Proposed county sales tax would help out fire departments

Comanche County officials have a week left to convince residents to vote in favor of their proposed sales tax.The money would go toward the rising costs of operating the county jail amongst other uses. The proposal would extend a current one-eighth cent tax and add another one-eighth to it. The sales tax doesn't just fund … Continue reading Proposed county sales tax would help out fire departments

RACH Ambulance Wrecked By Drunk Driver

An early morning accident with a pickup and an ambulance has caused quite the traffic headache at the intersection of West Gore and North Sheridan Road.Lawton Police Lt. John Schwenk said the accident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday when an ambulance traveling south on Sheridan Road was struck by a pickup, which had run … Continue reading RACH Ambulance Wrecked By Drunk Driver

Fidelity Communications increases speed of Internet

Fidelity Communications customers in Lawton will see increased Internet speeds at no additional charge beginning Monday, the company announced.Both download and upload speeds are now faster. Download speeds for 25-meg customers more than doubled to 60 megabits per second. Customers with 50-meg service were upgraded to 100-meg speeds, with much faster 5-meg upload speeds, the … Continue reading Fidelity Communications increases speed of Internet