A masked shopper holds multiple bags while searching the non-fiction section.

The Elgin Community Library Book Sale gave families a reason to get out and about this weekend. Children, parents and grandparents perused the aisles of books searching for treasure to take home. The annual sale was held Thursday through Saturday at the Fletcher Fairgrounds.

A festive crowd gathers Saturday at the conclusion of the 9/11 Heroes 5K Run & Ruck in downtown Fletcher.

The air in Fletcher was filled with excitement Saturday in anticipation for the second annual 9/11 Heroes 5K Run & Ruck. People came from all around to participate in a race designed to honor the heroes who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, and in the fight against terrorism that followed.

Scotty Landis, 1, recently spent a weekend with his grandparents, Beth and Jeremy Robbins. He had a great time chasing bubbles with Daisy the dog. The photo was snapped just as Scotty’s head seemed to appear in the bubble.

Chronicle photographer Jeremy Robbins is the latest recipient of the Oklahoma Press association’s monthly photo contest, sponsored by Oklahoma Gas & Electric.

Carl Lewis | Managing Editor

I’m the new managing editor of The Chronicle, and by new, I mean brand new — new to the Elgin area (I live in Fletcher, by the way), new to the Lawton area, new to Southwest Oklahoma in general. I’m so new I don’t even have a mailbox in front of my house yet. But, I’ll get one... eventually.

World War II in Colour

OKLAHOMA CITY - On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Oklahoma History Center will show a Smithsonian Channel film to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The screening will occur from 1-3 p.m.

Car Crash Under Investigation

LAWTON - A fatality collision occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at about 9:15 p.m. on I-44 at mile marker 66, which is four miles east of Cyril, reported the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.