Another day, another senseless act that ends in tragedy on the streets of Lawton. Isn't it about time we start having the conversation about common-sense knife control? If you don't believe so, hold my iced skinny sugar-free hazelnut macchiato with an extra shot, light ice, no whip...

Did you know it's easier to buy a knife in America than it is to obtain a driver's license? Why is that? How is that? Have we failed as a country?

Fun Fact: You can "legally" buy any knife you want on the internet and they'll send them straight to your house.

You can even order military-grade knives and have them shipped to your home.

No ordinary citizen needs a military weapon in this day in age... It's 2022 for gosh sakes.

I'm sure every "law-abiding" knife-concealing citizen out there can go on and on about how their knives are only for defense, but the headlines rarely read "Citizen successfully fends off criminal with knife." I'm not naive enough to think that doesn't happen on occasion, but it has to be a rare occurrence.

When the laws were written, I have to think this is what our founders had in mind when they guaranteed the right of citizens to own and carry knives.

Why is there a need for assault knives in anyone's Everyday Carry?

Don't even get me started on the high-capacity knife kits...

Not to mention how ridiculously easy it is to obtain fully automatic machine knives...

You can even order everything you need to make your own ghost knife...

And thanks to loopholes, if you've ever been to a knife show over at the county fairgrounds, you don't even need an id to buy as many knives as you want.

It's time for common-sense knife control restrictions, if only it saves one life... Contact your designated legislator today and let them know we, the people, demand that law-abiding citizens should not have such easy access to knives.

 

 

I ran out of satirical reference points but still had to show you this stupid knife... Enjoy.

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

Oklahoma Diner's, Drive-In's, and Dive's Guy Fieri Raved About On TV

We all know Guy Fieri is the self-proclaimed Mayor of Flavortown, and as such, we generally trust his discerning palate to guide us to the best food any place has to offer. At least the places he tends to go often offer up some really good eats, and in looking at this list, having eaten at most of these places a handful of times, he's not wrong. Here are the Oklahoma original restaurants that have been featured on Triple-D.

15 More Amazing Southwest Oklahoma Hole-In-The-Wall Eats

It's far too easy to be lulled into thinking the same old chain restaurants are the "good" places to eat across Southwest Oklahoma. You won't find a single franchise on this list. It's all locally owned, locally run, sometimes a little run down, but you'll agree the meals are outstanding when you walk away with a belly full of the good stuff.

In no particular order, here are another fifteen amazing local Southwest Oklahoma eats, and be sure to check out the O.G. 15 Amazing SWOK Hole-In-The-Wall Eats right here when you're done...

Lawton Properties Declared Nuisances By City of Lawton

While you can't always judge a book by its cover, homes and businesses are different. Here are the structures the City of Lawton is forcing owners to update or demolish in the most recent update to the Lawton Dilapidated & Dangerous Properties list. Since taking the photos, some of these structures have had fires, others have unrepaired issues... this is just what they looked like the last time Google came through town.

The most unusual and beautiful Airbnb rental in Oklahoma

Check out the Silo at Lake Tenkiller. It has to be one of the most unusual and beautiful Airbnb rentals in Oklahoma. It's a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home located at Lake Tenkiller and yes it's a silo. It can comfortably sleep up to 6 people and comes with all the best creature comforts including a fire pit out back where you can kick back, relax and take in the view. Not only is this one of the most unusual rentals available on Airbnb in Oklahoma it's also one of the highest-rated. It currently boasts a solid 5 out of 5 stars and everyone who has stayed there have been very complimentary about how wonderful it is. This place looks amazing!