Altus Times- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:24:52 EST 1800 AJH runs well at Cache CACHE - The Altus Junior High 7th and 8th grade girls competed in the Cache Invitational Track and Field Meet on Tuesday and performed quite well in the heat. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:31:47 EST Sandy Nichols Golf Tournament set The Altus Kiwanis club is sponsoring their 8th annual Sandy Nichols Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, April 17th at the Windy Trails Golf Course out on base. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:31:45 EST Bulldogs blister the baseball against the Bombers The Altus Bulldogs' baseball team put 6 on the board in the 1st inning to gain the advantage on Frederick before eventually closing the 5 inning run-ruled game 12-1 over the Bombers. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:31:42 EST It’s Altus city baseball time All Altus youngsters are encouraged to sign up for baseball. The deadline is Friday, April 3. The cost is $25 and sign ups can be done through the City Parks and Recreation office 601 Katy Dr. or online at the Altus city website, or at... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:31:41 EST Davis accepted into Citizens Academy Leadership Training Program The fourth leadership class for the Oklahoma Municipal League's Leadership program has been selected. City of Altus City Clerk-Treasurer Debbie Davis wes accepted into this elite group of professionais. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:46:48 EST Legal matters discussed at Special Council Meeting Tuesday, March 31 City Council called a special meeting in council chambers. On the agenda were the matters of council vacancy, hiring of a City Manager, several legal matters and the purchase or appraisal of real property. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:46:47 EST 4-H Airplane Adventure Six Snyder students who participated recently in the Kiowa County 4-H Speech Contest were rewarded with an airplane ride and dinner at Western Sizzlin for memorizing and presenting their speeches. Their gift adventure was sponsored by John and Dana... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:46:45 EST International Finals Youth Rodeo registration opens April 1 SHAWNEE - Participant registration for the International Finals Youth Rodeo opens online at April 1. Offering more than $200,000 in prize money, the 23rd annual IFYR is July 5 through 10 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee,... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:21:43 EST Altus LEPC meeting set Altus - Members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee are set to meet at noon on Wednesday, April 8 at 1204 E Tamarack. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:21:41 EST Altus welcomes Air Force Base newcomers The tradition continued last night as the Committee of 100 hosted a BBQ dinner catered by Billy Sims restaurant, at the Altus High School cafeteria. The Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100 and Altus Air Force Base leadership gathered to greet and... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:56:44 EST Blair Tames Tipton, 8-5 Braden Block drove in all 8 runs for Blair as they down Tipton, 8-5. Block was 3-4 at the plate and jogged around the bases twice after two long flies. Tyler Sensabaugh pitched 6 innings to get the win. Sensabaugh struck out 10 Tiger hitters and... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:56:42 EST Deadline to request absentee ballots approaches Registered voters in Jackson County who want to vote by mail absentee ballot in next Tuesday's Eldorado Municipal General Election have until Wednesday at 5 p.m. to request one, County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wilson said... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:56:41 EST Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma in Concert at FBC Altus The Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Altus on Thursday, April 16. Concert will begin at 7 p.m. Dr. Randy C. Lind, Worship and Music Specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, is the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:46:42 EST Woman in critical condition after accident An early Sunday morning accident east of Gould sent a Childress, Texas man to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City in critical condition. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:46:41 EST SWTC cosmetology students head to state SkillsUSA competition Recently the Southwest Technology Center Cosmetology Department held the SkillsUSA competition at the Altus campus. The SWTC cosmetology students did exceptionally well in the contest where many qualified for the state competition... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:51:41 EST Cowboy Jim Garling scheduled for two Altus performances The talented and personable Cowboy Jim Garling from Guthrie is scheduled for two Altus performances in the coming week. On Tuesday evening, March 31st, he will perform “Western Hits of the Silver Screen” as a part of the Annual Meeting of... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:31:41 EST Learning what it means to foster Safe Homes for All Children (SHAC) will host a fostering hope for Altus event on Monday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Altus Christian Academy, 1220 N. Grady. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:26:41 EST Emmanuel Baptist planning Easter program, service and egg hunt Pastor Boyd Whitehead and the members of the Emmanuel Baptist Church invite you and your family to worship with them on Easter Sunday, April 5, at 10:40 a.m. Their choir will be presenting the Easter musical “Your Grace Still Amazes Me”... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:21:41 EST Parts of state needing rain most didn’t get the moisture needed For those of us that live and work here in southwestern Oklahoma, we don't have to see the news to know how bad the drought is. But the latest report released in mid-March... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:41:41 EST Gilbert to compete for national championship Inside a huge R.L. Turner High School gymnasium last Saturday in Dallas, TX, Jackson Von Gilbert won the Elks Hoop Shoot Southwest Region 11 free throw contest. Jackson, the Oklahoma state champion, was shooting against the state champions from... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:21:45 EST