ELGIN - For those who live in Elgin or just pass through town on their daily commute, a repeat lesson in patience has become all too real as more and more evening traffic piles up at the Interstate 44 off ramp stretching beyond the toll booth in Elgin.

In a test of endurance, strength and determination, the Hoka Hey Challenge offers long distance motorcyclists a chance of a lifetime to view the countryside and push themselves to their limit.

Hosted by the Elgin Community Library Summer Reading Program, Rob Holladay's Magical Balloon Show provided a fun and engaging way to promote reading.


By JJ Francais

LAWTON - After nearly eight hours of a tedious and at times a laborious hand recount of 3,253 ballots, Kerry Givens was confirmed the Democratic nominee of the Comanche County District 3 commissioner race.


By Lisa Carroll

LAWTON - Get your taste buds ready for the 7th Annual Tomato Festival being held at the Lawton Farmers Market on July 14, from 8 a.m. to Noon.

Celebrating America's Birthday at the Lawton-Fort Sill Freedom Festival are Elgin boys Karsyn Andrakowicz, left, and Sebastion Hood, both 6-years-old.

CYRIL – Saddle up and head to Cyril July 6 and 7 for a thrilling Bronc Riding, Double Muggin’, Barrel Racing, Mutten Bustin’ good time.


ELGIN GRAPHITE 6U: Left to right - Anthony Monoessy Jr., Nocona Caddo, Caleb Woodson, Montana Wiggins, Zach Herriage, Coleson Walters, Tripp McGavic, Mason Loftis, Cooper Neeley, and Logan Loftis. Not pictured Dominick Lazzar.