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Lawton, Fort Sill’s Fall Colors are Everywhere!
This year we're seeing more Fall colors in Lawton, Fort Sill than ever before. It's been a while since the leaves have been so vibrant and colorful. Some say it's due to all the rain and moisture we've seen this year throughout the Spring and late Summer. Whatever the reason, the trees are changing and if you're into Fall leaves you're in luck!
Looks Like Lawton is Finally Getting an Indoor Gun Range
You may have heard all the rumors, well it's true! It's looking like Lawton, Fort Sill will finally be getting an indoor gun range, it's about damn time! Ares State Armory is working on building a state-of-the-art shooting facility right here in town.
What’s Being Built on Lawton’s West Side?
So what new businesses or company is coming to Lawton, Fort Sill? If you've been on the Westside lately you've probably seen all the construction on Quannah Parker Trailway next to the Tractor Supply at 7402 N.W. Sun Blvd.
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 easy one to make.
Win Tickets to the Extreme Monster Truck Summer Nationals!
Get ready for all the car crushing, high flying, mud slinging, free styling, heart pounding excitement of the Extreme Monster Truck Summer Nationals. You won't want to miss this one! The big trucks will be returning to Chickasha, OK. to the Grady County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday August 14th and 15th (08-14-20 - 08-15-20).
City of Lawton 2020 Elk Hunt Applications Are Now Available
Applications are now available for the City of Lawton's 2020 elk hunt. If you are interested you will need to submit an application and have a valid Oklahoma hunting license. You can apply and submit your application anytime from now until the deadline which is 5:00pm CST on Friday, September 4th 2020 (09-04-20). The drawing for the hunts will be held on Wednesday, September 16th 2020 (09-16-20).
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 can lawfully perform during the COVID-19 pandemic.
City of Lawton Starting Water Service Disconnections
The Lawton City Council met earlier this week on Tuesday (05-26-20) and discussed the return of water disconnects for nonpayment. If you're currently behind on your water bill you'll need to make arrangements to avoid having your service shut off.
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.
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.
My Friend the Super Hero
Super heroes come in many forms. Some people may not even know that they’re built for that type of responsibility until the opportunity presents itself. Today was that day for Shykira Smith.

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