14th annual Yayo’s Run biggest ever

The 14th annual Yayo’s Run, a motorcycle event in Marlow, was the biggest ever- with over 200 motorcycles along for the ride!

MacArthur High School celebrates 50 years

  Sponsorship feeds LHS band members

  MacArthur alumni celebrate 50 year anniversary at football game

  Cleveland Elementary students celebrate National Hispanic Month

  Celebration held for Duncan Public School Foundation

  Lawton Fire Department warps up Officer Academy

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  Freedom Elementary students and parents take part in color run

  MacArthur celebrates 50 year anniversary with pep rally

  Weekly Band Highlight: Lawton High School

  Comanche Police Department welcomes new officers

  Lawton FFA Chapter kicks off new year with Calf Fry Fundraiser

  Fort Sill hosts veteran hiring fair

  Lawton teacher receives surprise donation

Affinitee Graphics presented Whittier Elementary School kindergarten teacher Amanda Mack with a check today during a ceremony at the school.

Texoma Gives is underway and participating non-profits talk

The Wichita Falls Area Foundation has raised nearly a million dollars with a few hours still left to accept donations.

  AUSA FIRES chapter donates to USO Oklahoma

The FIRES chapter of the Association of the United States Army gave back to a program Wednesday that helps soldiers and their families.

  Southwest Oklahoma teen achieves college softball dream despite lifetime of scoliosis

A local girl who once had metal rods put in her back because of scoliosis is not letting that stop her from following her dreams of playing college softball.

  Central High Schools seniors sign LOI for Agricultural Livestock Evaluation

  Cameron Baptist Church salutes first responders with appreciation luncheon

  Prospective buyers preview longhorn before auction

  Families enjoy petting zoo in Walters

  Lawton High marching band gets new uniforms

  Nehemiah Initiative helping Altus mother in need

  Walters Elementary students celebrate Grandparent’s Day

Walters Elementary School held a special event to celebrate Grandparent's Day.

  Lawton City Council to consider juvenile affairs committee

There will be two Lawton City Council meetings Wednesday, including a special meeting that will discuss a new juvenile affairs committee.

  Bethlehem Baptist Church holds clothes drive

Bethlehem Baptist Church Women's Ministry came together to host a community clothes drive to reach out to those in need.

  United Way of Stephens County kicks off campaign with BBQ Showdown

The United Way of Stephens County held their 2nd annual BBQ Showdown Saturday at Fuqua Park to kick off their annual campaign.

  ‘Wine’n on the Chisholm Trail Festival’ a sold out event

The streets of historic downtown Duncan were packed with wine-lovers over the weekend.

  The Great 580 hosts 2nd Annual Just Hoop 2.0

The Lawton organization, The Great 580 hosted their second annual Just Hoop 2.0 tournament Saturday at the Cameron Aggie Rec Center.

  Chamber on the Move takes over Cache Road Square

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce held their third and largest Chamber on the Move Saturday.

  Downtown Lawton packed for Fall Open Streets event

Downtown C Avenue in Lawton was full of activities and vendors Saturday for the fall Open Streets event.

SW Oklahoma well represented at OKC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Southwest Oklahoma’s fire departments were well represented Saturday at the OKC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.

  Lawton Police holds retirement reception for deputy chief

Lawton Police held a retirement reception Friday for deputy chief William Hines.

  New booster club put together at Sullivan Village Elementary in Lawton

A new booster club has been put together at Sullivan Village Elementary School in Lawton.

  Lawton man chasing professional basketball dream

A basketball player from Lawton is moving to Serbia to follow his dreams of being a professional basketball player.

  Good News, Sept. 6

Here is the Good News from this week.

  Weekly Band Highlight: Duncan High School

It's football season and that means the wonderful sounds of marching bands will fill stadiums across Texoma.Each week our photojournalist Elizabeth Skahill is going to highlight a different school band from our area. This week is Duncan High School.

  “IT’S GOOD”: Local 7-year-old selling lemonade to raise money for Hurricane Dorian victims

A 7-year-old from southwest Oklahoma is doing his part to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

  Farmhand Olympics kicks off Comanche Co. Free Fair

The Comanche County Free Fair is this week and kicked off with the Farm Hand Olympics.

  Temple lineman working to bring electricity to Guatemalan village

A local journeyman lineman with Cotton Electric continues work to bring electricity to a remote village in Guatemala.

  Lawton firefighters get ‘thank you’ lunch

Olive Garden reached out and gave the firefighters working this labor day to give them a meal.

  Good News: September 2

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

  Norman celebrates the return of Sooner Football

Football fans descend on Norman to celebrate the return of the college football season.

  Pride of Oklahoma members from SWOK ready for first game of the season

I love it all and I can’t wait for gameday. Boomer Sooner baby,” said Sayre Tillery, from Walters High School.

  Cadets graduation from Lawton Public School Police Department academy

Lawton public schools police now have enough officers to cover every school in the district.

  Lawton couple named OU’s biggest fans gets ready for game day

Ed and Teresa Trope were nominated by their son for the contest after he submitted a 1,000 word essay on the two.

  Coffee with Fosh

Since late March, Jamey Foshee has been on a mission. Meet as many people as possible and sit down to talk for an hour over an occasional adult beverage, but more often cup of coffee. After a quick picture at the end, Foshee writes a summary of the visit on his "Coffee with Fosh" FB and Instagram.

  MacArthur Softball honors longtime substitute teacher

At Thursday’s game, players, coaches, and fans all dressed in white, and called it “White Out Cancer.”

  Arvest Foundations donates to Texoma Goodwills

The Arvest Foundation made a large donation to ensure Texoma's Goodwills can continue to serve their areas.

  Check presented after Lawton project home tour

The money raised from last weekend's project home tour was donated to Food for Kids.

  Back Porch Draft House hosts ‘Back to School Bash’

There were many carnival games and raffles, all to raise money for school supplies for local area kids.

  Great Plains Technology Center opens new prototyping lab

The Great Plains Technology Center celebrated the grand opening of a new lab Wednesday that they hope will help local businesses.

  YOU CAN HELP: Football player using kicking ability to raise money for Cache Special Olympics

A Cache high school football player is kicking for his community this year, more specifically for the Cache Special Olympics.

  USO hosts ‘Discovering Your Spark’ workshop for Fort Sill military spouses

The "Discovering Your Spark" Workshop was held to help military spouses find their passions.

  New light fountain lit at Elmer Thomas Park

The fountain will help to aerate the lake, keeping the waters clear of moss and allowing the fish to survive.

  Cache Public Schools bus driver impacts generations over 43 year career

A man in Cache has made an impact on many generations, both in the classroom and on the bus. His teaching days are over, but he is still driving, 43 years later.

  Raytheon employees host lunch for veterans

Raytheon employees gathered at the Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center to give back to our local veterans.

  SWOK Home Builders Association raises money for Food for Kids

The community is invited out this weekend to the 2019 Fall Tour of Homes, and to view this year’s project home.

  Good News: August 23

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

  Altus Public School welcomes new shuttle buses

Monday officials with Altus Public Schools welcomed 4 brand new activity shuttle buses to the district!

  Main Street Altus presents facade grant

A facade grant was given to Southwest Crop Insurance.

  Altus honors veterans with ‘Heritage Banners’

Main Street Altus is honoring veterans with Heritage Banners and this year they will be on display longer than before.

  Community participates in zumba fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Zumba instructors from across Oklahoma came out to participate in a fundraiser for Alzheimer's. The McMahon Tomlinson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Memory Care Unit came together to put on the event.

  Cameron kicks off semester with Back to School Block Party

Cameron University kicked off the 2019 fall semester with a Back to School Block Party. They put this on every year the day before classes start, and this time it was held both inside and outside because of the heat.

  Veteran groups providing resources for those with PTSD

Veteran groups in Southwest Oklahoma are joining forces to provide Veterans and their Families with resources to combat PTSD.

  Marlow man walks first quarter mile after accident

Families and friends gathered at Marlow Middle School to support Tanner Southerland on his first public walkathon.

  Volunteers serve free meal at the Patterson Community Center

The food was provided by Shay's Catering who served people a plate full. Not only did people eat, volunteers spent time interacting with everyone who stopped by.

  Lawton Animal Welfare participates in Clear the Shelters

Saturday, shelters across the country participated in the clear the shelters event, a pet adoption drive to give every animal a good home.

  Safe rooms complete at several Lawton elementary schools

Several Lawton Elementary Schools are celebrating their brand new safe rooms.

  Good News: August 16

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

  Lawton Ft. Sill Art Council hosts monthly art demonstration

Local artists, both experienced and novice met to paint flower pots.

  Elgin community donates school supplies

The Elgin community came together to provide students and teachers the supplies they need for school this year.

  Cache church holds luncheon for teachers

A church in Cache held a back to school luncheon for educators in the area Tuesday.

  Arvest Foundations donates to Walters Public Schools

Walters Public Schools was given a $5,000 donation Monday to better supply their students and staff.

  Local cowboy wins bull riding at Lawton Rangers Rodeo

A local cowboy took home the gold at this years Lawton Rangers PRCA Rodeo in the bull riding event.

  Hundreds of women took part in The 4th Annual Sparkle Women’s Conference

The 4th Annual Sparkle Women's Conference draws 400-500 women from all around the state, North Texas and the surrounding region.

  Lawton Rangers hold annual rodeo parade

Families and friends lined the streets in downtown Lawton, admiring the different groups passing by at the Lawton Rangers Rodeo Parade.

  AMBUCS chapters build ramp at The Museum of the Great Plains

AMBUCS chapters in Lawton completed their latest construction project, a ramp and deck at the Museum of the Great Plains.

  Murals being painted in downtown Altus

If you’ve visited Altus recently, you may have noticed something new along Main Street, murals on some of the buildings downtown.

  Good News: August 9

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

  Anadarko Police Department reestablishes bike program with donation

Anadarko Police Department was able to reestablish their bike program with a generous donation