Jail report for Sept. 1 – 8

Jail report for Sept. 1 – 8

Jennifer Brooks, 36 of Lawton, aggravated driving under the influence - liquor, transporting an open container - liquor.Michael Delgado, 50 of Frederi...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Annual alumni homecoming events slated

The annual alumni homecoming event is scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16.Friday events:* The homecoming parade is set for 1 p.m followed by a pep rally in ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Third suspect in man’s death apprehended

Third suspect in man’s death apprehended

UPDATE — Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy updated the story of a man found dead in Tillman County Aug. 22.A third person has been arrested in conne...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


APS sees manyfinancial anddemographicchanges

Much has changed for Altus Public Schools in the last two decades according to the Office of Accountability’s District Profile Report. Though en...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Crockett Elementary renamed after Ret. Four Star General Tommy Franks during ribbon cutting ceremony

Crockett Elementary renamed after Ret. Four Star General Tommy Franks during ribbon cutting ceremony

Hobart—Crockett Elementary in Midland, Texas, was officially unveiled as “General Tommy Franks Elementary” during a ribbon cutting c...

September 12th, 2017 |  


A Street project to see overlay

A Street project to see overlay

In August, the City of Altus Street Department began work on A Street. Part chipped concrete, patchy pavement and dusty rock, the once concrete street...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Suspects in man’s death apprehended

Suspects in man’s death apprehended

UPDATE — Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy updated the story of a man found dead in Tillman County Aug. 22.The man that Altus police believe is resp...

September 8th, 2017 |  


50 state road show begins

50 state road show begins

The How-To Palace, 108 N. Main Street in Altus, will be hosting an intimate concert featuring nationally recognized independent folk recording artist ...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Vehicle associated with recent homicide found in Lawton, police continue to search for suspects

Vehicle associated with recent homicide found in Lawton, police continue to search for suspects

According to Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy, a vehicle belonging to the victim of a homicide being investigated by Altus police was located in Lawton M...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Local group has preliminary plans underway for proposed community garden

With more and more people moving to urban areas, the concept of a community garden has become increasingly popular. Agriculture and urban life meet in...

August 30th, 2017 |