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Mental health center in Lawton bracing for possible cutsLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Mental Health facilities across the state are preparing for
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 hours ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Mental Health facilities across the state are preparing for the worst after Wednesday’s announcement of a possible $75 million cut to funding for mental health in Oklahoma. The Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center has... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fort Sill holds naturalization ceremony, and opens new USCIS Field Support OfficeFORT SILL, OK (KSWO)- It was a dream come true for eight immigrants this mornin
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
FORT SILL, OK (KSWO)- It was a dream come true for eight immigrants this morning as they became not only U.S. citizens but soldiers during a naturalization ceremony at Fort-Sill. Along with those 8 immigrants, around 230 other soldiers graduated... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Angelina College instructor awarded 2017 Texas Recreational Professional of The YearFt. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
RECALL: 587,000 children's toys recalled due to choking hazardFt. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the carFt. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
State officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans CenterFt. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fort Sill hold naturalization ceremony, and opens new USCIS Field Support OfficeFORT SILL, OK (KSWO)- It was a dream come true for eight immigrants this mornin
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
FORT SILL, OK (KSWO)- It was a dream come true for eight immigrants this morning as they became not only U.S. citizens but soldiers during a naturalization ceremony at Fort-Sill. Along with those 8 immigrants, around 230 other soldiers graduated... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
MSU task force works to combat sexual assault on campusFt. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man arrested for aggravated sexual assault to a childFt. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
Ft. Sill Veterans CenterState officials meet to discuss abuse allegation at Lawton Ft. Sill Veterans Center LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A meeting at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center to discuss allegations of caretaker abuse. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Cuts to mental health could affect police responseLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The possible budget cuts to the Oklahoma Department of Ment
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The possible budget cuts to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services' outpatient services could also have a major impact on law enforcement agencies across the state. Sgt. Timothy Jenkins said the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Plan to cut mental health, substance abuse programs announcedOKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - A major announcement in Oklahoma City today by the O
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - A major announcement in Oklahoma City today by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. “In order to achieve a $75 million cut in the last 6 months of the year, we will have to eliminate every... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Family Promise of Lawton welcomes a new Executive DirectorLAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A national organization that provides services for homeless f
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A national organization that provides services for homeless families with children and with a location in Lawton has new leadership. Family Promise welcomed a new Executive Director. Jason Hall was already involved with Family... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan man will serve two years for inappropriate relations with minorsDUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- A Duncan man will serve two years after being convicted of t
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- A Duncan man will serve two years after being convicted of two counts of second-degree rape. Dathan Speight will have to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty to two counts of second-degree rape. He admitted to having... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man who attacked woman at OKC Walmart was previously convicted of rapeOKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- According to an affidavit, a man arrested for attacki
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- According to an affidavit, a man arrested for attacking a woman in an Oklahoma City parking lot earlier this month was previously convicted of rape. According to an affidavit, the man posed as a Wal-Mart employee pushing... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
4th graders learn what it takes to compete during the Prairie Circuit RodeoDUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- Some area 4th graders now know what it takes to be a cowboy
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- Some area 4th graders now know what it takes to be a cowboy or cowgirl and compete in a rodeo. Today was Kids Day at the Stephens County Fairgrounds as the Prairie Circuit Rodeo gets ready for opening day. "I just tried to lasso a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Volleyball team raises money for cancer centersLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Lawton Christian School raised around thousand dollars at t
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Lawton Christian School raised around thousand dollars at their 4th annual Pink Out Night on Tuesday. The money raised will go to the Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma for their transportation program to help cancer patients... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Caretaker abuse under investigation at Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans CenterLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs along with seve
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs along with several other state agencies are investigating allegations of caretaker abuse at the Lawton Veterans Center on Flower Mound Road. The family of the veteran, who is cited as... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Elgin player scores inspiring touchdownELGIN, OK (KSWO) - A heartwarming story out of Elgin Tuesday as Greg Osborn, an
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
ELGIN, OK (KSWO) - A heartwarming story out of Elgin Tuesday as Greg Osborn, an intellectually disabled 7th grader on the Elgin Football team, scored a touchdown. It was all a part of Elgin's Winter Wishes program, which asked each student to make a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
SCHOOL BOND PREVIEW: Eisenhower Middle SchoolLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - We're quickly approaching a school bond election that would
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - We're quickly approaching a school bond election that would bring $99.5 million worth of upgrades to Lawton Public Schools. Nearly half of that money, $46 million would be used to build a new Eisenhower Middle School. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Southwestern Medical Center celebrating 110 years of service to communitythank you so very much, thank you for the success, thank you for the 110 years,
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
thank you so very much, thank you for the success, thank you for the 110 years, we look forward to another 110 years certainly to provide excellent services and quality care for this community," said Hale. Copyright 2017 KSWO. All rights res... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Local Law Enforcement Agencies up for K9 GrantAPACHE, OK (KSWO) -A $5,000 grant is on the line for some of our local law enfo
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
APACHE, OK (KSWO) -A $5,000 grant is on the line for some of our local law enforcement agencies. The grant would help cover the cost of a police K-9, but they need your vote to take home this award. The K-9 grant is made possible by the company,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Vietnam veterans are invited to a free bbq on October 21stLAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A few local veteran organizations are joining together to in
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A few local veteran organizations are joining together to invite Vietnam veterans out to a free barbecue. Charles Baker from American Legion Post 29 says that this event is important to honor those who served. “Come on out. it’s... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lawton man reports to police he was kidnapped and robbedLAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A Lawton man reported being kidnapped and robbed between Oct
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A Lawton man reported being kidnapped and robbed between October 13th and 14th yesterday. According to police, the man was hosting a get together at his residence with multiple people that he did not know by name. The victim says... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Police find suspect sitting in a lawn chair on a roofLOGAN COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- A Logan County man is now charged with assault and bat
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LOGAN COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- A Logan County man is now charged with assault and battery on a police officer as well as first-degree burglary after he attempted to break into his ex-girlfriend's home. A Guthrie woman says she heard three knocks and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
OK man arrested after shaking 10-week-old foster childOKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- A man is behind bars in the Oklahoma County Jail afte
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- A man is behind bars in the Oklahoma County Jail after a child placed in his care died. Oklahoma City police say the 24-year-old suspect confessed that he shook a 10-week-old foster child who was placed on life support... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
DPS to benefit from education grant for under-served studentsDUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- Duncan Public Schools is among the four Oklahoma school dist
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- Duncan Public Schools is among the four Oklahoma school districts benefiting from a $2.3-million education grant aiming to lift under-served students. The Oklahoma Young Scholars Project identifies and supports gifted and talented... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Semi and pickup collide on HWY 62, one person killedthe semi-truck was uninjured. The driver of the pickup, Christopher Watson, was
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
the semi-truck was uninjured. The driver of the pickup, Christopher Watson, was killed. The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Harmon County Sheriff’s Office. Copyright 2017 KSWO. All rights reser... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Duncan Teens Try Virtual Reality Texting and Driving SimulatorDUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - The dangers of texting and driving were front and center at
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - The dangers of texting and driving were front and center at Duncan High School Monday. State Farm and the PEERS Foundation brought their teen driving safety simulator to town. The students said it was one of the most challenging... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Talented singers at SWOK All-Region Honor ChoirLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Southwest Oklahoma All-Region Honor Choir held their co
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Southwest Oklahoma All-Region Honor Choir held their concert in Lawton on Monday night. The concert featured the talents of junior and high school singers from across the area including Lawton, Duncan, Altus and Weatherford.... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Future students learn about health career classesLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Great Plains Technology Center's Health programs opened
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Great Plains Technology Center's Health programs opened their doors to give people a taste of the classes they offer. Monday night's career expo was open to the public, and gave those interested in the health field a chance at... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lawton women shelter speaks on #metoo movementLAWTON, OK (KSWO) -A Lawton woman spoke out on the growing #Me Too movement. T
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -A Lawton woman spoke out on the growing #Me Too movement. The words “me too” have been posted on social media in mass after a Hollywood actress tweeted about sexual harassment. The post and has grown into a movement drawing... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Goodyear Blimp arrives in LawtonLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Goodyear Blimp officially arrived at the Lawton Goodyea
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Goodyear Blimp officially arrived at the Lawton Goodyear Plant around 2:00 p.m. Friday and the public is invited to get a close-up view of it. The views are second to none as you fly at a top speed of around 70 miles per hour... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan Teens Try Virtual Reality Texting and Driving SimulatorDUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - The dangers of texting and driving were front and center at
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - The dangers of texting and driving were front and center at Duncan High School Monday. State Farm and the PEERS Foundation brought their teen driving safety simulator to town. The students said it was one of the most challenging... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Pregnancy resource center opens in DuncanDUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - A helpful resource for expectant mothers and their families
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - A helpful resource for expectant mothers and their families is now open in Duncan. The Charis Pregnancy Center opened earlier this month, after three years of planning. Their goal is to help expectant mothers through what could... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fall funfest raises money for Holiday in the ParkLAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The holiday season is weeks away, but at Elmer Thomas Park
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The holiday season is weeks away, but at Elmer Thomas Park Lawton residents were getting ready for that time of year. Volunteers helped with setting up the park for Holiday in the Park on Saturday morning. Then starting at 2 p.m.,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Foodies swarm WF for food truck festivalon Friday. Resident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leakResident asked to e
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
on Friday. Resident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leakResident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leak VELMA, OK (KSWO)- Crews have contained a gas leak at a well site near Velma It happened Friday night and many residents near the site... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
DPS working major crash in Ward Countyon Friday. Resident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leakResident asked to e
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
on Friday. Resident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leakResident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leak VELMA, OK (KSWO)- Crews have contained a gas leak at a well site near Velma It happened Friday night and many residents near the site... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Resident asked to evacuate during Velma gas leakon Friday. VELMA, OK (KSWO)- Crews have contained a gas leak at a well site
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
on Friday. VELMA, OK (KSWO)- Crews have contained a gas leak at a well site near Velma It happened Friday night and many residents near the site... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
DUNCAN BANNER: Strife within Stephens County administrationChurchman said. 7News and The Duncan Banner have partnered together to make su
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
Churchman said. 7News and The Duncan Banner have partnered together to make sure you have the latest news and information along with the most in-depth reporting from the Duncan and Stephens County area. Copyright 2017 KSWO. All Rights R... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Pride of Oklahoma Band performs for high school studentsDUNCAN, OK (KSWO) -The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band is traveling to Dallas f
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) -The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band is traveling to Dallas for the Red River Shootout this Saturday. On Friday morning, they made a stop at Duncan High School to practice and perform for students, teachers, and OU fans at... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
The Pride of Oklahoma stops in Duncan on their way to Dallasin Duncan this morning rehearsing for their performance at the Red River Rivalr
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
in Duncan this morning rehearsing for their performance at the Red River Rivalry tomorrow in Dallas. Watch the show on the KSWO7NEWS Facebook Live. Schools from around the area are in attendance watching the band. 7News' Re'chelle Turner will... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fresh Paint Days contest, vote for your favorite small townSOUTHWEST, OK (KSWO)-An organization called Keep Oklahoma Beautiful is teaming
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTHWEST, OK (KSWO)-An organization called Keep Oklahoma Beautiful is teaming up with about two-dozen small towns across the state, including several locally, for their Fresh Paint Day contest. Towns participating were given a stipend and had to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Drive-thru flu clinic available to the community at no costDUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- The Stephens County Health Department joined together with t
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- The Stephens County Health Department joined together with the Chickasaw Nation to offer free flu shots today. They offered around 400 shots through a drive-thru flu clinic. This is the second year they have offered free flu shots... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Altus Animal Shelter finds case of distemper, temporarily closedALTUS, OK (KSWO) - The Altus Animal Shelter is shut down temporarily after one
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
ALTUS, OK (KSWO) - The Altus Animal Shelter is shut down temporarily after one of the dogs there was found to have a deadly disease called distemper. Officials say the dog that had the disease, unfortunately, had to be euthanized. Distemper is a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Tulsa teen faces 26 criminal complaints following brutal crime spreeTULSA, OK (KSWO)- The teen charged in a brutal crime spree that ended in the fa
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
TULSA, OK (KSWO)- The teen charged in a brutal crime spree that ended in the fatal shooting of a Tulsa teacher is now facing more charges, Prosecutors initially filed 17 charges against 16-year-old Deonte Green for the incidents on October 1st.... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Upcoming hunter safety course in WaltersWalters, OK (KSWO) - It's hunting season and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlif
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
Walters, OK (KSWO) - It's hunting season and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife wants to make sure people are safe while hunting, which is why they’re offering free hunter education classes all over the state. The first class will be held in... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Local florist surprises people with free flowers for Petal It Forward campaignfor Petal It Forward campaign LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were han
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
for Petal It Forward campaign LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed out around town on Wednesday. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lawton PTA Council plans for academic yearfor Petal It Forward campaignLocal florist surprises people with free flowers f
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
for Petal It Forward campaignLocal florist surprises people with free flowers for Petal It Forward campaign LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed out around town on Wednesday. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
City of Big Spring to close all offices early on Friday for annual Employee Appreciation Dayfor Petal It Forward campaignLocal florist surprises people with free flowers f
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
for Petal It Forward campaignLocal florist surprises people with free flowers for Petal It Forward campaign LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed out around town on Wednesday. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hundreds of bouquets were handed... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan Police Department and School district working to find people involved in school fight videosDUNCAN, OK (KSWO) -A Youtube Page featuring some students fighting at Duncan Hi
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) -A Youtube Page featuring some students fighting at Duncan High School was taken down and it's now led to an investigation by the school District and the Duncan Police Department. They are now working to determine who's involved in... Read more
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