OSBI investigating Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office employee
JEFFERSON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - A spokesperson with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation confirmed with 7News today that they are investigating an employee of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office. Over the phone, OSBI Public Information Officer Hunter McKee confirmed with 7News that they’re investigating an employee for quote,...
2,500 Plants, 50 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized In Illegal Grow Operation
2,500 marijuana plants and 50 pounds of processed marijuana were seized by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday. Multiple people were handcuffed during the seizure, but arrests are still pending. The illegal grow operation was near N 3040 Road and E 2120 Road.
20 Worst Oklahoma Towns to Call Home in 2023
You know, it is astonishing how quickly things can change in just a few years. It seems that over the last few years, some of the Oklahoma towns with the worst reputations managed to turn things around, and there's no shortage of other communities willing to take their place. Take...
Road to be closed for Duncan Christmas Parade
DUNCAN, Oklahoma (KAUZ) - The City of Duncan is expecting to see some road closures in preparation for their annual Duncan Christmas Parade. The closure will happen on Saturday around 3:00 p.m. However, several closures are expected to begin as early as 11:00 a.m. The roads that will be closed...
Experience Authentic Chinese Cuisine at Lawton's Top 3 Restaurants
In this article, we will be exploring three remarkable Chinese restaurants located in Lawton. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Young wrestlers prepare to take the mat
With only one senior, the Comanche wrestling team will be looking to overcome some youthfulness as they prepare to battle in 2023-24. On the boys side, Comanche returns two state qualifiers in Legend Yates and Gage Jessen, while on the girls’ side, Brook West will be looking to move up a step or two on the podium this year.
Casey’s acquires EZ-GO convenience stores
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - After speculation on social media, Casey’s has confirmed that they have purchased formerly Lawton-based EZ-GO convenience stores. In a statement made to 7News, a Casey’s spokesperson says 11 EZ-GO stores in Nebraska and Oklahoma were purchased by the company from Love’s. The statement...
Multi-Million dollar grant to help Lawton build wind turbines
LAWTON,OK (KFDX/KJTL) — A multi-million dollar grant will help bring wind turbines to Lawton as a cleaner source of energy. The investment looks to add major growth to the northwest region of Texoma. Locally and family owned carter wind energy is getting 20 million dollars from the department of energy. “This grant is not only […]
Healdton man facing several drug charges
CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Healdton man is in the Carter County jail on several drug charges. Court records show that Daniel Dunigan, 21, is accused of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Jail records show that he was also booked on charges of running a drug house, possessing...
Cameron’s Duncan campus celebrates with tree lighting ceremony
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Cameron University’s Duncan campus will be ringing in the holiday season this evening, Nov. 30, during their annual tree lighting ceremony. Events get underway at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. Those who will attend will receive a free Cameron tree ornament and a craft kit to take home. There will also be a mini-train ride and concessions.
Rain chances increase tomorrow along with a cold front | 11/29 PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Clouds will continue increase tonight ahead of our next storm system. The storm system will bring rain into the area beginning tomorrow (Thursday) evening. Light rain will start to break out south of the Red River in the morning hours moving northeast. As the storm system becomes better organized embedded storms could develop in our eastern and northern areas (I-40, I-44, Elk City, Chickasha, Lawton, Duncan, Wichita Falls, Graham, and Bowie). In, fact a stray severe storm or two can’t be ruled out from Duncan, Wichita Falls, Graham, over to Bowie. Rain and garden variety storms will come to an end tomorrow evening. Rainfall amounts will be highest in our northern and eastern areas, but on the average most places can expect up to a third of an inch of rainfall with locally higher amounts.
Teenage girl shamed for her ‘distracting’ outfit fights back in a very funny way
A Lawton, Oklahoma, student who goes by the Facebook user name Rose Lynn had the last laugh after being sent home from school for wearing an outfit deemed "distracting." Rose Lynn believes her outfit attracted the attention of school officials because of her figure.She proved it by posting a photo on Facebook of her modest outfit, which consisted of black leggings, a t-shirt, long cardigan, and boots. In her post, she wrote that she was sent home "because I'm developed farther than the average girl my age," and because she's a "CURVY woman." Rose Lynn also thinks the appropriate response shouldn't have been to tell her to cover up, but to teach boys to "to respect the boundaries of young ladies."
Altus AFB helps those jumping into California stadiums
Lawton's peer city review for Executive Level employees. Executive pay new salaries for City of Lawton employees. Crime Stoppers of Southwest Oklahoma is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect involved in the burglary of Vertical Vibez Dispensary in Lawton. First Day at School. Updated: Aug. 11, 2023 at 11:14 AM...
Today the gas price is close to $2.59 in Walters as of 2023-11-30. 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 Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Oklahoma Class C football: How Tipton & Ryan match up in state championship
Here’s how Tipton and Ryan match up in the Class C football state title game. No. 1 Tipton Tigers (13-0) vs. No. 3 Ryan Cowboys (12-1) Where: Southern Nazarene University Football Stadium, N. Stinchcomb Ave. and NW 50th St., Bethany. Live streaming: Available via the NFHS Network, requires a...
KaLeigh Long, Westwin Elements, and Lawton’s uncertain future in nickel and cobalt
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Westwin Elements founder and CEO KaLeigh Long, 28, recently spoke to KSWO about what drove her to bring the very first nickel and cobalt refinery to the United States. She claimed patriotism and human rights abuses by communist China are the main agents that drive her.
Fort Sill prepares to host annual ‘Tour of Homes’ for holiday season
FORT SILL, Okla. (KSWO) - Fort Sill’s Patriot Spouse’s Club celebrated those volunteering their homes on Thursday in preparation for the event on Saturday. During the annual “Tour of Homes” event, attendees get a first-hand look at some of the most storied homes on Fort Sill.
Embark on a Flavorful Journey at RED PEPPER Lawton
My recent visit to RED PEPPER Lawton was a culinary delight. I was particularly impressed with the dry-fried pork intestines, a must-try for anyone who appreciates authentic flavors. The Yu Xiang shredded pork, Mao Cai, sour soup fatty beef, husband and wife lung slices, Zhong dumplings, and red oil wontons were all equally delectable. I can't wait to go back and try more of their dishes.
More clouds today but staying dry | 11/29AM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - We’re slightly warmer for nearly all locations this Wednesday compared to yesterday. Current temps are in the 30s for almost everyone but by the afternoon all locations will see highs in the 60s. Mostly cloudy skies with light southwest winds at 5 to 15mph. Despite the clouds, no rain is expected.
Night of the Krampus: Darkness Rises - A Hauntingly Festive Holiday Nightmare in Lawton, OK!
Location: Trail of Fear Scream Park, 11101 Southeast Lee Blvd., Lawton, OK. 📢🎄 Introducing Night of the Krampus: Darkness Rises 🎄📢. Get ready for a horrifying holiday experience that will leave you trembling with fear and excitement! Night of the Krampus: Darkness Rises is back in Lawton, OK at the Trail of Fear Scream Park for the 2023 holiday season.