Lawton, Ok. – According to the National Weather Service, snow and blowing snow could be a problem with the Dec. 22 storm system in the Ok. panhandle. In the way of precipitation, though, in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas a few raindrops might fall but northwest winds continued to dry out the area as they deposited frigid air. The system might bring showers and thunderstorms to the eastern part of both states. The next system headed our way with possible precipitation would ge late in the week.
Lawton, Ok. – Cameron University President Dr. Cindy Ross has selected Dr. B. Don Sullivan, former C.U. provost and longtime friend of the university, to lead the commission that will coordinate the university's 2008 centennial celebration. Sullivan retired from Cameron last year after coming to the university in 1992 where he served as Vice President for Advancement, and was selected as Provost in 2001.
Lawton, Ok. – Construction started on the 200,000 square foot Lawton/Ft. Sill Veterans Center at the corner of East Gore and Flowermound Road in April, 2001. And now the facility that sits on 80 acres and includes 200 beds expects to welcome its first resident November 7.
Lawton, Ok. – According to Cameron University Director of Economic Development Gary Miller, the turnout was good at Cameron University November 4 as the public was invited to take part in developing Oklahoma's action plan for economic development. More than 100 of the 2,000-plus who participated in the public forums that morning at Oklahoma higher education locations around the state, gathered at Cameron's Shepler Center. "And they stayed and stayed to give suggestions," said Miller.
Oklahoma City, Ok. – Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has announced the schedule of public forums on guidelines for those interested in learning more about the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts. The meetings start at 1 p.m. with presentations by Edmondson and Assistant Attorney General Gay Tudor, and include a question and answer session. The schedule includes Ardmore at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center October 27; Lawton at the Great Plains Technology Center October 29; and Weatherford Pioneer Center November 14.