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Apache Cowboy Church hosts Sermon on the Mount

Sermon on the Mount presentation uses untamed horses to teach lessons about life and religion. As the speaker trains the horses in a live arena, he's able to earn the horse's trust, and hopefully ride it at the end of the sermon.

Woman arrested after hitting vehicles and pedestrian in Scooters parking lot

Single vehicle collision at Indiahoma Road

Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run held in Elgin

MacArthur High School celebrates 50 years

Fire department serves community with homemade chili

Texas man dead after collapsing in Jackson County Jail booking room

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  Norman cyber security expert warns medical equipment can be hacked

  Sponsorship feeds LHS band members

  MacArthur alumni celebrate 50 year anniversary at football game

  LPD searching for two women connected to shooting

  Lawton man charged with contributing to delinquency of a minor

  7News at the Movies: Hustlers and more

  Cleveland Elementary students celebrate National Hispanic Month

Kids at Cleveland Elementary School are learning about other cultures through National Hispanic Month.

  Celebration held for Duncan Public School Foundation

There were free hot dogs, free pizza and even free prizes given out during a celebration event in Duncan Friday.

  Lawton Fire Department warps up Officer Academy

The Lawton Fire Department's Officer Academy wrapped up Friday.

  Freedom Elementary students and parents take part in color run

Students at Freedom Elementary School on Fort Sill took part in a color run.

  MacArthur celebrates 50 year anniversary with pep rally

  Valley View VFD hosting chili dinner fundraiser and silent auction

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Delta

  LPD’s Cops and Kids Picnic happening at Elmer Thomas Park

  Dakota Kinder charged, victim’s mother reacts to sentencing, death of her son

  Gas station starts program for Duncan Public Schools Foundation

  Weekly Band Highlight: Lawton High School

Tonight is a big game between two Lawton city teams... Lawton High vs MacArthur. Our photojournalist Elizabeth Skahill caught up with the Big Red Band from Wolverine Land, and it's our band highlight of the week.

  Comanche Police Department welcomes new officers

The Comanche police department in Stephens County welcomed into five new officers into its ranks in a pinning ceremony Thursday.

  Grady Co. volunteer firefighter killed in crash near Fort Cobb

Grady County Fire Department officials say a volunteer firefighter was killed in a non-fire related crash Thursday near Fort Cobb.

  Lawton FFA Chapter kicks off new year with Calf Fry Fundraiser

Gilpen said with all the support they saw before and during the fundraiser, he hopes this Calf Fry can become a yearly tradition for the Lawton FFA.

  Local real estate experts dispute report claiming Lawton market has turned ugly

The report bases it’s rankings on the rate of foreclosures, underwater mortgages and how long homes stay on the market.

  LFD responds to truck fire near 6th and Washington

Truck owner says he was making a turn, heard a loud pop, and the fire started immediately.

  Lawton City Council Update: Randy Warren

Ward Eight City Council member Randy Warren joins us in studio to talk about the latest going on in the city of Lawton.

  Oklahoma Challenge hosts Lawton safe driving event

Teenagers across southwest Oklahoma got to learn all about safe driving Thursday at an event put on by the group Oklahoma Challenge.

  Fort Sill hosts veteran hiring fair

Over 100 military veterans made their way to Fort Sill Thursday for a hiring fair.

  Lawton teacher receives surprise donation

Affinitee Graphics presented Whittier Elementary School kindergarten teacher Amanda Mack with a check today during a ceremony at the school.

  LPS Police Chief shares latest on school threat

A juvenile is in police custody after making a threat on social media involving Eisenhower Middle School.

  Apache Cowboy Church hosting family-friendly event

The Cowboy Church in Apache is holding a free family-friendly event this weekend.

Texoma Gives is underway and participating non-profits talk

The Wichita Falls Area Foundation has raised nearly a million dollars with a few hours still left to accept donations.

  Duncan Chamber of Commerce hosts Touch-A-Truck event

Duncan Chamber of Commerce's Touch a Truck event is Saturday September 21st from 9 to 3 at True North Properties on West Elk Avenue.

  The Temptations cancel Lawton performance

Motown legends The Temptations have canceled an upcoming concert at the Apache Casino Hotel on Friday, October 4.

  Lawton Mayor delivers State of the City Address

Road work, beautification projects, and an online portal to help Lawton citizens, those are among the successes Mayor Stan Booker touted during Thursday’s State of the City Address.

Social media threat to Lawton school stopped by local, federal authorities

Officials with the Lawton Public Schools say a social media threat was investigated and handled overnight.

  Students speak about Lawton Virtual Academy

This is the first year Lawton Public Schools is offering a virtual academy for high school students, and they are about a month into the new program.

  Lawton man charged with murder now facing arson charge

This incident happened just weeks before Sims was arrested in connection to a shooting at the Summit Ridge Apartment, where he reportedly shot and killed Michael Hyde.

  Duncan man sentenced for secretly recording juvenile, mother

45-year-old Gary Brady pleaded guilty to procuring lewd photos and video, along with a peeping tom charge.

  Man charged with Lawton murder detained in Comanche County

Reginald Talbert is accused of shooting and killing Tyron Johnson in late January.

  Lawton woman remembers brother who died in World Trade Center

A Lawton woman who's brother died in the world trade center met with local firefighters Wednesday morning for a special ceremony.

  9th annual Care 2 Cure Car Show coming up in Lawton

The 9th annual Care 2 Cure Car Show is set to take place this weekend in Lawton.

  AUSA FIRES chapter donates to USO Oklahoma

The FIRES chapter of the Association of the United States Army gave back to a program Wednesday that helps soldiers and their families.

  Anadarko man hit by own rolling car

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one person was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City after being hit by his own car.

  Southwest Oklahoma teen achieves college softball dream despite lifetime of scoliosis

A local girl who once had metal rods put in her back because of scoliosis is not letting that stop her from following her dreams of playing college softball.

  Central High Schools seniors sign LOI for Agricultural Livestock Evaluation

Two Central High School Ag students are officially college bound- they signed their letters of intent to Connors State College on Wednesday.

  Cameron Baptist Church salutes first responders with appreciation luncheon

It is the first responders who risk it all to help and Cameron Baptist Church wanted to salute them with a free lunch.

  Red Cross gives helpful tips for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and we have Linda Medford with the American Red Cross joining us in studio with more information on what that means.

  Prospective buyers preview longhorn before auction

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is holding their annual Texas Longhorn auction in Apache Thursday, but on Wednesday prospective buyers were able to see what’s up for sale.

  Classic Chevrolet hosting Lawton charity golf tournament

The fourth annual Classic Lawton Chevrolet Golf Tournament is just around the corner.

  Porter Hill VFD Board of Directors suspends fire services

The Porter Hill Volunteer Fire Department is suspended. It comes after a decision made by board members Tuesday.

  T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

Pickens was one of the largest donors to Oklahoma State University over the last decade.

  JROTC cadets commemorate 9/11

JROTC cadets at Eisenhower High School honored and remembered those who died on 9/11 during a ceremony on Wednesday morning outside the school.

  Families enjoy petting zoo in Walters

A family in Walters has brought something new to the area for everyone to enjoy.

  Lawton High marching band gets new uniforms

Lawton High School's marching band is getting geared up for their first home game against MacArthur this Friday, and they'll be all decked out in their new band uniforms.

  REI Women’s Business Center holds pre-networking event

The Pre-Networking event was held at the Great Plains Technology Center.

  Surgical Extraction Foundation looking to expand group to better serve Southwest Okla.

The Surgical Extraction Foundation consists of 4 surgeons based out of Duncan and Elk City, who volunteer their services with Survival Flight. The doctors fly out to crash sites with victims suffering traumatic injury to provide on-scene medical procedures like amputations.

  One person dead after rollover crash in Comanche County

It happened on U-S Highway 62 at Northeast Glover Road.

  Five items pulled from agenda during Lawton City Council meeting

Councilman Caleb Davis frustrated after one of his agenda items was pulled.

  Linda Chapman, Caleb Davis headed for a Ward 3 run-off election

Linda Chapman and Caleb Davis heading to a run-off.

  Lawton mayor delivers State of the City address

During Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Mayor Booker gave his first State of the City Address, highlighting the forward steps Lawton has taken over the past fiscal year.

Arvest Foundation donates to Duncan Toy Shop

The donation was announced Monday at the Duncan Toy Shop’s meeting.

  Two injured after Lawton crash

One person was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a crash at the intersection of 4th and Gore boulevard.

  Cameron students take part in opportunity fair

Students at Cameron University got to learn more about employment in the area through an opportunity fair Tuesday.

  Armed Service’s YMCA’s annual Y-Fry coming up in Lawton

The Armed Services YMCA's annual Y-Fry event is just around the corner.

  Lawton FFA hosts calf fry dinner and silent auction

The Lawton FFA Calf Fry Dinner and Silent Auction is coming up this Thursday evening at 6:00 at the Great Plains Coliseum Prairie Building.

Election results: September 10

Citizens in Lawton are voting on a Ward 3 city council representative, and voters in Stephens County will get to decide if they want to re-instate the Fairground Tax.

  Nehemiah Initiative helping Altus mother in need

The Altus community is coming together to remodel the home of a mother in need and they’re looking for volunteers to help.

Renovations needed at Elgin Community Center

Renovations are underway at the Elgin Community Center but there is still a lot of work to be done.

  Altus Public Schools now offering virtual classroom option

Altus Public Schools is now giving students an opportunity to take classes online.

  Walters Elementary students celebrate Grandparent’s Day

Walters Elementary School held a special event to celebrate Grandparent's Day.

  Sheriff Kenny Stradley, Dr. Rose Lepien react to Fire Marshal’s identification of Dr. Anthony Ferrara.

Comanche County Sheriff Kenny Stradley said the information he received from the Fire Marshal leads them to believe Dr. Ferrara was alone in the house when it caught fire.

  Mondays with the Mayor: September 2019

Lawton mayor Stan Booker joins us for our monthly segment, Mondays with the Mayor.

  Hiring event coming up on Fort Sill

If you're looking for a job, there will be a hiring event coming up this week on Fort Sill.

  Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 751 hold golf tournament at Fort Sill

The Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 751 held their 15th annual golf tournament Monday at Fort Sill.

  Lawton City Council to consider juvenile affairs committee

There will be two Lawton City Council meetings Tuesday, including a special meeting that will discuss a new juvenile affairs committee.

  UPDATE: Altus shooting suspect arrested

Altus police say the man wanted for shooting and killing Tychance Martin over the weekend has been arrested.