News

AHS Wrestler Spotlight of the Week

Zoie Rogers, a junior at Altus High School is in the wrestler for the Spotlight of the Week. In the wrestling program since she was in junior high, she won her first match at Blanchard the first …

AHS Swim posts wins, personal bests in meets

AHS Swim, a smaller group than in previous years, continues to post personal best records and rank high in recent events. “We had several personal best times in the finals,” said Coach …

Construction advances on cheer/dance/archery gym

The new Michelle Lynne Cox Cheer and Dance Complex continues its progress to completion, with the iron framework rising on the location on N. Park Lane. The building will house Cheer and Pom …

Foster signs with Seminole softball

AHS senior Jaycee Foster signed to play softball for Seminole State College on Monday, Dec. 5. A four-year letterman and starter, Foster will leave as one of the best players in Altus program …
Features
Aviation History Month recognizes the achievements of the men and women who made it happen. When we think about the history of aviation, the first names we might think of are Wilbur and Orville …
  The Altus Civil Air Patrol squadron gave orientation flights to local teens last weekend.
  Just Brew It will be featured on the popular “Discover Oklahoma”
Sports
Chloe Hill, pitcher for the Altus Lady Bulldogs, signed a letter of intent on Nov. 18 with Eastern Oklahoma State College. Hill will attend EOSC on an athletic scholarship and will patch for the …
The Altus boys and girls basketball teams were 2-1 after their first week of season play. Results were not available at press time from the Dec. 6 Elgin game. Both teams beat Cache on Friday, …
Opinion
While the House has begun preparation for the upcoming legislative session, I want to review the busy interim I spent working for the people of House District 52. In June, I attended a National …
On the 27th of September, 2022, approximately 1:00 p.m., we had finished a delicious lunch at the Grill and were getting into our car to return to the Frederick Lake, where we were staying in our RV …
This week, a year’s worth of work will come to a close when the Legislature convenes in special session to vote on 45 projects, totaling more than $1.1 billion of Oklahoma’s share of …