A Day in the Life: Medical Logistics

  President of the Oklahoma Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics discusses new COVID-19 classroom guidelines

  More than 10 pounds of old prescriptions dropped off in Jefferson County

  7 new deaths, 111 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Stephens County fire crews battle four separate fires

  Fallen power lines spark fire at 82nd and Gore

Continued Coverage

  The Red Cord holding annual human trafficking awareness gala

Comanche Co. Courthouse to remain closed to the general public

Gov. Stitt activating National Guard Reaction Force in preparation for possible protests

UPDATE: Silver Alert for Comanche County woman canceled

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 15th

  First Alert Forecast

  UPDATE: Man charged in shooting incident at the Sherwood Village mobile home park

A Lawton man has been charged in connection to this week’s shooting incident at the Sherwood Village mobile home park.

  Last days to register to vote for special elections in Lawton

Lawton residents only have a couple more days to register to vote for special elections on local issues.

  Weekend trout tournament to be held in Medicine Park

The Little Dam Bait Shop and Store will be hosting a trout tournament on Saturday.

  Oklahoma State Superintendent on new COVID-19 guidelines

Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister talks to 7News about Gov. Stitt's new guidelines, the COVID-19 vaccine, and a new education budget proposal

  One project to repair several streets in Lawton

  Waurika hosts Drug Take Back Day event

  7News First Alert Weather: Thursday, January 14, 2021 - Wind Alerts across Texoma on Friday, but a pleasant weekend ahead

  Strong winds contribute to outside fire near Townley Road

  Electrical issue causes shed fire in Lawton

  Three new deaths, 156 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Crash at 82nd and Cache backs up traffic

A crash backed up traffic near 82nd and Cache Road Thursday afternoon.

  Silver Alert issued for Comanche County

A Silver Alert has been issued in Comanche County for 60 year old Cassie Riley.

  Health Dept. answers questions about second COVID-19 vaccine doses

Comanche County Health Department officials said getting your second COVID-19 dose is critical to the effectiveness of the vaccine.

  Lawton Community Theatre planning move to National Guard Armory

Officials with the Lawton Community Theater say moving the theater has been a long-time dream of theirs, and it looks like that dream is the road to becoming a reality.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 14th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Thursday, January 14th.

  First Alert Forecast

Seasonable temperatures with gusty north/northwest winds

  MAKENZIE’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Duck hunting in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is part of the wintering range for many migratory birds, including several species of ducks and geese.

  UPDATE: Robert Fisher ordered to undergo mental evaluation after stalking arrest

A Lawton man who’s facing several charges has been ordered to undergo a mental evaluation.

  UPDATE: Suspect injured at Sherwood Village Mobile Home Park

Lawton police were called to reports of a man shooting a gun at the Sherwood Village Mobile Home Park Tuesday night.

  7News First Alert Weather: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - Dry cold front to bring strong wind gusts tomorrow and Friday

A weak cold front will move across Texoma early Thursday morning increasing winds significantly out of the northwest at 20-25 mph with wind gusts up to 40 mph. There will be an elevated fire risk tomorrow as relative humidity drops below 20% across the Texoma.

  Local school district reacts to Gov. Stitt’s updated COVID policy

Cache Public Schools plan to handle it on a case-by-case basis because they’ve quarantined so many students who had potential contact, and eventually tested negative for the virus.

  Eisenhower High School honors late staff member

The Eisenhower High School family is mourning the loss of coach and teacher Joseph McKenzie.

  Car wreck near Elgin sends two people to the hospital

The wreck occurred around 7 in the morning at the intersection of OK-17 and NE Trail Drive, which is one mile east of Elgin

Memorial tribute put together for LPS family members

Eisenhower High School held a memorial tribute today for three late staff members who served the country and Lawton Public Schools.

  Two new deaths, 138 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Last days to audition for Lawton Community Theatre’s upcoming production

Thursday will be the final day you can audition virtually for the Lawton Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Last Five Years.”

  Water main breaks at major intersection in Lawton

The intersection of Cache and Sheridan was left flooded Tuesday afternoon

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 13th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Wednesday, January 13th.

  First Alert Forecast

Morning freezing fog with afternoon sunshine expected

  Man charged after hitting Lawton police officer

A charge has been filed against a Lawton man accused of hitting a police officer January 7

  Man faces charges after series of burglaries in Lawton

Dallas Chasenah has been charged for participating in three burglaries that happened in August and December.

  Man taken to hospital after shooting at Lawton mobile home park

The shooting happened at Sherwood Village Mobile Home Park off Flower Mound Road around 7:30 p.m.

  Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development to roll out new training programs across state

Workforce Development's Executive Director Don Morris talks to 7News about new programs Oklahoma is offering in 2021 to help people impacted by COVID-19

  7News First Alert Weather: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - Patchy freezing fog to start the day with above average temperatures for the afternoon

It’ll be a bright and sunny afternoon with temperatures topping out in the upper 50s. A weak cold front will move across Texoma on Thursday morning increasing our winds significantly out of the northwest at 15-25 mph with wind gusts up to 40 mph.

  Lawton City Council approves traffic light at 50th and Cache

Lawton City Council approved the construction of a traffic signal at NW 50th and Cache Road at their first official meeting of the year Tuesday

  Outreach Office to benefit many Comanche Nation tribal members

The Comanche Nation held a ground breaking ceremony for their Anadarko Outreach Office today.

  TSET Healthy Living asks community to complete survey

TSET Healthy Living Program Serving Comanche County is asking community members to fill out a survey about health habits

  Anadarko veterans to be recognized on certain holidays

The City of Anadarko is honoring veterans by hanging Hometown Heroes Banners throughout town.

  Oklahoma Blood Institute challenges eligible individuals to donate during National Blood Donor Month

Oklahoma Blood Institute's Heather Browne talks to 7News about the importance of blood and convalescent plasma donations and how COVID-19 has impacted donations

  Pandemic creates greater need for Comanche Co. foster families

There are currently 322 foster children in Comanche County and only 105 foster families and unfortunately, the pandemic has only increased the need for more homes.

  One new death, 179 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

  Gov. Stitt announces updates to COVID-19 quarantine guidelines for Oklahoma schools

A press conference was held at the Oklahoma state capitol on Tuesday to announce an update on COVID-19 quarantine guidelines for Oklahoma schools.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 12th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Tuesday, January 12th.

  First Alert Forecast

Ample sunshine on tap today with warmer temperatures than yesterday

  Legislators hold public redistricting meeting in Lawton Monday

Every 10 years the house and senate districts across the State of Oklahoma are redrawn and Monday, a public forum was held in Lawton to allow people to ask questions about the process.

  Lawton’s Bethlehem Baptist Church starts initiative to feed families across Lawton

Pastor Willie Smith talks with 7News about Bethlehem Baptist Church's Feed a Family for a Week initiative

  Monday with the Mayor Jan. 11

Lawton Mayor Stan Booker talks with 7News about COVID-19 vaccines, City Council buying Central Mall, Fista, and voting on the hotel and motel tax issue

  Tag agencies warn longer wait times due to Real ID process

The Comanche County Tag Agency warns customers will experience longer wait times due to the process of getting a Real ID

  Health Departments meeting the demands of the community

While Health Departments are working to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, they’re also trying to meet the needs of the community unrelated to COVID.

  Comanche Nation provides free rides to elders getting vaccinated

The Comanche Nation is providing free transportation for anyone 65 and older wanting to get their COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, January 11th.

  Lawtonian named District Director for Oklahoma U.S. Small Business Administration

The Oklahoma U.S. Small Business Administration named Lawtonian John Veal, Jr. District Director in December

  Home destroyed in fire near Comanche-Caddo County Line

Local fire departments responded to a home that was fully engulfed in flames early Monday morning.

  Police searching for suspect in Lawton shooting

Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to apartment on Northwest Kingsbury Avenue and found a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

  First Alert Weather: Monday, January 11, 2021 - The warming trend will continue for the next couple of days ahead of a cold front on Thursday

It’ll be a bright and sunny Tuesday and the warming trend will continue with highs topping out in the low-50s. Our next cold front will arrive on Thursday which will be a rather weak and dry front.

  Grady County home explosion sends two to hospital

An explosion at a home sent two people to the hospital in Grady County.

  Facebook bans ‘stop the steal’ content following US Capitol violence

Social media giant Facebook has announced new restrictions on content following violent demonstrations among supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol last week.

  Eight new deaths, 250 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

  Medwatch: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Every year more than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer, that’s according to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 11th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Monday, January 11th.

  Monday morning Lawton fire being investigated

A fire broke out in Lawton Monday morning in the 300 block of Jefferson Avenue.

  First Alert Forecast

Becoming sunny today with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s.

  First Alert Weather: Sunday, January 10, 2021 - Sunshine returns tomorrow and the warming trend begins

Skies will gradually become sunny as an area of high pressure builds in across Texoma. Winds will also shift to the west which will allow the warming trend to begin.

  Tulsa church donates $250,000 to Lawton church to pay off debts

Word Alive Church in Lawton is rejoicing after Transformation Church in Tulsa donated $250,000 dollars to the church to use for debt and to help community members

Altus Police Department investigating drive-by shooting

The Altus Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

  First Alert Forecast

Light snow showers will continue into the afternoon. Highs only in the upper 30s today

  Comanche Co. Health Dept. works with OK Medical Reserve Corps to continue vaccinations

The Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps volunteered to help the Comanche County Health Department distribute COVID vaccines to the 65 and older population Saturday

  First Alert Forecast

FAWD tonight/ tomorrow with accumulating snow mainly south and west

  Lawton man arrested for stalking after throwing dead chinchilla in yard

A Lawton man was arrested and charged with a felony count of stalking on Thursday.