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Courthouse closed after worker publicity to chemical

LAWTON – The Comanche County Courthouse closed to the general public Thursday after an worker working within the basement was uncovered to an unknown chemical that triggered a medical response. The worker was despatched to the emergency room, and the courthouse was evacuated till the Lawton Fireplace Division’s hazmat...
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Medicine Park proposed lodging tax

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The town of Medicine Park is hoping to increase their lodging tax by two percent to help fund certain infrastructures and street projects. Medicine Park Mayor, Dr. Roger Johnson has says the city is in the process of these upgrades, but the town needs more money.
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FBI searches NW Lawton home

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Agents from the FBI conducted a search at a northwest Lawton home on Wednesday morning. 7News received a message from a viewer about the ongoing scene around 8 a.m. When we arrived at the home near the intersection of NW 40th and Dearborn, agents were seen...

Woman Killed in Cotton County Crash

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a Texas woman died early Thursday morning after a crash in Cotton County, south of Lawton. Troopers said 22-year-old Marysol Espinoza veered off the road and hit a concrete storm drain. An initial report from the highway patrol determined Espinoza was not wearing a seatbelt. OHP...

Harley gear store opening quickly in Drugs Park

MEDICINE PARK – Followers of the enduring Harley-Davidson bikes will quickly have a brand new place to get their gear in southwest Oklahoma. Bobby Callahan, normal supervisor of Diamondback Harley-Davidson in Lawton, advised Southwest Chronicle that they’re excited in regards to the opening of their smaller, merchandise-oriented store at 162 East Lake Drive, in Drugs Park’s enterprise district.

OHP identifies victim in deadly Cotton Co. crash

DEVOL, Okla. (KSWO) - One person is dead following a car crash in Cotton County Thursday morning. 22-year-old Marysol Espinoza was heading east on US 70 when her vehicle left the road, hitting a concrete culvert. She was thrown from the vehicle, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. It happened...

Fatality wreck closes part of US 70 in Cotton County

COTTON COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - UPDATE: US 70 is back open according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ORIGINAL STORY: A portion of US 70 in Cotton County is closed due to a crash in which someone died early Thursday morning. Information is limited at this time, but around 3:15...

Assessor’s Workplace earns an ideal rating on the State Audit

LAWTON – The Comanche County Assessor’s workplace acquired notification just lately that it earned an ideal rating on its 2019 audit. In line with Comanche County Assessor Grant Edwards, that is the third consecutive yr Comanche County has acquired an ideal rating. The Oklahoma Tax Fee conducts the “Efficiency Audit Findings and the Closing Statistical Evaluation of Gross sales.” Edwards stated the audit consists of 20 totally different areas for analysis, for a most of 275 factors. The audit is roughly a seven-month course of. Edwards attributes the outcomes to his staff, saying they labored diligently all yr lengthy to uphold the best requirements. “This degree of efficiency wouldn’t be attainable with out extremely certified people who show great dedication to doing one of the best job attainable. I’m very proud to serve Comanche County with such an awesome group of individuals,” he stated.

UPDATE: Caddo County fire burns over 4,700 acres

CADDO COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - Comanche County Emergency Management released new information on the fire which broke out in Caddo County near the Comanche County line on Monday. Officials said the fire burned around 4,700 acres. Thankfully nobody was injured and there’s no known damage to structures. Around 235...

Purple Dust sensation Stoney LaRue to seem at Apache On line casino Resort

LAWTON – Purple Dust musician and famous singer-songwriter Stoney LaRue can be performing on the Apache On line casino Resort on Friday, July 22. LaRue, a Texas-born, Oklahoma-raised Purple Dust musician finest recognized for his gritty tunes and memorable tracks like “Idabel Blues” and “One Chord Track,” has been a workhorse over practically 20 years of performing everywhere in the nation and the world with greater than 1 million albums and singles bought over the course of his profession, which continues to this very day.

Owls sweep Crimson Tornadoes in season opener

ELGIN – It was a “close to good” match because the Girl Owls swept previous Clinton in three consecutive units in the course of the staff’s volleyball season opener on Tuesday. Elgin tallied the three-set victory 25-17, 25-15 and 25-11 because the Girl Owls managed the...

Woman O’s return eight starters for brand spanking new season

ELGIN – A mixture of seasoned veterans and younger gamers ought to push the Woman Owls softball staff to better heights this season, head coach Levi Garrett mentioned. Extra pitching depth and better staff pace may additionally assist Elgin enhance on its 18-22 document from the 2021 season that ended with a regional match loss to eventual Class 4A state runner-up Tuttle.

First Alert Forecast: Cooldown today, even cooler tomorrow!

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The first cold front of this week crossed the Red River around 7 this morning, leaving temperatures noticeably cooler and winds noticeably windier. Our friends in the northern portion of our area feeling the greatest effects. All told, high temperatures today ranged from the 80s north to the low 100s south.

Fletcher’s Caleb Campbell named tutorial all-stater

FLETCHER – Caleb Campbell had an excellent tutorial profession at Fletcher Excessive Faculty and his plan is to construct on these accomplishments at Oklahoma Baptist College in Shawnee. However first, he and his household celebrated his choice as a latest Oklahoma Basis for Excellence Educational All-Stater throughout an awards...