Good News

  Churches provide hot meals for those in need six days a week

M28 Ministries, in conjunction with many churches and organizations, is providing hot meals on a weekly basis for the community.

  Non-profit organization makes hand soap and face masks for healthcare workers

  Lawton family gets creative for social distancing birthday celebration

  DUNCAN SCHOOL BOND: Safe rooms

  Local dealership wins Dealer of the Year award

  Good News: March 13

  Duncan Nature Park Trail halfway complete

Continued Coverage

  Altus freshmen learn budgeting, responsibility at ‘Reality Check’ event

  Students learn self defense at Cameron University

  25,000 bottles of water donated to City of Lawton

  Great Plains Technology Center Foundation celebrates 40th anniversary

  Duncan students raise over $20,000 for HALO week

  LPD detective promoted to lieutenant

  Good News: March 6

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

  Central Middle School students make blankets for kids in foster care

A group of local kids gathered Thursday to make blankets for children in foster care.

  Chisholm Trail Heritage Center holding public reception in honor of Youth Art Month

The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan is hosting their annual Youth Art Month which spotlights area high school artists and allows them to display their art work.

  Marlow uses REAP grant to repair cemetery roads

The Marlow Cemetery will be getting some much needed road repairs this summer, thanks to a $45,000 grant awarded to the city.

  Frederick robotics team competing for world championship

  Lawton Public Library sponsors Health Bingo Challenge

  Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce discusses upcoming events in March

  Students take part in Comanche County livestock auction

  Awards presented during State of the Arts Luncheon

  Special needs students visit Lawton City Hall

  Veteran group donates art supplies to Learning Tree Academy

A group in Lawton donated art supplies to the Learning Tree Academy Friday.

Medicine Park Aquarium & Natural Sciences set to open river otter exhibit

The McCasland Foundation sponsored the River Otter Habitat Exhibit, which will have its official ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m.

  Child finds relief from tourette’s using medical marijuana

A Lawton couple has finally found some relief for their child who suffers from tourettes syndrome....using medical marijuana.

  100 Mile Challenge encourages healthy habits

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce is challenging people to get more active to help build a healthier community.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce asking people to take ‘Leap of Kindness’

The Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce wants people to take a "Leap of Kindness" for this year's Leap Day.

  Inmates train shelter dogs in new Lawton prison program

A new program at the Lawton Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility is helping shelter dogs by allowing inmates to give them 24/7 care while training them.

  Lawton IHOP raises money for Shriner’s Children’s Hospital

To celebrate National Pancake Day and give back at the same time, the IHOP in Lawton is raising money for the Shriner's Children's Hospital.

  Duncan students raising money for good causes during ‘HALO week’

Duncan High School's HALO week is underway, with students and the community raising money for good causes.

  Eisenhower High School kicks off BEAK week

Eisenhower High School held an assembly Monday as part of their Beak week and Mr. EHS pageant.

  Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry creating cookbook

In an attempt to connect the community through food, Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry is looking for people to get involved with their cookbook.

  Cameron Men’s Basketball team from 1980 celebrate reunion

If you were in Lawton in 1980, you likely remember Cameron Men's Basketball team taking home a national championship!

  Annual Polar Plunge raises money for Special Olympics Oklahoma

Saturday, 78 brave individuals participated in the annual Polar Plunge at the Lawton Country Club.

  Cameron inducts new members of Athletic Hall of Fame

Cameron University welcomed a new class of athletes to its Athletic Hall of Fame, Friday night.

  Students at Gateway Success Center donate to Lawton Animal Welfare

Students at the Gateway Success Center celebrated Ralphie the Labrador's birthday by donating to the Lawton Animal Welfare.

  Cameron donates equipment to MacArthur

Cameron University's Sports and Exercise Science department has donated some new equipment to MacArthur High School.

  Good News: February 21

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

Duncan teachers discuss issues with state lawmakers

Three Stephens County legislators met with teachers and staff at Duncan Middle School Friday morning.

  Museum of the Great Plains opens movie room

The Museum of the Great Plains recently turned one of their auditoriums into a movie room. They’re featuring their first full length documentary there right now.

  Actor Kirk Cameron brings ‘Living Room Reset’ tour to Lawton

TV and movie actor Kirk Cameron was in Lawton Thursday night to talk about how the Bible can better life at home.

  Great Plains Republican Women donate supplies to local organizations

Thursday, the Great Plains Republican Women made a generous donation of supplies to the Pregnancy Resource Center and the Lawton VA center.

  Two veterans inducted into Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center’s Wall of Heroes

Two veterans at the Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center were honored Thursday.

  Comanche Nation fixing roads at several SWOK schools

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

  Lawton Public Library receives grant that benefits reading program

The Lawton Public Library was selected as one of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness' grantees.

  Both Cameron campuses designated ‘Certified Healthy Campus’

Both Cameron University campuses have been designated as a Certified Healthy Campus.

  Livestock show held for special needs students

A livestock show for special needs students took place today at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. The Gold Star Classic Livestock show promotes inclusion in agriculture for all kids.

  Fletcher 12-year-old competes at Westminster Dog Show

A 12-year-old from Fletcher recently competed in the biggest dog show in the world.

  Lawton students deliver singing Valentines

Groups from the Macarthur, Eisenhower and Lawton High choirs traveled around Lawton to sing for loved ones for Valentine's Day.

  Cameron University grad honored at pinning ceremony

One of Lawton's own was honored at Cameron University Friday morning as he was promoted to the rank of Army Colonel.

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

Central Middle School held a big reveal Friday for their "Dude, Be Nice" week.

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

Joslin wanted to do something to help so she used her free time to sell candy door to door to help raise money.

  Duncan church hosts Black History Month event

A Duncan church honored and remembered men who served our country during a Black History Month event.

  Duke coach reaches 900 career wins

A coach from Duke High School has reached a milestone in his career, 900 wins.

  Lawton Farmer’s Market preparing for upcoming construction

he future home of the Lawton Farmer's Market will start being built in June.

  City of Lawton wins award for 45th street construction

The City of Lawton has been chosen as a Gold Award Winner for the construction work done on Southeast 45th Street.

  Elgin 2nd graders complete $1 kindness projects

Second-grade students in Elgin recently completed a kindness project where they were given $1 and told to do something nice with it.

  Duke High School coach gets 900th career win

A big congratulations to Coach Rick Wilson of the Duke High School girls basketball team for getting his 900th career win Monday night against Mountain View-Gotebo.

  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

The Paws with Love companions have spent the last decade roaming the halls and comforting patients as well as their loved ones.

  GOOD NEWS: Jan. 31

Check out our GOOD NEWS stories from the week

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

A local rancher donated 450 pounds of beef to the Ronald McDonald House Charity in Tulsa this week.

  MacArthur archery team gets new bows

MacArthur High School's archery team received some new bows recently. They were paid for by a grant given to the top 25 archery teams in the state, out of over 500.

  Duncan teachers receive DEX Awards to apply in classroom

Duncan teachers are taking learning to a whole new level through the Demons Excellence Awards also known as DEX Awards.

  Cameron reaches record number of concurrently enrolled students

Cameron University reached a record number of concurrently enrolled students last semester, and this semester may set another record.

  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.