LAWTON - The Board of Comanche County Commissioners has approved on Thursday a burn ban, which will remain in effect until Jan. 13

Doug Linehan

OKLAHOMA CITY – Doug Linehan, a finance/ accounting specialist, is the new executive director of the Oklahoma Tax Commission. He began his administrative duties Monday.

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It’s that time of year again when people make new goals or resolutions for the coming year. In this instance, people are looking for 2022 to be a better year than 2021 when a new strain of COVID-19 hit and kept many people working at home or sent them toward the unemployment line.

Board of Comanche County Commissioners Chairman Alvin Cargill prepares for Monday’s meeting at the Comanche County Courthouse. Following a closed session, the commission said it needed more information before acting on negotiations of premium pay for certain county employees. ERIC SWANSON/LEDGER PHOTO

LAWTON – Saying it needed more information, the Board of Comanche County Commissioners delayed action Monday on negotiations over possible premium pay for certain workers.