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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Southwest Oklahoma: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practiceexternal icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Masquerade Ball- Masks Photo Gallery
Take a look at the virtual "Masquerade Ball." Our photo gallery that features a collection of some of the most creative and colorful masks, not to mention characters around. You can submit a photo of you in your mask and be included in the fun.
It's the Masquerade Ball Lets See Those Masks
We've seen some great face masks when out and about in around Lawton, Fort Sill and we want to see yours, be a part of the "Masquerade Ball." We're collecting up pictures of all the best and most creative face masks around town and there's a lot of them.
Apache Casino Hotel Reopening This Thursday
Well it's official, the Apache Casino Hotel will reopen this Thursday (05-21-20) at 10:00am CST. The Fort Sill Apache Tribe Economic Development Authority Board of Trustees authorized the reopening of the casino, it's been closed since mid March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawton Bars and Nightclubs to Re-Open This Friday
Well the wait's almost over. Lawton bars, taverns and nightclubs will finally re-open this Friday (05-15-20). It's been a long time and I know the owners, operators and staff will be excited to return to work and to see all their usual customers.
Lawton Hometown Heroes- Virtual Heroes Hall
Welcome to Heroes Hall! There are all kinds of heroes. Some defined by their profession and others defined by their actions. We want to recognize them all and spread the word about their good works in the hopes that it will inspire others and make heroes of us all. Lets thank, recognize and celebrat…
Should Wearing a Face Mask be Mandatory?
To wear a face mask or not to wear a face mask, that is the question. More specifically should it be mandatory? For me personally I haven't made a habit of it, however I do keep a face mask and bandana handy and with me at all times, just in case. I have put it on but it really depends on what …
Lawton Hometown Heroes
Let's thank, recognize and celebrate our local hometown heroes. We are blessed to have so many people in the Lawton, Fort Sill area that are going above and beyond during this crisis.
The Call to Unite 24 Hour Live Stream Event!
This Friday night (05-01-20) at 7:00pm CST several celebrities will gather for one of the biggest live streaming events in history, "The Call to Unite." It's a full 24 hour event that will include performances, interviews and lessons from some of the biggest names in Hollywood, music,…

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