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Library ready for book sale event

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The annual Book Lovers’ Sale at the Altus Public Library will be held this Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19. uDoors will open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. each day for this yearly used book sale. Get there early for the best selections. The library staff wants to make this the biggest and best sale ever and you, our patrons, can help just by stopping in and buying a book or two. We have books for every interest and age group. There are many fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks and cookbooks. There are also many books for kids and teens. In addition, DVDs, CDs and video cassettes will be available for purchase. The monies raised from the books...


Easter events start today in Altus

Easter is this Sunday, April 20. Most churches will hold special services that day, with some presenting special choir and other specials. There are also egg hunts being held by City of Altus, as well as other groups, both tomorrow and Saturday.The Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1500 Falcon Road, is holding Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper today with Mass at 7:30 p.m. On Good Friday tomorrow, they will hold Stations of the Cross at noon, and a Good Friday of the Passion o...

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Shannon to speak at meet and greet

U.S. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon will be in Altus for a “meet and greet” on Monday, April 21, 4-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Best Western, 2804 N. Main, to allow voting residents to meet Shannon who is vying for the open Senate seat previously held by Senator Tom Coburn.Republican opponents running for that seat are James Lankford, Randy Brockton, and Andy Craig.For more information contact Deb Davis at or (580) 471-2573.

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Council moves forward on Holloway Wells

The Altus City Council approved the scope of engineering services needed for the Holloway Well Field and authorized the expenditure of funds, not to exceed $556,000, during their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 15.Gary Brickley, P.E. of Fox, Drechsler & Brickley presented the necessary work, cost $675,000, to be performed including a new booster pump station, construction of two new wells, rehabilitation of piping, and electrical work to maximize the water yield from that locatio...

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He’s Alive

Years ago when our son, Dave, Jr., was about 7 or 8 years old, he awoke early one Easter morning before anyone but I was awake, and he immediately began singing the chorus of the Don Francisco song, “He’s Alive.” “He’s alive yes He’s alive/Yes He’s alive and I’m forgiven,” Dave sang as he hopped out of bed.

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Home School Bands perform for Salvation Army Soup Kitchen

The Texoma Home School Band gave a musical performance at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen on Thursday, April 10, to entertain those who stopped by for lunch.The Texoma Home School Band is an organization based out of Lawton that teaches home-schooled kids the study of music and their musical instrument. Musical instructors Joel and Susan Haas travel to Altus once per week to work with their students. They also train two groups in Lawton and one in Wichita Falls, Texas.&#...

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City Easter Egg Hunt Planned

The City of Altus, Mc Donald’s, and KWHW/KQ106 radio are gearing up for the City of Altus Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Altus City Park. Toddlers through age 12 can hunt for candy, prize filled eggs, stuffed bunnies and grand prize baskets. An added attraction is the chance to take a photo with the Easter...

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Mission on Wheels continues free prom dress giveaway

Free prom dresses, tuxedos, shoes, and apparel are now available for a limited time at Mission On Wheels, located at 213 W. Walnut in Altus. Prom dresses will be given away the next two Fridays: April 18, and April 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. This is third year the non-profit organization has been helping students attend prom in style at no cost.This year they have over 250 dresses to choose from, of which 97 were donated by the clothing store Broadway Fashionista, located at 121 E. Broad...

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