Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Oklahoma City, charged with child prostitution, resigns from Senate

Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Oklahoma City, charged with child prostitution, resigns from Senate

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma legislator charged with hiring a 17-year-old boy for sex resigned on Wednesday, saying he didn’t want to be a ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Altus Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a fire at Long John Silver’s restaurant

Altus Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a fire at Long John Silver’s restaurant

Altus Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a fire about noon Monday at Long John Silver’s at 1215 N. Main St. in Altus.According to Chief Kyle...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Altus community calendar events provided

Please submit all items by noon to run the next publication day. All submissions must include a street address where the event will be held and a cont...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Recurring events provided

Recurring events provided

Motorists on U.S. 62 will likely experience delays due to construction on the bridge over the Salt Fork of the Red River supporting the eastbound sect...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Knife-wielding man kills five by car, blade

Knife-wielding man kills five by car, blade

LONDON — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians o...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Spying claim by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes renews fight over Russia probe

Spying claim by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes renews fight over Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence offic...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Altus Air Force Base personnel conduct severe weather disaster exercise including tornado response

Altus Air Force Base personnel conduct severe weather disaster exercise including tornado response

The Altus Air Force Base main gate was shut down temporarily Wednesday for a severe weather exercise conducted by the 97th Air Mobility Wing.The exerc...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Sports briefs provided

Sports briefs provided

World Baseball ClassicLOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the Un...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


National Weather Service warns of potentially severe storms Friday through Sunday in Oklahoma, Arkansas

National Weather Service warns of potentially severe storms Friday through Sunday in Oklahoma, Arkansas

NORMAN — Potentially severe storms packing damaging winds, large hail and possibly tornadoes are in the forecast for parts of Oklahoma and Arkan...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Altus police log for March 22-23 provided

Altus police log for March 22-23 provided

IncidentsWednesday12:01 a.m., Walk through, 2516 E. Broadway St.12:01 a.m., Walk through, Kiwanis Park12:09 a.m., Traffic stop, 400 block of North Hud...

March 23rd, 2017 |