A Jackson County jury found Jayce Martinez, 19, guilty of murder in the first degree, sentencing him to life imprisonment. Formal sentencing will be carried out within a prompt time frame. …
A ceremony was held Jan. 9 at the Jackson County Courthouse for the Judicial District III judges and district attorney, conducted by Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Richard Darby, fourth from left. Taking the oath at the ceremony, left: District Attorney David Thomas, Associate District Judge Eric Yarborough (Greer County), Associate District Judge Winford Mike Warren (Harmon County), Associate District Judge Rafe Hall (Jackson County), District Judge Brad Leverett, Special Judge Ryan Howard (Jackson County), and Associate District Judge Rick Marsh (Kiowa County). Not pictured, Associate District Judge Brad Benson (Tillman County).
A delivery vehicle hit a transformer outside Altus Intermediate School on Monday, Jan. 9, causing an electrical fire and knocking out power to the entire facility.
The City of Altus is moving forward with a new housing development in the southwest sector of town, which will provide 80 new homes on land the City has acquired.
The 2022-23 wrestling season at Altus High School features a father and son, veteran wrestlers and coaches who have taken on lead coaching positions in the boys’ and girls’ wrestling programs.