OKLAHOMA CITY – Altus CPA Gerrid Hendrix overwhelmed restaurant manager and former Altus city councilman Scot Simco in Tuesday’s primary election to capture the state House District 52 seat. Final, unofficial results from the 28 precincts in four counties (Jackson, Greer, Harmon and Kiowa) that…
Incumbent Lawton state Representative Daniel Pae swept to landslide victory in Tuesday’s primary election, winning 74% of the votes, against fellow Republican Robert Johns in the House District 62 race. Pae will face Democratic candidate Larry Bush in the November 3 general election. Going into…
OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to ensure that all Oklahomans have access to nutritious food, the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) has announced a new funding opportunity: TSET Food Systems Impact Grants. The funding opportunity calls for applications from organizations seeking one…
Gary Dees knew at some point it was going to happen. The Director of Athletics for Lawton Public Schools knew keeping the coronavirus pandemic out of the hallways and practice fields completely was an impossible task. Yet, Dees wanted to make sure the system was ready for the day it had to deal…
As generations go, millennials have gotten either more, or less, public rebuke than most other generations. How you perceive them is likely dependent on your own age. Throughout the past few years the entire age bracket, which most experts agree ranges from 1980 to 2020, has been labeled lazy,…
OKLAHOMA CITY — When it comes to standardized testing, Oklahoma’s Indigenous students are doing better than their counterparts in other states, education data reveals. Addressing the state Board of Education Thursday morning via Zoom, Lucyann Harjo with the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education…
With college campuses less than two months away from opening back up to students, officials around the country have begun announcing new policies in regards to battling the spread of COVID-19. One of the latest is the University of Oklahoma. It announced its new mask policy recently which requires…
As Human Resources Manager for Henniges Automotive’s Frederick plant, Lawton’s own Chase Massie says he enjoys doing what he can to benefit the employees as well as the people across southwest Oklahoma. Before joining the auto parts manufacturer about three years ago, Massie had served as Director…
Because of the continued spread of COVID-19, the Comanche Nation Tribal Complex is closed through July 13. Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson announced the closure in a statement published Wednesday by the tribe’s newspaper. “The opening of America and the self-decision of Southwest…
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahomans who use medical marijuana could be exposed to deadly contaminants because the state’s marijuana testing system lacks oversight and enforcement. Mandatory testing for all cannabis products became law in the fall of 2019, but the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has…
OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man has admitted to illegally shipping firearms to the Middle East. Randy Lew Williams, 56, of Edmond, pleaded guilty in federal court to three firearms violations, U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Downing recently announced. An affidavit in support of a criminal complaint…
LAWTON – Kevin Hime, the newly hired superintendent of Lawton Public Schools, arrived in December…
An effort to elect nearly 20 Republican candidates across Oklahoma by a group that some have…
OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Commerce Department is offering financial aid to local businesses across…
OKLAHOMA CITY – Altus CPA Gerrid Hendrix overwhelmed restaurant manager and former Altus city councilman Scot Simco in Tuesday’s primary election to capture the state House District 52 seat.

Incumbent Lawton state Representative Daniel Pae swept to landslide victory in Tuesday’s primary election, winning 74% of the votes, against fellow Republican Robert Johns in the House District 62 race.

Pae will face Democratic candidate Larry Bush in the November 3 general election.

OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to ensure that all Oklahomans have access to nutritious food, the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) has announced a new funding opportunity: TSET Food Systems Impact Grants.

Gary Dees knew at some point it was going to happen. The Director of Athletics for Lawton Public Schools knew keeping the coronavirus pandemic out of the hallways and practice fields completely was an impossible task.

MEDICINE PARK - Just over the hill, also known as Big Rock, from Edward E. Hilliary, Jr.’s office, is a small historic town full of boyhood memories.

CHICKASHA – Technology probably wasn’t a buzzword in 1907, as Oklahoma was shedding its status as a territory and officially becoming the 46th state of the United States.

CHICKASHA - It’s what didn’t happen that actually launched Steve LaForge’s real estate career.

There is a storm brewing, Oklahoma.

We must give our elected officials the time to make a true impact.

Too often lately elections have been about change. Sometimes change is needed. But when we are fortunate enough to have elected a great leader, we must acknowledge their efforts and allow them to lead.

“What happened??” “Why??”
“He’s a VETERAN - something should be done.”
“They should just get help.”