Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation reviews last quarter progress, BIG improvment opportunities, new and ongoing projects

Each month, the Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation meets to discuss the economic development of Altus and Jackson County, whether t...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Mealer on hold for charges in Greer County

Mealer on hold for charges in Greer County

Defendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in district court made initial appearances before Judge Brad Leverett and District Attorney Ken Dar...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Bulldog fans ‘Pink Out’ stadium

Bulldog fans ‘Pink Out’ stadium

Altus High School officials designated Thursday night’s football game against Southeast High School as “Pink Out” night, a night to ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Turkey Giveaway organizers seek donations

Local businesses are sponsoring the Fifth Annual Turkey Giveaway on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the parking lot of Mr. Bill’s Grocery ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Preschool reading program ignites young minds

Preschool reading program ignites young minds

Even though librarian Donna Smith only had one pre-school child attending “Story Time” Wednesday morning, she read with the same enthusias...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Fall into Oklahoma autumn with fall foliage and festivities

Fall into Oklahoma autumn with fall foliage and festivities

The poet John Howard Bryant called autumn, “the year’s last, loveliest smile,” and in Oklahoma, the land smiles in crisp mornings, s...

October 19th, 2017 |  


City of Altus and Jackson County encourage participation in 2017 Great Central U.S. Shakeout Oct. 19 to practice earthquake preparedness

With the rise in seismic activity in Oklahoma over the last several years, emergency management professionals are encouraging everyone to know what to...

October 19th, 2017 |  


APS operates with 22% less funding than 5 years ago

When the Altus Public Schools Board of Education passed its 2018 fiscal year budget on Oct. 9, it did so with dwindling dollars fueled by a slumping s...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Dollins to compete for Miss SWOSU

Dollins to compete for Miss SWOSU

Jimmie Dollins of Altus is a contestant in the Miss SWOSU Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherfo...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Council prohibits smoking in public buildings, parks

Council prohibits smoking in public buildings, parks

During a joint meeting Tuesday of the Altus City Council and the Altus Municipal Authority, which includes the same elected officials, the council app...

October 18th, 2017 |