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Man found in burning vehicle identified

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a vehicle was found engulfed in flames on Sunday, Aug. 16, around 6 a.m., …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Locally led meeting to be held

The Natural Resources Conservation Service routinely conducts locally led meetings to gather information from local land owners and producers about …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Homeless Prevention Alliance meeting to be held in Altus

Homeless Prevention Alliance meeting to be held in Altus

The Jackson County Homeless Prevention Alliance meeting will be held Friday, Aug. 28, at 12 p.m., at Altus City Hall. …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Local Toastmasters Club to host Humorous Speech and Evaluation contest

Local Toastmasters Club to host Humorous Speech and Evaluation contest

The Red River Toastmasters Club of Altus will host their local Humorous Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest on Tuesday, Sept. …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Plans for the last weekend of Summer?

By Sue Hokanson Quartz Mountain Nature Park The Labor Day Holiday Weekend is almost upon us. It is not this …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Agenda approved at Commissioner’s meeting

By Brad Gilbert bgilbert@civitasmedia.com The weekly Jackson County Commissioner’s meeting was held yesterday. The commissioner’s approved each item on the …

August 25th, 2015 |  

State Regent to speak at DAR meeting

Submitted The Anne Lee Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Altus, will meet Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m., at …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

You hear time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, however 30 percent of …

August 22nd, 2015 |  

Woman bit by rattler while hiking

Quartz Mountain Park Manager, Sue Hokanson, confirmed this morning that a woman was bitten by a rattlesnake at the park …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Pre season wheat meetings set for Aug. 26

The Harmon and Jackson County Extension Offices will be offering pre-season wheat meetings on Aug. 26. These meetings will include …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Rodeo Shows Appreciation to Military

Rodeo Shows Appreciation to Military

Thursday was Military Appreciation night at the Rodeo, and a free BBQ style dinner was served. Thursday was Military Appreciation …

August 21st, 2015 updated: August 21st, 2015. |  

Coppock to take oath at Hospital Authority meeting

The Jackson County Memorial Hospital Authority will meet this coming Monday, Aug. 24. The meeting will start off with Matt …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Cattle drive held on Thursday

Cattle drive held on Thursday

Dozens of longhorn cattle were driven on Altus Air Force Base Thursday ahead of the first night of this year’s …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Branson Ford, Kaylee Beason, and Adam Dickerson pose with the enlarged DAWG card on display at Altus Junior High. The …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Oklahomans have one week left to apply for federal disaster assistance

OKLAHOMA CITY –There is only one week left for Oklahomans who sustained damages from the May 5 through June 22 …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Western to present successes

Western to present successes

At Western Oklahoma State College’s Board of Regents meeting this week, Dr. Phil Birdine, Western President, presented the President’s report …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Instruments, other items stolen from church

A local church has been burglarized of musical instruments and other items. According to reports from Altus Police, the Altus …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Holder, Pannell elected alternate angus delegates

Mark Holder and Brent Pannell, both of Olustee, have been elected as alternate delegates to the 132nd Annual American Angus …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Heavy rains hit Altus area

Heavy rains hit Altus area

Heavy rains moved in the Altus area overnight. Some areas experienced flash flooding, but by dawn, the storms had eased …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Governor adds Altus to ‘Oklahoma Works’ Workforce Initiative Tour

Governor adds Altus to ‘Oklahoma Works’ Workforce Initiative Tour

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has announced Altus and three other additional Key Economic Network regional meetings with business …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Blood drive to be held in Olustee

There’s no substitute for blood needed by patients in local hospitals served by Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). Anyone who is …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Youth suicides at alarming high rate

Youth suicides at alarming high rate

Youth suicide is a topic lacking in common conversation. Youth suicide is one of those topics that seems to only …

August 18th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  

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