Phase 2A Ad Valorem tax project kicks off
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The city of Lawton is working on Phase 2A of an Ad Valorem tax project which calls for the reconstruction of nine streets. The whole project cost a little over six million dollars with the residents in the area getting new sidewalks, driveways and a waterline as well.
UPDATE: Lawton firefighters battle early morning blaze
UPDATE (4:22 p.m.): Earlier this morning, firefighters responded to a house fire in Central Lawton that resulted in the complete loss of the second floor. It happened just after 5 a.m. on the 1600th block of J avenue. Officials tell us that the home was occupied, but everyone was out...
UPDATE: 2 people died, 2 others medflighted after Thursday morning crash
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - UPDATE #2: In a statement to 7News, LPD Public Information Officer, Sgt. Chris Blessing, said:. UPDATE #1: The Lawton Police Department has released more details about this fatal crash. According to LPD, the crash involved four cars and two people died on the scene. Two other people were flown out for treatment.
Today the gas price is close to $2.65 in Chattanooga as of 2024-03-02. 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 Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Warm and above average temperatures expected to start the week | 3/3 PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Good evening Texoma! Tonight, skies will remain mostly clear with temperatures dropping into the 50s. We are expecting another warm day tomorrow with morning temps in the low 50s, and afternoon highs will be in the low 80s. Skies will be partly cloudy throughout the day. There is a low chance for a pop up shower/storm in far southeastern Texoma tomorrow evening, but most of us will avoid any kind of rainfall.
New Local Pizzeria Coming to Lawton, Oklahoma
Get excited pizza lovers in Lawton, Oklahoma! A new pizzeria is coming to town. Ben & Jay's Pizzeria announced that it's opening a location in downtown Lawton. The local business said the Lawton pizzeria will be its third location. Ben & Jay's Pizzeria currently has two locations in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Lawton Police investigating early morning double fatality crash
LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — Lawton Police are investigating a crash that killed two individuals and hospitalized two others. On February 29, 2024, at approximately 5:43 a.m., two individuals were pronounced deceased on scene in the 6700 block of West Gore Boulevard, according to LPD officials. One of the drivers, Dallas Salinas, was approaching 67th St and […]
Mother of Lawton man charged in fatal hit-and-run allegedly helped conceal vehicle
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - We have new details on why a Lawton woman was charged with accessory to murder, following a fatal pedestrian hit and run in December. Earlier this month, we told you how police were searching for Jill Donnell in connection to the death of Mark Cochran on Dec. 22.
Warm and windy conditions for the rest of the weekend | 3/2 PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Happy Saturday Texoma! Hopefully everyone is having a good weekend, and has been able to enjoy the warmer weather. We will continue this pattern with temperatures in the low to mid 80s. Windy conditions along with low humidity levels will cause critical fire conditions, so if you do plan on doing any outdoor activities make sure to follow the forestry regulations.
Medwatch: Fixing joint pain through OMT
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Typically, when you need to release stress in your joints, you go to a chiropractor, but have you ever heard or thought about going to an osteopath physician or DO?. Osteopaths or DOs are doctors who practice osteopathic manipulative treatment, better known as OMT, and they...
Teen who spraypainted obscenities at amphitheater in Burkburnett’s Friendship Park gets four years in prison
BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) — A Burkburnett teen charged with defacing the amphitheater in Burkburnett’s Friendship Park with obscenities last November has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to prison for four years for violating his probation of a prior conviction. Dylan Morgan, 18, received one year in jail for two counts of defacing a public facility […]
Scouts of America host Pinewood Derby
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Boy Scouts of America hosted their Pinewood Derby at the Central Plaza this morning, where the community was open to watch those cars speed down the track. This event was created to teach kids about building something from the ground up. The organization provided race...
Southwest Oklahoma hospitals welcome Leap Day babies into world
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Thursday, across Texoma, multiple families welcomed their Leap Day Babies. On a day that only comes every four years, True Emeri Banks was born, coming in at 6 lbs and 10 oz. His mom, Najai Banks, thought he would be born before the Leap Day. “It...
Cotton Co. pair allegedly stole tens of thousands of dollars from bank account
COTTON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - Two men from Cotton County are facing jail time, both being charged with computer crimes. Kevin Aron Smith and Cason Wade Smith each face a charge of computer fraud and conspiracy to commit computer fraud. According to court documents, both men conspired together to steal...
Highschool Softball | 04 March Indiahoma Girls Game Notice
The Indiahoma Girls Softball team will have a Conference game with Chattanooga(Chattanooga, OK) on 04 March, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Warriors has won 4 games and lost 5 games, and the winning rate is 0.444.
Text messages help lead to arrest of 3 in Cotton Co., officials say
COTTON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - The arrest of an alleged Cotton County drug dealer led to the arrest of at least three more people for drug distribution conspiracy and using an electronic device in commission of a felony. Jeremy Ledford, Brian Miller, and Kimberly Brown are each facing charges. According...
Lawton Public Schools hosts “I Heart My Heart” mental health event
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Public Schools hosted a special mental health event Thursday evening. The “I Heart My Heart” event was held at the Life Ready Center. It put a spotlight on various mental health resources available to students and area families. The event also featured live...
Lawton Mayor declares March as National Women’s History Month
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - To kick off women’s history month, women gathered in Lawton at the “Serving Our Sistah’s Tea Party” at Abundant Life Christian Church. 7News Anchor Tarra Bates hosted the event -- uniting attendees with conversations about what it means to be a woman.
Lawton caps Black History Month with celebration including performance, panel discussion
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Black History Month ended with a bang tonight at the McMahon Memorial Auditorium. The Dallas Black Dance Theatre had the audience on the edge of their seats. Prior to the performance, there was a business panel discussion, hosted by the Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce. Topics...