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Fall is Coming to S.W. Oklahoma
It's hard to believe next week on Wednesday, September 22nd (09-22-21) it will be the official first day of Fall. We're fast approaching cooler temperatures and the holiday season. It'll be here before you know it. I'm looking forward to getting a reprieve from the heat and all t…
Lawton Receives Film Friendly Community Certification
Congratulations to the city of Lawton for achieving an Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification. The OF + MO (Oklahoma Film + Music Office) which is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce along with the Lawton Arts and Humanities Council just announced the news today.
Oklahoma State Fair Mask and Vaccination Requirements
After the Oklahoma State Fair was cancelled last year because of the pandemic a lot of people are wondering what the requirements, if any, will be to attend this year's state fair. With the recent spike in new COVID-19 cases and Delta variant infections within the state will there be mandates o…
The Skirvin in OKC is the Most Haunted Hotel in Oklahoma
It's been called the most haunted hotel in all of Oklahoma and ranks in the top 5 of the most haunted locations in the entire U.S. The Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK. is the oldest hotel in OKC and has been listed as a historic landmark by both the Historic Hotel of America and the National…
Lawton Public Schools Reinstates Mask Mandate
Last Friday (09-10-21) LPS (Lawton Public Schools) announced that they would be reinstating their mask mandate effective today (09-13-21). LPS Superintendent Kevin Hime released a statement late last week that discussed and outlined the mask mandate and it's reinstatement
More Oklahoma Lakes are on the Mercury Advisory List
More Oklahoma lakes have been added to the mercury consumption advisory list recently. Seven lakes have been found to have fish with higher levels of mercury contamination so they have been added to the ODEQ (Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality).
Oklahoma to Defy Federal Vaccine Mandates
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and state legislators wasted no time firing back at President Biden's new Federal vaccine mandate. The new Federal mandate was announced yesterday (09-09-21) and will affect around 80 million plus Americans.

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