92 runners, a cast of characters raise $2,000

92 runners, a cast of characters raise $2,000

The Grinch didn’t really steal the 4th Annual Great Santa 5K Run. He ran away with it.Rolando Vasquez, who dressed as the Grinch, and his dog wo...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Rotary club helps Santa call local children

The Altus Rotary Club connected Santa Claus with local and nationwide children Tuesday night as part of the club’s Santa Connection.The annual f...

December 14th, 2017 |  


When Altus High School’s Blue Harmonix performed for the Altus Rotary Club, singers, from the left, Devin Flores, Michael Mowdy, Gisela Espinal ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Police log for Dec. 11-12

IncidentsMonday, Dec. 1111:19 a.m., Remove subject, 521 N. Main St.12:05 p.m., Assist other agency, 2200 Enterprise St.1:10 p.m., Fire, U.S. 626:43 p....

December 14th, 2017 |  


Police hold active shooter seminar for churches

It’s been over a month since the mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Nov. 5, but local law enforcement officer...

December 14th, 2017 |  


More than a kettle and bell

Take a trip to Wal-mart around the holidays and you’ll be greeted by a person in a red apron next to a red kettle ringing a bell. As you walk by...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Elmer Methodist Church won the grand prize in the float competition of the Christmas Night of Lights Christmas Parade Saturday. The church took home t...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Crafters create caps for infants, chemo patients

Crafters create caps for infants, chemo patients

Tis the season for giving, and the Ladies Ministry of the Altus Church of God has been busy during the last few weeks crocheting, knitting and looming...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Budget diversions cut local road projects

Several county road improvement projects in Jackson County have been delayed after another diversion of funds from the County Improvement for Road and...

December 14th, 2017 |  


upcoming events

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 |