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 |  


ASYMCA plans Oktoberfest fundraiser at Quartz Mountain Resort to raise funds for programs for military families at Altus AFB

German heritage and culture have long been a part of Oklahoma, beginning with the Land Run of 1889. Today German influence can be found in towns and c...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Bates learned to work from an early age

Bates learned to work from an early age

Jason Bates says he knew from his early days in Navajo School that we was not cut out to stay inside.“As the oldest boy, I had to work as soon a...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Altus High School Homecoming King Jazerick Pitts, left, gives a thumbs up signal to teammates and fellow king candidates Keegan Shive (78) and Jesse G...

October 17th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


Altus Public School menus

Breakfast menuBreakfast in the classroom(Includes Early Childhood Center, Primary School, Elementary School, & Intermediate School)Breakfast is served...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Navajo Public School menus

Each lunch is furnished with fruit and milkMondayChicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, dinner roll or Salad barTuesdayCorn dog, mac &...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Take Back Day helps combat opioid epidemic

National Drug Take-Back Day is coming up on Oct. 28 in an effort to combat what Oklahoma’s Attorney General Mike Hunter has deemed a state epide...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Mullin’ It Over: A breath of fresh air for Oklahoma’s economy

Mullin’ It Over: A breath of fresh air for Oklahoma’s economy

Over the last 10 months of the Trump Administration, we’ve seen more positive changes to our country’s economy than Congress accomplished ...

October 17th, 2017 |