Some Christians in Lawton Oklahoma consider prayer an action, so they are walking to pray for this upcoming school year. A Lawton special ed teacher started the prayer walk with the backing of Cameron Baptist Church.
Fort Sill’s 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade deploys across the globe to defend critical assets against air, missile and indirect fire attacks. Wednesday, there was a Change of Command ceremony on Post for the Brigade Commander.
Lawton turns 119 today and while there would normally be celebrations all over, people stayed socially distant to exchange gifts. The City only kept one celebration going during COVID-19. Mayor Stan Booker said it's important to have events like the gift-giving ceremony with Fort Sill.
Bonnie the Bobcat has been neighbors with the other animals at Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center for the past year. The Bobcat moved in next to her buddy, Moriah the Coyote, who came to the park after transferring out of the Fort Sill Department of Natural Resources.
Lawtonians voted on the propel city project last fall, but the coronavirus pandemic slowed down progress on planning."The 2020 City Improvement Project is a 14-year plan that puts millions of dollars of funding into various areas.
We are starting a new series on Fort Sill we are calling A Day in the Life. Each week, 7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, will experience a new job on Post, learning about the many different roles that keep Fort Sill operating optimally.
The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has voted in favor of Representative Daniel Pae’s House Bill 1071. The bill would establish maximum speed limits of 75 and 80 miles per hour on some portions of Oklahoma Turnpikes.