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Lawton Open Streets Returns This Fall
It's back! It was just announced that "Open Streets" will return this Fall to downtown Lawton, Fort Sill. Now that we're finally starting to get on the other side of the pandemic we can finally get back to all our favorite community events and get togethers. It's about time!
Lawton City Council Considering More Changes to Trash Collection
The Lawton City Council is considering more changes to our trash collection. They met in regular session this week to discuss amending some of the city codes and regulations when it comes to trash pick ups and disposal. So of the changes would include fining people if they leave their trash carts on…
Federal Stimulus Child Tax Credit Payments Started Today
Today's the day. The Federal stimulus child tax credit payments starting going out early this morning. I check my account and have received an additional $250.00 from the I.R.S. So if you haven't checked your account yet, you might want to see if you got yours. The payments will continue e…
Get Some Help From OKDHS Paying Your Electric Bill This Summer
If you're needing some help paying your electric bill OKDHS (Oklahoma Department of Human Services) can help lend a hand. They have a program called LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) that you can apply for and use to help pay your power bill. It's not only for Summer month…
Apply for the Oklahoma $1,200 Back to Work Incentive Payment!
If you haven't done so already apply online for the Oklahoma $1,200 "Back to Work" incentive payment if you've recently found employment. Back in May Governor Kevin Stitt along with representatives from the OESC (Oklahoma Employment Security Commission) announced that they would …
Is Oklahoma Doing Away With Sales Tax on Groceries?
The state of Oklahoma is considering doing away with the sales tax on groceries. At this time the Sooner State is only one of thirteen states that still puts a sales tax on groceries, it's around 4.5%. So most of the country isn't taxing people for grocery items, although some states still…

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