Altus Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://altustimes.com/section/NEWS http://altustimes.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:18:25 EST 1800 Chapman to lead revival services at Southside Baptist Church http://altustimes.com/news/news/50430686/Chapman-to-lead-revival-services-at-Southside-Baptist-Church Pastor Jason Duree and the members of Southside Baptist Church, 1100 Asa Lee, extend a special invitation to come and hear gospel messages and fellowship with others at their revival which begins Sept. 7 at 10:45 a.m. with Sunday night service at 6... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:07:12 EST DA announces public auction of forfeited vehicles http://altustimes.com/news/news/50430790/DA-announces-public-auction-of-forfeited-vehicles District Attorney John Wampler has announced the sale of several forfeited vehicles at a public auction to be conducted online beginning Sunday, Aug. 31, and concluding on Sunday, Sept. 14. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:07:11 EST Low county turn out for runoff races http://altustimes.com/news/news/50431775/Low-county-turn-out-for-runoff-races Voters in Oklahoma went to the polls yesterday to cast ballots in runoff races across the state. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:06:08 EST Bedlam blood drive comes to Altus Sept. 2 http://altustimes.com/news/news/50424351/Bedlam-blood-drive-comes-to-Altus-Sept.-2 Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives. Anyone, 16 years or older*, is urged to donate Tuesday, Sept. 2, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Community Center. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:27:12 EST Johnson to be inducted into Oklahoma African American Educator’s Hall of Fame http://altustimes.com/news/news/50413477/Johnson-to-be-inducted-into-Oklahoma-African-American-Educators-Hall-of-Fame The Oklahoma African American Educator's Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Career educator Jessie (J.D.) Johnson of Altus has been selected as an... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:27:09 EST Chamber President to speak at SWORW meeting http://altustimes.com/news/news/50413381/Chamber-President-to-speak-at-SWORW-meeting Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m., at the SWOKRW/Jackson County GOP Headquarters, located at 115 W. Commerce. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:15 EST Pratt to attend Model and Talent Expo http://altustimes.com/news/news/50413641/Pratt-to-attend-Model-and-Talent-Expo Mary Ann Pratt, of Altus, has been selected to be a part of the Model and Talent Expo to be held in Dallas, Texas in November. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:08:11 EST Altus joins preparedness game http://altustimes.com/news/news/50416668/Altus-joins-preparedness-game Local emergency managers are encouraging area residents to prepare for disasters during the National Preparedness Month along with other agencies supporting the #30days30ways National Preparedness Month initiative. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:08:09 EST Hospital foundation awards scholarship http://altustimes.com/news/news/50422041/Hospital-foundation-awards-scholarship Suzanne Mollison, a member of the Mac Mollison Scholarship Committee at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, presents a scholarship to Blake Stepanovich from Altus. He is a third-year medical student at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:08:06 EST Southwest Opry to showcase variety of talent http://altustimes.com/news/news/50404987/Southwest-Opry-to-showcase-variety-of-talent Mikayla Jo's Southwest Opry presents a show packed with a variety of talented artists performing Hot New Country Hits, Country Classics, Gospel, Patriotic, and Western Swing, as well as some comedy. The SW Opry's show slated for this... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:33:12 EST (No heading) http://altustimes.com/news/news/50400181/ Jackson County Commissioners held their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 25, where they approved a Canon Copier as surplus from the Assessor's office, among other items on the consent agenda. The copier, a Canon IR2230, was replaced by a more... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:33:10 EST Camping at Quartz Mountain http://altustimes.com/news/news/50404408/Camping-at-Quartz-Mountain Are you planning one last campout for the Labor Day Holiday? A lot of folks do choose to have their final camping trip of the season at Quartz Mountain Nature Park. Remember, camping is on a first come first serve basis (no reservations) so bring your... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:31:12 EST Suspect points shotgun at cabdriver and occupants http://altustimes.com/news/news/50403977/Suspect-points-shotgun-at-cabdriver-and-occupants Altus Police arrested a man early Sunday morning, Aug. 24, at around 2:30 a.m. after he pointed a shotgun at a cab driver and two occupants in the cab. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:25:13 EST Voters go to the polls this Tuesday http://altustimes.com/news/news/50389584/Voters-go-to-the-polls-this-Tuesday An election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26 for runoffs that feature two statewide races for Democratic voters and runoffs for both parties in the 5th District U.S. House. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:00:08 EST Councilman questioned about eligibility http://altustimes.com/news/news/50386840/Councilman-questioned-about-eligibility Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:03:11 EST Hospital adds family practice specialist http://altustimes.com/news/news/50384132/Hospital-adds-family-practice-specialist Jackson County Memorial Hospital welcomes Kimberly Wirths, M.D., to the Medical Clinic at 201 South Park Lane in Altus. She is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. As a Family... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:55:10 EST Wildland Task Force called to extinguish Warren blaze http://altustimes.com/news/news/50387938/Wildland-Task-Force-called-to-extinguish-Warren-blaze The Jackson County Wildland Task Force responded to a wild-land fire at North County Road 212 and ECR 151 in Warren, where emergency teams established a command post and set up a multi-agency operation to extinguish a blaze in hot, dry, 101 degree... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:36:10 EST Korean War veteran to go on Honor Flight http://altustimes.com/news/news/50381481/Korean-War-veteran-to-go-on-Honor-Flight Korean War veteran Danny King of Altus will go on a charter Honor Flight from Tulsa to Washington, D.C., in September to visit the memorials of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:05:10 EST ‘Living Longer, Living Stronger’ series completed http://altustimes.com/news/news/50389518/Living-Longer-Living-Stronger-series-completed Nobody wants to have a chronic long-term illness. Unfortunately, most adults will experience two or more chronic conditions during our lives. These illnesses include heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and a host of... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:10:14 EST Citizenship requires study http://altustimes.com/news/news/50389520/Citizenship-requires-study Do you remember how many amendments the Constitution has? What kind of government does the United States have? How many justices are there on the Supreme Court? Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:10:12 EST