Jackson County District 2 Commissioner, Anthony Fixico, celebrated his upcoming retirement with family members, friends, and county employees on Monday afternoon in the Commissioner’s Office of the County Courthouse.Fixico, 56, will be retiring as of Dec. 31, leaving an opening for a new elected official to fill the unexpired term decided in a primary election on Jan. 14, 2014.“I enjoyed all these 31 years or so working with the County and working with electe...
12/16/2013 - ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — — Air Force leaders selected Altus Air Force Base as one of two installations to compete in the 2014 Commander-In-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award.Air Education and Training Command commander Gen. Robin Rand announced the 97th Air Mobility Wing as the AETC nominee for the award in November, and the wing was further selected to compete against Travis Air Force Base, Calif. for the final award.
A Festival of Lights is being held on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. in Blair, featuring a visit from Santa Claus. Vehicles will being the tour at the Blair City Park and traverse the north-south and eat-west streets ending back at the park firehouse for Santa to greet kids. Santa will be leading the tour on a fire truck and be available at the firehouse around 6:45 p.m. for visiting and picture taking, and to give out candy canes.Those wanting to participate can decorate their vehicl...
Anyone needing assistance to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace, the Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Navigator Program may be able to help. SOCAG has three certified Navigators on staff that are available to assist consumers with their applications and address questions regarding the Marketplace. Navigators are expected to provide accurate and impartial assistance to consumers shopping for coverage in the Marketplace. SOCAG serves as an entity of a 14-member consortium comprised o...
Stillwater – Gary O’Neill, USDA-NRCS State Conservationist for Oklahoma, announced this morning that the application deadline for the EQIP Program has been extended to Feb. 21, 2014. The previously announced deadline was Dec. 20. O’Neill said “In view of the busy holiday season, this extended period to file applications will allow producers more time while providing NRCS staff additional opportunities to work with producers. We want to make sure that all interested pro...
Jackson County Commissioners appointed a new member to serve on the Jackson County Finance Authority Board during their regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 16, and considered other items on the consent agenda.Robert Preston was re-appointed to serve effective Jan. 1, 2014 ending Dec. 31, 2017, to fill the unexpired term of former board member and County Assessor Gerald Sherrill.
The Altus Municipal Authority will meet Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, immediately followed by the regular meeting of the Altus City Council.In the AMA meeting, members will receive a presentation of the financial and operational report by the Finance Department for the period ending Nov. 30. They will also consider, discuss and vote to approve a resolution adopting the budget amendment of the AMA of the City of Altus for the fiscal year 2013-14.Also ...
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