A fatality collision shut down the eastbound lanes on the H.E. Bailey turnpike this afternoon. According to a report by Trooper John Hoover, the accident occurred about 3:11 p.m. at mile marker 74, about 5 miles south of Chickasha.

Self-taught craftsman, artist turns wood into beautiful objects

LAWTON - Retired Army Veteran, John Evans, took up the creative hobby of wood turning in 1991 after watching hundreds of YouTube videos about the craft.

MEDICINE PARK - The Medicine Park Aquarium & Natural Sciences Center is holding a “Lurking in Lawtonka Art Contest” during the month of January 2018.

Artists ages 5-18 will create an original piece of art to be displayed at the Medicine Park Aquarium from Jan. 15-26.

NINNEKAH - Artist and business owner, Ray Wilgus, has some serious airbrush painting skills. Originally from Canada, Ray began drawing and painting at a very young age.

"I've been doing it all my life," said Ray.

PASADENA, Calif. - Millions of people, around the world, will watch the 129th Rose Parade Monday morning.

And five former Elgin Owls will be in the middle of the parade route as part of the Pride of Oklahoma marching band.

CHICKASHA (AP) - Four faculty members of a central Oklahoma school district have been suspended amid an investigation into alleged abuse and embezzlement within the district. Chickasha Public Schools suspended