Lawton City Council

The Texoma Report 4-5-2021

Apr 6, 2021

The Oklahoma City Police Department has released video footage of last Saturday’s hostage takeover at the Oklahoma County Detention Center.

The City of Lawton has put together a new committee addressing Youth and Family Affairs. It is a nine person committee, headed up by Ward 7 Councilperson, Onreka Johnson.

Oklahoma has reached another vaccination milestone as the CDC updates travel guidances for people who've received both shots. 

The Texoma Report 3-25-2021

Mar 30, 2021

Two of the state’s top health companies are having a falling out, which by June could mean thousands of Oklahomans looking for a new doctor.

Even though the repeal of the community-wide mask mandate by Lawton City Council lifted the requirement to wear masks in public places, city offices will still require masks inside city buildings and facilities for the foreseeable future.

The Texoma Report 1-5-2021

Jan 11, 2021

Can Oklahomans over 65 get the coronavirus vaccine yet? It depends on where they live.

Congress meets in a joint session tomorrow to certify the votes of the Electoral College, and several Republicans from both the House and Senate are expected to object.

The Oklahoma House and Senate have convened for a constitutionally mandated organizational day at the state Capitol.

Lawton City Council finalized the 14.6 million dollar purchase of Central Mall Tuesday During a council meeting. 

The Texoma Report 12-8-2020

Dec 8, 2020

An experimental program to quarantine students in a classroom at Mustang High School officially began Monday.

New quarantine guidelines from the CDC cut the time someone exposed to COVID-19 needs to stay at home in half if they receive a negative test. 

Lawton City Council met Tuesday afternoon to discuss stricter enforcement of the city wide mask mandate.

This year hundreds of Oklahomans called for change after the death of George Floyd, but it’s unclear what effect if any Black Lives Matter protests had on how Oklahomans voted.

The Texoma Report 11-10-2020

Nov 13, 2020

Continued growth in Oklahoma’s coronavirus cases have led to a renewed push for statewide mask mandates. 

Congress passed coronavirus relief funding this spring, and it expires at the end of the year.

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday (11/09)... challenging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to allow mail-in ballots to be received up to three days after Election Day.