News

Whittemore brings experience, success to Bulldog hoops 

New Altus High School head basketball coach Todd Whittemore has had success in a lot of places. The veteran coach is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak that culminated in a 63-57 victory …

Election scheduled Feb. 14 

Up for election in Jackson County Feb. 14 is Council Member Ward 4 in Altus and a proposition for Blair Public Schools. The Council Member office is “at-large,” meaning that all …

Auditions for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute to be held in Altus

High school actors, singers, writers, dancers, visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and photographers are invited to apply and audition for Oklahoma’s one of a kind arts education program. …

“The little engine that could”: AAFB nominated for AF-level award

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE – Efforts from Airmen across Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma paid off Oct. 26, 2022, when Air Education and Training Command announced AAFB as a finalist for the 2023 …
Features
The sanctuary was packed with family, employers, friends and supporters of nine individuals who graduated from Drug Court on Wednesday, Dec. 21.      District Judge Brad …
Olustee made the top 3 in the Paint Oklahoma Beautiful contest. 
The MacDowell Club of Allied Arts continued its tradition of the Vespers performance on Sunday, Dec. 18 at the First United Methodist Church of Altus. 
Sports
The Blair E-Sports team is having a great season, according to Coach Tyler Gray. They currently have a Call of Duty record of 48-0 through three complete seasons and are at the start of a new …
Elk City's Elkettes defeated the Lady Bulldogs of Altus by a score of 71-22 in the third-place game in the 50th edition of the Clester Harrington Shortgrass Classic on Saturday afternoon at Cleatus …
The surging Altus Bulldogs used 24-point outbursts in the first and final quarters to defeat a solid Elk City team by a score of 63-57 in the championship game of the 50th annual Clester Harrington …
Opinion
The clock is ticking down as we make final preparations for the 59th Legislature. We’ve been busy working with Senate staff to research and draft hundreds of bills in order to get them filed by …
In our first official business of 2023, the House met on Tuesday, January 3 for our constitutionally-required Organizational Day, where we elected leadership and approved rules for the 59th …
Edmond Music had just completed a full refurbishment of a Steinway M, a performance grand piano that fits in our programming space as well as our storage area.