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 |  


Get free flu shots on Thursday

If you still haven’t gotten your flu shot, you can now get one for free.The Jackson County Health Department will offer free shots with a drive-...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Western student shares his 
Oklahoma dream with legislature

Western student shares his Oklahoma dream with legislature

Tuesday, students, faculty and representatives from Oklahoma’s colleges and universities met at the state Capitol for Higher Education Day. High...

February 17th, 2018 |  


$15,000 bond set for DUI charge

Staff ReportDefendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in district court made initial appearances Thursday.Matthew Grim, 46 of Muskogee, is ch...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Ministerial alliance seeks volunteers to repair homes

The Jackson County Ministerial Alliance is planning an event to bring volunteers together to improve the appearance of homes in the Altus area.Billed ...

February 17th, 2018 |  


EDC looking for grants to help fund rec trail

The Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors met in regular monthly session Thursday at the Altus Municipal Complex. T...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Police log Feb. 12-14

IncidentsMonday, Feb. 1212:48 p.m., Fire, Hess2:33 p.m., Fire, 615 Crain St.2:33 p.m., Larceny shoplifting, 300 S. Main St.2:41 p.m., Fire, 132 Grand ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA considers restricting eligibility for caregivers program:On Feb. 6, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is considering new restr...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Mayor praises state of the city

Altus Mayor Jack Smiley told the Altus Rotary Club Tuesday that the state of the city is great but that city planners need to look at improving the qu...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Deputies equipped for overdose emergencies

Last week, the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association (OSA) donated Narcan to departments across the state. Narcan is a prescription nasal spray approve...

February 15th, 2018 |