Oklahoma state Sen. Bob Kerr’s legacy lives on through Altus pastor Rev. David Player of First United Methodist Church

Oklahoma state Sen. Bob Kerr’s legacy lives on through Altus pastor Rev. David Player of First United Methodist Church

While the state Senate Floor is a place that most Oklahomans may never have the opportunity to see, for the Rev. David Player of the First United Meth...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Jackson County Junior Livestock Show weigh-in was Friday at the Jackson County Expo Center in Altus

Jackson County Junior Livestock Show weigh-in was Friday at the Jackson County Expo Center in Altus

The Jackson County Expo Center was the place for lots of activity early Friday morning as young Future Farmers of America and 4-H Club boys and girls ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


From left, Jace James watches on as Coach Robert Garrison explains the correct way to hurdle to Brianna McQuiggan and Jessi Atchley during practice. T...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Call the fire department to report smoke during a red flag watch or warning

Call the fire department to report smoke during a red flag watch or warning

Earlier this week Jackson County was under a red flag watch with Cimarron and Beaver counties in Texas already in a warning.After careful analysis of ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Five seniors and five underclassmen will represent Altus in the Class 5A State Championship wrestling tournament in Shawnee

Five seniors and five underclassmen will represent Altus in the Class 5A State Championship wrestling tournament in Shawnee

The Altus Bulldog wrestlers are headed to the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association or OSS...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Altus, Jackson County emergency managers, National Weather Service meteorologists train severe weather spotters

Altus, Jackson County emergency managers, National Weather Service meteorologists train severe weather spotters

Emergency managers from Altus and Jackson County recently joined National Weather Service experts to teach a local group about spotting severe weather...

February 24th, 2017 |  


City of Altus employees get down in the mud to assist helpless puppies

City of Altus employees get down in the mud to assist helpless puppies

While it may true that lying down with the dogs results in the unwelcome addition of fleas, for City of Altus Animal Control officers, getting down in...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Tillman County Sheriff’s Deputy dies

Tillman County Sheriff’s Deputy dies

Tillman County Deputy Sheriff Rick Guill died Feb. 15 after more than 30 years serving the community as a Frederick police officer and as a deputy.Dur...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Master Sgt. Edmund Dawejko, 19th Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape noncommissioned officer in charge, completes a p...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Altus Air Force Base missions funded through 97th Comptroller Squadron

Altus Air Force Base missions funded through 97th Comptroller Squadron

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — Money has a big effect on the mission and the 97th Comptroller Squadron makes sure the base has the funds to keep planes ...

February 23rd, 2017 |