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Is it Time to do Away With Daylight Savings Time?
Not this Sunday but next Sunday (03-14-21) is daylight savings time. We'll be springing forward an hour and losing another hour of sleep, oh' boy. The older I get the more I hate daylight savings time. It seems like it takes me a few days to re-adjust to the new time and to be completely h…
Old Park Lane Elementary School in Lawton Destroyed by Fire
Yesterday afternoon (02-01-21) I was headed home from work when I saw the smoke rising from the East side, huge plumes of heavy black smoke and ash filling the sky. As I got closer and closer I realized it was coming from my neighborhood and feared the worst. I pulled in and immediately saw all the …
Lawton Motorsports Has Reopened At Their New Location!
Last Friday (02-26-21) Lawton Motorsports reopened in their new location at 5110 N.W. Cache Road near the corner of 52nd Street and Cache. If that address sounds somewhat familiar that's because Lawton Motorsports use to be there back in the day. They moved awhile back and were right next door …
New “Elgin Square” Shopping Center to Open This Spring!
The wait is almost over for the new shopping center in Elgin, OK. The "Elgin Square" is expected to be open sometime Spring 2021. We've been hearing a lot of rumors and rumblings about the new shopping center so we decided to take a quick trip to Elgin today to check it out for oursel…
Oklahoma to Become 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State?
Oklahoma could become the next entry into the growing list of 2nd Amendment sanctuary states. Across the country more and more states are introducing legislation to uphold the 2nd Amendment and refuse any additional gun control measures from Federal, state, county and even local governments. This wo…
Lee Blvd in Lawton is Finally Getting a Makeover!
We just got an update form the City of Lawton with some exciting news about the improvements and resurfacing of Lee Boulevard. It looks like we've been approved for a grant from the CARES Act, around $2 million dollars will be given to Lawton, Fort Sill to help re-do Lee Blvd. This combined wit…
Oklahoma Could be Facing High Utility Bills Due to Winter Storm
Last week's winter storm wreaked havoc on Oklahoma with record low freezing temperatures and tons of snow and ice. We're finally on the other side of it, but the effects will continue to linger for months to come. Now that everything is starting to thaw out and melt way a lot of people, my…
Take the Lawton Community Needs Survey Today
Be a part of the solution. Take the Lawton, Fort Sill community needs survey today. Provide valuable feedback and opinions on what you think the city needs to focus on. The online survey will only take 5-10 minutes of your time and will help shape the future plans of the city and where attention and…
City of Lawton Reopens Today as Weather Conditions Improve
Well, it looks like we're finally going to see some warmer temperatures in Lawton, Fort Sill over the next couple of days. It's been over a week that we've been at below freezing and even negative temperatures, so come on warmer weather. It won't get too warm, but compared to whe…

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