Central High, OK

Former Lawton City Council candidate speaks out after being kicked off ballot

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The race for Lawton City Council Ward 4 is down one candidate, and the former candidate is speaking out about being kicked off the ballot last week. Lawton native Derek Lemos filed to run for office in mid June. He moved from Ward 2 to Ward 4 back in January but didn’t change his voter registration address until earlier this month.
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Two people injured after crash sends truck into storm drain

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - At least two people were injured this afternoon, after a wreck in West Lawton sent a truck into a storm drainage channel. This crash happened just before 11 a.m., at 67th Street and Chaucer Drive. According to Lawton Police, the truck was southbound on 67th street,...

Man accidentally shot at meat processing shop in Sterling

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - An accidental shooting at a meat processing shop in Sterling sent one man to the hospital. It happened around 9:30 this morning. The person who accidentally shot them self had to be flown to a hospital. As of right now, we don’t know how exactly it...

Cora Belle Shipman Coody Montgomery

Cora Belle Shipman Coody Montgomery, long-time resident of Marlow, Oklahoma, passed on to heaven on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after a full 93 years of life. Cora Belle was born on December 16, 1928, to Edd and Velma Shipman in Wichita Falls, Texas. She lived in Lawton, Oklahoma, until her parents and brother, Jimmy, moved to the Central High Community, where she graduated from Central High School in 1946. She was very active in planning Central High School reunions for many years. Cora Belle married Everett Coody on February 26, 1948, then focused on being a homemaker and was blessed with the births of their children, Karen Sue and Everett Reed. Cora Belle was active at First Baptist Church and proud of her involvement in the Gamma Phi Sorority during her many years in Marlow. She was also proud of her years at First National Bank in Marlow, serving as an account manager. On October 22, 1988, she married Cecil Montgomery and moved with him to Lutherville, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. Upon his retirement, they returned to Marlow. Following Cecil’s passing, Cora Belle moved to Bixby, Oklahoma, to be near her children and grand-children.

15 percent increase forces businesses to raise prices

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A Lawton business is raising its prices due to the city’s utility rate and fee increase which is set to take effect this Friday. Pat’s Wash has been a fixture in Lawton for the past eight years. The business survived covid without ever having to raise its prices, but the utility rate and fee increase is different.

Local Lawton student wins Oklahoma Bar Art and Writing contest

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Today, The Oklahoma and Comanche County Bar Associations honored a recently graduated Eisenhower High school student, after she won a statewide art contest. This year’s theme for the Bar Association’s ‘Law Day’ was “Toward a more perfection union: The Constitution in Times of Change,” which is...

Local businesses in Lawton continue to struggle with supply shortages

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Local businesses in Lawton continue to struggle with supply shortages, labor issues and rising inflation ... some have even been forced to shut down amid the problems. For 44 years Pippen Brothers Home Services has been a staple in the Lawton community providing various services, first...

Classic Lawton Chevrolet donates new truck to L.P.S. Foundation

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The keys to a new car were handed over to the Lawton Public School Foundation today, to help them raise needed funds for students and teachers. Classic Lawton Chevrolet donated the brand new 2022 Chevy Silverado, which will now be raffled to raise money. All of...

Sam’s Club Now Charges Extra For Grocery Pickup

So I was picking up my normal weekly Sam's order the other day. Everything was going as it always does, except the dude bringing my cases of water out to me mentioned a change that was coming. Sam's Club is now charging an extra fee if you want to pickup your order.

First Alert Forecast: Hot & Dry Today | 6/29AM

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A bit cool this Wednesday morning with clear skies and light winds. Temperatures for a majority of locations are in the 60s. By the afternoon, will see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 90s. Light southeast winds at 5 to 15mph. Dry air in...

Student loan rates will increase soon

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Each year student loan rates are reset and determined by a formula set by congress. This coming school year rates will increase from 3.73% to 4.99%. The director of financial assistance services at Cameron University says the change will affect incoming students the most. “Each July...

New information on weekend shooting on Fort Sill Blvd.

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Police continue to investigate a weekend shooting, where three people were injured. It happened in the 25 hundred block of Fort Sill Blvd., between northwest Bessie Ave. and northwest Carole Ave. early Sunday morning. People we spoke with said nearly 100 hundred rounds were fired...

State Representative District 50 (R) Winner

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - And three candidates went head to head for the Representative seat for District 50. Jennifer Sengstock, Marcus McEntire, and Deborah Campbell all sought the seat. Marcus McEntire won tonight’s vote with 60%. ” It’s a verification that I am doing the job that the people...