Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman, commandant of the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) School and chief of the ADA branch, has good reason to be pleased: It’s projected that close to $11 billion will be spent between 2017 and 2021 to modernize the branch.
Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman devoted his two years as commandant of the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) School and chief of the ADA branch to defining how the Air Defense Artillery branch will transform in the years ahead.
Volunteers painting Thursday at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club include, from left, Sherwin-Williams employees Josh Hilgenberg, Ryan Blundell and Michael Wyrick. Their company donated paint and supplies as part of National Painting Week.
Employee volunteers from local Sherwin-Williams stores were painting two interior rooms at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club on Thursday afternoon.
Cars in Central Mall almost floated away after a heavy thunderstorm May 8 dumped more than 2 inches of rainfall in a short period of time.May 2016 has been cooler than normal with about average rainfall.
Got rain? Southwest Oklahoma's got rain  a lot of rain. Southwest Oklahoma's got so much rain that the grass and trees are bright and green, full of lush leaves and inundated in mud  lots of mud. It's Memorial Day weekend and many yards are more like marshes than lawns. 
Eleven-year-old Grace Opdyke, from Moneta,Va., tends to BDS Reondita (Mack the Knife) Saturday during the Peruvian Horse Show in Duncan. She and her horse were honoring the Mexican Day of the Dead for her competition in the Costume Class.
DUNCAN - There is a list of physical and aesthetic characteristics that separate breeds of horses; some differences are subtle and some can be readily observed. But when it comes to a horse being a smooth ride, many equine lovers will tell you nobody does it better than a Peruvian Paso.
Chuck Mantooth entertains from the Gone Fishin’ Stage at the Red Dirt Ball in Medicine Park.
MEDICINE PARK - A strange glowing orb appeared over Medicine Creek Saturday and the sky was an unaccustomed hue. Clouds were few and far between much of the day at the Red Dirt Ball, Southwest Oklahoma's inauguration of the summer season.
Half of the former Gibson’s store at 1130 W. Lee is being remodeled into a Patriot missile training facility for the Raytheon Company, which expects to have as many as 150 employees working at its sites in Lawton.
A defense contractor relatively new to Lawton has already doubled its local workforce and expects more growth as it prepares to open a new Patriot missile training center. The company has leased about half of the former Gibson's Discount Center at 1130 W. Lee and is remodeling the 30,766 square feet as a new training facility.
Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman, commandant of the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) School and chief of the ADA branch, has good reason to be pleased: It’s projected that close to $11 billion will be spent between 2017 and 2021 to modernize the branch.
Volunteers painting Thursday at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club include, from left, Sherwin-Williams employees Josh Hilgenberg, Ryan Blundell and Michael Wyrick. Their company donated paint and supplies as part of National Painting Week.
Cars in Central Mall almost floated away after a heavy thunderstorm May 8 dumped more than 2 inches of rainfall in a short period of time.May 2016 has been cooler than normal with about average rainfall.
Eleven-year-old Grace Opdyke, from Moneta,Va., tends to BDS Reondita (Mack the Knife) Saturday during the Peruvian Horse Show in Duncan. She and her horse were honoring the Mexican Day of the Dead for her competition in the Costume Class.
Chuck Mantooth entertains from the Gone Fishin’ Stage at the Red Dirt Ball in Medicine Park.
Half of the former Gibson’s store at 1130 W. Lee is being remodeled into a Patriot missile training facility for the Raytheon Company, which expects to have as many as 150 employees working at its sites in Lawton.

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(AP) Oklahoma's Austin O'Brien celebrates a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against Texas Tech on Friday.

OKLAHOMA CITY - The University of Oklahoma baseball team sent top-seeded Texas Tech home with a 17-4, run-rule win in an elimination game at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Friday. 

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(COURTESY PHOTO) An unnamed abstract piece created by Jim VanDeman is now in a private collection.This piece measures 24 by 30 inches.

The artwork of two Native American artists with family connections to the Lawton area will be displayed at this year's Red Earth Festival in Oklahoma City, including one of the artists chosen as th

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