Government

Mayor Stan Booker and Councilman Jay Burk Facing Recall?
Lawton city Mayor Stan Booker and Ward Four City Councilman and Mayor Pro-tem Jay Burk could be facing a recall. A local group called the Freedom Defense Alliance is organizing and collecting signatures on a petition to begin the recall process for both the mayor and the councilman.
Lawton Census Week is Wrapping Up With a Census Celebration!
It's time to stand up and be counted. It's census week in Lawton, Fort Sill as we're nearing the end of the submission deadline for the 2020 U.S. Census. All week the City of Lawton and census workers have been teaming up to provide awareness and help to those who may not have filled …
Lawton City Council Postpones Discussion On Mandatory Mask Ordina
Yesterday the city council met to hear arguments both for and against the city's mandatory face mask ordinance. The mask ordinance went into effect back on July 17th (07-17-20) when the council passed the new mandate and it remains in effect currently. Those apposed asked the council back on Ju…
Lawton Public Schools Release COVID-19 Safety Procedure Videos
LPS (Lawton Public Schools) release several COVID-19 safety procedure videos yesterday. They loaded them to their official LPS TV YouTube channel and sent them out via text message as well. If for some reason you didn't receive the text and haven't seen the videos yet we have them for you.
What's Your Choice: Traditional School or Virtual Learning? [POLL
As a parent or student what will be your decision for the 2020/2021 school year? Will you choose traditional or virtual schooling? That's the choice each person will have to make when enrolling and preparing for school this year. There's pros and cons to each choice and it won't be an…
City of Lawton Asks Businesses For Help With the Mask Ordinance
The Lawton, Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce notified it's members today that the city of Lawton is requesting that all local and area businesses help with the new mask ordinance as much as possible. They aren't asking businesses to enforce the order, just assist with informing the public tha…
City of Lawton Addresses 2020 Fall Sports
It's the question we keep hearing and the one most people want an answer to. Will there be sports this Fall? Students, parents and sports fans a like all want to know what the plans will be and how the City of Lawton Parks and Recreation Department will be handling sports and other group activi…
Face Masks and Firearms- Can You Carry a Gun While Wearing a Mask
I'm sure by now you've seen all the memes on social media and false statements that wearing a face mask and carrying a concealed firearm is illegal. This is completely untrue, it's a myth. A lot of people are concerned about their Second Amendment rights and self-defense options they …
Lawton Issues Mandatory Mask Order
The Lawton city council voted today (07-17-20) in favor of a mandatory face mask order. The new ordinance will require all citizens to wear a mask or covering while in public. With the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the state and county the city of Lawton is taking steps to help slow …

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