Good News

  Woodland Hills students donate to Boys and Girls Club of Lawton

Woodland Hills Elementary students showed their support for the Boys and Girls Club of Lawton Friday.

  United Way Success By 6 Program Encourages Early Literacy with Book Drive

  Cache High School Finance Class is a hit, students praise its real-world applications

  Lawton dance teacher retiring after almost 40 years

  Flowermound Elementary School celebrates end of school year with annual Fun Day

  MAKENZIE’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Bass Fishing at Lake Elmer Thomas

  Lawton Police Officers honored with Griddles and Gratitude event

Continued Coverage

  Lawton elementary school students participate in first Junior Robotics Competition

  Walters golf team is state champions again

  City of Lawton to launch second Citizens Academy

  Cache High School teacher wins Teacher Appreciation Award

  Teacher of the Year Shares Teaching Philosophy

  Edison Elementary students meet pen pals from Langston University

  Learning Tree celebrates Oklahoma Fun Day

Students at Learning Tree Academy were in for an extra special surprise Friday morning.

  Lawton clinic back open for business

The Hearts That Care Health Clinic in Lawton is open again.

  LPS celebrates excellence among faculty, staff with awards ceremony

Lawton Public Schools held their annual recognition of excellence among the district’s faculty and staff Tuesday evening.

  Temple Public Schools raises money for soldiers returning from deployment

Temple Public Schools raised $2,190.35 to help soldiers returning from deployment.

  Altus man chosen to receive organ donation after years on transplant list

  Arvest Bank halfway to Million Meals Campaign goal

  Lawton Classic Chevy donates vehicle for raffle to United Way

  Freedom Elementary holds Month of the Military Child parade

  Lawton School Teacher celebrates 51 Years with the District

  Boys and Girls Club of Lawton to host Grand Reopening Celebration and Membership Drive

  Fundraising underway for Gold Star Family monument in Lawton

A group of people in Lawton want to build a monument honoring the lives and families of everyone who has died while serving our country.

  Duncan’s Heritage Trails Project eyeing summer completion date

A walking trail in Duncan is nearing completion, with officials hoping to have it finished in the next few months.

  Cameron receives $2.1 million grant for Student Enrichment Center

Cameron University has received an over 2 million dollar grant to help increase the success of their students, through a new Student Enrichment Center.

  New safe rooms built at Altus Public Schools

New safe rooms have been built at two schools in Altus thanks to a bond proposal passed in 2019.

  Lawton Student wins First in State for Robotics

Lawton Student wins First in State for Robotics

  Mural painted on Cache water tower

The water tower in Cache got a makeover Saturday.

  Teen Court getting ready for upcoming showcase

CASA of SWOK's Leigh Smallwood shares more information about the Comanche County non-profit Teen Court, Inc. and their upcoming showcase

  Think Ability Community Garden celebrates Earth Day by planting orchard

The Think Ability Community Garden celebrated Earth Day Thursday with some community orchard planting.

  MacArthur High School celebrates students during Academic Award Ceremony

MacArthur High School held a special ceremony Wednesday to recognize the academic achievements of their students.

  Bill passed in OK House could give rural doctors Tax Credit

House Bill 2089 is making its way to the senate floor and if passed could help bring more doctors to rural communities across the state.

  Lawton Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club gets new Director

The Lawton Salvation Army Boys and Girl Club’s new director, Walter Mays, says he was very excited to see smiling faces for the first time Monday.

  MacArthur Student Council hosts blood drive during Philanthropy week

MacArthur High School’s Student Council has also hosted a blood drive, raised money for Make A Wish for a local child, and will be hosting a fundraiser at Firo Wednesday.

  Lawton Salvation Army restarts after school program

The Lawton Salvation Army started up its after-school program Monday.

  Boys & Girls Club welcomes new Unit Director

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club has named a new Unit Director.

  Community steps in to save Comanche’s Independence Day fireworks show

It appears there may be Independence Day fireworks in Comanche after all!

  Freedom Elementary celebrates Month of the Military Child

Freedom Elementary celebrates Month of the Military Child

  Women That Vote installs first Suffrage Bench in Shepler Park

Women That Vote Arts Corporation installed their first Suffrage Bench in Shepler Park at a ceremony last weekend.

  Small southwest Oklahoma town on the rise, business booming in Medicine Park

The pandemic isn’t stopping Medicine Park from growing.. five new businesses have opened in the town over the past two weeks.

  Lawton Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary hosting Bouquets of Hope fundraiser

The Lawton Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will be holding their annual spring fundraiser, with a little difference.

  Comanche County school districts to get roads repaired

Comanche Nation Transportation is helping more school districts in southwest Oklahoma upgrade their roads and parking lots.

  Lawton Recreation Centers opening April 12th.

Starting today, City of Lawton recreation Centers will be reopening with certain rules in place.

  Yard of the Month competition in Lawton ongoing until Oct. 1st

Lawton’s “Yard of the Month” competition is going on now.

  Duncan annual tire clean-up starting April 12th

Starting today in Duncan, the Four D Corporation will be holding their annual Spring Clean-up.

  Lawton looking for volunteer youth coaches

The City of Lawton’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteer coaches.

  Altus unveils new story walk at Hightower Park

The path features several podiums, each one with a small portion of a book on it.

  Child who beat Leukemia becomes pilot for a day at Altus Air Force Base

Friday was a special day at Altus Air Force Base as a brave kid who beat Leukemia got the chance to be a pilot for a day.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 7th

A quick look at your Texoma Morning Headlines on your Wednesday, April 7th.

  Cameron Cadets training on Fort Sill

Cameron University ROTC members had the chance to train with Fort Sill soldiers

  Health departments increasing rural vaccine availability

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue across the state, the focus is shifting towards providing rural areas access to the vaccine.

  Altus organization Mission on Wheels giving free prom dresses, tuxedos to kids in need

An Altus organization is doing its part to give kids a great prom night.

  Martha Volunteer Fire Dept. holding fundraiser Saturday

The Martha Volunteer Fire Department in Jackson County is having a fundraiser Saturday.

  Family, officer speak after baby’s life was saved

We’re hearing from a Fletcher police officer who saved a baby girl’s life last weekend.

  Altus Police Officer saves family from burning home

Officials say Police Lieutenant Chris Barngrover was on a routine patrol when he noticed a house on fire Monday morning.

  Altus named one of 5 Great American Defense Communities

Altus has been named as one of the five Great American Defense Communities.

  Ft. Sill’s Marty the Horse retires after 20 years

Ft. Sill’s Marty the Horse has retired after 20 years of service in the Artillery Half Section.

  Educators excited about being fully vaccinated

About one-thousand educators are fully vaccinated, they got their second COVID-19 dose Friday.

  Altus girls get inside look at impact of women in the Air Force

Hundreds of middle and high school girls took a trip to Altus Air Force Base Friday for an up-close look at the impact women have in our military.

  Altus animal welfare receives $54,000 grant

Altus Animal Welfare Association announced on Wednesday that they have received thousands of dollars in funding.

  Eisenhower Military Child Club makes donation, brings letters to veterans

The Eisenhower Military Child Club visited a Veterans Center to drop off donations Wednesday.

  Local officers meet with students at Freedom Elementary School

Students at Freedom Elementary School were able to get a sneak peak into law enforcement Wednesday afternoon.

  Lawton kids show entrepreneurial spirit with lemonade stand

An entrepreneurial spirit and the power of social media put some Lawton kids in the spotlight today.

  Lawton Christian School students find stability in charter school

Former Lawton Christian School students are continuing their education through a charter school.

  Think Ability celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with potato planting event

Think Ability in Duncan celebrated St. Patrick’s Day Wednesday with a potato planting event.

  Families finally able to visit nursing homes

Nursing homes across the state are lifting some COVID restrictions allowing families to see their loved ones again.

  Big time fairground event is back

Comanche County Fairgrounds Eats and Beats is making a return on Saturday.

  LPS gives meals to students over Spring Break

Lawton Public Schools gave away over 600 meals Monday for students to have over Spring Break.

  Miracle League field hosts day of baseball for 60 local kids

A group of about 60 kids played some baseball at the Miracle Field in Lawton Friday.

  Comanche Co. Conservation district announces Cooperator of the Year

The Comanche County Conservation District named its Cooperator of the Year Wednesday. They picked David Dorrell for his soil conservation efforts.

  Jackson Co. woman celebrates 100th birthday with COVID-19 vaccine

One Jackson County woman got a very special gift for her 100th birthday.

  Altus female wrestler named All-American at national tournament

An Altus High School female wrestler was named an All-American after her performance at a national tournament.

  Lawton High School freshman takes second place in Oklahoma Poetry Out Loud State Championship

Adylynn Anderson took second place in the 2021 Oklahoma Poetry Out Loud State Championship.

  Duncan High School wraps up annual Halo Week

HALO Week is a weeklong philanthropic event organized by the Duncan High School Student Council.

  Ft. Sill kicks off annual Army Emergency Relief Program

AER is funded by Soldier donations and all donations go to helping Soldiers

  Altus crowned state champs at archery competition

Both Altus elementary and middle school teams took first place in their divisions at the tournament, crowning them state champions in the elementary division and middle division.

  Friendship Baptist Church to give free food to those in need

The Friendship Baptist Church in Lawton will be giving away food to those in need on Saturday.

  Cameron University honors alumni and faculty during homecoming week

Cameron University has had to get creative with 2021′s homecoming week celebrations due to the pandemic.

  Lawton firefighters volunteer to help Health Dept. administer COVID-19 vaccines

Never one to shy away from answering a call for help, Lawton Fire Department Assistant Chief, Brent Baggett, signed up to volunteer to give out COVID 19 vaccines to the public as soon as he knew health officials needed him. Other firefighters from the department followed suit.

  Donation helped Frederick get water back on sooner than expected

The City of Frederick’s water is back up and running thanks to a huge donation from Comanche Nation Entertainment.