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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter proceed with execution plans

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter proceed with execution plans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma is moving forward with new protocols for executing death row inmates, despite a unanimous recommendation from a biparti...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


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Recurring events provided

Motorists on U.S. 62 will likely experience delays due to construction on the bridge over the Salt Fork of the Red River supporting the eastbound sect...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Three Altus residents charged with conjoint robbery

Three Altus residents charged with conjoint robbery

Three suspects, Kezden Walton, 18, Austin Gomez, 18, and Luke Rivas, 18, all of Altus, were arrested April 12 on charges of conjoint robbery.According...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Early day bus drivers and their buses for the Hess school district are shown here. From left, are Fred McElhose, Roscoe Johnson and Clyde Yates.Here i...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Altus community calendar events provided

Altus community calendar events provided

Please submit all items by noon to run the next publication day. All submissions must include a street address where the event will be held and a cont...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Jackson County Commissioners sign Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week proclamation promoting leadership opportunities, community service projects

Jackson County Commissioners sign Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week proclamation promoting leadership opportunities, community service projects

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners met Friday in the last regular session for April at the Jackson County Courthouse.District 1 Commissioner Ma...

April 29th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today is Saturday, April 29, the 119th day of 2017. There are 246 days left in the year.Today’s highlight in sports history:1901 — His Emi...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Today’s highlights in baseball history

Today’s highlights in baseball history

Today is Saturday, April 29, the 119th day of 2017. There are 246 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in baseball history:1918 — Cent...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


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 |  


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


About a year on the job and we’re still trying to get it right

About a year on the job and we’re still trying to get it right

I’ve been in Oklahoma about a year and am comfortable we’ve made some progress improving the quality of our newspapers and that we’r...

April 29th, 2017 |  


It’s all about Jesus

It’s all about Jesus

Wow, hope everyone had a good Easter Sunday.As we go out and share our faith in Christ, there still seems to be some folks that have a doubt about wha...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Who is ready for July?

Who is ready for July?

I often times hear my elders tell me that I should be thankful for all the luxuries modern-day technology brings us. This principle really stuck in my...

April 25th, 2017 |  


State session review provided

State session review provided

Last week was the deadline for consideration of House bills in Senate committees. Bills are being sent to the governor daily and she has signed more t...

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


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA