That Altus Band Parents are selling World's Finest Chocolate Solid Milk Chocolate Easter Bunnies, as well as WFC candy bars in the flavors of caramel, crisp and milk chocolate with almonds. The candy bars come with a $2 Pizza Hut coupon. Proceeds from the sale will be used to fund the Band Parents' many yearly projects and support for the activities of That Altus Band students. For more information or to purchase,please contact, Mary Baldwin at 477-2710, Darryl Delao at 482-4383, Cheryl Floys at 477-3966 or Tonya Coats at 482-6162.
A fund has been set up for Larry Edwards at People's State Bank in Blair. The fund has been set up to help with funeral expenses and medical bills. For more personal donations contact Peggy Edwards at 563-9240.
Volunteer Drivers are needed to drive the D.A.V. van to the VA Hospital in Oklahoma City. For more information or to volunteer call 477-0107.
S.W. Community Action Senior meal program is in need of volunteers to deliver meals. These are the days that drivers are need for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For more information call the Wilson Center at 482-1290.
Applications for Cadet Lawman Academy are now available at the local Elks Lodge. This is a program for Jr's in high school who are interested in a career in law enforcement. The students must be in the top 50% of the class. Deadline for submitting applications is April 1.
The Altus Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at the WOSC Student Center. The program will be the first legislative update luncheon in conjunction with the Altus Chamber of Commerce. All Kiwanians and prospective members are encouraged to attend.
The Warren Senior Citizens/Community will be having its third music night of the month, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday located seven miles east of Blair on Highway 19. they will be selling hot dogs with chili and chips for $1.50, all sodas are 50 cents. Coffee and tea are free.
Altus FFa Livestock Booster Club Annual FFA and 4-H Livestock Show will be Friday and Saturday. The animals can arrive at the Altus FFA school farm starting at 4 p.m. On Saturday starting at 8 a.m. animals must be in place with the weighing beginning at 8:15 a.m., the show starts at 11 a.m. Showmanship competition will follow the conclusion of each species. There will be a junior and senior showmanship trophy for each species.
Anne Lee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution are having a Washington Birthday Coffee at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of Nelle Brown.
The Food Pantry of the Altus Church Of The Nazarene, 700 N. Main, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Those needing food assistance should bring a photo ID. For more information, call the church at 482-0964.
The Jackson County Extension Office is having a Wheat Meeting from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the Bob Howard home site, three miles east of Friendship Baptist Church or four miles north of highway 62 on County Road 213. Guest speakers will be Dr. Mark Gregory, OSU Area Agronomist, SW District and Mr. Gary Strickland, Extension Educator, Agriculture. This meeting is sponsored by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
Chapter GQ of PEO will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the home of Leslie Briscoe.
Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Inc. Head Start Program will have its monthly Policy Advisory Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Bailey Center, 201 S. Lee.
DAV and DAVA will meet Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Towers. A supper will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting is at 6:30 p.m.
The Jackson County Republican party will hold the County Convention at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Altus Best Western Hotel. All registered Jackson County Republicans are highly encouraged to attend. County officers will be elected as well as delegates to the state convention.
Chapter CM of P.E.O. will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in the home of Barbara Brinkman with Betty Fox as co-hostess.
The Altus Masonic Family will host a barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at 116 E. Cypress. The prices will be - brisket, $6; chicken, $6; ribs, $6; slabs, $15.
That Altus Band Parents is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner and silent auction starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Altus High School Cafeteria. The Altus High School Jazz Band will provide entertainment. The Tickets are $6 per plate and will not be available at the door. For more information call AHS band room at 481-2164 or 482-4383. All proceeds will go toward offsetting the band's annual spring trip cost.
The Southwest Oklahoma chapter of the American Red Cross will be having its annual "Easter Orchid Sales Fundraiser" again this year. Orchids are only $7 each and companies, organizations and others may purchase 30 orchids for a discounted price of $150. All orders must be in by Noon Thursday, March 10. Orchids can be picked up at the chapter (905 N. Willard) on Wednesday, March 23 (pending UPS delivery). For questions, call the office at 482-5303. They say the flowers are beautiful and really last.
A night of bluegrass and gospel music will be held at 6 p.m. April 2, at the Altus City Auditorium. Tickets will be $6 at the door and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Community Cupboard. Those performing will be Wichita Mountain Bluegrass (Bob Johnston, Robert and Elana Johnston, David Johnston, Betty Callen and Steve Grayson) and Cold Creek (Rena Brannon, Lonnie Lake, John and Sandy Steen, Brian Quam, Eddy Biddy). For more information, contact Robert Johnston at 569-4964 or 471-6887.
The Humphreys Alumni/Community reunion will be held Saturday, June 18, at the Headrick CommunityCenter. Updated/revised/new mail addresses are needed. E-mail addresses can also be used/updated. Contact Virginia Phillips, 482-0848 or Joyce Harris at 482-1649