Opening June 2, after the COVID-19 shutdown, stylist of new barber shopHale Bent, cuts local boy’s hair.

ELGIN - When the Lawton salons and barbers were forced to close during the recent pandemic scare, Mary Hale had time to think about what she wanted her future career to look like.

Emerson Defoor, 4, was among the children crowding in to pet a Hairless Guinea Pig Tuesday, June 2, at the Extreme Animal show held at Osborne Park. The Elgin Community Library (ECL) hosted the event to kick off their Summer Reading Program titled "Imagine Your Story!" The top three participants in each of the three age groups who read the most books by Saturday, July 4, will receive a special prize. In addition, everyone who visits the ECL during the month of June will receive a daily spin on the prize whe

ELGIN - Over 100 people showed up with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the Tuesday, June 2, kickoff of the Elgin Community Library's Summer Reading Program.

Ryland Rhoads is shown placing flags on military graves at the Fort Sill National Cemetery on Saturday, May 23 in honor of Memorial Day. Elgin Middle School Student Council members and their families were among the many volunteers.

ELGIN - Thousands of U.S. flags dotted Fort Sill National Cemetery gravesites Memorial Day weekend to honor the dead who served in the military thanks to retired Lawton Police Department employee Kurt Short.

Elgin High School Graduation 2020

There were lots of smiles (and probably sighs of relief) Saturday, May 16, as the Elgin High School Class of 2020 celebrated graduation with friends, family and the community with an outdoor ceremony. The school year was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

We are OPEN!

We reopened on Tuesday, May 5, with a few restrictions. Only three computer users at a time. We won't do any type of program during the month of May. If you aren't feeling well, please stay home or consider using our curbside service, which we will continue during May.

A motorcycle driver and passenger sustained multiple critical injuries last week after striking the side of a vehicle in an attempted right side pass.

ELGIN - A motorcycle driver and passenger sustained multiple critical injuries last week after striking the side of a vehicle in an attempted right side pass. Chamie D. Venzon and Denise K.

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