Longtime Elgin residents James and Sonya Spence recently added an extension to an existing building housing an oil change and pizza place to accommodate The Laundry Mat

Longtime Elgin residents James and Sonya Spence recently added an extension to an existing building housing an oil change and pizza place to accommodate The Laundry Mat — a coin operated laundromat now open to customers who want the use of a washer or dryer without having to drive to Lawton to do

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ELGIN — As spring rolls in, Elgin Community Library will host myriad programs and projects for patrons.

From 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday, April 10, the library will host a Plant and Seed Swap, along with a children’s table for potting plants.

Looking high and low for Easter eggs, a boy spots one cleverly hidden in a small tree on Elgin United Methodist Church’s front lawn Saturday.

Spring was in full swing Saturday at Elgin United Methodist Church. Approximately 20 children turned out with baskets in hand to take part in the church’s Easter festivities.

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Elgin’s baseball team welcomed the Marlow Outlaws to Elgin on March 23. The Outlaws jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first inning and never looked back. Marlow added two more runs in the fourth and fifth innings before scoring four more runs in the sixth inning.

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My high school choir teacher once said, “The only thing constant is change.” This is a variation of a quote from a Greek philosopher who pondered change over 2,000 years ago. Even then it was subject to discussion. Change exists and accepting it has always been a difficult thing for me.

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Davey Jones is beginning a new adventure. No, not that Davey Jones. The other one.

Davey, or David Jones, of Elgin grew up in Fletcher, where most everything revolves around family and agriculture, not the sea.

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Crew members finish extinguishing a home fire near Elgin Tuesday.

Authorities were called to a fully engulfed structure fire Tuesday on N.E. Tony Creek Road near Elgin.

Comanche County Emergency Management Public Information Officer Amy McGlone said no injuries were reported, but the home is a “total loss.”

PUTTING THE BAT ON THE BALL: Elgin's Aubrey Tucker collects another base hit on the day. Elgin defeated Carnegie twice on Tuesday, March 23.

CARNEGIE — Elgin’s Lady Owls slow-pitch softball team came out swinging against Carnegie on Tuesday, March 23.

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TUTTLE — Elgin’s baseball team opened the Tuttle Tournament by taking on the Bears from Noble.

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MEDICINE PARK — Residents and visitors to Medicine Park will soon be able to enjoy a new playground, a new stage, a wedding venue, a kayak-launching dock and other improvements to Hitchin’ Post Park, town o

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