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Manufacturing Building Storing Hand Sanitizer Burns Down

A fire burned down a manufacturing building in Chickasha, Oklahoma, holding some 1.5 million gallons of alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Oklahoma station News 9 reported the 120,000-square-foot facility was filled halfway to the ceiling with about 8,000 pallets of hand sanitizer. Nearly 100 firefighters at the scene were forced to defensively...
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Angels’ David Fletcher: Getting look as leadoff hitter

Fletcher will begin at second base and bat leadoff in Wednesday’s recreation in opposition to the Athletics. Fletcher will stick atop the lineup for the third consecutive contest, with the Angels going through off in opposition to one right-hander (James Kaprielian) and two lefties (Cole Irvin and JP Sears) throughout that stretch. Although he’ll be occupying second base Wednesday, Fletcher appears to be like like he may see extra enjoying time down the stretch at shortstop, a place wherein the Angels have struggled to extract manufacturing from Andrew Velazquez. Fletcher might be a good supply of batting common, runs and steals if he finally ends up getting an prolonged run because the Angels’ desk setter.

Hinton beats Hydro-Eakly in season opener, 2-0

HINTON — Hinton kept Hydro-Eakly off the scoreboard in Monday’s season opener, beating the Lady Bobcats 2-0. The Lady Comets scored a run in the bottom of the first on a home run over the wall in center field. Hydro-Eakly scattered four hits in the game, including two...

Union City police find more than 25 ounces of meth, over 400 Xanax pills during traffic stop

UNION CITY, Okla. — Police arrested two people after making a drug bust during a traffic stop over the weekend in Union City. On Saturday, Union City police officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of North Main Street and learned that the driver had active felony warrants out of Oklahoma County. Police said the officers took the driver into custody and searched the vehicle.

Two New Exhibitions to Open at Lawton’s Leslie Powell Gallery

The Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery is proud to announce the opening of two new art exhibitions by regional artists John D. Rule and Krystal Solis. Fashioning the West, by John Rule, will showcase various sculptures – as well as two-dimensional works – by the prolific artist from Minco, Oklahoma. A master in sculpture and leather work, Rule combines Western and Native subject matter to create uniquely identifiable art. Not only is the artist’s style instantly recognizable, but his approach to working narratively is a hallmark of his art. “I challenge my art to tell a story, creating a single moment in time, which must tell a story of what happened before it, and what’s going to happen next. That is what makes art exciting. Without the story, there is no art.”

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge lifts Emergency Heat restrictions

MEDICINE PARK, Okla. (KSWO) - The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge lifted Emergency Heat restrictions Tuesday, allowing visitors to return to normal activities during regular hours of operation. Officials want to thank visitors to the refuge for their understanding and support during the hiking hour restriction and apologize for any inconvenience...

Native Forward funds college students

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Newly named Native Forward Scholars Fund, previously known as the American Indian Graduate Center, was established in the late 1960s during the end of the boarding school era to assist Native Americans seeking higher education opportunities. CEO Angelique Albert (Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes) says...

Interview: Rush Springs Watermelon Queen Previews Upcoming Festival

RUSH SPRINGS, Okla. (KSWO) - Rush Springs has been known for its annual Watermelon Festival since 1948, and for a good reason. 7News spoke with Taylor Abbott, the current Rush Springs Watermelon Queen, about this week’s festival festivities, her time as Watermelon Queen, how she acquired the role, and her favorite part of the festival.