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Miss Altus Pageant theme announced

Miss Altus Pageant theme announced

The theme for the 46th annual Miss Altus Pageant is “A Touch of Class.” Each year the theme sets the …

February 5th, 2016 |  

County receives road work award

County receives road work award

Jackson County received an award yesterday at the 44th annual Oklahoma Asphalt Pavement Association Conference Awards Banquet. The event was …

February 5th, 2016 |  

City to hold public auction Saturday

City to hold public auction Saturday

The City Of Altus will be holding a surplus auction at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. The auction will …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Severe weather program to be held at city hall

Area Emergency Managers and the Altus Skywarn Association invite area residents to be at the Altus City Hall at 6 …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Service Learning Project

Service Learning Project

The students at Altus Christian Academy participated in a school wide service learning project to raise funds for well developments …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Buchanan to speak at premiere of new museum exhibit

Buchanan to speak at premiere of new museum exhibit

Tom Buchanan, manager of the Lugert-Altus Irrigation District, will offer a Southwest Oklahoma spin on the topic of water policy …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Alley closed for Centerpoint Energy

Alley closed for Centerpoint Energy

The Altus City Council approved a resolution Tuesday to close a city alley to public use. The alley is the …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Carruthers named in drive-by shooting

Carruthers named in drive-by shooting

Altus Police are searching for a local man wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting that was investigated last week …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Horticulture meeting planned

A fruit tree management meeting and field day has been scheduled in Altus for this Saturday, Feb. 16. The meeting …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Eldorado special school election next week

Eldorado school district residents will have a chance to vote in a special school election on Tuesday, Feb. 9. There …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Advertisements for bids approved

The Jackson County Commissioners held their first regular meeting for February on Monday. Advertisement bids were approved for repeaters and …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Miss Oklahoma coming to Altus

Miss Oklahoma coming to Altus

Miss Altus Pageant officials have announced that Miss Oklahoma 2015 Georgia Frazier will be in Altus the week of the …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Art of Acrylics Workshop planned

The Shortgrass Arts Institute and the Southern Prairie Library System will be sponsoring an acrylic painting workshop. The workshop will …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Hospital reports year to date loss

David Brown gave the oath of office for his appointment to the Board of Trustees at this week’s Jackson County …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Spell a word and win

Spell a word and win

WANTED: Teams of two or three adults, preferably who think they can spell, wear outstanding costumes, or have creative team …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Special exhibit coming to museum

Special exhibit coming to museum

The Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus will host a special exhibit, WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Rollins to review ‘A Taste of Cowboy’ for Coffee Cup Bunch

Rollins to review ‘A Taste of Cowboy’ for Coffee Cup Bunch

Kent Rollins will review his cookbook ‘A Taste of Cowboy: Ranch Recipes and Tales from the Trail’ for the Coffee …

January 30th, 2016 |  

New state academic standards approved

New state academic standards approved

Governor Mary Fallin on Friday issued a statement on the Oklahoma State Board of Education’s approval of new state academic …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Drive-by shooting reported

Calls of shots fired were reported to the Altus Police Department shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The report was …

January 28th, 2016 |  

School improvement projects on schedule

School improvement projects on schedule

Roof improvements are in the final stages at Sunset Elementary School. The project includes a new metal roof and raised …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Lake Altus close to full

Last week, Lake Altus-Lugert rose to the level of 1554 feet, lacking just five feet from being full. It has …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Plans made for 72nd Jr. Livestock Show

Plans made for 72nd Jr. Livestock Show

The 72nd annual Jackson County Junior Livestock Show will be held Feb. 26 through Feb. 29. The Premium Auction will …

January 27th, 2016 |  

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