Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:24:11 EST 1800 Council moves forward on Holloway Wells http://altustimes.com/news/news/3579825/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 He’s Alive http://altustimes.com/news/opinion/3570471/Hes-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... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Home School Bands perform for Salvation Army Soup Kitchen http://altustimes.com/news/news/3578054/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. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City Easter Egg Hunt Planned http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3565071/City-Easter-Egg-Hunt-Planned Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mission on Wheels continues free prom dress giveaway http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3572465/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... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST $1.6 M construction contract approved for Altus Schools http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3574033/$1.6-M-construction-contract-approved-for-Altus-Schools The Board of Education of the Altus Public School District approved to enter into a $1,665,600 construction contract with Pope Contracting of Oklahoma City, during their regular meeting on Monday, April 14. The Board discussed the joint payment of the... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners approve juvenile detention agreement http://altustimes.com/news/news/3570244/Commissioners-approve-juvenile-detention-agreement Jackson County Commissioners approved a Detention Services Agreement with the Sac and Fox Nation Juvenile Detention Center on Monday, April 14, during their regular meeting along with other items on the agenda. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Over 150 entries in Walkin’ On Chalk event http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3570701/Over-150-entries-in-Walkin-On-Chalk-event Main Street Altus held the 10th annual Walkin' on Chalk this past Sunday, April 13 in downtown Altus. There were a total of 30 banners judged with the Scientific Theme “Spark a Reaction”. There were also 125 chalk squares... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Wild Turkey Federation regional banquet planned http://altustimes.com/news/news/3570868/National-Wild-Turkey-Federation-regional-banquet-planned The National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Best Western in Altus. Those attending the NWTF banquet will have the opportunity to buy exclusive merchandise to raise funds for the... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Blair FFA has taken home several awards http://altustimes.com/news/news/3572019/Blair-FFA-has-taken-home-several-awards This past week the Blair FFA has taken home several awards from recent Career Development Event (CDE) contests. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual ‘Book Lovers’ Sale’ to be held at library http://altustimes.com/news/news/3570102/Annual-Book-Lovers-Sale-to-be-held-at-library It is almost time for the Annual Book Lovers' Sale at the Altus Public Library. Mark your calendars for Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19 for the best-used book sale in southwest... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Altus Ambassadors return from 52nd Annual Quail Breakfast http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3263732/Altus-Ambassadors-return-from-52nd-Annual-Quail-Breakfast Altus civic leaders returned from the 52nd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. that was held Thursday, April 10, in the Senate Russell Building Kennedy Caucus Room. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Vo-Ag facility renovations contract on Monday’s School Board agenda http://altustimes.com/news/news/3263138/Vo-Ag-facility-renovations-contract-on-Mondays-School-Board-agenda Entering into a contract with Pope Contracting of Oklahoma City for a combined total bid of $1,665,600 and 260 calendar days for construction work will be addressed for approval at the regular meeting of the Altus Board of Education on... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Transformer move from Kingfisher to Altus on AMA agenda http://altustimes.com/news/news/3266357/Transformer-move-from-Kingfisher-to-Altus-on-AMA-agenda A regular meeting of the Altus Municipal Authority will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Council chambers. A regular meeting of the Altus City Council will immediately follow. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mullins movie to be shown in Altus http://altustimes.com/news/news/3264308/Mullins-movie-to-be-shown-in-Altus According to Minister George Dosher, one of the last showings of “Ragamuffin”, the movie by Christian music artist Rich Mullins, is coming to First Christian Church, 2501 N Park Lane, here in Altus on... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Gordon Yale Linders http://altustimes.com/news/obits/3266483/Gordon-Yale-Linders Funeral services for Gordon Yale Linders, 92, of Duke, will be held at the Duke Church of Christ on Tuesday with the time pending. Burial will follow in the Prairie Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Kincannon Funeral Home. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Political hopefuls wrap up candidate filing http://altustimes.com/news/news/3263053/Political-hopefuls-wrap-up-candidate-filing Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community partners band together to repair Imagination Station http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3258892/Community-partners-band-together-to-repair-Imagination-Station City Park's employees prepare to restore Imagination Station by taking an inventory of needed repairs. Due to vandalism, weather, and frequent use of equipment, some areas of the beloved playground have become defaced, deteriorated, and unsafe,... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://altustimes.com/news/news/3255728/ The 10th annual Main Street Altus “Walkin' On Chalk” event will be held in downtown Altus this Sunday, April 13. Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The chalk and drawing contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Judging... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Winter Canola Field Tour http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3262057/2014-Winter-Canola-Field-Tour Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST