NEWS


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Oklahoma lottery provided
Altus police log for April 27-28 provided

Altus police log for April 27-28 provided

IncidentsThursday1:03 a.m., Walk through, 2516 E. Broadway St.1:17 a.m., Check suspicious subject, 1300 block of North Blain Street3:47 a.m., Harassme...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma lottery

Oklahoma lottery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — These Oklahoma lotteries were drawn Thursday:Cash 508-10-13-17-21Mega MillionsEstimated jackpot: $61 millionPick 38-5-6Poke...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Texas poised to pass ‘sanctuary city’ ban with jail penalty

Texas poised to pass ‘sanctuary city’ ban with jail penalty

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning “sanctuary cities” in their state, debatin...

April 28th, 2017 |  


State lawmakers Rep. Charles Ortega, Sen. Mike Schulz promote literacy at Bailey Head Start in Altus

State lawmakers Rep. Charles Ortega, Sen. Mike Schulz promote literacy at Bailey Head Start in Altus

State Rep. Charles Ortega (R-Altus) and state Senate President Pro-Tem Mike Schulz (R-Altus) sat down with the students at the June Bailey Head Start ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Daily scripture reading provided

Daily scripture reading provided

The Gospel of John 6:1-15Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee. A large crowd followed him, because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick. J...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Today’s highlights in history provided

Today’s highlights in history provided

Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2017. There are 247 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in history:On April 28, 1967, heavyweig...

April 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Today’s highlights in baseball history
Altus High School Bulldog tennis team wins third title

Altus High School Bulldog tennis team wins third title

The Altus High School men’s tennis team brought home it’s third title of the season after a tie-breaking win over Christian Heritage Acade...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Russell Westbrook does it all to no avail for Thunder

Russell Westbrook does it all to no avail for Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook made it perfectly clear in his record-setting season that he can do pretty much anything on a basketball court...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Kyle Garlick leads Tulsa Drillers over Arkansas Travellers 6-3

Kyle Garlick leads Tulsa Drillers over Arkansas Travellers 6-3

TULSA — Kyle Garlick hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the Tulsa Drillers defeated the Arkansas Travelers 6-3 on Thursday.Arkansas took...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs provided

Sports briefs provided

NFL draftPHILADELPHIA (AP) —With defensive studs everywhere in this draft, NFL teams turned offensive. With an emphasis on quarterbacks.Hardly s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Local standout cross-country and track runner Grace Hernke accepted a spot on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bulldogs roster to continue her track career on the collegiate level

Local standout cross-country and track runner Grace Hernke accepted a spot on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bulldogs roster to continue her track career on the collegiate level

Altus High School Lady Bulldog runner Grace Hernke is a naturally gifted athlete who gives her all on the cross-country course and track each time she...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2017. There are 247 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in sports history:1966 — Boston e...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Birthday

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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It’s all about Jesus
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Who is ready for July?
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State session review provided
Visiting a haunted forest is always fun

Visiting a haunted forest is always fun

There should be a group called Hobby Lobby Anonymous.I was perusing the Hobby Lobby website when I came across what looked like antique lanterns.̶...

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


Change in mindset might be needed to prevent addiction

Change in mindset might be needed to prevent addiction

Much has been made about opioid addition and there is no shortage of finger pointing about the causes.Some are blaming patients, as though the addicte...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Authorization for the Use of Military Force is needed for extended action

Authorization for the Use of Military Force is needed for extended action

For the past 16 years, the United States has been engaged in several military conflicts, primarily, but not exclusively, in the Middle East.Unfortunat...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Avoid cost-cutting measure that hurts children

Avoid cost-cutting measure that hurts children

With a $900 million budget shortfall dominating this year’s legislative session, many lawmakers are looking to balance the budget by cutting gov...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Enid News and EagleLeast popular governors named,field of future candidates growsThe numbers for the nation’s least popular governors are out, a...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Recent Altus retail closures could offer prospective employers new hiring potential

Recent Altus retail closures could offer prospective employers new hiring potential

As you may have read this week, Altus will be losing four retail stores very soon. JC Penney, Rue21, Payless and Factory Connection are all closing th...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA