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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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Parents have questions after incidents at Carter County school

HEALDTON, Okla. (KTEN) — Tri-County Interlocal Cooperative school board members met Wednesday to discuss multiple inappropriate incidents involving a teacher's aide and students at the campus in Healdton. Healdton police began an investigation last month after a school employee reported that 25-year-old Logan Smith was found in a cleaning...
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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.
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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,...
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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...
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First Alert Forecast | 6/30AM

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Friday JR! As you’re waking up this Thursday morning we’re in the 60s with calm winds and clear skies. As the morning goes on, with plenty of sunshine, temperatures will warm into mid 80s by 10AM this morning. Afternoon temperatures for areas along/east of I-44 will rise into the upper 90s. Areas west will see triple digits. Highs will warm to above average by nearly 5 degrees. Average high currently is 95°. It’ll be a bit breezy today with south winds gusting as high as the low 20s. Sustained winds at 10 to 15mph.
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Family loses childhood home to fire

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The family was on vacation when the fire happened back in May. Relatives were the ones to let them know what was going on. They expected to arrive and find some parts of the structure still standing ‚but instead they came back to a pile of rubble covered in dirt.
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Lawton/Fort Sill Freedom Festival is coming to Elmer Thomas Park

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - With the Fourth of July Weekend just around the corner, you’ve been invited to celebrate America’s independence during the Lawton Fort Sill Freedom Festival. Today, 7News was joined by Arts and Humanities Administrator, Jason Poudrier, and Tiffany Bechtel with the City of Lawton for...
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Miller Farms Fruit Stand to Reopen

RUSH SPRINGS, Okla. (KSWO) - Miller Farms fruit stand is reopening just in time for 4th of July weekend. Miller Farms is a family business, and their family was devastated earlier this year. Several months ago, lightening struck the families fruit stand, burning it to the ground. But Friday that...
RUSH SPRINGS, OK
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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...
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VETERAN PTSD AWARENESS WITH LOUD FIREWORKS

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The 4th of July is Monday, and that means fireworks will be lighting up the sky. For veterans and service members who suffer from PTSD, the sound can be triggering. Marilyn Woods, the recreation director and program administrator of the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center, said service...
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