NEWS


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Pets of the week seek homes

Altus Public Schools weekly calendar Jan. 16-21

MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Day - No SchoolTuesday4:30 p.m. Boys and girls basketball at Elgin (grades 7, 8, 9)5 p.m. AJH wrestling at Vernon with Ik...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Johnson and Johnson to reveal average drug price increases

Johnson and Johnson plans next month to disclose average price increases of its prescription drugs, as the industry tries to calm the storm over soari...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Remember that children are listening

During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And the messages continue. Wh...

January 16th, 2017 |  


The good, bad and unknown about marijuana’s health effects

NEW YORK — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting schizophrenia a...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Navajo Public Schools lunch menu for Jan. 16-20

Each lunch is furnished with fruit and milkMondayNo SchoolTuesdayChicken fajitas, ranch-style beans, salad, chips and salsaWednesdayMeatloaf, scallope...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Their view

Tulsa WorldPut issue behind us, butbehavior needs scrutinyWe are of two minds concerning the announcement that no further charges would be filed again...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Pioneers fall again
Pioneers fall again

Pioneers fall again

Things have not gone the way the Western Oklahoma State Pioneers planned since the new year began two weeks ago.They are 1-2 in the past three games w...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Navajo takes second at tournament

The Navajo Lady Indians’ first action of the new year took them to Seiling where they participated in the Ward Center Classic basketball tournam...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Indians advance in tourney

The Navajo Lady Indians junior high school team is slated to square off against Hollis for a third time this season in the semifinals of the Tri-Count...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Bulldogs win at Chickasha classic

The ninth annual Chickasha Basketball Classic suffered a setback when winter weather rolled through the state Thursday night and Friday morning. All g...

January 11th, 2017 |  


H.T. Holden’s “Crossing the Red” sits outside the Jackson County Courthouse depicting a different scene than intended as snow piles ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Special bowlers fill lanes
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Birth
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Birthday

Birthday

Adlee Atwell of Warren celebrates her third birthday Dec. 29.Proud parents are James and Kayla Atwell of Warren.Grandparents are Sara Lemaster of Altu...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Church of Christ minister selected

Church of Christ minister selected

Henry Holub was recently selected as the new minister at the Tamarack Road Church of Christ in Altus.He has been the youth minister at the church for ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Athletic Loft set to close

Athletic Loft set to close

For five and one-half years, people have gone to the Athletic Loft to get fit, but for many, the Loft was more than just a gym. It was also a place fo...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Stay fit through the holidays

Christmas is a time when people gather and create new memories while also remembering and partaking in long-standing family traditions.Brightly lit an...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Remember the Frisco Railroad Deport? Here it is in 1925. From left are John D. Bailey, Walter Wright, Eliza Jane and C. W. Cole as they waited to boar...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Wedding

Wedding

Catherine Lee Buchanan and Matthew Paul Finney of St. Louis exchanged nuptials Oct. 6 in Sundance, Utah.The bride’s parents are Tom Buchanan and...

December 26th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Public notice is important
Time to put goals in writing

Time to put goals in writing

Well, the holidays are over, and we’re back to business as usual. We are officially one week into the new year, and it somehow always manages to...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Your view

A recent article in the Altus Times talked about an upcoming bond issue placed on the ballot by Altus Public Schools.This effort to get voter support ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Ethical hunters sometimes must pay for cheaters

Ethical hunters sometimes must pay for cheaters

The butcher in the early villages was a person revered and respected by the entire community. To get a good cut of clean, quality meat was a treasure ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Take time to know God

Take time to know God

“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent,” — Jesus in John 17:3 —...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

During the tumultuous political campaigns of 2016 I followed the advice of my late father.“Son, never get involved in disputes concerning family...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Take time to set your life goals

Take time to set your life goals

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.&#...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


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