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Wigwam exhibit features Depression-era Native art

An exhibit of 32 paintings by Native American artist Stephen Mopope (1898-1974) is currently featured at the Wigwam, 121 W. Commerce Street. more

Court Clerk, deputies, box up files

The office of the Jackson County Court Clerk will move from the courthouse next week after the final docket on Friday. more

Giant letter projects will welcome visitors to ALTUS

The Altus Rotary Club is partnering with the city of Altus and creating a fund raising drive for a project which will have a highly visible presence on the edge of town. more

Member to return to vacant council seat

Patricia Blackman will return to her seat on the Altus City Council, following a majority decision by the council of March 1. more

City Code: nothing passed, nothing changed by council

A large number of people were present for a public hearing at the Altus City Council meeting on March 1.   Many of those present were interested in the latest stage of the crash pad … more

City Council passes on prohibiting no-knock warrants

An agenda item prohibiting no-knock warrants was not approved at the March 1 Altus City Council meeting. more

Speaker on Disabilities Day at Capitol has roots in Altus community

Christian Roe, a 22-year-old sophomore at the University of Oklahoma, will speak on Tuesday, March 8 at the Oklahoma State Capitol at the gathering for People with Disabilities Day more

Results posted for 2022 Miss Altus / Miss Altus Teen competitions

ALTUS, OK — The 2022 Miss Altus and Miss Altus Teen were crowned in a first-time double ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 6. more

Re-Centered Weekend set at Martha Road Baptist Church

Walker Moore, a ministry entrepreneur, missionary, and author, will be leading his recently created Re-Centered Weekend on March 4-5, 2022, at the Martha Road Baptist Church more

VFW Post 4876 announces award winners

ALTUS, OK — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4876 announces the winners of its distinguished public service awards as well as its youth essay contests. more

Altus Lions accept grant from SWRE

ALTUS, OK — The Altus Lions Club was recently presented a grant in the amount of $3500 to assist with the purchase of a “spot vision camera.” more

Martha Road Baptist hosts chili supper

ALTUS, OK — Sam Dyer will be the guest speaker at the annual Men & Boys Chili Supper at Martha Road Baptist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. more

Enthusiasts glimpse a unique treasure at the Museum

Three recent visitors at the Museum of the Western Prairie came from miles away to see a special and rare exhibit. One of the museum’s exhibits is a launch console from the control desk of … more

Clifford T. Peterson Cafeteria showcases $1.9 mil remodel

The Clifford T. Peterson Cafeteria at Altus High School officially opened its doors to feed hungry students on Monday, Nov. 29, following the Thanksgiving break. A little over a week later, the … more

And the final Candy Cane Cash winner is…

The final drawing for Candy Cane Cash went two rounds before the winning ticket was claimed by Bruce Farquhar, FFA educator at Altus High School, who said he is donating the $1,000 prize money to the … more

Festive equestrian sisterhood

Holiday Market at museum draws large crowd

The seventh annual Holiday Market at the Museum was the most successful market ever, said Museum Director Jennie Buchanan. Museum of the Western Prairie has hosted the Holiday Market the first … more
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