Oklahoma City, Ok. – More national attention has been focused on the Sooner State after moving the state's presidential primary election to February next year. Most of the democratic candidates turned out for a special forum just weeks ago and several have had returned visits scheduled. U. S. Senator Joe Lieberman is planning stops in Oklahoma City plus three cities in eastern Oklahoma tomorrow. And as part of a 12-state tour after making his official announcement today, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich scheduled a news event in Oklahoma City tomorrow.
Lawton, Ok. – Langston University will take on Southwestern Assemblies of God University of Waxahacie, Tx., Saturday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. at Cameron University's stadium in Lawton in the Southwest Oklahoma Military Appreciation Bowl. The proceeds from the event, which will feature the Langston University Marching Pride Band, will benefit the Enlisted Spouses Scholarship Association, the Ft. Sill Officers and Civilian Spouses Club and community organizations in Lawton.
Ft. Sill, Ok. – Ft. Sill reported last year in testing pools of mosquitoes trapped on post that West Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, had been confirmed to be present on the installation. So far this year, none of that virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes tested, according to a Ft. Sill News Service media release. But a dead crow brought by a post resident for testing did come up postive.
Lawton, Ok. – The four-person scramble with a combined minimum team handicap of 35 is the plan for the 18th Annual Cameron University Alumni Association Benefit Golf Tournament. The public is invited with individual or team entry for the event, Friday, Sept. 5, with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Ft. Sill Golf Course. Lunch and registration start at 11 a.m. with a limited number of tee times available at 8 a.m. for those unable to do afternoon play. $50 per person covers the greens fee, cart rental, cold beverages on the course plus lunch.
Lawton, Ok. – The Southwest Oklahoma Blood Institute has put out the call for more donors and no appointment is necessary to help bring the supply up during this time of shortage which is at a twelve-year low. The center is one of several offices of the Oklahoma Blood Institute based in Oklahoma City which serves the needs of 92 hospitals around the Sooner State plus ships blood to the U. S. military.