Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:07:24 EST 1800 (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 Navajo School to hold 50 Year Anniversary Celebration http://altustimes.com/news/news/3591603/Navajo-School-to-hold-50-Year-Anniversary-Celebration Navajo School is holding their 50 Year Anniversary Celebration on April 25-26, at Navajo School.The event will begin with the Girls Alumni basketball game at 7 p.m., and the Boys Alumni basketball game at 8 p.m. that Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local students place in Land Judging contest http://altustimes.com/news/news/3588393/Local-students-place-in-Land-Judging-contest The 7th annual Kiowa County Land Judging Contest was held April 15 on the land belonging to John Hebensperger of Hobart, southeast of Hobart. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Car Show and Cruise set for May 2&3 http://altustimes.com/news/news/3588681/Car-Show-and-Cruise-set-for-May-23 Main Street Altus' 16th annual Rock 'N Rumble Car Show and Cruise is set for Friday and Saturday, May 2 & 3. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Miss Altus Teen provided car for Contestant Day http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3587489/Miss-Altus-Teen-provided-car-for-Contestant-Day   Miss Altus Teen 2014, Lexie Herron, rode to Tulsa in style for Contestant Day with a vehicle provided by Putnam Toyota. Pictured is Herron and Putnam Toyota representative John Timmons. Miss Altus Teen Pageant will have their first... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easter events start today in Altus http://altustimes.com/news/news/3584325/Easter-events-start-today-in-Altus Easter is this Sunday, April 20. Most churches will hold special services that day, with some presenting special choir and other specials. There are also egg hunts being held by City of Altus, as well as other groups, both tomorrow and... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Shannon to speak at meet and greet http://altustimes.com/news/news/3583976/Shannon-to-speak-at-meet-and-greet U.S. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon will be in Altus for a “meet and greet” on Monday, April 21, 4-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Best Western, 2804 N. Main, to allow voting residents to meet Shannon who is vying for the open Senate... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Library ready for book sale event http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/3581323/Library-ready-for-book-sale-event The annual Book Lovers' Sale at the Altus Public Library will be held this Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19. uDoors will open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. each day for this yearly used book sale. Get there early for the best selections. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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