Monitors find Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Altus

This spring, due to public health concerns surrounding Zika virus, the Oklahoma State Department of Health or OSDH began a collaborative mosquito surv...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Preseason wheat meeting set

There will be a preseason wheat meeting 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Jackson County Oklahoma State University Extension Office on the north side of the Wes...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Volunteer foster child advocates sought

Jackson County seeks child welfare advocates to help those who can’t help themselves.The Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA for children ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


New fiscalyear tasksapproved

The Jackson County commissioners’ meeting was held Monday at the courthouse.Present at the meeting were District 1 and 2 Commissioners Kirk Butl...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Correction

In an engagement story that ran on Page 8 of the July 24 edition of The Altus Times, the seventh sentence should read: “Her grandparents are Fel...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Voter registration deadline Friday

The last day to register to vote in the upcoming primary runoff election is Friday.According to Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wi...

July 28th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

Things came full circle for Spencer Dirrig as he watched Hillary Clinton receive the Democratic nomination for president.Dirrig, 19, is an Ohio deleg...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

After Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made the motion to stop the roll call vote Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, he asked that Hilla...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Bensonelectedas OJCleader

Bensonelectedas OJCleader

Associate District Judge Brad Benson of Frederick was elected president of the Oklahoma Judicial Conference on Friday in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma J...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Altus Police Department incidents July 22-24

Residential alarm, 421 Villa de Sol.Stolen property, 1005 N. York St.Business alarm, Altus High School.Fight, Mr. Bill’s convenience store (no w...

July 27th, 2016 |