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 |  


How do today’s sheep feel about the sheepdog?

How do today’s sheep feel about the sheepdog?

We have had a lot of tragedies recently. The senseless shooting of a up-and-coming singer, an alligator dragged away a small boy at a beach and almost...

June 20th, 2016 updated: 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 |  


Forced to take timeand pay attentionto all the details

Forced to take timeand pay attentionto all the details

I had the opportunity to explore more of Southwest Oklahoma recently.Actually, I was headed someplace without understandable directions — turn a...

June 13th, 2016 |  


What happened to the book?

What happened to the book?

Books are a very important part of my life. I own a rather large collection, though I have downsized over the years. One of the things that has gotten...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Your view

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

June 5th, 2016 |  


Their view

Their view

There was some real sadness this week.Two of Oklahoma’s finest — two senior lawmen — sheriff’s in counties well away from Altu...

June 5th, 2016 |