Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:53:38 EST 1800 KC-46 FTU construction continues on Altus AFB http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/151480539/KC-46-FTU-construction-continues-on-Altus-AFB ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE – Construction crews continue to build U.S. Air Force KC-46 Pegasus refueling aircraft Formal Training Unit buildings. The building shown will be the Fuselage Training Center where students will practice loading and... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:26:41 EST Civil Engineer Squadron renovates Altus AFB Fire Station, saves AF money http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/151480530/Civil-Engineer-Squadron-renovates-Altus-AFB-Fire-Station-saves-AF-money ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — Members of the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron completed a renovation project at the Altus AFB Fire Station Jan. 20 to comply with mission safety requirements and improve mission efficiency. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:21:44 EST Board of Regents holds special meeting http://altustimes.com/news/news/151463017/Board-of-Regents-holds-special-meeting The Western Oklahoma State College Board of Regents met for a special meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22 in the Higher Learning Center at the college to discuss matters pertaining to the upcoming Comprehensive Visit to the college from the Higher Learning... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:21:43 EST Lady Bulldog track opens in Norman http://altustimes.com/news/sports/151479978/Lady-Bulldog-track-opens-in-Norman NORMAN – The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs track team opened there season on Friday when they competed in the Oklahoma University Indoor Track and Field Invitational. This indoor meet is one of the biggest in the state of Oklahoma with... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:21:42 EST Oil painting workshop with Sue Messerly to be held at library http://altustimes.com/news/news/151463062/Oil-painting-workshop-with-Sue-Messerly-to-be-held-at-library An oil painting workshop will be held at the Altus Public Library on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Jan. 26, 27, and 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. The instructor for this workshop will be local artist,... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:21:41 EST Western Oklahoma Historical Society membership drive now under way http://altustimes.com/news/news/151480354/Western-Oklahoma-Historical-Society-membership-drive-now-under-way Western Oklahoma Historical Society members expect 2015 to be another year of continued growth for the organization and hope citizens of Altus will want to be a part of it during their annual membership drive, now under way. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:16:42 EST Bridges ranked 14th in the nation http://altustimes.com/news/sports/151479927/Bridges-ranked-14th-in-the-nation Bulldog wrestling has been good, if not, great, if not, downright dominant a long time. by its nature, it often goes overlooked. Wrestlers tend to stay to themselves. It can be a lonely, isolated grind and an internal classic battle of man vs. self as... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:16:43 EST Council to hold special meeting Tuesday http://altustimes.com/news/news/151467633/Council-to-hold-special-meeting-Tuesday The Altus City Council will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council chambers for a special called meeting. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:16:42 EST For first-time visitor, Havana is charming - and complicated http://altustimes.com/news/news/151480674/For-first-time-visitor-Havana-is-charming---and-complicated HAVANA (AP) — Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it's impossible not to be taken by its charms. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:16:41 EST Shortgrass showdowns set for day 2 http://altustimes.com/news/sports/151463979/Shortgrass-showdowns-set-for-day-2 The 43rd Annual Clester Harrington Shortgrass Invitational boys basketball tournament began yesterday. there were no upsets in the first round as Houston HCYA, Eisenhower, Centennial and Mustang all gained double-digit wins and advance into the second... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:06:41 EST LPN graduation set at SWTC http://altustimes.com/news/news/151440437/LPN-graduation-set-at-SWTC The graduation ceremony for the Southwest Technology Center school of Nursing is set for Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Frances Herron Seminar Center. Upon completing the strenuous 12 month program, there are 16 candidates for graduation in the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:01:42 EST County Conservation District participating in cost share program http://altustimes.com/news/news/151451356/County-Conservation-District-participating-in-cost-share-program The Jackson County Conservation District has announced that they will be participating in the Oklahoma Conservation Cost Share Program. The eligible practices approved for cost share in Program Year 16 are: Brush Management, Critical Area Planting,... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:01:41 EST Area Tournament Scores http://altustimes.com/news/sports/151462381/Area-Tournament-Scores SHORTGRASS INVITATIONAL at ALTUSHouston HCYA 89, Lawton Mac 74Mustang 101, Dallas HSAA 49Lawton Ike 69, Houston CHSM 40Centennial 63, Altus 49 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:16:42 EST AJH Lady Dawgs split with Tomlinson http://altustimes.com/news/sports/151462221/AJH-Lady-Dawgs-split-with-Tomlinson ALTUS 7TH GRADE FALLS TO TOMLINSON Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:16:41 EST SHAC Service Day to be held Saturday http://altustimes.com/news/news/151460833/SHAC-Service-Day-to-be-held-Saturday Safe Homes For All Children (SHAC) Service Day will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 12 to 5 p.m. The event is to find volunteers to help local foster families. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:26:43 EST Western’s library to host ‘Maker’s Space’ Technology Seminar http://altustimes.com/news/news/151443184/Westerns-library-to-host-Makers-Space-Technology-Seminar Western Oklahoma State College's library, the Learning Resource Center, will unveil its newly organized “Mak­er's Space” with an orientation seminar led by Steve Prater, Western's Director of Information Technology. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:26:42 EST Dr. Leverett to take oath of office at JCMH Trustees meeting http://altustimes.com/news/news/151461782/Dr.-Leverett-to-take-oath-of-office-at-JCMH-Trustees-meeting The Jackson County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27.After roll call, Dr. Joe Leverett will take his oath of office. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:26:42 EST Will Rogers students CATCH a healthy lifestyle http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/151440506/Will-Rogers-students-CATCH-a-healthy-lifestyle Will Rogers Elementary School with the help of the Jackson County Health Department recently implemented the Kids CATCH Club afterschool program. CATCH is a Coordinated Approach to Child Health and the curriculum is taught weekly to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:26:41 EST WOSC Alumni Association membership drive under way http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/151420118/WOSC-Alumni-Association-membership-drive-under-way The 2015 WOSC Alumni Association Membership Drive is under way. Most recently Heather Cavin , Maurice “Moe” Walton and Margaret Alcala have pledged their support through their contributions to the WOSC Alumni Association Endowment Fund by... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:36:43 EST Apply now for Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain http://altustimes.com/news/news/151438831/Apply-now-for-Summer-Arts-Institute-at-Quartz-Mountain Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:36:43 EST