Altus Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://altustimes.com/section/NEWS http://altustimes.com/section/NEWS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:24:44 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 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 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 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 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 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 (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 Southern Prairie Library System offering free financial kits http://altustimes.com/news/news/3261986/Southern-Prairie-Library-System-offering-free-financial-kits Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers Are Valuable and Needed http://altustimes.com/news/news/3258900/Volunteers-Are-Valuable-and-Needed The Great Plains Literacy Council salutes their local volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Like many charitable causes, the adult literacy movement would come to a standstill without the generosity of many volunteer tutors in the... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Martha Road celebrates Grand Opening of new building http://altustimes.com/news/news/3254926/Martha-Road-celebrates-Grand-Opening-of-new-building The congregation of the Martha Road Baptist invites the community to join them for a special day of celebration as they dedicate their new Family Life Center. The dedication service will be held Sunday morning April 13. Dr. Anthony Jordan, Executive... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Elementary school choice period April 28-May 5 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3250448/Elementary-school-choice-period-April-28-May-5 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Blood drives set in Altus for April 14 & 19 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3248575/Blood-drives-set-in-Altus-for-April-14--19 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Altus author explores different facets of Jesus’ life in new book http://altustimes.com/news/news/3255315/Altus-author-explores-different-facets-of-Jesus-life-in-new-book Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ortega to file for re-election http://altustimes.com/news/news/3254202/Ortega-to-file-for-re-election District 52 State Representative Charles Ortega has formally announced that he will file seeking re-election. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ACMI House hosting 5th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event Saturday http://altustimes.com/news/news/3240350/ACMI-House-hosting-5th-Annual-Walk-a-Mile-in-Her-Shoes-event-Saturday There is an old saying: “You can't really understand another person's experiences until you've walked a mile in their shoes” Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® asks men to literally walk one mile in women's high heeled... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Easter Service planned http://altustimes.com/news/news/3248636/Community-Easter-Service-planned The citizens of Altus and surrounding communities are invited to the third annual Jackson County Ministerial Alliance Community Easter. The service will be held at 6 p.m. on April 13 which is... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST