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The Altus Primary School’s Musical will be held at 1:45 p.m. today at the school.The Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council’s 31st Annual ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Community sends 177 bikes to Santa

Community sends 177 bikes to Santa

It took the Altus Fire Department two trips to move 177 bicycles from Wilmes Chevrolet to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Wednesday.The bike...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Awkward moment!

Awkward moment!

It must have been an awkward moment for 2-year-old Ayden Fells. When she went to visit Santa Saturday at the 20th Annual Lion’s Club Breakfast w...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Police log for Dec. 4-10

IncidentsMonday, Dec. 42:11 p.m., Fire, 15579 SCR 2054:13 p.m., Larceny shoplifting, 700 E. Broadway St.4:35 p.m., Larceny, 316 Quail Run North10:31 p...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Board raises Worbes to deputy superintendent, names his successor

Board raises Worbes to deputy superintendent, names his successor

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education upgraded Roe Worbes’ title to deputy superintendent and named Robbie Holder as the new assistant sup...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Pioneers close out 2017 with 81-65 win over Eagles

Pioneers close out 2017 with 81-65 win over Eagles

The Western Oklahoma State College men’s basketball team played its final game of 2017 when the Pioneers took on the Southwest Christian Univers...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Lady Indians win consolation championship in Fort Smith, Ark. Tournament of Champions

Lady Indians win consolation championship in Fort Smith, Ark. Tournament of Champions

The Navajo Lady Indians struggled in the opening round of the 2017 Tournament of Champions against host and eventual tournament champion Fort Smith No...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


11 Bulldog football players were selected to the All-District football team

11 Bulldog football players were selected to the All-District football team

(The Altus Times is reruning this article because a portion of it did not appear in the Weekend Edition.)The All-District football team for Class 5A-1...

December 12th, 2017 |  


The Northside Lady Bears win big over Navajo in Fort Smith, Ark. Tournament of Champions

The seventh-ranked Class 2A Navajo High School Lady Indians basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 69-32 win over the Blair High School ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


11 Bulldog football players were selected to the All-District football team

11 Bulldog football players were selected to the All-District football team

The All-District football team for Class 5A-1 was announced Wednesday and among those chosen were 11 Altus Bulldog football players, three of which ea...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Strong second half effort from MacArthur sinks Altus, 53-45

Strong second half effort from MacArthur sinks Altus, 53-45

Lawton Eisenhower and Putnam City North kicked off the 27th Annual Lady Bulldog Classic Thursday night at the Cletus B. Street Field House. In the ope...

December 9th, 2017 |  


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Birthday

Birthday

Piper Ann Collins, 8 pounds, 4 ounces and 21 inches long of Altus, was born to Ashley and Wade Collins at 7:07 p.m. Feb. 10 at Jackson County Memorial...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Oklahoma editorial roundup

EPA director travelTulsa WorldIf we were supposed to be shocked to learn that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is going home...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Expanding investments at small airports

Expanding investments at small airports

As a certificated pilot with more than 11,000 flight hours, I know firsthand the needs of pilots, the general aviation community, and how to improve a...

August 8th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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