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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.The meeting is free.“This is an important meeting to learn about our current situation,” said Lloyd Colston, City of Altus Emergency Management director.While the situation is of some concern, he urged residents to be informed about the drought....

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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 in November 2016.At the Monday, April 21 regular meeting of the Altus School Board, a motion was made by Board member Stephen Barnett to table the item regarding approval for That Altus Band to perform in the 75th Anniversary of Pearl H...

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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.On Saturday, the Co-Ed softball game will be held at 10 a.m. Festivities and celebrations will continue from 2 to 8 p.m. with food and drinks.At 5 p.m. there will be a meal fundraiser for the sophomore class, and at 6 p.m., there will be an...

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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.Two teams from the Altus area participated in the 4-H Division. Individual winners were: 1st place, Levi Muller, Altus 4-H from Navajo; 2nd place, Manuel Martinez, Altus 4-H exchange student from Spain; 3rd place, Winson Ma, Altus 4-H exchange student from China; 4th place, Luke Muller, Altus 4-H from Navajo; and 5th place, Ethan Moreau, Altus...

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Car Show and Cruise set for May 2&3

Main Street Altus’ 16th annual Rock ‘N Rumble Car Show and Cruise is set for Friday and Saturday, May 2 & 3.This “Crusin With Main Street” event has been voted not only “Best in the Southwest” but “Premier Special Event in Oklahoma.”Friday events start off with a Battle of the Bands contest at 6 p.m. Of course classic and other “cool car” owners will be out crusin’ the drag that night.On Saturda...

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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 orientation meeting on Thursday, April 24 at First State Bank at 7 p.m. for the upcoming pageant on Aug. 2. Age requirements are 13-17 and not a senior in High School, and counties of Jackson, Harmon, Kiowa, Tillman or Greer. For m...

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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 Saturday.The Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1500 Falcon Road, is holding Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper today with Mass at 7:30 p.m. On Good Friday tomorrow, they will hold Stations of the Cross at noon, and a Good Friday of the Passion o...

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