Look before you lock your car

Jackson County and City of Altus officials issued a warning to check their cars before locking the doors.A child in Mississippi became the sixth child...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Modern Chautauqua coming to town

Modern Chautauqua coming to town

The modern Chautauqua is “living history” at its finest designed to educate, enlighten, inform and entertain.During the week of May 31 thr...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Pets of the week seek homes

Pets of the week seek homes

There are many lovely pets needing homes. See all of them at the Animal Control Facility or online at www.altusok.gov/animals or www.swoan.org/altus. ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Roberts puts smiles on faces

Roberts puts smiles on faces

Joanne Roberts of Altus goes by many names - Mrs. Clause, Mrs. Turkey, Mrs. Pumpkin, Fairy Godmother and Elsa, among others. Perhaps her most well-kno...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Public school employee of the month named

Public school employee of the month named

Danna Robinson, President of Stockman’s Bank, presented Tommy Pride with a crisp one hundred dollar bill and the Altus Public Schools Employee o...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Prom night revisits the ‘Roaring 20s,.’

Prom night revisits the ‘Roaring 20s,.’

The Altus High School prom roared into gear Saturday night in the high school cafeteria.The theme to this year’s prom was “The Great Gatsb...

April 27th, 2016 |  


WHAT’S APP?

WHAT’S APP?

Most everyone owns a cell phone, but hardly anyone uses it just for a phone. With the advent of smart phones, there are literally thousands of applica...

February 6th, 2016 |  


SPOTLIGHT ON K-9s

SPOTLIGHT ON K-9s

The Canine Unit is part of the Altus Police Department’s Traffic Division. The Canine Unit has two narcotics detector dogs, with the main functi...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Get a jump on Spring with a container garden

Get a jump on Spring with a container garden

What do those who are aching to get out in their gardens and dig around in the dirt do when it’s still winter? One option is to plant a containe...

January 30th, 2016 |  


SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Altus welcomed a new pries this past July, Father Cory D. Stanley. Since being in Altus, Stanley said that he l...

November 21st, 2015 |