Get heart screening blood test for $15

You can get a reduced price blood test today or tomorrow at Jackson County Memorial Hospital as a part of the hospital’s promotion of February a...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Students write their way to Washington D.C.

Students write their way to Washington D.C.

Staff ReportDeanna Duensing of Electra High School and Timothy Jacobson of Snyder High School have been named winners of Southwest Rural Electric Asso...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Police Log for Feb. 16-19

IncidentsFriday, Feb. 168:06 a.m., Fire, U.S. 629:35 a.m., Intoxicated driver, U.S. 28310:45 a.m., Fire, 1100 N. Main St.4:28 p.m., Larceny, 509 S. Ma...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Council files notices of potential quorum

Notices of four special meetings have been filed with the City of Altus for the Altus City Council.The first notice is filed for a City Council Apprec...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Junior livestock show opens Friday

The 74th Annual Jackson County Junior Livestock Show will be held at the Jackson County Expo Center, 300 Todd Lane in Altus, from Friday, Feb. 23 thro...

February 20th, 2018 |  


4 city employees graduate community leadership class

4 city employees graduate community leadership class

Four City of Altus employees — City of Altus Finance Services Coordinator Sharon Sutton, Linda Mutchler, Electric Director Mike Villareal, and A...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Governor extends, expands burn ban

Staff ReportLast Thursday, Governor Mary Fallin extended and expanded a burn ban to include 52 counties.The governor’s burn ban supersedes any c...

February 20th, 2018 |  


County offers free drive-thru flu shot service

Staff ReportsThe Jackson County Health Department announced last week that it will offer a drive thru clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday to allow people...

February 20th, 2018 |  


The Navajo Indians defeated the Walters Blue Devils, 64-60, in overtime Saturday to win the District 1 championships. The Lady Indians also won their ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Republican candidates to speak at women’s group

Oklahoma Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and a position on the corporation commission will speak at the Southwest Oklahoma Rep...

February 17th, 2018 |