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Score a Pair of FREE TICKETS to Rocklahoma!
“Life, liberty & the pursuit of rock!" The MEGA three day, three stage live music festival ‘Rocklahoma’ returns to the ‘Catch The Fever Festival Fairgrounds’ in Pryor, OK. This Labor Day weekend:
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…
Lawton City Council is Thinking of Raising Our Utility Bill!
Just when you think there's no way possible for the Lawton City Council to be more unpopular, they go and do this! Later today (06-08-21) around 2:00pm CST at City Hall 212 S.W. 9th Street in downtown the Lawton City Council will meet and discuss the possibility of raising our utilities, A.K.A …
Rocklahoma 2021 Official Lineup!
The MEGA three day, three stage live music festival is back...Get ready for Rocklahoma 2021 this "Labor Day" weekend! They just made the announcement this morning (06-08-21) that Rocklahoma is officially a go and revealed the official lineup.
You’ll Never Guess the #1 Most Popular Dog Breed in Oklahoma
Now this one surprised me. Never in a million years would I have guessed the most popular dog in Oklahoma correctly. I thought for sure it would be the Lab, or any larger field and hunting dog, but I was way off. I'm a dog owner myself, I have 2 labs. One is a full bred Chocolate Lab and the ot…
Oklahoma City Zoo Welcomes New Baby Giraffe!
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens welcomed a brand new member to the family yesterday (06-03-21) at 12:01pm CST. A male baby giraffe was born at the OKC Zoo and is doing well, spending time and bonding with his Mom Ellie and his fellow giraffe family. He doesn't have a name quite yet,…
Bulk Trash Pick Up for Area 1 in Lawton is Still On Going
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 (06-04-21)
Another Possible Shortage and This Time It’s Meat!
I swear if it's not one thing it's another. When the hell is this "normal" everyone's talking about going to happen? Now before we go any further let me just say remain clam, there's no need to panic, all is well. Okay, maybe not everything is well, but it's not ba…
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…

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