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

Alfred F. ‘Al’ Dreves #okfire

   Funeral for Alfred F. “Al” Dreves, 71, Lawton, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Letitia Baptist Church with Pastor Wes Kinder, Cache Creek Cowboy Church, and Timm Petersen officiating.Al passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Lawton.Burial will be at Fort Sill National Cemetery under direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.Al was … Continue reading Alfred F. ‘Al’ Dreves #okfire

Winter Storm Watch 02-23-13 #okwx #okfire

Here we go again!!Winter Storm WatchURGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK312 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2013OKZ023>031-033>036-038-TXZ083-240515-/O.EXA.KOUN.WS.A.0002.130225T0000Z-130226T1200Z/CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-COMANCHE-HARDEMAN-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...LAWTON...QUANAH...CHILLICOTHE312 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2013...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORMWATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY AND MONDAY … Continue reading Winter Storm Watch 02-23-13 #okwx #okfire