LAWTON — The Co- manche County Court- house was initially sched- uled to reopen Jan. 4, but because of an anticipated resurgence of the corona- virus after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, that date has been pushed back another two weeks, to Jan. 19.
LAWTON — Area nurses continue to face COVID-19 pandemic-related crisis, including burnout and a shortage of qualified health care professionals while continuing to care for an ever-growing tide of patients.
The country sky above Anadarko was lit up by the festivities of this year’s Cowboy Town Christmas celebration. The small ranch Cowboy Town sits on is located out of the way on a bumpy country road between Cyril and Anadarko.
Nettie Fisher was 30 years old and unaware of a city clerk’s duties when she was asked to assume the role by two town board members. Thirty-eight years later, Fisher is still going strong and has no immediate plans to slow down or step down.
A trickle of freezing raindrops made their seasonal debut this week. Then a hint of frost appeared on the ground one morning. Many children wondered if this slow evolution of the season meant snow was on its way. For those new to the area, it does not snow every year. It is hit and miss.
The pandemic has cut into charitable efforts this Christmas season. Getting out has been hard on everyone. But thanks to local volunteers and the ongoing generosity of Elgin residents, some are getting help this Christmas.