Altus Times- RSS Feed Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:39:13 EST 1800 Special called meeting about City Manager search A special called meeting of the Altus City Council will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Council chambers. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:39:11 EST Bulldogs roll Chickasha 47-14 The Bulldogs rolled the Fighting Chicks of Chickasha 47-14 Friday inside the rock at Hightower Memorial Stadium. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:23 EST Limited vaccines available for Monday flu clinic Jackson County Health Department would like to notify residents that planned to come to the flu clinic on Monday, Oct. 20, that we have a limited supply of vaccine available for adults. The department was notified late yesterday that a large shipment... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:40:09 EST (No heading) A District Retired Educators meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Altus at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road. The agenda will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 11:30 a.m. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:39:09 EST Two upcoming agriculture producer meetings set White-tailed Deer and Land Workshop in Altus Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:12 EST Motorcyclist admitted to ER with minor injuries A motorcyclist was transported to the JCMH Emergency Room following a single vehicle accident on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Witnesses said that Bill Davison, 57, of Altus was traveling northbound on his motorcycle on the 2200 Block of Main Street when a... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:30:08 EST Navajo School Fall Carnival The Annual Navajo School Fall Carnival is set for Saturday, Oct. 25, in the old gym and cafeteria on the Navajo School campus. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Join them for a chili supper, costume contest, games for youth of all ages,... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:15:15 EST Local vet honored in final days A local veteran under Jackson County Memorial Hospital Hospice care was honored before family and friends on Wednesday, Oct, 15, at Tamarack Assisted Living Center, in part of a program, “We Honor Veterans,” to recognize those who have... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:15:13 EST Hastings customers support literacy Hastings Entertainment Superstore in Altus has donation jars located at the registers as reminders for customers wanting to donate to the Great Plains Literacy Council. That effort for literacy has paid off as the change has been counted, and a total... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:16 EST Athletic Leadership The Altus Bulldogs at 4-2 overall, 2-1 in district and ranked #8 in class 5A host the Fighting Chicks of Chickasha tonight at 7:30 p.m. inside the rock of Hightower Memorial Stadium. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:13 EST JCMH Hospice recognized as a ‘We Honor Veterans’ partner Twenty five percent of those who die every year in the United States are veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Jackson County Memorial Hospital Hospice has become a national... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:15:12 EST Contract awarded for road repairs in Jackson County OKLAHOMA CITY – A contract was awarded this month for road repairs in Jackson County, Sen. Mike Schulz and Rep. Charles Ortega recently announced. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:18 EST Olustee awarded $48,925 grant for fire equipment$48925-grant-for-fire-equipment OKLAHOMA CITY — The town of Olustee recently received a state grant for fire station equipment and trucks, Sen. Mike Schulz and Rep. Charles Ortega announced. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:11 EST Tailgate party planned for Thursday On Thursday night, the 12th Man Club will again be hosting a tailgate party for all Altus Bulldog fans. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:12:07 EST 2014 Site Activation Task Force KC-46 ALTUS AFB - Danny Wright, chief mechanic for the U.S. Air Force KC-46 Pegasus refueling and strategic transport aircraft at Boeing, was on hand last week to discuss the schematics of the Pegasus to the Site Activation Task Force team in the base... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:42:09 EST Altus up in sales tax collections The September distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from July business. Companies that remit more than $2,500 monthly in sales tax receipts are required to file and... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:42:07 EST Commissioners open bids for 2004 truck The Jackson County Commissioners held their regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to consider items on the agenda. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:39:15 EST Area runners compete in booster club cross country meet Fifteen young area runners braved the cold conditions on Saturday morning to compete in the first annual Altus Track Booster Club Cross Country Meet. The meet was open to all age groups, 6th grade and below, and the 1600 meter course was at Western... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:12:09 EST Local Toastmasters continue winning streak Two local Red River Toastmasters Club members recently competed at the Area K-2 Humorous Speech and Evaluation contest in Lawton, Oklahoma. Area K-2 includes the Red River club in Altus, Duncan and Satanta club and Talkin Lawton club in Lawton. Both... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:30:11 EST WOSC hosts blood drive Oct. 20 Blood donors can show their community and school spirit by donating with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) Monday, Oct. 20. A blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will occur at Western Oklahoma State College. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:10:11 EST