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Aviation through the ages

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 … more

Thanksgiving: More than pilgrims and turkeys

The history of Thanksgiving dates back to the 1600s, although it likely wasn’t “Thanksgiving” and it was a celebration much different than what we celebrate today. In 1621, the … more

Clydesdales to head Altus Christmas Parade

Iconic Clydesdale horses will lead the Altus Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11. A carriage- led team of four horses, each as high as 18 feet and weighs as much as 2,000 pounds, will literally … more

Adventures fly the skies over Altus on Airport Day

‘The Nutcracker’ coming to Altus

Friends of WOSC Performing Arts proudly presents The Nutcracker, coming to the Herschal H. Crow Fine Arts Center on the Western Oklahoma State College campus Dec. 10 and Dec. 12. Leah Wall: Off … more

17th annual Toy Run benefits 175 children

The 17th annual Toy Run for the Kids was held in Altus on Saturday, Nov. 6, resulting in Christmas gifts for 175 children in Region 2, District 3 of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. The … more

Duffy chosen for induction into 2022 WOSC Alumni Hall of Fame

The Western Oklahoma State College Alumni Association is proud to announce that Larry K. Duffy has been selected as our 2022 Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductee. The award is presented to … more

Lt. Gov. addresses Rotary about state tourism

Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell spoke about Oklahoma’s tourism industry at the Altus Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Lt. Governor Pinnell, who serves as Oklahoma’s first Secretary of … more

Main Street Altus named national quarterfinalist

Main Street Altus has been named a national quarterfinalist among other city’s Main Street programs, for a grand prize of $25,000. More than 494,000 total votes were cast for 216 nominees in … more

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle campaign

The Salvation Army of Altus is operating the Red Kettle holiday collection service at Hobby Lobby. Pictured, Altus Salvation Army Advisory Board Treasurer Elizabeth Marcha, Chairman Gary Busch; … more

AHS Cheer takes 4th place

Altus High School returned to Game Day State on Saturday, Nov. 13 and placed 4th in Class 5A. Altus scored a 260.2 for the #4 slot. Leading in Game Day were 1st, Bishop McGuiness, 278.2; 2nd, … more

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign in Altus

The Salvation Army of Altus is operating the Red Kettle holiday collection service at Hobby Lobby. Pictured, Altus Salvation Army Advisory Board Treasurer Elizabeth Marcha, Chairman Gary Busch; … more

Christmas Parade entry deadline Dec. 6

The 41st annual Altus Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 11. Those interested in creating entries for the parade should be working on their projects now. “Plan your floats and … more

Farm City Week brings together Airmen, civilian community

Farm City Week returned to Altus and the surrounding area last week. The annual event joins the US Air Force and the Altus Chamber of Commerce in a venture designed to introduce and include … more

Salvation Army produces Angel Tree project

The Angel Tree project of the Salvation Army of Altus kicked off at Burke's Outlet this week. For parents/guardians who have children up to age 12 to sign up for this year’s Angel Tree, … more

Annual Community Thanksgiving Service set for Nov. 21, FBC

The Jackson County Ministerial Alliance will host the Annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday evening, November 21.  The Thanksgiving worship service will begin at 6 p.m. at the … more
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