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You’re Invited to Lawton’s Halloween Spooktacular
The City of Lawton's "Halloween Spooktacular" will have all kinds of frightfully fun activities for the entire family. It's going to be an outdoor event that will have games, prizes, candy, food trucks, vendors, and more. Everyone is welcome and it's FREE to attend!
Oklahoma Provides Free Daycare to Those Looking for Employment
If you're currently unemployed and in need of childcare services so you can find employment OKDHS (Oklahoma Department of Human Services) has a program to help you out. Starting today (10-01-21) OKDHS will offer free childcare for up to 3 months, 90 days to anyone who may have lost their job an…
Oklahoma Senator Seeks to Deregulate Firearm Silencers in the State
I just read an interesting article about Oklahoma Senator Michael Bergstrom filling a new senate bill (SB 1098) that would allow Oklahoma residents to purchase and own firearm silencers without all the federal regulations. If the silencer was made in Oklahoma and remained in the state it would be ex…
Oklahoma Legislators are Working to End Grocery Sales Tax
Back in July we heard news that Oklahoma Legislators were working to end the sales tax on groceries. At that time they announced that they would be conducting a study to see what the possible impacts would be both positively and negatively for the state. Well they've done their research and it&…
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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