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City of Lawton Announces Tree Limb & Ice Storm Clean Up Plan
You wouldn't know it from how nice the weather has been this week, but the ice storm that hit Lawton, Fort Sill last week did major damage to people's property and trees. If you've be in any neighborhood in town you've seen all the tree limbs and debris everywhere. There's a lot of people just outsi…
City of Lawton Might Purchase the Central Mall for FISTA
The news broke late yesterday evening, or at least that's when I first heard about it. The City of Lawton is considering purchasing the Central Mall for the FISTA (FIRES Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator) program. The Lawton City Council will be meeting today (10-16-20) at 2:00pm CS…
Lawton City Council To Vote On Ending Mask Ordinance Today
Lawton City Hall

The Lawton City Council will be meeting today in regular session at 2:00pm CST to discuss and vote on possibly ending the mandatory mask ordinance. All citizens are encouraged to voice their opinions, as well as local and area businesses. The meeting will be held in the auditorium …
Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana For Oklahoma Won't Be On T
Yesterday (09-28-20) the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down a petition that could have legalized recreational marijuana. The petition if it collected enough signatures would have placed State Question 813 on the November 8th 2022 ballot. With a majority vote State Question 813 would have legalized r…
Central Mall Sears Location Has Been Leased
The Lawton Sears has been closed at the Central Mall since 2017 and we've all wondered what, if anything would be moving in to take it's place. I know I've had a wish list of stores I'd like to see in that location, I think we all have. It's such a large space we thought the…
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…

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