Local News

  Local groups honoring veterans laid to rest around southwest Oklahoma

  Family says Hollis teen killed by dogs

  Eisenhower hosts district wide father-daughter dance

  Ean’s love for Stephens County Humane Society helps their pets find a forever home

  Great Plains Improvement Foundation gives Christmas baskets in Lawton

  Fort Sill’s Toys For Kids wraps up

Continued Coverage

  Preliminary hearing for Lawton murder suspect pushed back

  Preliminary hearing for Caleb Davis pushed back

  Meningitis quarantine lifted at Comanche County Detention Center

  Lawton businesses participating in Cookie Crawl

  Oldest, youngest Guardsmen share experiences at National Guard’s 383rd birthday

  Good News: December 13

  Furry Friend Friday: Help name this dog!

Find out how you can adopt a great pet from Lawton Animal Welfare.

  Plant enthusiasts gather at the Lawton Public Library for plant swap

Gardeners and plant enthusiasts from around the city came together for the library's Plant Swap event.

  39th Annual Living Christmas Tree begins this weekend

Members of the First Baptist Church of Lawton Fort Sill are rehearsing for the 39th Annual Living Christmas Tree.

  Fletcher woman sentenced for child neglect

A Fletcher woman who pleaded guilty to neglecting a bed-ridden 17-year-old will spend the next five years in prison.

  Former inmate at Lawton Correction Facility charged in state-wide prison fights

  Money being raised for family in I-44 crash

  House of Bread ministries asking for your help with Hope for Christmas program

  Lawton City Council update: Mary Ann Hankins

  Fort Sill Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation gets new director

  Altus officials say students and staff were not in dangers after reported threat

  ASYMCA kids perform in annual Christmas Concert

The theme for the show..."It’s Beginning To Sound A Lot Like Christmas."

  Delta Nutrition Center still feeding seniors despite being shut down

If you are a senior, and are still confused as to where to get food while the centers are closed, you can call the Patterson Center for more information, as well as the ASCOG office to learn about other options for meals.

  Man facing charges after crashing car through Fort Sill fence

A man is facing charges for damaging government property after driving his car through a Fort Sill fence near 52nd and Rogers Lane. Officials with Fort Sill say they believe the crash may have been medically related.

  Lawton firefighters respond to car fire

Firefighters on the scene said when the owner started the car, there were leaves that had gotten inside that sparked the fire.

  Rep. McEntire speaks at state of healthcare luncheon

Members of the community received an update on the current status of our health care industry Thursday.

  Fletcher store offers free clothes, toys for those in need

A store in Fletcher is helping those in need this holiday season by giving away toys and clothing.

  Warm Hearts Therapy Animals hosting Christmas event for seniors

Warm Hearts Therapy Animals has teamed up with the Palace theater in downtown Duncan to have a special showing of a Christmas movie for the residents of the nursing centers.

  Community invited to Duncan ‘Santa Town’

Santa Town will be Friday and Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Halliburton Park Recreation Center in Duncan.

  Lawton school responds to reports of bed bug infestation

A Lawton school is responding after reports were circulating social media about a bed bug infestation.

  Three arrested for Duncan home invasion

Three Stephens County residents are in the county jail facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing four people at gunpoint inside a Duncan home.

  77th Army Band holds annual Christmas concert

The 77th Army Band brought some festive music to the holiday season with their annual Christmas concert.

  Comanche Nation hosts annual ‘Shop with a Cop’

Over a dozen kids in the Comanche Nation got to do a little Christmas Shopping thanks to generous donations from the community.

  Lawton man charged with assault for box cutter attack

A Lawton man is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon after he reportedly attacked another man with a box cutter.

  Man charged in connection to shooting ordered to stand trial

A man charged in connection to a shootout that ended with a Fort Sill soldier dead has been ordered to stand trial.

  Four Wichita Falls residents injured after crash on I-44 near Fletcher

A crash shut down part of I-44 in Comanche County for 5 hours Wednesday night.

  Most Wanted Wednesday: December 11

If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers at 580-355-INFO. You can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward.

  Lawton Masonic Lodge donates to Bishop Public School students

Kids and their family members got to have a Christmas meal early at Bishop Public School.

  Employees with City National Bank give back to community

Employees with City National Bank gave back to the community in Lawton.

  City of Lawton and Lawton Public Schools prepare in case of active shooting event

The City of Lawton and Lawton Public Schools prepared for an active shooting event Wednesday.

  Medicine Park Aquarium & Natural Sciences Center opening quail exhibit

The Medicine Park Aquarium & Natural Sciences Center has a brand new quail exhibit.

  Lawton Public Library hosting indoor plant swap

Gardeners and indoor plant enthusiasts from around the community will gather at the Lawton Public Library to exchange houseplants and cuttings of all kinds.

  Police, supporters excited about Thin Blue Line coming to Lawton

Once the Public Safety Facility is built, you’ll see a blue line in between the yellow lines.

  Car crash through a Ft. Sill fence leads to arrest

Around 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, a black sedan drove through a perimeter fence, and then drove nearly 200 yards into the grass on Post.

  FFA 4-H Friends: Stephanie Mason

Our FFA 4-H Friend of the Week has spent the last several years on the back of her horse, Ladybug, competing across the state. Learn how passion and hard work have lead to success for Cotton County 4-H member, Stephanie Mason.

  Ceremony celebrates 189 trainees becoming soldiers

The completion of Basic Combat Training is truly something to celebrate. Over the weekend, 189 trainees did just that as they became soldiers in the U.S. Army.

  Altus freeholder meetings going well, public encouraged to attend

For the last month, a board of eight elected freeholders has been meeting every Monday to discuss potential changes to the City Charter in Altus.

  Lawton Public Schools’ newly named superintendent addresses media

We’re hearing from Lawton Public Schools’ newly named Superintendent for the first time.

Altus Police warn of counterfeit check scam

Police say that these checks are counterfeit. If you receive one of these checks, do not deposit it in your account.

Local group offers helping hand to those affected by closure of Delta Senior Nutrition sites

The Center for Creative Learning is inviting all seniors to join them for lunch every Wednesday and Friday. Lunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  UPDATE: Officials say ‘suspicious package’ fell off truck, was moved out of road

Law enforcement cleared the scene around 10 a.m.

  Comanche County Detention Center releases information about meningitis case inside the jail

The CCDC release says an inmate was taken to the hospital on Tuesday who tested positive for meningitis.

  Lawton organization starts Purse Project

A group of women are giving back to the community this holiday through purses.

  Man cycling across country for suicide awareness

One man is cycling across the entire United States to raise awareness of suicide.

  Community makes annual ‘Share Your Christmas’ a success

What a turnout for our 4th Annual Share your Christmas, and we couldn't have done it without you!

  Lawton City Council approved TIF District

After months of meetings and hearings... the Lawton City Council has formally approved the creation of a new Tax Increment Financing District for industry.

  Duncan man charged in connection to weekend shooting

A Duncan man has been charged in connection to a weekend shooting.

  H.C. King center closed until further notice

On Friday we told you that three Delta Nutrition Centers in Lawton were closed down until further notice. Now we're learning that a black substance was found in the kitchen area of one of the locations.

  Fletcher hosting multiple holiday events

Fletcher is celebrating the holidays with many fun upcoming events!

  Lawton Community Theatre welcomes new executive director

Lawton Community Theatre is welcoming a new executive director.

  Retirement community set to open in Cyril

2020 is just a few weeks away and the new year will bring a new business to Cyril.

  Duncan High School holds open house for new Innovation Hub and Stem Lab

The Duncan Public Schools Foundation opened the doors of its brand new Innovation Hub and Stem Lab Monday night.

  Building lost in fire near Walters

Fire crews were called out to battle flames near Walters that left a building destroyed.

  Lawton man who jammed pool stick into woman’s eye to spend 6 months in jail

A Lawton man who put a pool cue stick into a woman's eye will spend the next six months in jail.

  LPS Board Members excited after announcing new Superintendent

It’s a been a long semester for the board as they searched and interviewed a number of candidates, but officially Kevin Hime is taking over as the LPS Superintendent.

  LPS’s Indian Education Program distributing Winter Coat vouchers

The Lawton Public School's Indian Education Program is distributing Winter Coat vouchers this week at the Douglass Learning Center.

  7News presents checks to local elementary schools for participation in Spirit of Survival

KSWO 7News presented three checks to local elementary schools for their participation in Spirit of Survival.

  Fort Sill begins Toys for Kids program

The program helps Active Duty Soldiers who are ranked E4 and below during the holiday season.

  Fort Sill holds Instructor and Developer of the Year awards

13 people were recognized at an awards assembly on Fort Sill Monday afternoon.

  Burkburnett man arrested for Cotton Co. dispensary burglary

Kinley John Petcoff has been charged with second-degree burglary, malicious injury to property and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

  Lawton driver taken to hospital after crashing into multiple cars and homes

Lawton police say a driver was taken to a hospital after crashing into several cars and two homes Monday morning.

  Operation Santa Paws helps homeless pets for the holidays

Billingsley's Santa Paws is helping homeless pets for the holidays.

Lawton Public Schools names new superintendent

Kevin Hime was named superintendent in a unanimous vote at Monday’s school board meeting.

  United in Christ Discipleship International hosting Lawton event

United in Christ Discipleship International will be holding an event at the Apache Casino Hotel Event Center on December 21st.

  Local animal rescue bringing Santa to your door

We generally put our kids to bed before Santa comes down the chimney, but one local animal rescue is offering the chance for Santa to personally deliver presents directly to your kids this Christmas season.

  Pecan Creek VFD officially in operation

The Pecan Creek Volunteer Fire Department was eager to decrease the response times to people between Lawton and Cache. Now, after several years of trying to get the department open, Chief Thomas Myers and his crew of over 25 volunteers are officially open for business.

  Live fire exercise prepares soldiers for combat

Community leaders got a first hand look at a live fire exercise Saturday on Fort Sill.

  Duncan High School hosts open house for STEM Lab

An open house for a new Innovation Center and STEM Lab is set to take place Monday in Duncan.

  Pedestrian dies after hit by car in Mountain Park

A tragic accident in Kiowa County killed an elderly man. It happened shortly before 7:00 p.m. Saturday night in Mountain Park on Highway 183 near County Road 1596.