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Teen Court of Lawton: A Second Chance for First Offenders

Teen Court of Lawton: A Second Chance for First Offenders

Remember what it was like to be a teenager? The peer pressure, being easily influenced– when you knew everything and adults knew nothing at all? Some mistakes and choices haunt you for a lifetime. When you’re under 18 you’re considered a juvenile. However, once [Read More]

Taylor Thompson: Miss Black Oklahoma 2014

Taylor Thompson: Miss Black Oklahoma 2014

When Taylor Thompson lifts her voice, her words resonate with her audience regardless who she chooses to be at the moment. She plays the part of a pageant queen and more than moonlights as a musician, but each role has its own name and shows another facet of her identity. [Read More]

MADDY HUNT: SPIRITED SURVIVOR

MADDY HUNT: SPIRITED SURVIVOR

Maddy Hunt is not your typical eight-year-old girl. Maddy is a self-proclaimed daredevil. The young girl enjoys zip lining great distances and riding Space Mountain at Disney World. Maddy has flown across the country and wants to return to Florida to venture onto the Tower [Read More]

Police Chief James T. Smith Getting Lawton Back on Track

Police Chief James T. Smith Getting Lawton Back on Track

Editor’s Note: At the time the author interviewed Chief Smith, there had been 11 homicides in Lawton in 2013. That number jumped to 12 when Traci Young was killed by her ex-husband on July 25, 2013. As of July 25, the city of Lawton has seen 12 homicides since the new [Read More]

Economic Growth on Horizon for Lawton According to Mayor Fitch

Economic Growth on Horizon for Lawton According to Mayor Fitch

Birthdays are often a time of reflection, a chance to take stock of one’s existence and measure the changes that have taken place over the years. As Lawton celebrates its 112th birthday, it is a time for recollection and education. While many long-time residents will no [Read More]

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Lawton Marketing Group Wins International Advertising Award

Lawton Marketing Group Wins International Advertising Award

Lawton, OK, January 2018- Lawton Marketing Group (LMG) was honored in the 13th Annual Davey Awards by the Academy of [Read More]

Lessons I Learned From RAYMOND

Lessons I Learned From RAYMOND

by Randy Pennington (Lawton, OK) Raymond McAlister December 18, 1957 ~ January 10, 2018. Our first article about [Read More]

Jenny Perry, Recipient of the 2016 One to Six Art Purchase Award

Jenny Perry, Recipient of the 2016 One to Six Art Purchase Award

(Lawton, OK) The One to Six Art Purchase Award was created to support the mission and goals of the Lawton Arts & [Read More]

2016 Lawton Cultural Award Winners Announced

2016 Lawton Cultural Award Winners Announced

(Lawton, OK) Since 1979, annually the City of Lawton and the Lawton Arts & Humanities Council asks the public to [Read More]

Cache Road Square to host Christmas for Kids drive

Cache Road Square to host Christmas for Kids drive

Coffee and Cars is hosting a toy drive to support Christmas for Kids on Saturday, December 10th. Stop by Cache Road [Read More]