EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a series of stories about fun and interesting things to do within a day of Southwest Oklahoma. Maximize what’s left of your summer vacation by visiting some of these hidden gems and family fun spots.
Soon after the opening of the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Reservation in 1901, the Iron Horse couldn’t be corralled any longer. Railroad development that had been stopped at the Indian Territory borders was ready to stampede through the land.
The Good Book Club, sponsored by The United Methodist Church of Fletcher, has had a successful run so far this summer. Children who attend experience reading activities carefully integrated with Bible stories, music, drama and crafts.
Lawton Speedway final was able to get back to racing after having two straight weeks canceled due to the rain. Lawton had a full schedule planned for Saturday, July 10 but had to put the show in high gear to beat the thunderstorms headed for the racetrack.
Elgin’s 12-and-under War Owl baseball team placed second in the Regional tournament, held in Elgin, to advance to the OK Kids State Tournament being held in Weatherford this week. The War Owls fought back through the losers bracket to secure their spot in the tournament.