NEWS


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Flanders scores in OT, Tulsa charges back to beat Cincinnati

TULSA — James Flanders, who rushed for 197 yards, broke into the end zone from the 4 in overtime as Tulsa charged back to beat Cincinnati 40-37 ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Deer activity at its peak

Deer activity at its peak

The onset of winter means shorter daylight hours and decreased visibility for motorists. For those driving outside of city limits, those factors could...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Ward boundaries equalized by council

At the meeting of the Altus City Council on Sept. 20, an ordinance revising sections of the Altus City Code to change ward boundaries for the purpose ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Altus school menus for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Breakfast-served with fruit, milk, juiceElementary SchoolMonday: Pancakes with syrup, fruitTuesday: Muffin squares, fruitWednesday: Breakfast pizza, f...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Navajo Public Schools lunch menu for Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Each lunch is furnished with fruit and milkMondayChicken fajitas, ranch style beans and Spanish riceTuesdaySpaghetti, meat sauce, garlic bread and sal...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Lottery tickets aren’t for children

The gift giving season is upon us and the Oklahoma Lottery encourages everyone to play and give responsibly.Lottery tickets make great gifts, but plea...

November 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Lady Indians stay perfect in 69-19 win

It was homecoming and the stands were filling in preparation for the Navajo Lady Indians game against the Snyder Lady Cyclones.The Lady Indians were 4...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Pioneers drop tough one to Rangers

Lady Pioneers drop tough one to Rangers

The Lady Pioneers had a battle on their hands entering the fourth quarter of their game against the Ranger College Lady Rangers of Fort Worth, Texas o...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Swimmers compete in back-to-back meets

The Altus High School men’s and women’s swim teams pulled double-duty over the weekend when they hosted Carl Albert, Midwest City and Del ...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Pioneers improve to 8-1

The Western Oklahoma State College men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Wednesday with a 94-66 defeat at the hands of the...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Jordan: Westbrook is like Mike

OKLAHOMA CITY — For decades, basketball players have dreamed of being like Mike.Thunder guard Russell Westbrook really is like Mike.So says Mike...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Third annual Santa Run slated for Dec. 10

The Altus High School women’s track and field team has enjoyed a 15-year run of success with 10 consecutive district titles, two state runner-up...

November 19th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Birthday

Community calendar

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November 8th, 2016 |  


Birthday

Birthday

Jaxston Jones, of Altus, will be two years old Nov. 3.He is the son of Kaitlyn Dykens and Thomas Jones of Altus.His grandparents are Michael Dykens an...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Mothers’ milk bank screens 1,000th donor

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Mothers’ Milk Bank or OMMB has screened its 1,000th donor mother.“We are thrilled to achieve this miles...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Community calendar

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October 31st, 2016 |  


Community calendar

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October 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Elections are over, holidays are coming, Momma’s watching

Elections are over, holidays are coming, Momma’s watching

The beginning of the Christmas season is nearly upon us, or already so for some people.I think if you talk to those who follow politics, they may have...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Take a moment to show respect

Take a moment to show respect

On Thursday night I had the pleasure of taking my four-year-old son to this year’s Altus Chamber of Commerce Gala. My wife had originally planne...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Your view

Editor,With the recent news about questionable, widespread practices by employees of one of the nation’s large banks, I am concerned that the ge...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Elections are over, holidays are coming, Momma’s watching

Elections are over, holidays are coming, Momma’s watching

Several interesting things happened this week.We received some great news — reports that people are getting calls for things they posted in our ...

November 12th, 2016 updated: November 12th, 2016. |  


The battle for teacher pay continues

The battle for teacher pay continues

I believe that most Oklahomans would like to see our teachers receive a raise whether or not they supported SQ 779. We are losing too many wonderful t...

November 12th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA