Lawton_Just one more night before a new Miss Lawton will be crowned at McMahon Auditorium. The last-minute preps have been made and everything seems to be ready.
Director Andrea Hardzog says there's a lot to putting on a first-class production.
"We have to get the runway in and set it up," Hardzog said. "It's just a matter of coordinating it and getting it just right. I still have some adjustments I have to make before the show."
For the first time, there will be two competitions on the same day. Miss Teen Lawton begins at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. The Miss Lawton Pageant kicks off at 7:30 Saturday night.
Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.
Republicans are negotiating with Democrats on the contentious issue of how much the government should spend on the military and domestic agencies to avert a holiday shutdown, among other issues.
The New York Police Department has one person in custody in relation to an explosive device detonating Monday morning.
Final preparations under way for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premiere, which features the return of Luke Skywalker and Carrie Fisher's last role.