Lawton, Ok. – Cameron University's first attempt at early holiday shopping offerings last fall was such a success that the second annual CU Holiday Market is set for Saturday, November 8. Plans are for the market booths to be set up on the Cameron Stadium parking lot from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. Booths are free for students, campus organizations, faculty and staff with outside groups and individuals having booths for $5.00. For more information, contact the Cameron Student Activities Office AT 580-581-2217. Preregistration is required by noon on Friday, November 7.
Oklahoma City, Ok. – Last week U. S. Senator Don Nickles said he has finally made his decision and will not run for a fifth term in the U. S. Senate. Now decisions are being made by those who might try to fill that seat.
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.