The JCMH Food and Nutrition Services Department proudly announces a new meal-delivery model as its commitment to service excellence. ...
Two representatives from Altus attended the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Awards Banquet on Nov. 19, held in the ball room at the Western Heritage Center and Museum in Oklahoma City, to receive the “Rookie of the Year” award from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, where over 400 people attended including Governor Mary Fallin.“Freddy Perez and I were honored to represent the community of Altus and the 500 volunteers who participated in the Clean Up Campaign durin...
District Attorney John Wampler and Altus Police Department Chief Tim Murphy report that defendant Garland Paul Allen, 49, who is accused of the murder of Tracy Lynn Allen on or about May 8, 2001, has been returned to Jackson County and has led authorities to a location in Kiowa County where she is believed to have been buried.
A new photography workshop sponsored by Shortgrass Arts Institute and the Southern Prairie Library System, “Introduction to Portrait Photography and Composition” with photographer Ray Miller is scheduled at the Altus Public Library. The workshop will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 9, 10 and 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening. The cost ...
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation conducted at fish population survey at the Altus City Reservoir this week and concluded that after the recent bloom of Golden Algae, all fish were killed.Regional Fisheries Manager, Larry Cofer stated, “We didn’t find any fish, so were fairly confident this fish population was a kill of most or total with that last round of Golden Algae.”
The Great Plains Literacy Council hosted the annual Literacy Appreciation Luncheon and program at the Altus Public Library on Nov. 4. The theme “Walk the Talk for Literacy” was used since literacy is a journey of learning and sharing. Autumn leaves and various shoes, provided by the South Main Dollar General, were used as table décor to support the theme. The purpose of the event was to thank adult learners, tutors, volunteers, and contributors for their roles in the literacy...
Qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate in county school board elections, had until 5 p.m. yesterday, Dec. 4 to file. Elections will be held Feb. 11, 2014.According to the Jackson County Election Board, there were eight incumbents and three other candidates filing for various positions in Altus, Blair, Duke, Eldorado, Navajo, Olustee and at Southwest Technology Center.There will be two races, one for Altus School District I-18, office #4 between incumb...
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