Good News

  Comanche Nation fixing roads at several SWOK schools

Several smaller school districts across southwest Oklahoma are getting new roads thanks to the Comanche Nation.

  Livestock show held for special needs students

  Fletcher 12-year-old competes at Westminster Dog Show

  Lawton students deliver singing Valentines

  Cameron University grad honored at pinning ceremony

  Central Middle School holds assembly for “Dude, Be Nice” week.

Duncan student celebrates Valentine’s Day with surprise gift for teacher’s husband who is battling Leukemia

Continued Coverage

  Duncan church hosts Black History Month event

  Duke coach reaches 900 career wins

  Lawton Farmer’s Market preparing for upcoming construction

  City of Lawton wins award for 45th street construction

  Elgin 2nd graders complete $1 kindness projects

  Duke High School coach gets 900th career win

  Lawton homeless shelter helps man get a job and apartment

A once homeless man is sharing his story about perseverance and never giving up. From a shelter to an apartment, Scott Cunningham is now on his own thanks to help from a local shelter.

  Good News: February 7

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

  10th Annual Soulful Story event held in City Hall

A special event was held Tuesday night in recognition of African Americans who have greatly contributed to Oklahoma History.

  Retreat Ceremony held for exiting commandant

Fort Sill bids farewell to Colonel Mark Holler.

  Comanche County Memorial Hospital honors therapy dogs

  GOOD NEWS: Jan. 31

  Local rancher donates over 400 pounds of beef to Ronald McDonald House Charity

  MacArthur archery team gets new bows

  Duncan teachers receive DEX Awards to apply in classroom

  Cameron reaches record number of concurrently enrolled students

  Lawton students compete in district-wide spelling bee

Kids from across Lawton Public Schools took part in a district-wide spelling bee.

  Performing Arts Center being built at Elgin Public Schools

Elgin Public Schools are still in the middle of completing projects paid for for by a 2017 school bond.

  LPS celebrates 100th day of school

Lawton Public Schools celebrated 100 days of school Tuesday.

  Retirement ceremony held for Lawton’s assistant police chief

Friends and co-workers gathered Friday for the retirement ceremony of Lawton's assistant police chief.

  Lawton woman gets home renovated through Homeowner Rehabilitation Project

A woman is thanking the City of Lawton for making renovations to her home that she's lived in for 50 years.

LPD holding promotion and retirement ceremonies

This Friday, a retirement reception for Assistant Chief Rusty Wright is being held at Lawton City Hall.

  Kids read to therapy dogs at Lawton Public Library

Keri Brammer, the President of Paws with Love, says it’s a great way to boost self-confidence when developing reading skills.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members

The Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce welcomed nearly 50 new members into their organization Thursday.

  Renovations complete on historic refuge home

Renovations at the Ferguson House on the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are now complete.

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

A Fort Sill soldier was among 11 career counselors across the Army to be recognized during the Career Counselor of the Year recognition ceremony.

  Law enforcement takes training to learn about Autism

Local law enforcement officers are learning the best ways to interact with people who have Autism.

  Two Altus nonprofits named finalists for Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Two organizations in Altus are up for awards given annually to the best non-profit in the state.

  DOD expands access to commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities

Fort Sill, along with military installations world wide, have expanded access to their commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities.

  Lawton homeless shelter continues to fundraise for new building

A Lawton non-profit organization is using the new year to continue to fundraise for a new building.

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

Flower Mound Elementary School's high academic performance over the years has drawn the attention of the United States Department of Education.

  Students volunteer during MLK Day of Service

Schools and many businesses were closed Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. But instead of taking a day off, many students chose to volunteer in the community.

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

The Duncan community has been celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the last 20 years. Their theme this year is “Remembering the Past and Inspiring the Future.”

  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

The House of Bread Ministries is launching a new program to give to those in need.

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

The Boots and Badges Blood Drive was put on by the Oklahoma Blood Institute, and pits the Comanche Fire Department against the Police Department.

  Violence reduction conference held at Lawton City Hall

Representatives from organizations across Lawton/Ft. Sill came together to discuss ways to lower the city's crime rate.

  Fundraiser allows Duncan senior center to get new van

An event that a senior center in Duncan held last month was a success. Their fundraiser called Dancing through the Decades allowed them to reach their goal.

  LPS holds annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

Lawton Public Schools held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

  Local veterans’ organization donates $7,000 towards playground

A local veterans' organization donated toward the building of a playground Thursday.

  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