NEWS


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Pets of the week seek homes
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Mothers team up to help out

Take 10minutesto help

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — An airman can complete his or her physical fitness test run in 10 minutes. An airman can be dressed and ready to go in a ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Base drivers buckle down on safety

Base drivers buckle down on safety

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — September has been dedicated as Seatbelt Awareness Month at Altus Air Force Base. The goal is to inform airmen about seat...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Southwestern OklahomaState University to offeronline nursing program

Southwestern Oklahoma State University or SWOSU in Weatherford now offers a fully online Master of Science in Nursing or MSN program for those who alr...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Traffic stops prevent damage

Traffic stops prevent damage

No one likes to see those red and blue flashing lights in the rearview mirror, but every driver will see just that at one time or another. Drivers get...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Farm Service Agencyrecently mailed outSummary of Coverage

Farm Service Agencyrecently mailed outSummary of Coverage

Farm Service Agency or FSA has recently mailed out Summary of Coverage or SOC letters to all producers who purchased 2015 loss coverage under the Non-...

September 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Bulldogs chew on Eagles
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Navajo sweeps district

Lady Indians toss two no-hitters

The Navajo Lady Indians made a statement Saturday at the Ricky Cargal Memorial Fast pitch Tournament.That is not to say it was a surprise to all those...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Navajoshinesagain

Navajo Junior High School girls dominate MangumIt did not take long, and although Mangum took the lead early with a one-run first inning, the Lady Ind...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Runners battle for gold

The Altus High School and Altus Junior High School cross-country teams made a trip to Elgin recently to compete against some of the best runners in th...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Bulldogslose big, winbig in tourney

The Lady Bulldogs rolled into Sayre on Thursday to play in the 2016 Lady Eagles Classic softball tournament. Their first opponent of the tournament al...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Rushing attack propels Bulldogs to 3-0

Rushing attack propels Bulldogs to 3-0

The game just started and the Bulldogs had the ball after receiving the kick from the Elk City Big Elks. They lined up and on the snap, quarterback Ja...

September 17th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Birthday
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Birth
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Jackson County Fair touted

Community calendar

The Altus Metropolitan Area Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a special meeting noon Sept. 20 in council chambers at 509 S. Main St. to discus ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Lawton 2016 International Festival slated

The 2016 International Festival is scheduled for Sept. 23-25 in Lawton.The multicultural, family orientated, three-day event was established in 1979 t...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Birth

Birth

Baby girl Frankie Ragan, seven pounds, 11 ounces and 19-inches long, was born 8:06 a.m. July 27 at the Alliance Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas to...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Community calendar

Motorists on US 62 will likely experience delays beginning due to planned construction on the bridge over the Salt Fork of the Red River supporting th...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Get flu vaccinations early

As fall approaches, it is important to remember the football is not the only thing being passed around. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, can caus...

September 9th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Man’s best friendseeks his owner’sapproval above all

Man’s best friendseeks his owner’sapproval above all

There is something universal about watching a dog with it’s master.The interaction seems to be a winner with children, teens and adults alike. M...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Citizen police academygives a glimpse of thefirst-responder world

Citizen police academygives a glimpse of thefirst-responder world

It finally started Thursday. The much-anticipated citizen police academy.We were welcomed by Police Chief Tim Murphy and Deputy Police Chief Tim Scott...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Finding my family heritage

Finding my family heritage

What is your heritage?This seems to be a frequent question that comes up in conversation lately. I think most of it is fueled by the new ads that I an...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Enjoy the fruits of your labor

Enjoy the fruits of your labor

Labor Day is a holiday not often thought about for more than a nice day off cooking out with the family. Honestly, that is as it should be. It should ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Law enforcementofficers performvery serious tasks

Law enforcementofficers performvery serious tasks

The other day I was headed to work in the predawn darkness as usual.It wasn’t anything special for me and it’s normal to see one of Altus&...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Give credit to the man in the arena

Give credit to the man in the arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better...

August 29th, 2016 |  


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