Altus Times- RSS Feed Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:48:55 EST 1800 Altus selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft 4/23/2014 - WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced April 23, that Altus Air Force Base, Okla., is the Air Force's KC-46A Pegasus formal training unit and McConnell AFB, Kan., is the first active duty-led Pegasus main operating... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff to meet with legislators at State Capitol The Jackson County Sheriff is meeting with State legislators at the Capitol, with other Sheriffs state-wide, regarding House Bill 2804. The bill will greatly reduce the occupancy of county jails used to house state inmates awaiting transfer to a... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 City of Altus Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2014 City of Altus Annual Easter Egg Hunt Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested on Burglary to Auto charges Altus Police arrested a man early Saturday morning in connection with a burglary to an automobile.After a citizen called and... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Three weekend accidents send several to hospital A personal injury accident happened on US283, 3/10 of a mile north of CR 169 in Jackson County on Sunday afternoon. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Oden wins Mangum Rattlesnake Run The Mangum Education Foundation 5K Rattlesnake Run had a great participation Saturday, April 19. The winner was Ryan Oden from Altus, shown here with the President of the Foundation, Todd McRay of Mangum. A 'sea' of green shirts started at... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners approve emergency operations plan The Jackson County Commissioners approved the updated Altus and Jackson County Emergency Operation Plan on Monday, April 22, during their regular meeting. The plan was updated to include current names of City and County Officials as delegating... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Weather folklore predicts wet Sundays ... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Girls team finishes 1st in tennis invitational The Elk City Tennis Invitational 2014 was held with Altus Girls finishing 1st as a team. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST State Climatologist to hold Drought Talk Tuesday Gary McManus, State Climatologist for the Oklahoma Climate Survey, is set to be at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W Tamarack, on Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. to discuss the drought impacting the area. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) Happy Easter Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Special School Board meeting set for Tuesday A special called meeting of the Altus School Board will be held Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. at the school administrative center. The sole agenda item is over the 'That Altus Band' performing at the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Parade... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Navajo School to hold 50 Year Anniversary Celebration Navajo School is holding their 50 Year Anniversary Celebration on April 25-26, at Navajo School.The event will begin with the Girls Alumni basketball game at 7 p.m., and the Boys Alumni basketball game at 8 p.m. that Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local students place in Land Judging contest The 7th annual Kiowa County Land Judging Contest was held April 15 on the land belonging to John Hebensperger of Hobart, southeast of Hobart. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Car Show and Cruise set for May 2&3 Main Street Altus' 16th annual Rock 'N Rumble Car Show and Cruise is set for Friday and Saturday, May 2 & 3. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Miss Altus Teen provided car for Contestant Day   Miss Altus Teen 2014, Lexie Herron, rode to Tulsa in style for Contestant Day with a vehicle provided by Putnam Toyota. Pictured is Herron and Putnam Toyota representative John Timmons. Miss Altus Teen Pageant will have their first... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Library ready for book sale event 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. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST