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Child Tax Credit Stimulus Payments to Start This Summer
Another round of stimulus checks are on the way for some Americans. This time around it's based on dependents, specifically children. The new stimulus checks will be in the form of a child tax credit and will be split into monthly payments starting sometime this July. It's all a part of th…
The Lawton Armed Forces Parade Will Return This Year!
We just got the word that the Lawton Armed Forces Day Parade is a go for this year! Unfortunately it was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's returning for 2021. The Lawton Armed Forces Day parade is one of the longest running and biggest Armed Forces Day parades in the cou…
Lawton YMCA Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic This Monday!
Coming up this Monday, April 19th (04-19-21) the Lawton Family YMCA located at 5 S.W. 5th Street in downtown Lawton will be hosting a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 9:00am until 11:00am. No appointments or prior reservations are needed, it's a FREE walk in clinic to all those you are wan…
The City of Lawton Needs Our Help with the Sewer System
The City of Lawton is needing our help with the sewer system. What kind of help are they needing? Well, recently the city has been battling clogs and serious damage done to the sewer system by people flushing wipes, paper towels and other objects down the toilet. What they're asking is that you…
Recreation Centers in Lawton, Fort Sill Reopen Today!
Good news! The City of Lawton just announced that Lawton Recreation Centers will reopen today (04-12-21). It's been forever since we've been able to visit the rec-centers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's been close to a year now at least. All 3 centers have reopened the H.C. King Ce…
City of Lawton Bulk Trash Monthly Pick Up Schedule
If you're still waiting on the city to pick up your bulk trash in area #1 which is N.W. Lawton they're still out collecting and will get to you as soon as possible. The City of Lawton announced that they would be extending the bulk trash pick up through today (04-08-21) due to the amount o…
The City of Lawton Career Fair is Coming!
Get ready, the City of Lawton will be hosting it's "Spring into Success" career fair on Thursday, April 29th (04-29-21) at Lawton City Hall 212 S.W. 9th Street from 10:00am until 3:00pm. The city has several potions and job opening available that you can apply for. If you're curr…
Vaccine Passports Could Become a Reality Sometime Soon
The main topic for the past several weeks has been the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions and mask mandates. Seems more and more cities, counties and states are doing way with their mandatory regulations and rules concerning public health, as it relates to the pandemic. Of course this has caused a l…
Once a Week Trash Pick Up in Lawton Starts This Monday
Once a week trash pick up in Lawton, Fort Sill will officially start on Monday, April 5th (04-05-21). The City of Lawton and City Council made the decision to go to once a week residential trash pick up awhile back at the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year due to expected budget short…
Lawton Still Requires Face Masks at All City Owned Facilities
This past Tuesday (03-23-21) the city council met and voted to repeal Lawton's mask mandate. The updated or revised city ordinance (21-07) eliminated the requirements for local businesses to post COVID-19 and face mask signage. The ordinance also ended the mandatory mask mandate as well. Since …
What Do You Think About Lawton Repealing the Mask Mandate?
Yesterday afternoon (03-23-21) the Lawton City Council met and voted to repeal Lawton's mask mandate, effective immediately. You will no longer be required to wear a face mask or covering while indoors at commercial properties, businesses and other locations in town. The same goes for outdoors …

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