NEWS


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Russell Westbrook posts 35th triple-double without missing a shot; Thunder roll past 76ers

Russell Westbrook posts 35th triple-double without missing a shot; Thunder roll past 76ers

OKLAHOMA CITY — Add another first for Russell Westbrook — a triple-double without missing a shot.Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Altus Air Force Base aircrews participate in 2017 Naval Air Facility El Centro Airshow

Altus Air Force Base aircrews participate in 2017 Naval Air Facility El Centro Airshow

NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO, Calif. — An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling aircr...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Today’s highlights in history provided

Today’s highlights in history provided

Today is Friday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2017. There are 282 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in history:On March 24, 1765, Britain en...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Tulsa Police Department Officer Jonathan Grafton on paid leave after allegedly running over, killing shooting suspect Madison Sueann Dickson

Tulsa Police Department Officer Jonathan Grafton on paid leave after allegedly running over, killing shooting suspect Madison Sueann Dickson

TULSA — An Oklahoma police officer is on paid leave after he used his patrol car to kill a woman as she exchanged gunfire with other officers.Th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin outlines 10-point plan

Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin outlines 10-point plan

Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members.· Secretary David Shulkin’s 10-point ref...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Obamacare repeal vote put off by House of Representatives in setback for President Donald Trump

Obamacare repeal vote put off by House of Representatives in setback for President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” President Donald Trump and GOP congressional l...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Altus High School men’s track team gets the season started with a meet at Woodward on Friday

Altus High School men’s track team gets the season started with a meet at Woodward on Friday

The Altus High School men’s track team earned six of the 24 total state championships — the most of any athletic program at the school.But...

March 24th, 2017 |  


College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game

College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game

INDIANAPOLIS — Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc.The fir...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma Sooners’ Quarterback Baker Mayfield facing uncertainty after arrest

Oklahoma Sooners’ Quarterback Baker Mayfield facing uncertainty after arrest

NORMAN— Baker Mayfield is trying his best to move on from his arrest in Arkansas last month.The problem is the Oklahoma quarterback doesn’...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Golden State Warriors roll over Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95

Golden State Warriors roll over Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95

OKLAHOMA CITY — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t have Kevin Durant for Monday night’s game at Oklahoma City.With o...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs soccer team shuts out the Lawton High School Lady Wolverines

The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs soccer team shuts out the Lawton High School Lady Wolverines

The Altus High School girls’ soccer team earned its second win of the season Tuesday evening against the Lawton High School Lady Wolverines and ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


First triple-double for Texas Christian University sinks Richmond Spiders 86-68 in National Invitation Tournament

First triple-double for Texas Christian University sinks Richmond Spiders 86-68 in National Invitation Tournament

FORT WORTH, Texas — Vlad Brodziansky scored 20 points, Kenrich Williams had the first triple-double in TCU history and the Horned Frogs rolled o...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Area churchgroup feedslocal hungry

Every second Saturday of the month a group of volunteers at First United Methodist Church in Altus prepares a meal for anyone who shows up.The leader ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Birthday

Birthday

Dalleigh Renea Anderson turns one today.She is the daughter of Lane Anderson and Debra Kime of AltusShe is the granddaughter of George Kime, Jr. and D...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Lady Dawgs win out after opening round loss

The Altus Junior High Lady Dawgs (13-2) went into the Cache Junior High Tournament knowing they would be tasked with taking on tough competitors in a ...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Special bowlers fill lanes

Special bowlers fill lanes

Last summer, A League of Our Own’s inaugural event kicked off with a baseball tournament with 17 special needs children taking to the pre T-ball...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Birth

Birth

Owen Blevins of Altus was born 8:16 a.m. Nov. 7 and weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces.Proud parents are Cheyenne Mathews and Douglas Blevins of Altus.The...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Remember Central Health Mart Pharmacy? It was at 301 N. Hudson St. where Martha’s Treasures stands today. Here is Don Rice, the owner, in front ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Tulsa WorldMany children still notbeing tested for leadAlmost 40 years ago, Americans were made aware of a silent scourge, lead. It disguised itself i...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

On year ago, then-Secretary of State John Kerry formally designated the actions of ISIS as genocide.As part of that declaration he said: “[ISIS]...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Live life as Christ witnesses

Live life as Christ witnesses

If with heart and soul you’re doing good, do you think you can be stopped? Even if you suffer for it, you’re still better off. Don’t...

March 19th, 2017 |  


In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

These are such serious times with people arguing heatedly about their beliefs, ready to fight at a moment’s notice and some even committing char...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Brand while the iron is hot

Brand while the iron is hot

Let’s talk about branding.There’s a lot of different ways to brand calves — electric, fire, or propane fired brandin’ pot. And...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Blank canvases are opportunities

Blank canvases are opportunities

It’s no secret that I like to create art. There’s something wired inside of me that enjoys throwing colors around and moving them into sha...

March 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA