Major drug bust in eastern Oklahoma: Authorities serve 18 arrest warrants in meth and fentanyl trafficking operationokcfox.com16 HOURS AGO
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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!
New details in Jefferson Co. illegal grow, woman allegedly in possession of over 2,400 marijuana plants
JEFFERSON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - New details in a massive Jefferson County marijuana bust that took place on Nov. 29. A Duncan woman could face life in prison for the alleged manufacture and trafficking of marijuana. Four people are now in jail in connection to the bust, however, 7News is...
These duncan, OK based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to duncan..
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...
Coyante Williams, Lawton man convicted of 2021 murder, sentenced
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The man convicted for a 2021 murder in Lawton has been sentenced. Coyante Williams was found guilty by a jury in October of this year, on first degree murder, and assault with a deadly weapon. He has been sentenced this week to serve life in prison with the possibility of parole, and he’s also been ordered to pay more-than $18,000 in court costs and fees.
Casey’s Is Coming to Lawton; Will We Be Safe From Fraud?
Since the news of Casey's EZGO acquisition is officially confirmed, the question popping up around social media seems to be, "Will Casey's be safe to shop at?" Considering the wild credit card issues the Midwest brand has had in recent years, it's a fair question... but there seems to be quite a bit of misdirected ire towards the pizza retailer.
Lawton Chads & Karens Take to Facebook to Complain About All the Noise From Fort Sill
You probably heard and felt all the artillery from Fort Sill over the past couple of days. Most of us, at least those of us who have lived here a while, or our whole lives are used to it and really don't think much of it. But what if you're new to Lawton, Fort SIll and have never been around the sounds of freedom before? I guess it could be a little unsettling, maybe even a little scary if you aren't accustomed to being around it all the time.
At the Crossroads: The Future of the Apache Rattlesnake Festival
The Apache Rattlesnake Festival, a cornerstone of Apache, Oklahoma's cultural legacy since 1983, now stands at a crossroads, grappling with the possibility of extinction. This event, celebrated for its thrilling snake hunts and community-driven activities, not only epitomizes the town's identity but also fuels its economy, attracting international visitors and sustaining local businesses year-round. However, the scarcity of seasoned snake handlers and a shortage of volunteers to inherit the mantle threaten the festival's continuity, prompting the community and organizers to seek innovative ways to keep this unique tradition alive.
Above average temperatures heading into the first week of December | 12/1 PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Good evening Texoma! Tonight skies will stay partly cloudy as temperatures will drop into the low to mid-30s. In the morning, a couple of isolated showers cannot be ruled out, but most will stay dry. The rain will clear out by late morning, and we should have lots of sunshine in the afternoon. This sunshine will help warm the area in the mid-60s for afternoon highs tomorrow, which is about 5 to 10 degrees above average. There will be copy and paste forecast for Sunday as well with morning temps in the low 30s and afternoon highs in the mid-60s.
Comanche Co. crash sends 4 to hospital Tuesday evening
COMANCHE CO., Okla. (KSWO) - A number of people were injured this evening in a four-car crash in Comanche County. Crews were called out to Dolese Road and US-62 a little before 6 p.m. There, Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three cars were stopped at a railroad crossing when a cruiser...
Furry Friend Friday: One-year-old female Springer Spaniel
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - It’s Furry Friend Friday so that means it is time to meet this week’s adoptable pet. Roy Rodrick with Lawton Animal Welfare brought along a one-year-old female Springer Spaniel to the studio. Rodrick said the Spaniel is ready to be adopted and she shouldn’t get much bigger than what she already is.
Charting the Sustainable Evolution of Concrete in Construction
Cement has been a linchpin in the tapestry of human advancement, its origins rooted in antiquity with the Nabataea traders' cisterns and reaching the zenith of innovation with the architectural feats of the Romans. The enduring nature of these early structures not only highlights cement's resilience but also its role in uniting communities through the ages. Although the specifics of Cement Day celebrations remain undetailed, the essence of such an event would be a tribute to the historical and innovative significance of cement in human progress.
Fort Cobb: A Historical Keystone in American Frontier and Native American Relations
Fort Cobb's establishment in 1859 by Major William H. Emory marked a pivotal move in United States frontier history. Located in Caddo County, Oklahoma, the fort was a testament to the military's strategic efforts to maintain peace among Native American tribes during a period of intense westward expansion. Its primary role was to protect the Wichita and Caddo tribes, as well as several Texas tribes relocated from their Brazos River reservations, from raids by other Plains Indians such as the Comanche, Kiowa, and Cheyenne.
Local Alert: Water Main Break at NW 31st St. & NW Ferris Avenue, Lower Pressure Expected
Crews are working on a water main break on NW 31st Street and NW Ferris Avenue. Work is expected to take 6-8 hours. Expect lower water pressure until issue is resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience.Visit here for more details.
McClain County deputies looking for suspect vehicle in road rage shooting
A trip to see Christmas lights took a terrifying turn after a family's car was peppered with bullets.
Lawton company gets multi-million dollar grant to build wind turbines
LAWTON, Okla. (KFDX/KJTL) — A multi-million dollar grant will help bring wind turbines to Lawton as a cleaner energy source. 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 […]
Man from Apache allegedly leads police on high-speed chase through Lawton
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A man from Apache faces half a dozen charges, he’s accused of leading police on a high-speed pursuit chase throughout Lawton early Monday morning. 37-year-old Jason Maguire faces charges of eluding police while endangering others, possessing meth and other miscellaneous traffic violations. Court documents allege...
Share Your Christmas kicks off with Salvation Army
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Share your Christmas will be held Thursday, Dec. 7. KSWO will be teaming up with multiple charitable organizations including the Salvation Army. You can help the Salvation army by donating items such as non-perishable food items, clothes and toys. It’s just one way the organization is assisting those in need.
Ashley Ford returns to DMS
There’s a new 7th-grade social studies teacher in Duncan Middle School. Her name is Ashley Ford. Ford teaches alongside the other 7th-grade social studies teacher, Chuck Wagner. Before coming to DMS she taught 4th grade at one of Duncan’s elementary schools, however the school board wanted her to teach 7th-grade social studies instead.
Kingsley named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Marge Kingsley will serve as Cameron University’s Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective January 3, 2024. Her appointment was approved earlier today by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents. Kingsley will replace Dr. Ronna Vanderslice, who resigned to take the...