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Kidnapping, rape charges filed

On Thursday morning, Polo Carrillo, 34, of Blair was arraigned at the Jackson County Courthouse. According to the affidavit for …

May 1st, 2016 |  

Grandfield man charged with dealing drugs

Garrison Brown of Grandfield was arrested for distribution of a controlled and dangerous substance, according to District Attorney Ken Darby. …

May 1st, 2016 |  

DHS holds fundraiser

DHS holds fundraiser

The Department of Human Services or DHS is holding a T-shirt fundraiser to help foster children. National Child Abuse Awareness …

May 1st, 2016 |  

Local volunteers honored

Local volunteers honored

Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Inc. and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP hosted a Volunteer Income Tax …

May 1st, 2016 |  

Davis family serves generations

Davis family serves generations

The Razor’s Edge barber shop celebrated their 50th anniversary Wednesday, welcoming the public to eat and to visit; telling stories …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Court clerks have many functions

Court clerks have many functions

April is County Government month, and the Jackson County Court Clerks office plays a vital role in managing our local …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Summer arts program seeks funding

Summer arts program seeks funding

The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute or OSAI held an Altus community fundraising drive Tuesday evening at the Wigwam Gallery, hosted …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Altus native receives honors

Altus native receives honors

LAWTON – The Lawton Community Foundation awarded Esmeralda Velazquez a $1,500 scholarship at the Foundation’s annual scholarship breakfast April 26 …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Weather affects spring turkey hunt

Three weeks into the spring turkey season, hunting is still sparse due to the weather, officials said this week. “The …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Hams contribute to local storm reports

Across Oklahoma, from Altus to Tulsa, amateur radio Skywarn nets were busy April 26 as severe weather traversed the Sooner …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Officials make proclamation

Officials make proclamation

The Jackson County Commissioner’s met Monday for their weekly meeting. The minutes from the previous meeting were approved and no …

April 28th, 2016 |  

County Road closed over the weekend

County Road closed over the weekend

On Friday afternoon about 3:30 p.m., Jackson County District 1 county road employees closed SCR 206 between ECR 161 and …

April 27th, 2016 |  

District attorney to sell forfeited vehicles

District Attorney Ken Darby announced the sale of a Camper/Toy Hauler at a public online auction beginning Sunday and concluding …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Police buy new hand-held radios

Police buy new hand-held radios

The City of Altus recently purchased four Motorola APX 8000 hand-held radios in the amount of $16,450.25 for the Altus …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Funding an issue at legislative luncheon

The Altus Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club held the 3rd Legislative Luncheon on Friday at the Western Oklahoma …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Welcoming a new and old friend

Welcoming a new and old friend

The staff of The Altus Times is welcoming a new managing editor, Eric Steinkopff, to their office on Commerce Street …

April 24th, 2016 |  

Watson to speak at Republica Women’s meeting

Watson to speak at Republica Women’s meeting

The April 28 meeting of the SouthWest Oklahoma Republican Women will be held at 6 p.m. in the upper room …

April 16th, 2016 |  

Altus Times urges readers to give blood

The Altus Times is participating in the Monday, April 18 Oklahoma Blood Institute’s Blood Donor Challenge. Residents are urged to …

April 16th, 2016 |  

New squad of cheerleaders chosen

New squad of cheerleaders chosen

The Altus school year is almost over, but preparations for next year are already under way. The new Altus High …

April 16th, 2016 |  

Details of shooting given in affidavit

Terry Randel Drury, 62, of Blair, walked into the Sheriff’s department Tuesday, April 12 and confessed to killing his son-in-law, …

April 15th, 2016 |  

Chamber holds birthday cookout

Chamber holds birthday cookout

The Altus Chamber of Commerce’s birthday cookout on Thursday. The Chamber hosted the event to celebrate their 75 years of …

April 15th, 2016 |  

Spelling Bee Victories

Spelling Bee Victories

The “Dad’s Shop” came away the spelling victors at the annual “GRATE” Altus Spelling Bee, held April 2 at the …

April 14th, 2016 |  

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