NEWS


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Pets of the week seek homes
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Counsellors help keep a strong mindset

Counsellors help keep a strong mindset

ALT081916 Military mindsetALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. —There are many factors that can be taxing on a person’s state of mind; it can be ev...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Airman leads boldly with a plan

Airman leads boldly with a plan

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — When entering the base one of the first buildings people see is the main gate’s entry facility — a small area...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Weather has turnedcooler, summer cropoutlook has improved

Weather has turnedcooler, summer cropoutlook has improved

The weather has turned somewhat cooler this week and things are looking better as far as our summer crops are concerned. Our cotton and grain sorghum ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Highway patrolexplains rules onimplied consent

When a driver is arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Oklahoma, the driver is charged with the crime of driving under the i...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Police Log for Aug. 17

IncidentsWednesday1:33 a.m., Fight, 2309 Galaxy Drive11:07 a.m., Accident with no injury, Broadway and Grady streets12:16 p.m., Hit and run, 1225 E. R...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Indians dominate Mangum Tournament

Lady Indians dominate Mangum Tournament

The 7-2 Navajo Junior High Lady Indians find themselves at 7-2 for a very good reason.They have not quite figured out how to lose consistently.The Lad...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Indians keep the drive alive

The Navajo Lady Indians softball team’s season came to an end last year long before they were ready and the bad taste never left the playersR...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Runners seek sprint to the finish

Runners seek sprint to the finish

The Altus High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams are ready to hit the ground running.Coach Rick Patterson said he is excited to ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


New year, with new direction, but same dreams.

New year, with new direction, but same dreams.

The Altus High School Lady Bulldog softball program has been in disarray for quite some time.There has not been a true softball coach for the team in ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Championship is a state of mind

Greatness and Navajo baseball are synonymous and they have been for a while now.Head Coach Weston Winters has built this team into one that can compet...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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New citizen recognized

Nutrition and fitness meeting set

A local group of volunteers actively seeking to improve community health is planning to meet Monday and released an agenda for the public.Jackson Coun...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Crazy Days winner named

Crazy Days winner named

Angela Howard won $500 in the Crazy Days shopping event designed to encourage area patrons to purchase products at local retailers.The event ran Frida...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Community calendar

The Altus Masonic Lodge No. 62 is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser for $5 with biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee and juice fro...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SAC releases agenda

A local group of volunteers actively seeking to improve community health is planning to meet Friday and released an agenda for the public.Jackson Coun...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Community calendar

The Altus Masonic Lodge No. 62 is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser for $5 with biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee and juice fro...

August 19th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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We get what we put in
Check your facts America

Check your facts America

I cannot seem scroll down my Facebook news feed anymore without finding some form of dissent in at least one out of every five posts on my newsfeed.At...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Animal control is under funded

Animal control is under funded

Recently, it has been asked of the citizens of Altus to volunteer time and help supply donations for the Altus Animal Shelter which is run by the Altu...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Their view

Their view

Politics is still relatively new to me, but politics is not new for ministers. Obviously church politics is its own special variety of politics, but f...

August 16th, 2016 |  


I found somethingnew that I can addto my bucket list

I found somethingnew that I can addto my bucket list

I tend to be an animal lover. I admire God’s handiwork and marvel at the beauty and interaction in nature.I believe we’re supposed to have...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Experience life’s next adventure

Experience life’s next adventure

In a little over a month, it will be five years since my wife gave birth to our beautiful red-headed baby boy, but it seems just like yesterday.I can ...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Be careful this Tuesday

Be careful this Tuesday

I would like to remind the citizens of Altus that Tuesday is the first day of classes for Altus Public Schools.During these summer months motorists ha...

August 8th, 2016 |  


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