Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Fort Hood PTSD study gives hope for faster recovery:At Fort Hood’s Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, researchers studied the effect of prolon...

January 31st, 2018 |  


A $300,000 bond issue for buses and vehicles to transport students in the Blair Public School District will go before voters in a special election on ...

December 30th, 2017 |  


How Altus alum Jerry King became an OU legend

When my University of Oklahoma former track teammates gather, we often talk about everything from specific races to how one teammate, Randy Wilson, ma...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Why buying local reinvests in your own community

From all indications, the current cotton crop may set a record this year. With that in mind, you may feel the urge to pull a few more bills out of you...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


How an 
Altus alum changed my athletic career

How an Altus alum changed my athletic career

I owe a debt of gratitude to Altus, not because I bought the newspaper here, but because of Dr. J. Dan Metcalf, who helped change my athletic career i...

November 13th, 2017 |  


The truth about the trade deficit

The truth about the trade deficit

Last month, the Trump administration issued its objectives for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. There is much about the tra...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma editorial roundup

EPA director travelTulsa WorldIf we were supposed to be shocked to learn that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is going home...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Expanding investments at small airports

Expanding investments at small airports

As a certificated pilot with more than 11,000 flight hours, I know firsthand the needs of pilots, the general aviation community, and how to improve a...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Small kindness on a small street

Small kindness on a small street

“There’s no such thing as someone else’s war.”This is a line from a song sung by Jason Isbell, an Alabama born songwriter, who...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma editorial roundup

Taxes on servicesThe OklahomanThis year, Gov. Mary Fallin called for applying the state’s 4.5 percent sales tax to numerous services, which woul...

August 2nd, 2017 |