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  Game wardens rescue animals displaced by storms

Severe weather and flooding across the state of Oklahoma caused some animals to be displaced from their homes.

  Annual fundraiser benefits seniors in Duncan

  OKC Thunder basketball court opens in Lawton

  Veterans visit 95th Infantry Division Memorial

  Gov. Stitt speaks at 15th Annual GOP Fish Fry in Duncan

  Gabriel’s House earns Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Award

  Pat Henry students win prize for creating ‘chain reaction contraption’

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  LPS holds reception to thank bus drivers for year of hard work

  OKC Thunder court opens in Lawton

  MacArthur Middle School hosts annual career day

  Good News, May 17

  Italian water circus performing in Lawton

  Pie and cake fair held at McMahon Tomlinson Nursing Center

  ELGIN BOND UPDATE: Ag building first project completed

Big changes are happening at Elgin Public Schools as they work to complete projects paid for by a 2017 school bond.

  City of Lawton preparing for annual Armed Forces Day parade

Lawton's annual Armed Forces Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday morning

  Lawton Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association holds cookout for officers

The Lawton Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association cooked hamburgers, hot dogs and hot links for officers starting with the night shift last night and continuing through the morning and evening shifts Wednesday.

  Lawton park gets Thunder Court

It's now official! The Oklahoma City Thunder along with the Thunder Cares Foundation is dedicating a new basketball court at Lee West Park in Lawton.

  Community helps Elgin Fire Department after backlash

  Gabriel’s House set to expand their programs to Comanche

  Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas hold annual banquet

  Lawton FFA honors members’ achievements

  Cameron Military Science Department hosts Parent Night

Two Elgin seniors awarded STEM scholarships

  Comanche residents raising money for locker rooms, indoor hitting facility

The Comanche baseball and softball teams will soon be getting a new indoor hitting facility and locker rooms but they need your help to put the finishing touches on the project.

  LPD runs with Special Olympic torch

For more than 20 years, the Lawton Police Department has helped pass the torch for the Special Olympics.

  “THANKS, MAN.”: Simple act of kindness brings teammates together

It was an emotional weekend for Marlow’s high school baseball team as they played for the state championship. While they are proud they earned second place, they said they are even more proud about what one of the players did when there were not enough medals for everyone.

  Washington Elementary hope to increase attendance with ‘Pawmart’

Teachers and staff at Washington Elementary School are getting creative in hopes of increasing attendance.

  Medicine Park Aquarium & Natural Sciences Center honors mothers

Moms were able to enjoy the aquarium at a discounted price with the first 25 through the door receiving a flower and candy.

  Lawton Public Library offers summer teen volunteer program

High school students ages 14-18 can volunteer for the Summer at the Library program where kids are encouraged to read all summer.

  Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry plants vegetables in garden

Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry got out to plant various vegetables from corn, cabbage, peppers, tomatoes, strawberries and more in their community garden.

  Shred It Event protects against identity theft

The Lawton Farmers Market hosted a free Shred It Event sponsored by Oklahoma AARP.

  Community volunteers for Stephens County Day of Caring

It was a busy day for a group of volunteers in Stephens County as more than 150 of them spread out across the community to give their time and labor for the annual United Way Day of Caring.

  Events happening across Texoma this weekend

Take a look at just some of the things happening this weekend in Texoma.

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Peggy Sue

You can adopt her or one of her friends at Lawton Animal Welfare for FREE this weekend

  Good News, May 10

Here is your GOOD NEWS for this week

  RA’s visit Indiahoma Fire Department

This week, the Royal Ambassadors from First Baptist Church Indiahoma got to visit the Indiahoma Fire Station.

  Lawton High Drama Club holds Spring Festival

Charlie Oligher, the drama club’s vice president, says this is a good way for everyone to have fun before summer begins.

  LPS Transitional program students show off talents

Students with the Lawton Public Schools Transitional program got a chance Thursday night to show off their skills and talents at their annual talent show.

  Veterans take flight in WWII-era plane

Local veterans took to the skies today with the Ageless Aviation Dream Foundation.

  Woodland Hills fourth graders learn about city government

About 70 students gathered this morning at Lawton's City Hall to meet with Mayor Stan Booker.

  Altus school turns trash into treasure

A project a year in the making... Altus Intermediate School has been collecting lids and sorting them by size and color, and now finally, turning them into a beautiful piece of art: a mural.

  Flower Mound Public School celebrates last day

Flower Mound Public School students spent the last day of school celebrating their "A" rating from the State Department of Education.

  Support Senior Center for Creative Living at Outback

On Wednesday, you can enjoy a meal while supporting a great local cause.

  Lawton park gets Thunder-marked basketball court

As you can see, this Thunder-marked basketball court is still getting some work done, and there aren’t any hoops installed, yet!

  Lawton Board of Realtors donates to Lawton and Elgin Food Banks

The Lawton Board of Realtors donated $600 Tuesday to the Lawton and Elgin Food Banks ahead of the summer.

Main Street Duncan receives National Main Street accreditation

The National Main Street Center announces the list of accredited Main Street America programs yearly.

  Chattanooga FFA Banquet recognizes members’ accomplishments

50 FFA members and their families gathered for the Chattanooga FFA Banquet.

  Local artists given booth at Arts for All Festival

Artists are getting ready for this weekend's Arts for All Festival that's happening in Lawton.

  Inside look at organization behind Duncan farmers market

Every Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Duncan Farmers Market is open at Think Ability, a company that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities of all ages.

  Spectators pack downtown Altus for Rock-N-Rumble

A thousand spectators and hundreds of car participants packed the courthouse square in downtown Altus for the 21st Annual Rock-N-Rumble Car Show and Cruise.

  Cameron’s 2019 commencement held Saturday morning after postponement

Cameron University graduates received their diplomas Saturday morning at Cameron Stadium during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

  Goodwill hosts donation drive for Children United

Goodwill on Sheridan is hosting a donation drive for a local non-profit organization for children with special needs.

  Leah M. Fitch Cancer Center holds free cancer screening

People were able to go to the Leah M. Fitch Cancer Center to receive free cancer screenings.

  Cub scouts participate in Scouts Trash the Trash Day

Areas in Lawton are now cleaner thanks to Cub Scout Pack 41-11 who participated in Scouts Trash the Trash Day.

  Stephens Co. Health Department helps parents with car seats

The Stephens County Health Department offered parents assistance with their car seats Friday and even offered some affordable ones to those who needed them.

  Lt. Johnson retires from LPD

Members of the Lawton police department gathered Friday to hold a retirement ceremony for one of their own.

  Apache Casino hosts breakfast for Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is the first recipient of the Apache Casino Hotel's monthly community breakfast.

  One graduate shares her story, and how it led her to Cameron

Now that she has received her degree, Kelda says her options are wide open.

  Kids get up close with nature at wildlife refuge

Hundreds of Comanche County students took a field trip to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge this week to get up-close and personal with nature.

  LPS hosts night 2 of annual elementary student showcase

Thursday night was night 2 of Lawton Public Schools’ annual elementary student showcase.

  Comanche County Bar Association participates in Ask A Lawyer event

In recognizing Law Day, the Comanche County Bar Association participated in a statewide Ask A Lawyer event.

  LPS teacher of the year reflects on experiences

A Lawton Public School teacher is wrapping up the school year as the district’s teacher of the year.

  Student dresses up as School Resource Officer for career day

East Elementary in Anadarko held a career day Wednesday.

  LPS hosts their annual elementary student showcase

The students will perform “the Greatest Showcase” again on Thursday night.

  Lawton City Officials honor their dedicated employees

The city honored more than 100 members of the Lawton community.

  Cameron students create app for emergency management

Students at Cameron University created an app that will make it much easier for different emergency management departments to work together during a crisis.

  Students celebrate McMahon Foundation scholarships

The McMahon Foundation has donated $50,000 in scholarships to the college. Monday night the recipients of those scholarships gave their thanks to the foundation during a special dinner.

  Cache rehab program assists community while helping addicts

Helping the community by rehabilitating those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction - that’s the goal of one organization in southwest Oklahoma.

  Medicine Park Aquarium to welcome bobcat and coyote

The Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center will be adding two new animals to their facility, and neither of them are aquatic!

  VFW Post 5263 and Auxiliary holds annual Loyalty Day ceremony

The VFW Post 5263 and Auxiliary held their annual Loyalty Day Ceremony Sunday afternoon.

  First ever ‘College Corner’ brings out community and local vendors

Members of the community attend the first ever college corner event on Sunday at the University Professional Plaza.

  Galilee Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 100 years of service

The Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Lawton celebrated a milestone... 100 years of serving the community!

  Marlow Outlaw Speech Team wins state competition in Norman

The Marlow Outlaw Speech Team recently won State in the 4A division this month at OU in Norman.

  Lawton sorority cleans up 38th street

The one mile stretch of 38th street between Gore and Lee is a lot cleaner, thanks to a Lawton sorority.

Two local businesses beautify the community by giving away trees

Park Jones Realty and Naturescape Nursery worked to giveaway 300 Shumard Oak Trees. Shumard Oaks grow large and provide shade and are drought resistant.

Psi Upsilon Chapter conducts quarterly highway cleanup

Psi Upsilon Chapter gathered trash and debris from Oklahoma's Highway 62 between 52nd and 82nd street. This is part of their Adopt a Highway initiative.

  Proud 580 hosts Duncan’s first ever pride parade

The parade marched through downtown Duncan, and finished at the Stephens County Courthouse.

Career Day motivates sixth-graders at Bishop Public School

Bishop Public School is preparing students for a range of futures.

  Community volunteers for annual day of caring

Friday, the Lawton community came together to complete countless projects for the 25th annual David Hegwood Day of Caring.

  4-H speech competition gave one contestant a chance to share her special story

Paisley Harrison explains how these implants work, and how important they have been to her.

  Community helping local business owner reopen after fire

A small business in Lawton is closed for the time being after it was damaged by a fire, but community members are trying to make sure it doesn't stay closed long.