Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 04:36:16 EST 1800 Oklahoma Farm Bureau names Sen. Schulz a Champion Award recipient http://altustimes.com/news/news/152162695/Oklahoma-Farm-Bureau-names-Sen.-Schulz-a-Champion-Award-recipient Sen. Mike Schulz is among nine of the state's top agricultural advocates who received the Oklahoma Farm Bureau 2014 Champion Award. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:56 EST Altus AFB to conduct severe weather exercise http://altustimes.com/news/news/152148313/Altus-AFB-to-conduct-severe-weather-exercise ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE - The 97th Air Mobility Wing is planning to conduct a severe weather exercise March 11 at approximately 8 a.m. The City of Altus and base residents will hear a short test of the Installation Warning Notification System sirens at... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:55 EST Combined No-hitter! WOSC is 10-1 http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152173405/Combined-No-hitter-WOSC-is-10-1 WOSC is 10-1 to start the season. The Pioneers absolutely hammered Southwest Christian yesterday 20-0. Garbin Villar moves to 3-0 on the season and combined with Ricardo Parra and Tanner Andrews to throw a five inning run-ruled... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:53 EST Sechrist ropes his way to GCCC title http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152171819/Sechrist-ropes-his-way-to-GCCC-title The WOSC Rodeo Team spent a chilly weekend in Garden City, Kansas last weekend, but the cold didn't stop the rodeo athletes from performing at their best! Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:52 EST Lady Bulldogs advance to Area http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152172272/Lady-Bulldogs-advance-to-Area The Lady Bulldogs, despite a 63-36 loss to Deer Creek on Tuesday, will advance to the Area Tournament. They will travel to Moore on Thursday and face Guthrie at 8 p.m. If the Lady Bulldogs can claim that win, they will face the loser of the Carl... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:50 EST AHS boys’ swim team celebrated at City Council http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152173282/AHS-boys-swim-team-celebrated-at-City-Council Tuesday, March 3, Altus Municipal Authority and City Council held regular meetings in council chambers. First on the agenda was the recognition and celebration of the success of the Altus High School Boys' Swim Team on winning First Place in the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:16:45 EST 2015 Jackson County Junior Livestock Show Grand Champions http://altustimes.com/news/news/152171841/2015-Jackson-County-Junior-Livestock-Show-Grand-Champions 2015 Jackson County Junior Livestock Show Grand Champions Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:26:44 EST Couple arrested on felony charges against children http://altustimes.com/news/news/152159500/Couple-arrested-on-felony-charges-against-children According to Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy, police arrested a husband and wife on numerous felony charges against children. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:26:42 EST 71 Annual Jackson County Junior Livestock Show Results http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152151670/71-Annual-Jackson-County-Junior-Livestock-Show-Results Monday night's Junior Livestock Premium Sale was a big success with over 500 people in attendance, most of which enjoyed a great BBQ meal prepared by All American of Blair. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:26:41 EST Bar-S Food to receive funding http://altustimes.com/news/news/152132102/Bar-S-Food-to-receive-funding There has been a lot on the Jackson County Commissioners' agenda at recent meetings held Friday, Feb. 27 and Monday, March 2. The regular meetings were held in the Commissioners' Office in the Jackson County Courthouse where big topics... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:16:41 EST Voter registration deadline is March 13 http://altustimes.com/news/news/152145121/Voter-registration-deadline-is-March-13 Friday, March 13, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 7 Eldorado Municipal General Election, Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wilson said today. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:11:41 EST Three arrested for child sex crimes http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152144916/Three-arrested-for-child-sex-crimes An investigation that began in late December 2014, into sexual misconduct against several children, has resulted in the arrest of three adults. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:06:41 EST Winter makes presence known during February http://altustimes.com/news/news/152145239/Winter-makes-presence-known-during-February The first two weeks of February in Oklahoma were a nice preview of spring with temperatures rising at times into the 70s and 80s with just a few mildly cold days scattered here and there. The final two weeks were a different story altogether, however,... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:36:47 EST Severe weather tips given during Weather Awareness Week http://altustimes.com/news/news/152145043/Severe-weather-tips-given-during-Weather-Awareness-Week Are you ready for the Spring Severe Weather? The more you prepare , the easier it will be to do the right thing and protect your family, in the event of a Tornado or Severe Thunderstorm. Several things you can do to prepare are: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:36:46 EST Level III sex offender arrested http://altustimes.com/news/news/152144881/Level-III-sex-offender-arrested Altus Police have arrested Jonas Pesina, 34, of Altus, on charges of Lewd Exhibition of a person, and failure to notify law enforcement of an address change under the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registration Act. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:36:45 EST Pizza delivery man assaulted http://altustimes.com/news/news/152144869/Pizza-delivery-man-assaulted Altus Police are investigating an assault and battery that was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. According to Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy, the assault was against a Dominoes Pizza employee. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:36:44 EST Don’t ‘BEE’ Left Out of the Fun! http://altustimes.com/news/news/152098601/Dont-BEE-Left-Out-of-the-Fun The “Grate” Altus Spelling Bee raises money for the Great Plains Literacy Council, but several individuals and businesses are donating in-kind products and services at the annual fundraiser. Joe and Kathy Stafford of Elmer wanted to be... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:41:43 EST Gun confiscation first learned about in WWII era comic books http://altustimes.com/news/opinion/152097416/Gun-confiscation-first-learned-about-in-WWII-era-comic-books Do you remember Sgt. Rock and Easy Company with the WWII era comic book heroes, that as far as I can tell never lost a battle with our nation's enemies? I can remember reading Sgt. Rock comic books as early as 1961. The Sgt. Rock character was... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:11:42 EST Unique - Not Just Antique http://altustimes.com/news/features/152095528/Unique---Not-Just-Antique A movement that's beginning to show face throughout the nation has begun where community members, driven by a purpose and mission, are creating unique businesses and becoming community entrepreneurs. The National Main Street Center states that... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:06:41 EST ‘Kick Butts Day’ Kick Ball Tournament set for March 28 http://altustimes.com/news/news/152092187/Kick-Butts-Day-Kick-Ball-Tournament-set-for-March-28 Jackson County area SWAT will be hosting a “Kick Butts Day” Kick Ball Tournament on Saturday, March 28 starting at 10 a.m. This will be for 5th and 6th grade students only, and organizers are hoping to have at least 10 teams. It will be a... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:46:42 EST