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Cameron University Foundation teams with AmazonSmile to help CU students

The Cameron University Foundation has teamed with AmazonSmile, a charitable initiative of the worldwide online marketplace Amazon. Supporters can now select the Cameron University Foundation, shop on … more

Early childhood education program at NWOSU ranked as highly affordable

The Division of Education’s Early Childhood Education program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been named the 28th most affordable program in the country out of 85 other programs … more

Tenant to move into home in time for Christmas

A home at 1412 Frisco Street was recently rehabilitated and is ready for the new tenant, Angela Martin, to move in just in time for Christmas. “My grandkids are really going to like this … more

“How Covid Stole Christmas” theme of benefit run

The 7th annual Great Santa Run will be held Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Altus City Reservoir on Falcon Road. The event will continue as planned, by following guidelines set out by the … more

Wes Lane to speak at community Thanksgiving service

The Jackson County Ministerial Alliance will host the annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday evening, November 22nd. The Thanksgiving worship service will begin at 6 p.m. at the Altus … more

Low cost spay/neuter clinic dates set

The last two low-cost spay and neuter clinics in 2020 for the Altus area will be Monday, Nov. 16 and Monday, Dec. 14. The program is administered by the Altus Area Spay Neuter Incentive Program … more

Armed Services YMCA strengthens military families

Looking ahead to 2021, the new staff of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Oklahoma wants to know what service members and their families want. The ASYMCA has branches in the military communities … more

City signs up basketball athletes

Boys and girls are asked to register for the Altus Parks and Recreation basketball program by Sunday, Nov. 15. The leagues are not co-ed; there will be separate teams for boys and for … more

WOSC waives ACT/SAT requirements

Western Oklahoma State College (WOSC) announces the ACT/SAT requirements for first-year applicants will be waived for those who meet requirements. The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have created … more

Rotary Club chooses Sept. Junior Rotarian

The Altus Rotary Club named Rebecca Borghini, Altus Junior Rotarian for the month of September. Rebecca, a senior at Altus High School, is the daughter of Stephanie and Nicola Borghini. She is … more

Sheriff warns of phone scam

Jackson County Sheriff Roger LeVick warns the public of a current phone scam. “Don’t fall for it,” warns the sheriff. At least one person in the county has reported an … more

Hollis County Fair set for Saturday

This Saturday (Oct. 10) will feature a full schedule of events for the Harmon County Fall Festival. The fun starts at 9 a.m. on the streets of downtown Hollis with a car show at the Harmon County … more

Miss Cotton Country Pageant accepting entries

The 16th annual Miss Cotton Country Scholarship Pageant is now accepting entries. The Miss Cotton Country Scholarship Pageant is open to all local girls ages 15-19, and will be held on Saturday, … more

Summer ball program scrapped

The summer 2020 baseball and softball season has been officially canceled, announced the City of Altus Parks and Recreation Department this week. The annual program normally enrolls upwards of … more
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