A former Sears department store in Lawton’s Central Mall may not sit empty much longer. Lawton City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to approve an agreement leasing portions of the former 105,353 square-foot mall anchor space to defense contractors as part of the FIRES Innovation Science…
NORMAN – Citizens rallied Tuesday in the lobby of the Norman Municipal Court in support of City Council candidate Sean Boyd. But events quickly escalated during the meeting when council members unexpectedly began opposing his candidacy. Boyd’s appointment by the council was being considered…
OKLAHOMA CITY – A $266,666 federal grant will pay for installation of taxiway lighting and perimeter fencing at Carnegie Municipal Airport, longtime Manager Robert Pettit said. The grant was one of 14 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that totaled $15.9 million earmarked for Oklahoma…
OKLAHOMA CITY – For the second time in six weeks, a rabies-infected bat has been discovered in Lincoln County, northeast of Oklahoma City, prompting state epidemiologists to remind citizens of the dangers of rabies exposure. “Oklahoma is seeing more cases of rabies in the state this year than…
OKLAHOMA CITY – The downturn in Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry may be reaching its lowest point, but the Oklahoma Energy Index (OEI) raises concerns for prolonged economic uncertainty for the state and its defining industry. With the state’s rig count holding steady, decreases in…
“I’m committed to my faith, family, serving the state, growing our businesses, and every once in a while, there may be a hobby,” laughed Rep. Brad Boles, District 51. Prior to being elected in 2018 to the House of Representatives, Boles served on the Marlow school board and as the mayor of Marlow…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The head of the U.S. Census Bureau visited a census event Friday to encourage people to fill out their census form before the end of the month. Director Steven Dillingham stopped by a census event outside the Oklahoma Capitol where people could drive by and pick up census…
OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling this year that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s reservation was never disestablished by Congress has triggered a spate of appeals from other members of the Five Tribes who have been charged or convicted in state courts throughout northern and…
OKLAHOMA CITY – The former chief executive officer of Lucky Star Casinos in Oklahoma was sentenced Tuesday to a year and a day in federal prison for tax evasion. Brian Lee Foster, 51, of Norman, pleaded guilty in October 2019 to willfully failing to file federal tax returns for 2012 and 2013.…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Growing anti-police sentiment around the country could have a profoundly negative impact on the ability to recruit quality officers, police chiefs from two Oklahoma cities told state lawmakers on Thursday. Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin and Eufaula Police Chief Mark…
LAWTON – COVID-19 numbers in Oklahoma have been spiking and the reasons are not entirely clear. However, one thing is clear: Oklahoma now ranks as fifth in the U.S. for COVID-19 cases. According to the state Health Department, for the week of September 11, Oklahoma had 6,618 cases reported, a 16.7…
Before the first game was even played, Lawton native Sondra Callaway had her reservations. Even…
ALTUS – With the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging Oklahoma and derailing court trials for months, justice…
LAWTON – Recent claims that the Lawton City Council “defunded” the Police Department in the new…
A former Sears department store in Lawton’s Central Mall may not sit empty much longer.

NORMAN – Citizens rallied Tuesday in the lobby of the Norman Municipal Court in support of City Council candidate Sean Boyd. But events quickly escalated during the meeting when council members unexpectedly began opposing his candidacy.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A $266,666 federal grant will pay for installation of taxiway lighting and perimeter fencing at Carnegie Municipal Airport, longtime Manager Robert Pettit said.

OKLAHOMA CITY – For the second time in six weeks, a rabies-infected bat has been discovered in Lincoln County, northeast of Oklahoma City, prompting state epidemiologists to remind citizens of the dangers of rabies exposure.

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.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt across the community. We have joined all municipalities across the Nation in navigating a crisis unlike we have ever seen before – a crisis that has affected our economy and tested our spirits, even altering our everyday way of life.

New focus for campaign: Will Biden or Trump keep you safer?

Have we lost sight of the immense value of freedom and liberty? There is nothing more important for Americans. There is nothing more foundational to our country. Across the history of our country, freedom has had such a high cost in blood. We have always thought that the sacrifice was worth it.