The Jackson County Commissioners and Jackson County Public Finance District, continued a year long discussion on Monday, Dec. 9, pertaining to the transfer of ownership of the Jackson County Expo Center. Both entities held a joint meeting to discuss the provisions to be included with the property transfer to the County Commissioners. The discussion was prompted last year when it was recognized that the lack of revenue at the Expo Center will lead to a continued depletion of funds.
Bald Eagles have arrived at Quartz Mountain State Park. Two mature bald eagles (white heads and tails) have been spotted the last several days in the cottonwood trees at Hicks Mountain boat ramp. An immature (no white head/tail feathers yet) has been observed soaring over Quartz Mountain, then over the Golf Course area. With this Arctic blast we had, lakes in South Dakota and Nebraska are freezing ...
The JCMH Food and Nutrition Services Department proudly announces a new meal-delivery model as its commitment to service excellence. ...
Two representatives from Altus attended the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Awards Banquet on Nov. 19, held in the ball room at the Western Heritage Center and Museum in Oklahoma City, to receive the “Rookie of the Year” award from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, where over 400 people attended including Governor Mary Fallin.“Freddy Perez and I were honored to represent the community of Altus and the 500 volunteers who participated in the Clean Up Campaign durin...
District Attorney John Wampler and Altus Police Department Chief Tim Murphy report that defendant Garland Paul Allen, 49, who is accused of the murder of Tracy Lynn Allen on or about May 8, 2001, has been returned to Jackson County and has led authorities to a location in Kiowa County where she is believed to have been buried.
A new photography workshop sponsored by Shortgrass Arts Institute and the Southern Prairie Library System, “Introduction to Portrait Photography and Composition” with photographer Ray Miller is scheduled at the Altus Public Library. The workshop will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 9, 10 and 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening. The cost ...
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation conducted at fish population survey at the Altus City Reservoir this week and concluded that after the recent bloom of Golden Algae, all fish were killed.Regional Fisheries Manager, Larry Cofer stated, “We didn’t find any fish, so were fairly confident this fish population was a kill of most or total with that last round of Golden Algae.”
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