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County Health Department observes Administrative Professionals Week

The Jackson County Health Department is recognizing the work of its five administrative professionals during Administrative Professionals Week April 20-26, 2014.

School Board OK’s band trip to Hawaii

The Altus Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to allow “That Altus Band” to perform in the 75th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Parade in Hawaii in November of 2016.

Jr High girls dominate Elgin Owl Classic track meet

Victories in two relay events helped the Altus Junior High girls dominate the recent Elgin Owl Classic track meet.Altus won five events en route to 152 points. Host Elgin was second with 79 points.

Edward “Leon” Monday

Edward “Leon” Monday, 63, of Altus, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Services are pending with Kincannon Funeral Home.

What happens after the resurrection?

I heard about a town in Southwest Oklahoma that had a community-wide Easter pageant. It so happened that the character chosen to play Jesus had obviously been miscast; he was more suited for the part of a Roman soldier.

Altus boys soccer focused on winning season finale Friday

Jaime Reyna isn’t concerned about the complicated playoff scenario.The Altus boys soccer coach and his Bulldogs are focused on one thing - winning their regular season finale Friday at Lawton.

School activities cancelled

Due to the timing of the severe weather threat for this afternoon, we are cancelling Title I; Extended Day; Alternative Night School, after school programs for Altus Schools.

Altus selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

4/23/2014 - WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced April 23, that Altus Air Force Base, Okla., is the Air Force’s KC-46A Pegasus formal training unit and McConnell AFB, Kan., is the first active duty-led Pegasus main operating...

Sheriff to meet with legislators at State Capitol

The Jackson County Sheriff is meeting with State legislators at the Capitol, with other Sheriffs state-wide, regarding House Bill 2804. The bill will greatly reduce the occupancy of county jails used to house state inmates awaiting transfer to a...


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