Community Calendar

Please submit all items by noon to run the next publication day. All submissions must include a street address where the event will be held and a cont...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Bomb threat evacuates Altus High School

Bomb threat evacuates Altus High School

School officials quickly evacuated Altus High School Tuesday morning after receiving a bomb threat. As a precaution, all other schools were placed on ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


October sheriff’s report

Jackson County Sheriff Roger Levick reports that the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies took a total of 17 written reports, one breaking a...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Board names Worbes next superintendent

Board names Worbes next superintendent

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education unanimously selected Roe Worbes as the district’s next superintendent during its regular meeting Mon...

November 14th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 2017. |  


The Altus High School Dance Team performed a routine to a mix of songs Friday night at halftime of the Altus Bulldogs’ playoff game against Lawt...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Rural fire departments may seek tax for training opportunities

First responders in Altus are looking down the road for an additional county tax. Though there’s no confirmation of a quarter-cent sales tax on ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Police log for Nov. 10-13

IncidentsFriday, Nov. 1012:59 a.m., Check suspicious subject, 1601 S. Park Lane2:20 a.m., Check suspicious subject, 2101 E. Broadway St.9:19 a.m., Fir...

November 14th, 2017 |  


High school presents ‘The Addams Family: The Musical’

Altus High School All-School Production presents ‘The Addams Family: The Musical’ next Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Eula B. Peterso...

November 14th, 2017 |  


County enters agreement with Cooperative Extension Service

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Monday at the Jackson County Courthouse.The board approved a Cooperative Extension Se...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SWTC Foundation issues 16 scholarships

SWTC Foundation issues 16 scholarships

Since the first two scholarships of $500 each were presented in 2001, the Southwest Technology Center Foundation has awarded more than $170,000 in sch...

November 14th, 2017 |