The Texoma Report 8-17-2021

Aug 19, 2021

Amid silence from top state officials, Oklahoma’s largest medical systems are going to the press and public directly to shed light on the state’s COVID-19 hospitalization crisis.

Thousands gathered at the state Capitol Saturday to protest against vaccine and mask mandates in Oklahoma. 

Oklahoma schools have only been open for a couple of weeks, but cases have already forced some to close and others to increase mask wearing.

Another Oklahoma City school district is issuing a mask mandate despite state law.  

The Texoma Report 8-13-2021

Aug 19, 2021

Oklahoma House Democrats have filed legislation to reverse Senate Bill 658, which prevents school boards from implementing life-saving COVID protection measures. 

The Oklahoma State Medical Association and local parents are taking their fight for school mask mandates to court.

Oklahoma's largest traditional public school district is implementing a mask mandate, despite the state law prohibiting them.

The Texoma Report 8-9-2021

Aug 19, 2021

An estimated 1,300 Oklahoma college students working as student teachers will be paid for their work. 

A judge orders Oklahoma to resume federal unemployment supplements.

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo wrapped up this weekend, even though it’s 2021 and only a few months from the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Marie Detty Family and Youth services has been serving the Lawton area since 1971. This year they are celebrating with a 50 year birthday bash! 

The Texoma Report 6-18-2021

Jul 13, 2021

Independence day is drawing near and the city of Lawton is gearing up for the annual Freedom Festival in Elmer Thomas Park. 

There will be a free Juneteenth celebration tomorrow at the George M Lee Park located in south Lawton. The celebration is open to the community and will have free food and snow cones for the kids as well as a three on three basketball tournament with a cash prize.

The Texoma Report 6-17-2021

Jul 13, 2021

Needle exchange programs can link people to critical treatment and prevent the spread of infectious disease, but they’re often associated with large coastal or European cities.