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  Mountain Metro AMBUCs fundraising at 2021 Trykes N Tread

The Trykes N Tread Car Show returned to the Great Plains Coliseum this weekend.

  Firefighters battle flames in Lawton house

  Fire Marshal called to investigate Lawton house fire

  Man accused of pointing gun at employee of Lawton Walmart

  Altus unveils new story walk at Hightower Park

  Navajo Shooter Sports Team welcomed home as Shooter Sports State Champions

  Wind turbine manufacturer opening plant in Lawton, bringing 300 jobs

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  City of Lawton to reopen recreation centers

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

  Elgin Community Library hosts Spring Plant and Seed Swap

  Comanche High School Music Department hosts annual garage sale

  Wichita Mountains Open happening over weekend

  Wichita Falls man charged with plotting to blow up data center

  UPDATE: Missing man found in Wichita Falls

Keys has Asperger syndrome and has the mental capacity of a 12 year old, according to officials.

  City of Comanche Debuts new Trading Post

The City of Comanche transforms the Old Comanche Motel into a new trading post.

  Altus police arrest suspect in deadly hit and run

Investigators say after Sunday’s hit and run, evidence points to Soderlund burglarizing a local dispensary.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 9th

A look at what’s making headlines in Texoma on Friday, April 9th.

  Central High Teacher set to retire after 42 years leaves lasting impact on students and families

  Oklahoma congressmen weigh in on Ft. Sill sexual assault investigation

  Grady County car crash claims woman’s life

  Congressman Tom Cole visits Duncan

  Bite Squad to add 200 new delivery drivers in Lawton

Drought conditions worsen across Texoma

  LPS sells Wilson, Swinney Elementary School sites

Lawton Public Schools has sold all of its old school sites that have been on the market.

  CCIDA seeing effects from recent tax cut

The Comanche County Industrial Development Authority is starting to feel the effect of losing 81-percent of its funding following a vote last month.

Lawton woman arrested: Accused of throwing machete at police officer

A woman was arrested in Lawton after allegedly throwing a machete towards a Lawton police officer, missing him by mere feet.

  Southwestern Behavioral Health Career Fair to take place in Lawton

The Southwestern Behavioral Health Career Fair will be happening in Lawton Thursday, April 9.

  One person taken to hospital after car crash in Lawton

A crash in Lawton sent one person to the hospital Thursday afternoon

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 8th

Here’s a look at what’s making headlines in Texoma on Thursday, April 8th.

  Altus City Council votes to lower electric rates

The Altus City Council voted to lower residential and commercial electric rates for Altus Power customers by 6%.

  Lawton hiring police officers, firefighters

If you’re looking for a new career, the City of Lawton is hiring police officers and firefighters.

  EXPLAINER: Cache mayor election results

The Cache mayoral election has caused some confusion on why there’s not a runoff, after neither candidate received 50-percent of the votes.

  Cameron professor presents “An Evening of Music for Violin and Piano”

Cameron University will be presenting a “An Evening of Music for Violin and Piano” performed by Cameron University professor Hyunsoon Whang and guest violinist Rebecca Boyer.

  Cotton County crash sends one person to hospital

The crash happened on I-44 just north of the E-Z Go in Walters around 1:30 p.m.

  Rattlesnake Festival kicks off in Waurika

Waurika’s annual Rattlesnake Festival begins Thursday evening.

  Cameron hosts annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture, Biology and Health Sciences hosted its annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet Wednesday.

  Tickets on sale for Walters hamburger dinner

The Walters Volunteer Fire Department and Cache Valley Lodge #530 are hosting a hamburger dinner Thursday evening.

  OSU offers tomato gardening workshop in Lawton

The OSU Extension offices of Comanche, Cotton, and Stephens counties will be offering a free workshop on tomato gardening Thursday.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 7th

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

  Altus paints the city blue for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the City of Altus is “painting the city blue” to spread awareness.

  UPDATE: House fire in Lawton claims lives of pets

Lawton fire crews were called to a house fire in the 42-hundred block of Dorchester around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday Morning.

  Ft. Sill soldier arrested in OKC

Fort Sill officials have confirmed the identity of a soldier arrested in Oklahoma City for allegedly assaulting a food delivery driver.

  Lawton Correctional Officer accused of bringing contraband into prison

A Lawton Correctional Officer has been accused of bringing contraband into the Lawton Correctional Facility.

  Fort Sill seeking permission to test the private water wells

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a health advisory establishing a threshold concentration of two chemicals that have been found in some drinking water.

  Election results are in for several local elections in Southwest Oklahoma

Results are in for several Southwest Oklahoma local elections Tuesday evening.

  Marie Detty ties ribbons to raise awareness of sexual assault

Marie Detty held an event for sexual assault awareness in Lawton on Tuesday.

  Goodyear holds groundbreaking ceremony

A groundbreaking ceremony was held a the Goodyear Plant in Lawton Tuesday afternoon.

  Lawton Public Schools planning lawsuit against the State Board of Education

Lawton Public Schools is planning on filing a lawsuit against the State Board of Education because of a recent Charter School Settlement.

  Two taken to hospital after four car crash in Lawton

Two people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a crash involving four cars in Lawton Tuesday afternoon.

  Cameron Cadets training on Fort Sill

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

  Ft. Sill announces Best Warrior Competition winners

The 434th Field Artillery Brigade on Fort Sill announced their Best Warrior competition winners today.

  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.

  Beautiful Day Foundation holds Popcorn Palooza event

Organizers say the event is meant to show love to their community. They say they believe everyone benefits when community members feel seen, loved, and celebrated.

  Lawton Public Library discusses events planned for the month

Tina King talks with 7News about the events Lawton Public Library has planned for the month

  Injuries reported after Comanche County car crash

The crash happened around 7 a.m. just west of Lawton near Southwest Lee Boulevard and Airport Road.

  No injuries reported after crash involving two cars in Lawton

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. at northwest 40th and Gore Boulevard.

  UPDATE: Man in Lawton jail for weekend lounge shooting

A man is in the Lawton City Jail for shooting two people early Saturday morning outside of the Lavish Lounge on SW Park Avenue.

  Car found believed to be connected to Altus deadly hit and run

Altus Police recovered a vehicle Monday night, that they believe was involved in a deadly hit and run over the weekend.

  Duncan and Cache election Tuesday along side school bond votes

There are currently elections in Duncan and Cache that start Tuesday, April 6th at 7 a.m. and last until 7 p.m.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 6th

A quick look at your Texoma Morning Headlines on your April 6th.

  Autopsy report provides new information for officer involved shooting in Lawton

In January 2021, Zonterious Johnson was killed during an officer-involved shooting that took place near a night club around 3:40 a.m.

  COVID Questions: Health Dept. discusses walk-in clinics, losing your proof of vaccination

7News anchor Makenzie Burk spoke with the Regional Health Department Director Brandie Combs to learn about what you should do if you lose your proof of getting vaccinated from the Coronavirus and walk-in clinics in the area.

  Walters students learn about dangers of drinking and driving

Cotton County Emergency Management and Oklahoma Highway Patrol are teaming up to warn local students about the effects of drinking and driving.

  Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held at Trinity Assembly of God

The clinic will be held at Trinity Assembly of God’s location at 202 SE 45 St. in Lawton from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

What is Cap? And why it means minimal rain chances for Texoma Tuesday night

A strong cap will keep most of Texoma dry Tuesday and into Wednesday morning.

  Local farmer finds multiple calves shot, reacts

A Chattanooga woman is warning local farmers about calves being shot in the Faxon area.

  April Fools Mountain Bike Festival kicks off over upcoming weekend

Chad Everett talks to 7News about the April Fools Mountain Bike Festival taking place in Medicine Park over the weekend

  Altus Police arrest man on kidnapping charge

Altus Police arrested a man they believe forced his way into a woman’s home and assaulted her over a period of several days.

  Martha Volunteer Fire Dept. holding fundraiser Saturday

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

  Comanche County authorities called to crash on I-44

The crash happened between Medicine Park and Elgin around 10:30 a.m.

  Cameron holds “CU Become a Teacher” virtual workshop

The Cameron University Department of Education will hold a “CU Become a Teacher” virtual workshop Tuesday, April 6.

  OSBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting

An officer-involved shooting in Anadarko is being investigated by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

  Lawton FFA holding annual Spring Plant Sale

Lawton FFA Spring Plant Sale holding annual Spring Plant Sale

  Arvest Million Meals Campaign running now until May 29th

Arvest Bank is teaming with several local food banks across Southwest Oklahoma for its Million Meals Campaign starting today.

  Altus police release pictures of vehicle involved in hit and run

The Altus Police Department released pictures of the vehicle involved in a hit and run that led to a man’s death Sunday morning.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 5th

A quick look at your Texoma Morning Headlines on your April 5th

  Lawton Public School Foundation to host Fundraising Golf Tournament

The Lawton Public School Foundation is hosting a golf tournament today to raise money for teachers across the district.

  Altus PD looking for suspect in deadly hit and run

One person is dead after a hit and run in Altus Sunday morning.

Comanche Nation holds groundbreaking for new Cache casino

A new Comanche Nation Casino officially broke ground this evening in Cache.

LPD investigating Saturday morning shooting

The Lawton Police Department is investigating after a shooting early Saturday morning.

  Firefighters battle house fire in Comanche County

The calls began coming in around 5:30 p.m. at a home near Robinson’s Landing on Lake Lawtonka.