The City of Lawton and LETA(Lawton Enhancement Trust Authority) has just announced that they've scheduled and will be hosting Lawton's annual "Trash-Off" this Saturday, April 30th (04-30-22) from 9:00-am until 2:00-pm in Elmer Thomas Park. It can be accessed off Cache Road or at NW 6th Street and Ferris Avenue. During the event, you'll be able to drop off various items and garbage that you can't place in your regular trash can for pick up. It's just in time for Spring cleaning. So set up a reminder so you don't miss it!
So what kind of trash and garbage can you drop off and dispose of during the annual "Trash-Off" event? They'll be accepting used oil from cars and trucks, paint cans that have oil-based and or latex paint, automotive batteries, rechargeable and alkaline batteries, antifreeze, automotive tires, appliances, fire extinguishers, and more. They'll even take furniture if it can be reused or it's too damaged and torn up. So if you have items like these and have been stockpiling them in your garage or shed and what to dispose of them, you can finally get rid of them safely and responsibly during Lawton's annual "Trash-Off."
The annual "Trash-Off" is more than just dropping off trash and unwanted materials. There's the community clean-up that day as well. Several local businesses, civic organizations, churches, schools, and citizens will be out picking up trash all over Lawton, Fort Sill. If you're wanting more information about the "Trash-Off" whether it's to drop stuff off or help with the clean-up around town. Click here to get all the details on this year's 'Trash-Off."See the official press release from the City of Lawton below:
Things To Do In Lawton - Fort Sill
Odds are, if you live here long enough, you'll simply forget how much awesomeness surrounds this community. It's like getting tired of an old toy, the new simply wears off... but, no matter what time of year it is, here are some things to do when you come to Lawton - Fort Sill
Funny, Crazy & Unusual Street Names Found in Oklahoma
One thing's for sure, Oklahoma has a ton of funny, unusual, and downright crazy street names. Across the Sooner State in every town, city, and rural community you'll find hilarious streets and roads with some of the most bizarre names you can think of. When they were named, more than likely years ago, I'm sure no one thought they would be considered crazy or funny at the time. Well, times have changed! Now some of these street names had to be deliberately named by someone with a great sense of humor. At least in my opinion anyway. Scroll through the photo gallery to check out some of Oklahoma's funniest and craziest street names. If you know of a funny or crazy street or road name in Oklahoma take a quick photo of the sign and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll include it in the photo gallery below.
Where to Find the many murals by Justin Hackney's Spreading PAINT in Lawton, Fort Sill.
If you've driven around town you've probably seen all the murals we have in Lawton, Fort Sill. If you take the time to look you'll notice that they're everywhere. We're lucky to have so many talented artists that share their work with us regularly by painting murals. One name you've probably heard before is Justin Hackney and Spreading PAINT. His work of masterful murals can be found all over town. He's done some of the very best and has painted everything from rock stars to celebrities and everything in between. He has a style all his own and has painted murals in full color, vivid transposed negative style, and in black and white. Be on the lookout for his latest mural masterpiece he's going to keep painting them so long as people want them and there's wall space. Looking forward to seeing his next one! Check out the gallery below of Justin Hackney's Spreading PAINT murals and where to find them. We'll continue to add to the gallery as he paints them.
Look Inside Lawton's most luxurious & beautiful Airbnb!
This amazing French-style lakeside chateau costs $500.00 a night. It's one of the most beautiful and luxurious Airbnb rentals in all of Lawton, Fort Sill. It's a 4 bedroom 4.5 bath home that can comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The home sits right on the waterfront of a lake with the backyard and patio facing the water. The entire home inside and out has an incredible atmosphere and breathtaking views. The outside spaces are as beautiful as the inside. Check out the photo gallery to see what $500 a night will get you!