Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:59:35 EST 1800 County Health Department observes Administrative Professionals Week http://altustimes.com/news/news/3600975/County-Health-Department-observes-Administrative-Professionals-Week The Jackson County Health Department is recognizing the work of its five administrative professionals during Administrative Professionals Week April 20-26, 2014. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST School Board OK’s band trip to Hawaii http://altustimes.com/news/news/3605708/School-Board-OKs-band-trip-to-Hawaii The Altus Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to allow “That Altus Band” to perform in the 75th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Parade in Hawaii in November of 2016. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jr High girls dominate Elgin Owl Classic track meet http://altustimes.com/news/sports/3605427/Jr-High-girls-dominate-Elgin-Owl-Classic-track-meet Victories in two relay events helped the Altus Junior High girls dominate the recent Elgin Owl Classic track meet.Altus won five events en route to 152 points. Host Elgin was second with 79 points. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Edward “Leon” Monday http://altustimes.com/news/obits/3606129/Edward-Leon-Monday Edward “Leon” Monday, 63, of Altus, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Services are pending with Kincannon Funeral Home. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Winners return from NAGA Jujitsu competition with medals http://altustimes.com/news/sports/3605385/Winners-return-from-NAGA-Jujitsu-competition-with-medals Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST What happens after the resurrection? http://altustimes.com/news/opinion/3603639/What-happens-after-the-resurrection I heard about a town in Southwest Oklahoma that had a community-wide Easter pageant. It so happened that the character chosen to play Jesus had obviously been miscast; he was more suited for the part of a Roman soldier. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Altus boys soccer focused on winning season finale Friday http://altustimes.com/news/sports/3605564/Altus-boys-soccer-focused-on-winning-season-finale-Friday Jaime Reyna isn't concerned about the complicated playoff scenario.The Altus boys soccer coach and his Bulldogs are focused on one thing - winning their regular season finale Friday at Lawton. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST School activities cancelled http://altustimes.com/news/news/3607740/School-activities-cancelled Due to the timing of the severe weather threat for this afternoon, we are cancelling Title I; Extended Day; Alternative Night School, after school programs for Altus Schools. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Altus selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3606689/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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3596790/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 http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3598745/2014-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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3595107/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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3595260/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 http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3595526/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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3595448/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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3595207/Weather-folklore-predicts-wet-Sundays ... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Girls team finishes 1st in tennis invitational http://altustimes.com/news/sports/3597769/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 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3589904/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) http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3591510/ Happy Easter Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Special School Board meeting set for Tuesday http://altustimes.com/news/news/3591582/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