NEWS


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USGS begins low-level flight to survey and research Oklahoma fault lines

USGS begins low-level flight to survey and research Oklahoma fault lines

There have been over 570 seismic activities in Oklahoma in 2017 as recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey, or USGS.Scientists with the USGS and the Ok...

August 16th, 2017 |  


The Altus Public Schools Board of Education revisited the MAPS renovation projects as they prepare to begin work on the Altus High School auditorium, cafeteria, and the music and band building

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education met for their regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday and of the items on the agenda, an update on...

August 16th, 2017 |  


City Council approves contract for asphalt overlay on A Street in Altus

City Council approves contract for asphalt overlay on A Street in Altus

The Altus City Council met in regular session Tuesday to discuss city projects in the Streets Department and at the Altus Quartz Mountain Regional Air...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Brown arrested for domestic assault and battery in Stripes parking lot in Altus

Brown arrested for domestic assault and battery in Stripes parking lot in Altus

Altus Police arrested a man last week at Stripes in Altus at 421 N. Main St. on a charge of domestic assault and battery by strangulation.Franklin Jer...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Bender voices concerns about swimming lesson MOU at Tuesday’s city council meeting

Bender voices concerns about swimming lesson MOU at Tuesday’s city council meeting

At Tuesday’s city council meeting, a local citizen voiced her concerns.Jill Bender, the owner of Jill Bender’s Swimming School, made comme...

August 16th, 2017 updated: August 16th, 2017. |  


Hollis teacher to pay $1M in sexual abuse law suit

Hollis teacher to pay $1M in sexual abuse law suit

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge has awarded $1 million against a former Oklahoma teacher who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2015 fo...

August 14th, 2017 updated: August 14th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Bulldog brotherhood: Sacrifice, hard work on and off the field

Bulldog brotherhood: Sacrifice, hard work on and off the field

When the Bulldogs step onto the football field, the crowd takes notice.They command a certain level of respect that not many programs can and that res...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


The Duke High School Lady Tigers fastpitch softball team improved to 6-1 with a win over Sentinel

The Duke Lady Tigers fastpitch softball team let a game slip through their fingers when they fell to Arnett last Friday by a score of 3-1. It was a ga...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Senior Spotlight Series: Jazerick Pitts

Senior Spotlight Series: Jazerick Pitts

In the trenches, there is always a battle between the offensive and defensive lines as a struggle to either protect or sack the quarterback ensues on ...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


The Navajo High School Indians advance to the championship game of the Adam Wootton Memorial Tournament where they will face the Fletcher Wildcats at 5 p.m. Saturday

Last February, the Navajo community lost one of its own when Navajo High School student and baseball player Adam Wootton passed away in a tragic car a...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


The Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers top rebounder Shaelee Brown returns to the court for Western this winter

The Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers top rebounder Shaelee Brown returns to the court for Western this winter

During the 2015-16 basketball season, the Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers struggled to do many things on the offensive and defensive side...

August 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 |