Jackson County Junior Livestock Show setup underway

Jackson County Junior Livestock Show setup underway

The Jackson County Junior Livestock show is coming to town Friday through Monday.It’s the event for which all the young Future Farmers of Americ...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Future Farmers of America Week in full swing

Future Farmers of America Week in full swing

Future Farmers of America Week is in full swing in Jackson County.The event began Saturday and continues to the following Saturday. It is a time for F...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Altus Police investigate bomb threat at Long John Silver’s

Altus Police investigate bomb threat at Long John Silver’s

Officers from the Altus Police Department responded to a call reporting a bomb threat about 2 p.m. Sunday at Long John Silvers restaurant at 1215 N. M...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


State House committee eyes concealed carry firearm rights

OKLAHOMA CITY — A state House committee has given preliminary approval to bills that expand concealed carry gun rights in Oklahoma.A measure by ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Women’s basketball now has its own version of “Deflategate”

Women’s basketball now has its own version of “Deflategate.” Or in this case, call it “Inflategate.”The College of Charl...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma House passes bill ending electric chair executions

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma House approved legislation Thursday to eliminate the electric chair as a method of execution, although it’s b...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pruitt OK’d as EPA chief over environmentalists’ objections

WASHINGTON — Over the strong objections of environmental groups, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency o...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Annual defense bill veto proof

Annual defense bill veto proof

Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members.· H.R.4909 and S.2932 signed into law:Presiden...

February 19th, 2017 |  


New regulation decreases cost of outpatient medication

New regulation decreases cost of outpatient medication

Just a quick note to say “thank you” to our many readers for contacting me and letting me know how they feel about the salary increases in...

February 19th, 2017 |  


CBO seeks to remove concurrent recipients

CBO seeks to remove concurrent recipients

Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members.· Concurrent receipt status:Career service mem...

February 19th, 2017 |