NEWS


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Jackson County Junior Livestock Show setup underway
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Future Farmers of America Week in full swing
Avanlache of TRICARE changes

Avanlache of TRICARE changes

Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members.· Robbing Peter to pay Paul:The Jeff Miller an...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Purple Heart medal not for sale

Purple Heart medal not for sale

Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members.· Purple Heart medal update:U.S. Rep. Paul Coo...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Salvation Army RISE class helps students get ahead

The Salvation Army began its Resource Inform Serve Elevate or RISE Initiative Getting Ahead workshop Thursday.The initiative began in 2014 with prelim...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Southwest Oklahoma agencies provide resources for dating violence

About 20 percent of high schools reported physical or sexual victimization from a dating partner in the Centers for Disease Control’s or CDCR...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Navajo Public Schools menu for Feb. 20-24

Each lunch is furnished with fruit and milkMondayNo SchoolTuesdayShredded pork, mashed potatoes with pork gravy, broccoli and rice casserole, rollWedn...

February 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Title bid comes up short

Hammonds, Oklahoma State stay hot with 71-68 win over TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — Leyton Hammonds and the Oklahoma State Cowboys started their recovery from the school’s worst conference start in 37 y...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Bid for titles comes up short

Bid for titles comes up short

When the last race was about to begin at the Class 5A State Championship swim meet, the announcer asked members of the crowd to get to their feet and ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


WOSC Pioneers win in Irving against North Lake College Blazers

The Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers (6-1) were preparing for their home games against the North Lake College Blazers (1-8) when a storm system...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Warriors tame Bulldogs

The Anadarko Warriors (18-4) hosted the Altus Bulldogs (5-14) in the first of Altus’ last two games of the regular season schedule.The Bulldogs ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Swim teams depart for state

Swim teams depart for state

Just one year ago, the Altus High School men’s swimming team triumphed at the Class 5A State Championship swim meet for the second time in as ma...

February 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Birthday
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Special bowlers fill lanes
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Birth
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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Their view

Take time for early watch prayer

Take time for early watch prayer

In the morning, while it was still very dark, Jesus got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed. — Mark 1:35One day Jesus was p...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Towing requirements, lighting illuminated

Is it legal to tow a car with a chain, rope or cable? The answer is no.Title 47 Oklahoma State Statue 12 Section 405.2.C of this statute sums it up br...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


Now is the time for all to take a breath of fresh air

Now is the time for all to take a breath of fresh air

Sometimes our expectations can be quite different than the reality.I spent some time during my military service at the Marine Corps headquarters.It wa...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Peace still seems elusive for many, but necessary for all

Peace still seems elusive for many, but necessary for all

One current issue that still confounds leaders is this persistent problem of terrorism.As one victim of an attack once said, “Why can’t we...

February 8th, 2017 |  


House bills are a mixed bag

House bills are a mixed bag

This year’s Oklahoma legislative session is upon us, and it begins this week.At the beginning, the legislature is flooded with bills. Some are g...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


‘Twitter war’ takes on a new meaning

‘Twitter war’ takes on a new meaning

With the stroke of a pen, the world begins to change. This is what I would have said in former years.These days another saying may be more appropriate...

February 1st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA