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30th Anniversary of Banned Book Week

30th Anniversary of Banned Book Week

Book-banning may seem like an archaic and outdated practice as information is readily available with a couple of clicks or with a touch to a screen, but the American Library Association (ALA) reported 326 challenges issued by parents, educators, clergy members, elected [Read More]

IT’S TIME FOR FALL CLEAN-UP IN LAWTON

IT’S TIME FOR FALL CLEAN-UP IN LAWTON

The October 2012 bulk cleanup will be completed once again by areas. Please refer to the area chart below to find out what days you can set out your bulk items. Items will be collected the following week. All bulk items must be placed out at the street side of the [Read More]

2012 International Festival

2012 International Festival

The International Festival, a three day event will open 5pm on Friday, September 28. Opening Ceremonies follow at 6 pm on the South Stage (2nd Street). There is no attendance fee or parking fee, not even for the stages! Literally, to attend, it is “a walk in the [Read More]

Take Advantage of Free Admission to Our Lawton Museums

Take Advantage of Free Admission to Our Lawton Museums

Celebrate Museum Day on September 8th by strolling into one of Lawton’s finest museums as part of a new event in Lawton called “Stroll ‘n Roll.” On Saturday, the Museum of the Great Plains, the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum, and the Fort Sill National Historic [Read More]

I Am Raymond: A Poem

I Am Raymond: A Poem

I AM RAYMOND By Randy Pennington I am Raymond. You may have seen me around town. I have challenges you may not have, though I walk the same ground. I am helpful, if you would just give me a chance, And I am capable of more than you think, given first glance. My parents are [Read More]

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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]

LPD hosts 2nd Annual Community Christmas Tree event

LPD hosts 2nd Annual Community Christmas Tree event

LAWTON, OK – Students from the three Lawton high schools packed the Lawton Police Department for the 2nd Annual [Read More]

Helping Hands in Oklahoma

Helping Hands in Oklahoma

If you are in need of assistance with utilities, food, shelter, clothing, etc. please reference this list of available [Read More]