OSBI investigating Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office employee
JEFFERSON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - A spokesperson with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation confirmed with 7News today that they are investigating an employee of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office. Over the phone, OSBI Public Information Officer Hunter McKee confirmed with 7News that they’re investigating an employee for quote,...
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Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to duncan..
Authorities bust illegal marijuana operation in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Authorities busted an illegal marijuana grow operation in Jefferson County Wednesday. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, who assisted in the bust, said that Golden Sunset Green LLC was using a straw owner, where the person listed on the ownership documents, who, by law, needs to be an Oklahoma resident, is not the real owner.
‘A Beautiful Day’ foundation hosts ‘The Big Give’ fundraiser
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - A Stephens County non-profit that has been celebrating kid’s birthdays and offering a support system to widows for the last 10 years hosted one of their biggest fundraisers of the year today, Dec. 1. The ‘A Beautiful Day’ is hosting their fundraiser called ‘The Big...
Road to be closed for Duncan Christmas Parade
DUNCAN, Oklahoma (KAUZ) - The City of Duncan is expecting to see some road closures in preparation for their annual Duncan Christmas Parade. The closure will happen on Saturday around 3:00 p.m. However, several closures are expected to begin as early as 11:00 a.m. The roads that will be closed...
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Comanche as of 2023-12-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Healdton man facing several drug charges
CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Healdton man is in the Carter County jail on several drug charges. Court records show that Daniel Dunigan, 21, is accused of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Jail records show that he was also booked on charges of running a drug house, possessing...
Cameron’s Duncan campus celebrates with tree lighting ceremony
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Cameron University’s Duncan campus will be ringing in the holiday season this evening, Nov. 30, during their annual tree lighting ceremony. Events get underway at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. Those who will attend will receive a free Cameron tree ornament and a craft kit to take home. There will also be a mini-train ride and concessions.
Young wrestlers prepare to take the mat
With only one senior, the Comanche wrestling team will be looking to overcome some youthfulness as they prepare to battle in 2023-24. On the boys side, Comanche returns two state qualifiers in Legend Yates and Gage Jessen, while on the girls’ side, Brook West will be looking to move up a step or two on the podium this year.
Hastings, Oklahoma: A Glimpse into the Heart of America's Farming Past
Tucked away in Jefferson County lies Hastings, Oklahoma, a small town with deep historical roots stretching back to the early 1900s. Once a flourishing farming community, Hastings was originally named Bayard. Its inception coincided with the settlement of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation in 1901. The town's renaming to Hastings was a nod to the Nebraska hometown of some residents and to avoid postal mix-ups with another Baird in Indian Territory.
Oklahoma Class C football: How Tipton & Ryan match up in state championship
Here’s how Tipton and Ryan match up in the Class C football state title game. No. 1 Tipton Tigers (13-0) vs. No. 3 Ryan Cowboys (12-1) Where: Southern Nazarene University Football Stadium, N. Stinchcomb Ave. and NW 50th St., Bethany. Live streaming: Available via the NFHS Network, requires a...
New coach leading Lady Indians into 2023-24 basketball season
New Comanche girls coach Braydon Robinson will have a mixture of youth and experience when his team takes to the floor this week. He will have to replace three regular starters from last year’s squad in Gracee Miller, Breelie Garlinger and Kynli Morris. Miller was the leading scorer and Garlinger and Morris handled post duties.
ASCOG seeks help with heaters to curve cold
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - ASCOG is looking to help older Oklahomans with less income curve the cold by providing heater units.. ”Most of our clients are below poverty level or at poverty level. We have three hundred and forty right now in our Manage Care program. It’s elderly and medically disabled,” Joyce Lindberg said.
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New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in duncan, OK
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Comanche Nation Youth Dancers make appearance at Geronimo Public Schools
GERONIMO, Okla. (KSWO) - The Comanche Nation Youth Dancers made an appearance at Geronimo Public Schools Monday as a part of their month-long mission to educate students through dance. The program is a part of outreach for Native American Heritage Month. The group’s main organizer, Teresa Lopez, says it expanded...
Velma-Alma knocks off unbeaten Drumwright to move to Class B semi-finals
Comets score 50 or more for 6th straight game in win.
High expectations for senior-laden Indians
Coming into his second year as Comanche head coach, Anthony Bowie finds himself in a good spot - a starting line-up of five talented seniors. “The best thing that has happened to us is that we have been able to be together,” Bowie said. “Right after basketball season ended last year, we were able to start early. The next day we had guys lifting weights. I think that continued on in the spring and in the summer we got a full offseason together and played in some competitive team camps, which was great. So, it’s probably different going into year two. I didn’t come in until June last year and we weren’t able to do that much.”
Addington, Oklahoma: A Testament to Pioneering Spirit and Historical Resilience
Nestled in Jefferson County, Addington, Oklahoma carries a history as rich as the soil that spurred its agricultural prosperity. Established in 1890 and named after Samuel G. Addington, a local Chickasaw Indian influential in the town's development, Addington epitomizes the pioneering spirit of rural America. The town's emergence along the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad's route marked a period of growth powered by cattle, hogs, cotton, and corn, with the establishment of cotton gins, a lumberyard, and stockyards signifying its early success.
Comanche, Oklahoma: A Living Tribute to the 'Lords of the Plains'
In the southern Great Plains lies Comanche, Oklahoma, a town that embodies the rich Native American heritage through its name and spirit. As a tribute to the Comanche tribe, known for their unrivaled equestrian skills and once dubbed the 'Lords of the Plains,' this town is a living homage to a powerful legacy. The Comanche Nation, whose territory stretched from Wyoming to Texas, is epitomized by the valiant Quanah Parker, the last free Comanche chief. His leadership qualities and cultural significance continue to inspire the community of Comanche, OK.