Altus Times- RSS Feed http://altustimes.com/ http://altustimes.com/ Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:32:18 EST 1800 SWRE 2015 Youth Tour Winners Named http://altustimes.com/news/news/152565723/SWRE-2015-Youth-Tour-Winners-Named Oliveah Juanes of Frederick High School and Tanner Vargas of Vernon High School have been named winners of Southwest Rural Electric Association's 2015 Youth Tour Contest. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:51:41 EST Altus receives $2.3M water system loan http://altustimes.com/news/news/152587906/Altus-receives-$2.3M-water-system-loan OKLAHOMA CITY - The Altus Municipal Authority (Authority) received a $2,300,000 loan Wednesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to facilitate improvements to the community's water infrastructure. The OWRB approved the Drinking... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:51 EST AJH track competes at Duncan http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152600291/AJH-track-competes-at-Duncan Braving the cold weather and a very windy day, the Altus Junior High girls track team put up a strong performance at a track meet in Duncan Thursday. The day was full of great individual and team performances. The team, comprised of 7th and 8th... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:50 EST Public speaking world champion coming to Altus http://altustimes.com/news/news/152588299/Public-speaking-world-champion-coming-to-Altus Dave Ross will be the featured speaker during the Red River Toastmasters Open House, Tuesday, March 31, at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Technology Center. Members of the public are encouraged to attend this Open House, meet Mr. Ross, and enjoy a sample... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:49 EST Stained glass workshop to be held at library http://altustimes.com/news/news/152580404/Stained-glass-workshop-to-be-held-at-library Shortgrass Arts Institute and the Southern Prairie Library System are sponsoring a “Stained Glass Workshop” for Adults with Oklahoma Stained Glass Artist, Stefani Nachatilo, on April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., and April 7 & 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. at... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:48 EST Too Good To ‘Bee’ True http://altustimes.com/news/news/152598067/Too-Good-To-Bee-True The “GRATE” Altus Spelling Bee will be too good to “bee” true! Come and see for yourself on Saturday, March 28, at the Western Oklahoma State College Band Room. Enter by the Herschel Crow Fine Arts Auditorium on the north side. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:47 EST Special council meeting set http://altustimes.com/news/news/152585888/Special-council-meeting-set Notice has been given of a special meeting of the Altus City Council on Tuesday, March 31 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:46 EST Navajo HS and JH softball ground Granite http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152601261/Navajo-HS-and-JH-softball-ground-Granite Navajo softballers jumped out to an early lead on Granite and captured a 24-4 victory on Thursday.Twenty-four runs in the first three innings allowed the Lady Indians to put the game away early. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:45 EST Navajo mauls highly ranked Mangum, 10-1 http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152600631/Navajo-mauls-highly-ranked-Mangum-10-1 Navajo remains unbeaten at 12-0 on the season after climbing all over Mangum, 10-1. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:44 EST Stop smoking! Play kick ball http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152599810/Stop-smoking-Play-kick-ball 1st Annual Kick Butts Day Kick Ball Tournament for Jackson County to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be at Missile Park/Altus City Fields. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:43 EST JCMH Pediatric Clinic getting new doctor http://altustimes.com/news/news/152587224/JCMH-Pediatric-Clinic-getting-new-doctor At this week's Jackson County Memorial Hospital Authority Board of Trustees meeting, Brett Willey reported on physician recruitment. Willey said that Dr. Liladhar Kashyap, Pediatrician, will join the JCMH Pediatric Clinic in July or August. He... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:42 EST Local representatives attend water conference http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152599069/Local-representatives-attend-water-conference Yesterday the Southwest Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability was held at Cameron University in Lawton. Among the attendees from Lawton, Duncan, Comanche County, Anadarko, Frederick, Snyder, Oklahoma City, Quanah Texas, Vernon, Texas and... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:41 EST Dulaney’s become WOSC Foundation President’s Partner http://altustimes.com/news/news/152578197/Dulaneys-become-WOSC-Foundation-Presidents-Partner Jeri Thornton-Dulaney and John Dulaney recently became the newest participants in the President's Partner Program with the Western Oklahoma State College Foundation, Inc. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:43 EST ‘I am a Church Member’ Conference set at Emmanuel Baptist CHurch http://altustimes.com/news/news/152588915/I-am-a-Church-Member-Conference-set-at-Emmanuel-Baptist-CHurch Emmanuel Baptist Church will be hostinig an “I am a Church Member” Conference on Sunday, April 12. Special guest will be Ralph Chapman. Chapman is a gifted speaker, former member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and has pastored several... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:42 EST Local Thunder fans attend Ibaka’s movie premiere http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152578277/Local-Thunder-fans-attend-Ibakas-movie-premiere In the category of “So, what did you do this weekend?” Kevin Martin and his son Kyle probably have the best response. These two OKC Thunder fans were treated to a screening of the new documentary film entitled “Son of the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:11:44 EST FAASTeam Fly-in Seminar and Pancake Breakfast http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152566428/FAASTeam-Fly-in-Seminar-and-Pancake-Breakfast The Southwest Technology Center will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 28 at 7 am to raise funds for the SWTC Aircraft Maintenance Technician Program, Skills USA Chapter to attend the State Championship. Following the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:11:42 EST Altus delegation attends Quail Breakfast http://altustimes.com/news/home_top/152556625/Altus-delegation-attends-Quail-Breakfast Members of the United States Air Force and leaders of the Altus community are currently attending 53rd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:11:41 EST Pioneers lead nation offensively http://altustimes.com/news/sports/152556280/Pioneers-lead-nation-offensively The Pioneers spent the end of their spring break on the road to New Mexico Military Institute. The Pioneers pick up 3 wins in their four games on the road. They played NMMI in a 3 game set. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:01:43 EST Local Toastmaster receives Advanced Leader Silver Award http://altustimes.com/news/news/152540596/Local-Toastmaster-receives-Advanced-Leader-Silver-Award Paula Weeks of Red River Toastmasters Club of Altus recently received her Advanced Leader Silver Award for completion of advanced leadership roles and projects within the organization. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:01:42 EST Easter service set at Martha Road Baptist http://altustimes.com/news/news/152544441/Easter-service-set-at-Martha-Road-Baptist Martha Road Baptist Church invites the community to join them on April 5 for a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter worship services will e held at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:56:41 EST