Lawton, Ok. – According to Lawton Arts and Humanities Administrator Margaret Chalfant, the $24,000 dollars in matching grants for programming in FY'03-04 from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts will allow annual programs to continue and even begin a new venture for children's art enrichment. The money will go the the International Festival, Community Arts, Publications, School of the Arts and TheatreWorks, a children's performance.
Lawton, Ok. – Lawton police have been continuing to investigate the shootings at 315 S.E. Warwick Way that took place Tuesday, May 6, about 12:30 a.m. which left one man dead, another suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Lawton, Ok. – When May arrives, graduation plans are almost complete on the Cameron University campus. C.U.'s candidates for degrees will be dressed in their caps and gowns on Saturday, May 10, to march across the stage at the stadium, with Governor Brad Henry giving the address. Henry became Oklahoma's 26th governor, the youngest in state history at age 39, on January 13, 2003.
Lawton, Ok. – The public is invited to attend the free May 9 Cameron University Business Forum on "Information Security of Technology for Business" which will include three speakers. Addressing the session which gets started about 12:15 p.m. at the Will Rogers Room of Shepler Center on the Lawton campus will be John DiRenzo, David Smith and Dr Jennifer Barger of Cameron University. The session is free for the public. Guests also are invited to purchase lunch at the faculty cafeteria for $4.00 plus tax at 11:45 a.m. prior to the session.
Washington, D. C. – The toll-free Family Assistance Hotline is available to family members of soldiers on active duty, plus those in the Army National Guard and Army Reserve who are called to active duty. It's 1-800-833-6622 and answered 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT with information to questions about family support. Emergency assistance is available at other hours. It cannot provide information about specific location, status or mailing address but cna link family members to family support groups and rear detachments.