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We have a few rain chances for later tonight, but then we will stay dry all the way into next week.

  Duncan nonprofit asking community for help expanding

  Salvation Army asking for donations

  Eisenhower High School kicks off BEAK week

  Crime Stoppers of SWOK introduces two new tip incentive programs

  Family of missing Altus man still looking for answers

  ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ opening at Lawton Community Theatre

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Security guard takes own life days after shooting truck driver with ties to Wichita Falls

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  Hungry Hearts Feeding Ministry creating cookbook

Man taken to hospital following home explosion in Grady County

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Rain chances clear the forecast by Tuesday afternoon. After that warmer weather and lots of sunshine will slowly return for us here in Texoma.

  Cameron Men’s Basketball team from 1980 celebrate reunion

If you were in Lawton in 1980, you likely remember Cameron Men's Basketball team taking home a national championship!

  Duncan Safe Center holds annual Chalk about Love event

Saturday at the Duncan’s Safe Center, they held their 3rd annual Chalk about Love event.

  Annual Polar Plunge raises money for Special Olympics Oklahoma

Saturday, 78 brave individuals participated in the annual Polar Plunge at the Lawton Country Club.

Vehicle collision in Comanche County sends two people to hospital

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  Cameron inducts new members of Athletic Hall of Fame

  7News at the Movies: Call of the Wild and more

  Pest control say mild winter causes increase in insects

  Students at Gateway Success Center donate to Lawton Animal Welfare

  Cameron donates equipment to MacArthur

Cameron University's Sports and Exercise Science department has donated some new equipment to MacArthur High School.

  7News bids farewell to Chief Meteorologist Matt DiPirro

7News bids farewell to chief meteorologist Matt Dipirro on his last day! He's moving to Rhode Island.

  Man sentenced to 20 years for Marlow robbery

A judge in Duncan has sentenced a man to 20 years in a robbery case.

  Furry Friend Friday: Chéri

Find out how you can adopt Chéri or another great pet from Lawton Animal Welfare.

  MAKENZIE’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Taxidermy

In Makenzie's latest outdoor adventure, she found a local taxidermist to show her how many hours go in to mounting a whitetail deer.

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Clear skies overnight with light south winds

  Good News: February 21

Here's a look back at some of the GOOD NEWS stories from this week.

Curriculum being developed to teach Tulsa race massacre

After the curriculum on the massacre is provided to teachers in April, there will be professional development training for them during the summer with one-day or five- day courses at all grade levels to begin in the fall term, Hofmeister said.

Duncan teachers discuss issues with state lawmakers

Three Stephens County legislators met with teachers and staff at Duncan Middle School Friday morning.

  Museum of the Great Plains opens movie room

The Museum of the Great Plains recently turned one of their auditoriums into a movie room. They’re featuring their first full length documentary there right now.

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Rain chances return late tomorrow night and will stick with us through Sunday evening.

  Oklahoma Cattleman’s Association holds annual southwest district meeting

The Oklahoma Cattleman's Association held its annual southwest district meeting Thursday night.

  Actor Kirk Cameron brings ‘Living Room Reset’ tour to Lawton

TV and movie actor Kirk Cameron was in Lawton Thursday night to talk about how the Bible can better life at home.

  Cameron warns of scam involving non-existent soccer team

Cameron University is warning the community against a new scam involving its non-existent soccer team.

  Marlow WWII vet that received birthday cards from around the world passes away

A Marlow World War 2 veteran has passed away, one year after people from around the world sent him cards for his birthday.

  Cameron University hosts Red River Career Expo

A wide range of job opportunities flooded Cameron University Thursday at the Red River Career Expo.

  Lawton City Council Update: Sean Fortenbaugh

We're joined in studio by Lawton City Council member for Ward 6 Sean Fortenbaugh to talk about the latest decisions by the council.

  Great Plains Republican Women donate supplies to local organizations

Thursday, the Great Plains Republican Women made a generous donation of supplies to the Pregnancy Resource Center and the Lawton VA center.

  Two veterans inducted into Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center’s Wall of Heroes

Two veterans at the Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center were honored Thursday.

  Marlow Mason Lodge hosts spaghetti dinner and auction

The Marlow Mason Lodge's spaghetti dinner and auction will be this Saturday at the Bray-Doyle Cafeteria.

  Comanche Nation fixing roads at several SWOK schools

Several smaller school districts across southwest Oklahoma are getting new roads thanks to the Comanche Nation.

  New Life Seventh-Day Adventist Church hosting inaugural International Day of Praise event

The New Life Seventh-Day Adventist Church's inaugural International Day of Praise is set for this Saturday at the Little Chapel of Lawton.

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Temperatures will drop into the upper teens and low 20s overnight!

  Jefferson County man dies after being hit by vehicle

A southern Oklahoma man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Ryan, OK.

Oklahoma House panel rejects permitless carry repeal bill

Despite the 11-1 vote against his bill by the House Public Safety Committee, Rep. Jason Lowe, an Oklahoma City Democrat, vowed to continue fighting the law with a signature-gathering effort to put a question on the ballot to repeal it.

  Medwatch: Heart attack symptoms differ for men and women

A local doctor says many people think of a man when they think of someone having a heart attack, but cardiovascular disease is the number one killer for both men and women.

  Lawton Public Library receives grant that benefits reading program

The Lawton Public Library was selected as one of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness' grantees.

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Winds will be on the stronger side this afternoon. Sunshine returns just in time for the end of the work week.

  Changes to Fort Sill’s Bentley and Key Gate entry go into effect

Some changes to Fort Sill's new kisok gate system will go into effect Thrusday morning.

  Fairmont Creamery through the eyes of former employees

Lawton’s old Fairmont Creamery building could be transformed for a new role in a new century, but some people hope its history is not forgotten.

  Former Comanche Co. judge named to CCMH board

A retired Comanche County District Judge has been named to the Comanche County Memorial Hospital Authority's board of trustees.

  Both Cameron campuses designated ‘Certified Healthy Campus’

Both Cameron University campuses have been designated as a Certified Healthy Campus.

  Stephens Co. program for women transitioning from incarceration adding more houses

Heather's Hope will now offer women the chance to stay under their care longer if needed.

  Congressman talks space travel, agriculture, presidential election at Altus town hall meeting

Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas stopped in Altus for a town hall on Wednesday.

  In Studio: Great Plains Technology Center Foundation

The Great Plains Technology Center Foundation is a Lawton non-profit whose primary mission is to help technology center students access career education by providing scholarships and grants.

  FIRST ALERT 7 FORECAST: most of the rain stays south tonight but there is another chance this weekend.

Slight chance of rain tonight.

  Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church hosting Pancake Day

Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church's Pancake Day will be February 25th.

  New owners celebrate re-grand opening of Lawton business

City leaders came together with the new owners of a local car dealership to celebrate their re-grand opening.

  Livestock show held for special needs students

A livestock show for special needs students took place today at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. The Gold Star Classic Livestock show promotes inclusion in agriculture for all kids.

  Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce offers February events

Business After Hours is a monthly networking event hosted by the Chamber and Chamber business. This month's Business After Hours will take place at Red Dirt Reloaded Bar & Grill on Thursday, February 20th.

  Overnight rollover shuts down part of I-44

I-44 eastbound just south of the Lee exit has re-opened, after a semi truck flipped on its side Wednesday morning.

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Rain chances will increase later this evening. Early tomorrow morning we could see a little mixed wintry precipitation in northern Texoma.

  580 Rollergirls hold recruitment event

The 580 Rollergirls are looking for new team members, and they held a special recruitment event at Laugh Out Loud.

  Squirrel causes chaos in Central Lawton

PSO’s External Affairs manager said as the weather warms up, it’s not uncommon for wildlife to cause power outages, and Lawton fell victim to just that.

  Medicine Park mayor speaks at American Indian Chamber of Commerce luncheon

The mayor of Medicine Park was invited out to the American Indian Chamber of Commerce's luncheon Tuesday.

  Lawton city leaders take part in prayer breakfast simulcast

The first governor's prayer breakfast in Oklahoma may have happened in Oklahoma City Tuesday, but it was simulcast throughout the state.

  Holy City receives much needed repairs

The Holy City at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge has finished some much needed repairs.

  Cris Lang announces plan to run for Stephens Co. sheriff

Sheriff McKinney, who has already announced his plans to run for re-election, has drawn a Republican opponent.

  Stephens Co. commissioners vote unanimously to make county Second Amendment Sanctuary

Stephens County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to declare the county a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

  Power outage causes Lawton crash

A squirrel is to blame for a power outage that, in turn, caused a car crash Tuesday afternoon.

  Crews respond to Stephens Co. roll over

Crews responded to a crash at the Lawton-Duncan Y Tuesday evening.

  Construction to straighten S-curves on Trail Road in 2021

Trail Road in Comanche County will undergo construction starting next year. The plan is to straighten out the S-curves to increase safety.

  Fletcher 12-year-old competes at Westminster Dog Show

A 12-year-old from Fletcher recently competed in the biggest dog show in the world.

  FIRST ALERT 7 FORECAST: a couple of storm systems will impact Texoma over the next several days.

Partly cloudy and cool tonight.

  Red River Chevy Dealers honoring teachers in yearly campaign

The Red River Chevy Dealers Association is asking for people to nominate the best teachers for their annual teacher appreciation event.

  Former KSWO meteorologist passes away after cancer battle

Friends and family are mourning the passing of former KSWO meteorologist Darrell Reed.

Stitt issues warning amid flat Oklahoma budget projections

The State Board of Equalization certified the Legislature will have about $8.2 billion to spend on the upcoming budget, about 1% less than current spending levels.

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This morning winds are gusting into the 40s. Wind speeds will decrease later today, and rain chances will increase into tomorrow evening.