Overtimerule delayis sought

WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced recently by Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), which would push back the looming deadline for the Department of ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Child safety a concern for parents

Child safety a concern for parents

Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 18-24, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Find trash on internet

Find trash on internet

Last month, the Altus City Council approved a contract for bulk trash removal service between the sanitation department and JB’s Removal and Cle...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Fire safety a priority

Last week, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners met with the emergency manager and safety Director Dwayne Cain, to discuss applying for a Rural E...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Nutrition TaskForce to collectbody mass data

All Altus schools are scheduled to hold body mass index or BMI screenings this week, and Blair and Duke Public Schools have already completed the proc...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Police log for Sept. 23-27

IncidentsFriday12:14 a.m., Traffic stop, 700 block of North Main Street12:25 a.m., Traffic stop, 1200 block of Katy Drive12:50 a.m., Check suspicious ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Programs,insurancedeadlinesprovided

Programs,insurancedeadlinesprovided

The Farm Service Agency has been and always will be providing services and benefits to local farmers and ranchers. Very soon Agricultural Risk Coverag...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Hispanic fiesta slated in the park

The observation of National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson an...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Manufacturing the local future

Manufacturing the local future

A proclamation was signed this week, declaring Oct. 7 for National Manufacturing Day — a day set aside to focus on manufacturers in Jackson Coun...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Group advocatescriminal justicereform measures

The “Yes on 780 and 781” campaign, led by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform, launched the next phase of its statewide campaign follow...

September 28th, 2016 |