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Ancient Caves You Can Explore in Oklahoma!
Just a short drive from Lawton, Fort Sill in Freedom, OK. you'll find ancient caves you can tour, hike and explore at Alabaster Caverns State Park. It's about 185 miles North of us, around 3 hours or so away from town. I'm thinking the family and I will add it to the list of our Summe…
Oklahoma State Fair Concerts Announced!
Earlier this week the Oklahoma State Fair announced all the concerts we'll be seeing this year. It's a great line up of rock, country, gospel and even some 50's classic rock with the Elvis Extravaganza. Every night at the state fair there will be concerts, take a look at this year&apo…
City of Lawton Issues Reminder on Fireworks Ordinances
The City of Lawton just released a statement or reminder concerning the fireworks ordinances. Reminding citizens that the discharging of fireworks within the city limits is prohibited. That also includes the city's lakes: Lawtonka and Ellsworth along with all city parks and public use areas. I …
Festival of the Arts in Oklahoma City Starts Next Week!
It's official, the 2021 Festival of the Arts in Oklahoma City is a go! The festival returns after being cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be kicking off next week. They're expecting record breaking crowds and there's a ton of vendors, booths, displays and all k…
Elgin Has Been Named as the Safest City in Oklahoma Again!
Congratulations to Elgin, OK. for being named Oklahoma's safest City in 2021. This makes the third time in a row that Elgin, OK. has been declared as the safest city in the state, that's quite an accomplishment. The new study from www.safewise.com lists the 20 safest city's in Oklahom…
Results From the Lawton Community Needs Online Survey Are Here!
The wait is over, we now have all the results from the Community Needs Online Survey from the City of Lawton in conjunction with the Lawton Housing and Community Development Division. Awhile back Lawtonians were invited to take and be a part of the survey that would assist city leaders with future p…
Oklahoma Beer Industry Generates Almost 3 Billion in Revenue!
We can all thank the beer Industry of Oklahoma for bring 2.9 billion dollars into the state economy in 2020. Even during one of the worst year's on record with the COVID-19 pandemic Oklahoma's continued their love affair with fermented beverages, especially beer. Maybe the pandemic actuall…
Oklahoma Ranks the Worst in the Nation for Senior Healthcare
A new study was conducted by Healthcare Inc. and has ranked Oklahoma as the worst state in the Nation for senior healthcare. The report lists the states from best to worst and uses factors like medical costs, doctors per capita, prescription costs, life expectancy, retirement facilities and other se…
This Weekend it’s “FREE FISHING DAYS” in Oklahoma!
Oklahoma's "Free Fishing Days" are coming up this weekend starting Saturday, June 5th through Sunday, June 6th (06-05-21 to 06-06-21). You can fish local and area public lakes, ponds and other places throughout Oklahoma without the need for a state fishing license. It's the perfe…
Win Dad a Blackstone Griddle Grill for Father’s Day!
Do it for Dad! Coming up Sunday, June 20th (06-20-21) is "Father's Day" whatever you do don't forget about dear, old, sweet dad! You could win the ultimate Father's Day gift package thanks to the West side Ace Hardware and Carpet One along with the God's of war Areas St…

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