LPD holding promotion and retirement ceremonies

  Kids read to therapy dogs at Lawton Public Library

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members

  Renovations complete on historic refuge home

  Fort Sill soldier honored during Career Counselor of the Year recognition ceremony

  Law enforcement takes training to learn about Autism

Continued Coverage

  Two Altus nonprofits named finalists for Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Awards

  DOD expands access to commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities

  Lawton homeless shelter continues to fundraise for new building

  U.S. Department of Education official visits Flower Mound Elementary

  Students volunteer during MLK Day of Service

  Duncan community gets ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  Annual Teamwork Makes the Dream Work event held to honor leaders in history

Over 90 kids of all ages have a greater understanding of the March on Washington by Dr. Martin Luther King JR. and other leaders during the civil rights movement.

  Lawton yoga studio holds special class to raise money for Australia

A Lawton yoga studio held a special class this morning to raise money for Australia.

  Lawton author speaks about her books with visitors at library

A local author stopped by the Lawton Public Library to share her work on the Buffaloes at the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge.

  Lawton Public Library holds a book swap event

Saturday kids stopped by to participate in the Lawton Public Library’s first ever book swap.

  House of Bread Ministries donates food to Geronimo residents

  Blood drive pits Comanche Fire Dept. and Police against each other for good cause

  Violence reduction conference held at Lawton City Hall

  Fundraiser allows Duncan senior center to get new van

  LPS holds annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

  Local veterans’ organization donates $7,000 towards playground

  Local first responders receive state of the art medical training

First responders with several area departments got some state-of-the-art simulation training.

  Pediatric patients receive therapy from Speech Language Pathologist at West Texas Rehab

Two pediatric patients are showing big improvement during therapy sessions with a Speech Language Pathologist at West Texas Rehab.

  Comanche Nation fixing roads, parking lots around Walters Public Schools

Several local schools are getting some much-needed improvements to their roads and parking lots thanks to help from the Comanche Nation.

Oklahoma State University announces plans for new agriculture hall

Oklahoma State University will be getting a new agriculture hall.

  Cameron University’s Open Doors program holds ‘Back to School Again Bash’

Several area middle and high school students were geared with the tools they need for the second school semester.

  Local high school sophomores learn about Great Plains Tech. Center programs

Sophomores from across the area were invited to the Great Plains Technology Center to explore their programs.

  Saint Mary’s students learn ATV safety

ATV Ride Safe Oklahoma taught kids about safety and injury prevention.

  West Texas Rehab helps man walk again

A 46-year-old man is receiving therapy through the West Texas Rehabilitation Center and learning how to walk again.

  Welcoming ceremony held on Fort Sill for new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

A welcoming ceremony was held at Fort Sill Monday afternoon for the new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army.

  Local woman raises money for Australia wildfire relief

A local woman is raising money for the victims of the bushfires in Australia by selling t-shirts.

  Graduates complete Lawton police academy

Lawton Police celebrated the graduation of their most recent academy class Friday.

  Good News: January 10

Here's a look back at some of the GOOD NEWS stories from this week.

  Lawton non-profit organization raising money for Veterans Resource Center

A non-profit organization is in the beginning stages of creating a Veterans Resource Center in Lawton.

  Billingsley family of dealerships’ annual Santa Paws events helps animals in need

The Billingsley family of dealerships gave donations to local animal rescues and shelters Thursday.

  Duncan nurse saves man on plane

If you’re on a plane and have a medical emergency, you can’t just call 911. In fact, the person who could save you, could be sitting right next to you

  Lawton Food Bank welcomes new executive director

We're over a week into the new year, and with that can come change for some businesses like the Lawton Food Bank.

  Eagle Scout candidate gets fishing dock for Duncan camp

A Boy Scout in Duncan is hard at work getting a fishing dock added to a local camp site.

  Lawton musician signs five-album record deal

A Lawton native is making his mark on the music industry.

  12:10 to the Top features locals working to make SW Okla. coincide with state Top 10 plan

12:10 to the Top was created to feature people in SWOK working to make this region coincide with the Top 10 plan for Oklahoma.

  7News honored with cultural award

Your 7News team is being honored by the City of Lawton and the Lawton Arts and Humanities with a Cultural Award.

  USO Oklahoma at Fort Sill gets generous donation

USO Oklahoma at Fort Sill now has several thousand more dollars thanks to the generous donation of the family member of the organization's first president.

  Ft. Sill Recycle Center donates Christmas trees to Canes for Veterans Central Texas

The Fort Sill Recycle Center has found a great way to utilize dozens of Christmas trees that would have been heading to the landfill and it will help lots of veterans in need.

  New Year’s Day brings the arrival of Lawton’s first baby of 2020

Ashlynn McVea was born New Year’s Day, just before 7 A.M. and she, and her mom Regina are both happy and healthy.

  Diamondback HOG Chapter takes annual New Year’s Day ride through refuge

Several motorcyclists in Lawton kicked off the new year with a ride through the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge.

  Duncan senior center hosts early New Year’s Eve party

The Douglass Senior Center in Duncan hosted a New Year's Eve party a little early for seniors Tuesday.

Duncan museum reduces admission for low-income families

Families who receive SNAP benefits can now enjoy a day at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center for reduced admission prices. It's through a program called Museums for All, and the heritage center is only one of six museums in the state taking part.

  Buy 2 Give 1 Project promotes healthy eating

The City of Lawton has a new committee that is aiming to help our community through healthy eating.

  2019′s Toys for Tots Literacy Campaign nears end

There's only a few days left to donate to this year's Toys for Tots Literacy Campaign.

  Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry hosts annual Christmas meal

Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry held their annual Christmas meal in Lawton Wednesday.

  Scam victims receives Christmas miracle from Duncan Police Union

A Duncan woman receives a big gift from the Duncan Police Union after she was scammed.

  Holiday meals scheduled for people in Comanche and Stephens County

Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry in Lawton and the Stephens County community plan on hosting community feedings on Christmas Day

  Shriners give gifts to patients in CCMH’s Starlight Ward

Menes Shrine Temple 32 of the national Shrine organization collected gifts for Comanche County Memorial Hospital’s starlight ward.

  Duncan Public Library approved for grant

Some kids in Duncan will soon have access to a lot more books as a result of a grant the Duncan Public Library received.

  Altus park gets new playground

Altus community leaders say a new playground that was unveiled Monday will bring a new level of hope to kids who live and play in the area.

  Soldiers go home through Jack Daniel’s Operation Ride Home

Jack Daniel’s Operation Ride Home has helped many active duty junior-enlisted service members and their families travel from their duty station back home for the holidays.

  Lawton Fort Sill Buffalo Soldiers give boxes of food away

The Lawton Fort Sill Buffalo Soldiers held their annual Christmas Basket Giveaway where they filled boxes with various food items.

  Eisenhower High School hosts Holiday Hoops

About 30 kids from Kindergarten through 8th grade got out Saturday to participate in Holiday Hoops at Eisenhower High School.

  Altus house transformed and donated to family

A house in Altus has been transformed into a happy home and donated to a family.

  Children United of Southwest Oklahoma holding garage sale fundraiser

Children United of Southwest Oklahoma is holding a garage sale fundraiser throughout the weekend.

  Elgin student gets VIP Thunder tickets for winter wish

The kid got four tickets to a VIP suite for the January 18th game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

  Deployed Elgin dad surprises kids at school

Friday, two Elgin students got the best Christmas present they could ask for as their dad, deployed for the last eight months, surprised them at school.

  Long-time Salvation Army employee retiring

The Salvation Army of Lawton is bidding farewell to one of their employees.

  Mt. Scott reopens after repairs made

After being closed for over a year, Mt. Scott finally reopened Friday.

  Good News: December 20

Here's a look back at some of the GOOD NEWS stories from this week.

  Billingsley’s Operation Santa Paws helps local animals

One Lawton business is thinking about homeless animals this Christmas and are encouraging the community to bring the holiday to those in shelters and animals rescues.

  Triangle Lodge #548 awards Geronimo FFA $10,000

Funds from a pie auction between the Lodge and the FFA students were combined with matching funds from the National Masons to reach a grand total of $10,000.

  Warmth provided for people across Tillman County thanks to one local third grader

A nine year-old is doing her part to help the people in Tillman County who are struggling the most, by donating more than 200 blankets.

  Duncan church gives out Christmas baskets

For several years, All Saints Episcopal Church in Duncan has been giving out Christmas baskets.

  Chickasha dealership donates to kids in need

Every year, John Holt Chevrolet in Chickasha partners with the Salvation Army of Grady and Caddo County, Youth and Family Service Center of Chickasha, and Strike LLC to provide Christmas presents to children in the area.

  Lawton woman gives homeless free haircuts

A Lawton woman is using her passion of doing hair to pay it forward and make a difference in our community by giving free haircuts to the homeless.

  Cameron University Foundation establishes endowed scholarship for visually impaired students

It's the Shirley Dale Endowed Scholarship, and was made possible by the donations of the late Shirley Dale's husband Tommy Dale, as well as the Lawton Council of the Blind.

  Thanks to donations by Lawton First Assembly, life altering letters are in the mail

The letters were all sent out by now... so be on the lookout for letters from R.I.P Medical Debt.

  Eisenhower High art classes present check to Lawton Food Bank

The art classes at Eisenhower High School presented a check to the Lawton Food Bank Wednesday for $900.

  Firefighter morale boosted by new Altus Fire Chief hire

Altus firefighters say morale is very high after former interim chief Joe Buchanan dropped the interim title and fully took over the department going forward.

  LPD holds annual ‘Shop With a Cop’

Officers took a group of Lawton kids to Target for a Christmas shopping spree.

  Lawton Public Schools’ Transition Program goes caroling

The Lawton Public Schools' Transition Program went caroling Tuesday.

  Hugh Bish Elementary students learn about igloos ahead of winter break

Students at Hugh Bish Elementary got to have fun inside a makeshift igloo.

  Totals in for this year’s ‘Share Your Christmas’

We're getting a look now at just how much was raised at last week's Share Your Christmas event.