- Shooting arrest made - 6:08 pm
- Second semester honor rolls released - 6:05 pm
- They honor and remember - 6:04 pm
- Child pornography charges levied - 6:03 pm
- Chautauqua enters day two - 6:02 pm
- Help children with school supplies - 6:02 pm
- Pets of the week seek homes - 6:01 pm
- View Post - 12:07 pm
- Council OKs DOD land lease - 3:32 pm
- Organizers seek a healthy community - 3:31 pm
- Mangum police investigating - 3:31 pm
- Lamb visits Southwest Oklahoma - 3:28 pm
- Pets of the week seek homes - 3:27 pm
- WOSC plans to weather the financial storm - 10:42 am
- Assault case suspended, to be closed - 10:41 am
- Mini-Arts Institute scheduled - 5:48 pm
- Armed Forces Day parade set - 4:54 pm updated: 5:01 pm.
- Pets of the week seek homes - 4:53 pm updated: 5:02 pm.
- Letter carriers stamp out hunger - 4:52 pm updated: 5:03 pm.
- School system taking tax commission to court - 4:50 pm updated: 5:04 pm.
- City athlete numbers are high - 4:49 pm updated: 5:04 pm.
- Declaration of emergency made - 3:19 pm
- Tornadoes hit Plains - 2:43 pm
- State Dems cry foul about DOC plan - 2:42 pm
- 5 Altus High School ladies Girls State bound - 2:42 pm updated: 2:46 pm.
- Recital to benefit Sheridan’s Sunshine Foundation - 2:42 pm
- Board of education calls regular meeting - 2:41 pm
- I loved the children - 2:40 pm
- Brown honored for saving lives - 2:39 pm
- Putnam Toyota sponsors Rock-N-Rumble - 6:22 pm
- Holder re-elected to bank board - 6:21 pm
- County crews keep roads safe - 9:23 pm
- Trash, landfill, sewer, and water rates increase - 9:23 pm
- Rock-N-Rumble plans underway - 6:04 pm
- Kidnapping, rape charges filed - 1:50 am
- Grandfield man charged with dealing drugs - 1:47 am
- DHS holds fundraiser - 1:46 am
- Local volunteers honored - 1:46 am
- Davis family serves generations - 6:05 pm
- Court clerks have many functions - 6:47 pm
- Summer arts program seeks funding - 6:45 pm
- Altus native receives honors - 6:44 pm
- Weather affects spring turkey hunt - 6:43 pm
- Hams contribute to local storm reports - 1:49 am
- Officials make proclamation - 1:49 am
- County Road closed over the weekend - 11:06 am
- District attorney to sell forfeited vehicles - 11:05 am
- Police buy new hand-held radios - 12:07 am
- Funding an issue at legislative luncheon - 12:03 am
- Welcoming a new and old friend - 11:39 pm
Council OKs DOD land lease
The Altus Municipal Authority or AMA and the Altus City Council held a regular meeting in council chambers of city hall Tuesday evening.April financia...
Organizers seek a healthy community
National Prevention Week 2016 kicked off Monday as a national health observance to teach more people about substance abuse and promote mental, emotion...
Mangum police investigating
MANGUM — Police are investigating an apparent hit-and-run collision that killed a grandmother and her young granddaughter Monday night.Wanda Per...
Lamb visits Southwest Oklahoma
Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb visited Altus on Friday for a multipurpose visit.During Lamb’s term one of his top priorities has been to travel at lease onc...
WOSC plans to weather the financial storm
Those running educational institutions in Oklahoma are facing tough decisions due to budget cuts and Western Oklahoma State College is no exception.Wh...
4-H shooters set their sights
The Jackson County Shooting Sports project club is back in session for spring.4-H members recently participated in a 4-H fun shoot in McCloud. As usua...
Sprinter, hurdler give their all at state
Altus High School sprinter Shaquan French had one goal he wanted to accomplish at the state meet. While he wanted to medal and get on the podium, most...
OU could lose honoree
NORMAN (AP) — University of Oklahoma kick returner and running back Alex Ross will graduate, then transfer. OU made the announcement in a news re...
Problems 3 months before Rio
Anthony Davis can’t play. Chris Paul doesn’t want to. Three months before the Olympics, the U.S. men’s basketball team has already been losin...
Thunder 95, Spurs 91; any questions?
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Russell Westbrook couldn’t be stopped down the stretch, not even when the San Antonio Spurs were trying to foul him. Westbro...
Football camp scheduled
A local football camp is scheduled to prepare youngsters to become champions in high school.The Altus High School Bulldog football program presents Fu...
Public school employee of the month named
Danna Robinson, President of Stockman’s Bank, presented Tommy Pride with a crisp one hundred dollar bill and the Altus Public Schools Employee o...
Prom night revisits the ‘Roaring 20s,.’
The Altus High School prom roared into gear Saturday night in the high school cafeteria.The theme to this year’s prom was “The Great Gatsb...
Most everyone owns a cell phone, but hardly anyone uses it just for a phone. With the advent of smart phones, there are literally thousands of applica...
SPOTLIGHT ON K-9s
The Canine Unit is part of the Altus Police Department’s Traffic Division. The Canine Unit has two narcotics detector dogs, with the main functi...
Get a jump on Spring with a container garden
What do those who are aching to get out in their gardens and dig around in the dirt do when it’s still winter? One option is to plant a containe...
Limited funding increases opportunities
Early this year the state board of education voted unanimously to cut about 3 percent of the current fiscal year’s school budget, cutting public...
Watch out for rattlesnakes when you visit the farm
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said his hit TV sitcom series was simply “a show about nothing.” Maybe that’s what my weekly column wil...
The rumble in Oklahoma is more than thunder
The first thing that struck me about Southwest Oklahoma was the broad expanse of land and huge stretch of sky overhead.My initial visit this year was ...
The One About the Band Trip
It seems to me that our community is in a pretty good mood these days, and for many very good reasons. Our lakes and ponds are full and there is water...
As for me and my house…
There has been some debate over the past several years about what to say when greeting one another at this time of the year. For most, saying “M...