NEWS


4:35 pm |    
A safe shop is a happy shop

Early primary voting slated

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the primary election, Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wilson said.Please keep the followin...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Firework sales fund church needs

Firework sales fund church needs

The Altus Church of God has organized a fireworks stand as a fundraiser, about 4.5 miles north of the Altus Wal-Mart. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


City budget approved

At the Altus Municipal Authority met Tuesday evening. The mayor and council voted on and adopted the combined budgets of the City of Altus Municipal A...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Possible scam alert issued

Altus High School has had reports of solicitors calling personal phone numbers and attempting to sell advertising for AHS.According to Amanda Davis, d...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Local student to attend art school

LONE WOLF — Years of hard work and dedication have paid off for Navajo High School student Julia Pelletier, who has earned a spot at the prestig...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Health department funded

The Jackson County Commissioners met Monday morning for their regular weekly meeting.Approval was given on the contract between the Jackson County Hea...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


4:33 pm |    
Toribio becomes a Dodger
4:19 pm |    
Navajo bound for state

Correction

Due to incorrect information provided, a sports story June 21 incorrectly said the training regimen CrossFit was held at Stand Strong Fitness gym. It ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Bulldogs impress at summer camps

The one thing coaches Stacie Terbush and Janice Hardwick wanted more than anything with their camp this summer was to give the young attendees in-dept...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


McCaskillslated fortrials forOlympics

McCaskillslated fortrials forOlympics

Anybody who followed Altus High School track and field from 2002 to 2004 knew the name Will McCaskill II.He was a runner who commanded attention when ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Get CrossFit

Get CrossFit

What started out in 2006-07 as a small gym training high school and college-aged athletes out of a storage unit at AAA Mini Storage on North Park Lane...

June 20th, 2016 |  


All-Sports Association golf tournament slated

All-Sports Association golf tournament slated

The Altus All-Sports Association is hosting its annual golf tournament and fundraising event June 25 to kick off the new year for the association.In t...

June 17th, 2016 |  


LIFE


10:58 am |    
Engagement
Class of ‘56 reunites for 60th

Class of ‘56 reunites for 60th

It seems like just yesterday that Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel” was playing all across America while the Class of 1956 was gett...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Community calendar

The Southern Prairie Library System welcomes back the dynamic duo of children’s music, the Sugar Free Allstars 2 p.m. at the Altus Public Librar...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Tai Chi Classes scheduled

In Oklahoma, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for adults over 65. Nearly 7,000 older adults are hospitalized, and more than ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Stand Strong with fitness

Stand Strong with fitness

Twenty-four years ago, Jill Richards got her start in the fitness industry in Charleston, South Carolina. It was something that started from a desire ...

June 21st, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


Community calendar

Elm and Hudson Church of Christ will be holding Vacation Bible School Olympics themed “Champions for Christ” Sunday, June 19. Children are...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Sugar Free Allstars to perform

Sugar Free Allstars to perform

The Southern Prairie Library System is thrilled to welcome back that dynamic duo of children’s music, the Sugar Free Allstars. The band will be ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


12:15 pm |    
The day I truly grew up
12:11 pm
Updated: 2:55 pm. |    
How do today’s sheep feel about the sheepdog?
The day I truly grew up

The day I truly grew up

Father’s Day has arrived and it is a day I honestly felt I would never take part in, but when we go back four years and nine months ago, we woul...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Your view

Editor’s note: State House District 52 Rep. Charles Ortega (R-Altus) was provided an opportunity to respond.Editor,The Oklahoma Legislature̵...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Suspicions confirmed about the IRS

Suspicions confirmed about the IRS

As intentionally spelled out in the U.S. Constitution in the first and arguably most foundational amendment, “Congress shall make no law respect...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Your view

Editor’s note: State House District 52 Rep. Charles Ortega (R-Altus) was provided an opportunity to respond.Editor,After a formal endorsement of...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Your view

Dear Editor,Welcome to Altus. I am writing this inquiry on behalf of the senior citizens who participate in the Meal Site program.You are probably awa...

June 13th, 2016 |  


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