 pounds of methamphetamine coming into Lawton for distribution.

Cache RB featured on ESPN, Sunday Night Football

A Cache High School football player is embracing his new-found celebrity status after a play he made in last week's game went viral.

Comanche Indian Veterans Association unveils new Comanche Code Talker memorial

There is a new memorial at the cemetery in Walters honoring Comanche Code Talkers from World Wars I and II.

Association opposing SQ 793 talks to Noon Lions Club

Oklahomans will vote on State Question 793 next month. The question asks if voters want to allow optometrists to practice inside large retailers like Walmart and Target.

Meet the candidates: State Superintendent of Education

Three people are running for State Superintendent of Education in November.

Cameron’s History Club holding spooky fundraiser at the Mattie Beal House

Cameron University's History Club will be holding a fundraising event on October 20th at the Historic Mattie Beal House.

  Cox’s Store Volunteer Fire Department holds 22nd annual Fish Fry

Cox's Store Volunteer Fire Department's 22nd annual Fish Fry is set for this Saturday and you're not going to want to miss it. Joining us in studio with all the delicious details, we have Levi Slife.

Two soldiers injured from accident involving train on Fort Sill

Two soldiers from 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery suffered minor injuries after an accident involving a train Monday morning on Fort Sill’s East Range.

Domestic Violence Awareness month brings to light local organization services

Marie Detty/New Directions provides services to victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

Lawton community runs together in 13th annual Spirit of Survival

Runners of all ages gathered before sunrise Sunday at Elmer Thomas Park for the 13th annual Spirit of Survival. Many were cancer survivors themselves, or knew someone who has been affected by the disease.

Duncan residents receive smoke alarms

Volunteers from Duncan Fire Departments, the American Red Cross, and Stephen's County Community Emergency Response Team helped give some Duncan residents smoke alarms.

Leadership Oklahoma experiences soldier training at Ft. Sill

The newest class of Leadership Oklahoma now has more insight on how the Army trains soldiers.

Leadership Oklahoma experiences soldier training at Ft. Sill

The newest class of Leadership Oklahoma now has more insight on how the Army trains soldiers.

Altus Public Schools participates in Coaches vs. Cancer Campaign

Over the past week, Altus Public Schools took part in the American Cancer Society's "Coaches vs Cancer" campaign to raise funds for the fight against cancer.

45th annual Oktoberfest kicks off in Lawton

Lawton’s 45th annual Oktoberfest kicked off Friday night!The two-day event is happening at the Great Plains Coliseum. There’s live polka music, dancing, games and other family fun.

Comanche coaches receive another award for their heroic actions

Two high school football coaches in Comanche were honored again for their quick thinking that helped save a man’s life.

Lawton Art Council hosts grand re-opening

Lawton Art Council hosts grand re-opening

New Eisenhower Middle School under construction

New Eisenhower Middle School under construction

Lawton Stand Down helps homeless veterans

Homeless and low-income veterans in need got some help on Friday for the 6th annual “Lawton Stand Down” event.

DA’s warrant assistance program helps community members

The Comanche County District Attorney's Office says their warrant assistance program is working, as they've already cleared 36 misdemeanor and traffic warrants this month.

Furry Friend Friday: Meet Rizzo

Find out how you can adopt Rizzo and other great pets from Lawton Animal Welfare.

LPD and OBN arrest six in Lawton drug bust

Six people have been arrested after a joint investigation conducted by Lawton Police Department and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.

  Lawton Stand Down helps low income and homeless veterans

Lawton Stand Down serves low income and homeless veterans. Lawton Stand Down is a collaboration with human service organizations and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The veterans receive services, care, and supplies.

Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation Center Rehab Reunion

The Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Comanche County Memorial Hospital invited current and past patients to the event to celebrate the success of their patients.

Cyril girl wins YouTube “Brat” channel talent contest

A Cyril girl was named the big winner of a YouTube talent competition Thursday night.

Lawton’s League of Women Voters holds candidate forum

Candidates running for Lawton Mayor, City Council, District Judge and many other local and state offices gathered at Lawton City Hall Thursday evening. They had a chance to explain their positions on issues that were raised and also answer questions from forum participants.

Women’s Haven Inaugural Gala

Women’s Haven Inaugural Gala

Duncan entrepreneur celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

Duncan entrepreneur celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

SWOK’s only brewery set to open in Duncan

A unique beer-drinking experience will soon be making its way to Southwest Oklahoma as a brewery prepares to open its doors next spring.

First Baptist West holds Fall Harvest Revival

Lawton's First Baptist West will bring the community its Fall Harvest Revival! It's starting Sunday and continues through Wednesday and if you can't make it to one service... there is sure to be another! Pastor Harold Gaches is in studio.

Medical care for Cache Residents coming closer to home

Cache residents will soon have medical care a little closer to home.

LPD holds refresher course for motorcycle unit

The Lawton Police Department held its first motorcycle refresher course on Thursday.

Roadback celebrating 50 years of service

Roadback celebrates 50 years

Fire officials warn residents to be careful heating homes

Fire officials warn residents to be careful heating homes

Stephens County Humane Society hosting 13th annual Bark in the Park

The Stephens County Humane Society will be holding its largest fundraiser of the year this Saturday.

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission hosting business seminar regarding medical marijuana

This coming Tuesday, business owners in Lawton can take part in a seminar to learn how medical marijuana will affect businesses going forward.

Color casing and deployment ceremony held for 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Red Dragons

A color casing and deployment ceremony was held Wednesday for the 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Red Dragons.

Voter registration deadline this Friday, October 12th

County election boards across Oklahoma are helping citizens register to vote before the deadline this Friday.

Flood Warning Continues for North Fork of the Red River in Headrick

The flood warning continues for the North Fork of the Red River.

Oklahoma election races to watch

The November 6th election is fast approaching and is considered a highly anticipated election across the state. Cameron University professor, Dr. Wendy Whitman Cobb said that one of the biggest races is probably the gubernatorial race between Kevin Stitt and Drew Edmondson.

Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce hosting Sandler Training Seminar

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce is holding a Sandler Training Seminar.

Every Life Matters holding inaugural Chili Cookoff

Every Life Matters organization is holding an inaugural Chili Cookoff to help raise money for kids in our community this Christmas.