NEWS


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JCMH department recognized
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Kick off fall with cookoff
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Fourth suspect arrested

State Briefs

Trooper, driver shoot at each other during Oklahoma pursuitOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A police pursuit in Oklahoma City that included a rolling gun ba...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


ONIE launches “Choose Homemade” initiative

OKLAHOMA CITY – Healthy and tasty foods don’t always go hand-in-hand, but one Oklahoma City non-profit is attempting to help Oklahoma fami...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


300 course develops airmanship

300 course develops airmanship

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE — The First Term Airmen Course was an Air Force-wide program that allowed new Airmen a week to in-process at a new base. In...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Fourth suspect arrested

Fourth suspect arrested

According to a report from Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy, police have arrested a fourth person in connection with the August 20th shooting death of 32...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Witnesses yell ‘he can’t hear you’ as cop shoots deaf man

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Altus community calendar events provided

Please submit all items by noon to run the next publication day. All submissions must include a street address where the event will be held and a cont...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Dawgs finish as runners-up at the Elk City tournament

Lady Dawgs finish as runners-up at the Elk City tournament

It has been a season of ups and downs for the Altus Junior High Lady Dawgs (8-12-1) fastpitch softball team but even when things have gone wrong, the ...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


An NBA first with coaches

MIAMI — Dozens of NBA players found new homes this offseason. A few front offices dealt with hirings and firings. There’s a new arena in D...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Alex Smith airing it out during 2-0 start

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Smith saw the Chiefs move up in the first round of April’s draft to select Patrick Mahomes II, and he was keenly a...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Top Big TwelveQBs guidingteams to the top

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Baker Mayfield was relaxing in his hotel room in Norman last week, waiting for the bus to head to the stadium for Oklahoma̵...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare thriller

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — What many expected to be a typical Thursday night snoozer between a couple of teams lacking star power turned into quite a...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


The Altus Bulldogs crush the Elk City Big Elk

There are no guarantees in football, especially when playing on the road in a hostile environment against a team looking to prove itself against one o...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Wedding
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Engagement
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Birthday

Area churchgroup feedslocal hungry

Every second Saturday of the month a group of volunteers at First United Methodist Church in Altus prepares a meal for anyone who shows up.The leader ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Birthday

Birthday

Dalleigh Renea Anderson turns one today.She is the daughter of Lane Anderson and Debra Kime of AltusShe is the granddaughter of George Kime, Jr. and D...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Lady Dawgs win out after opening round loss

The Altus Junior High Lady Dawgs (13-2) went into the Cache Junior High Tournament knowing they would be tasked with taking on tough competitors in a ...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Special bowlers fill lanes

Special bowlers fill lanes

Last summer, A League of Our Own’s inaugural event kicked off with a baseball tournament with 17 special needs children taking to the pre T-ball...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Birth

Birth

Owen Blevins of Altus was born 8:16 a.m. Nov. 7 and weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces.Proud parents are Cheyenne Mathews and Douglas Blevins of Altus.The...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Remember Central Health Mart Pharmacy? It was at 301 N. Hudson St. where Martha’s Treasures stands today. Here is Don Rice, the owner, in front ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Oklahoma editorial roundup

Small kindness on a small street

Small kindness on a small street

“There’s no such thing as someone else’s war.”This is a line from a song sung by Jason Isbell, an Alabama born songwriter, who...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma editorial roundup

Taxes on servicesThe OklahomanThis year, Gov. Mary Fallin called for applying the state’s 4.5 percent sales tax to numerous services, which woul...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


VA centers need more outside oversight

VA centers need more outside oversight

Our veterans fought to secure our freedom and security, and they deserve the best possible medical care. But for too long this care has not been provi...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Is there any hope?

Is there any hope?

St. Paul from Romans 5:1-8 – New International Version of the Bible“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace w...

July 25th, 2017 |  


A big ‘thank you’ to the APD

A big ‘thank you’ to the APD

I’d like to take a moment this week to commend the Altus Police Department for their efficient work this week.We had a string of shootings over ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


A decision on North Korea

A decision on North Korea

For more than fifty years the United States has had a contentious and adverse relationship with North Korea. Since the end of the Korean War in 1953, ...

July 18th, 2017 |