Fire Department installs alarms

Fire Department installs alarms

Fire safety is a concern in winter months when heaters, boilers, and furnaces are working overtime, but to ease the anxiety of homeowners, the Altus F...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


AHS basketball ready for tip-off

AHS basketball ready for tip-off

When the Altus Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs open their basketball seasons Nov. 29, they face a tough test in the first games.The Lady Bulldogs are match...

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 |  


Howard wins Oklahoma Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Howard wins Oklahoma Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

OKLAHOMA CITY — Jennifer Howard of Jackson County was named the 2016 Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet winner at the Oklahoma Farm Bure...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Suspect apprehended

Suspect apprehended

Altus police arrested an alleged local gang member Sunday in connection with a recent murderAfter receiving information from an anonymous caller, Altu...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Police seek local man in murder case

Police seek local man in murder case

A local gang member who claims affiliation with the “West Side Family” gang is being sought by law enforcement in connection with the Sept...

November 17th, 2016 updated: November 17th, 2016. |  


Health fair touts preventative care

Health fair touts preventative care

November marks the beginning of open enrollment for public and employer-provided health insurance plans.According to the United States Census Bureau, ...

November 16th, 2016 |  


New commissioner sworn in

New commissioner sworn in

Jackson County District 3 has a new commissioner.Republican Rhet Johnson was sworn-in by Judge Richard Darby on Nov. 14 at the Jackson County Courthou...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


Local sees canonization

Local sees canonization

Becoming a saint is an extensive process that can take centuries, but things sometimes happen a bit faster.Though the Catholic Church considers all of...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Follow the yellow brick road

Follow the yellow brick road

Every year, the community brings in the holiday season with Altus High School’s all-school production. This year, prepare to be transported over...

November 8th, 2016 |