Obituaries
Kerwine Ruth Tigert, 94, Altus, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 in Altus. Private family graveside services will be directed by Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Memorials in …
Kathern Nelson Smidt Purser, 92, passed away Jan. 30, 2020 at the Rowley Memorial Masonic Home in Perry, Iowa. Due to COVID-19 and public health concers, all public services have been canceled. A …
After a long battle with dementia, Frances Harvey passed into eternal life on her 85th birthday, March 29, 2020. Frances was very proud of her career as a Registered Nurse, working in various …

Mangum quickly became a hotbed for COVID-19

A little more than a week after Greer County had no reported cases of COVID-19, the county has exploded to at least 31 cases and at least three deaths while a local mortuary reported a fourth death …

County closes courthouse thru April 27

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will continue to keep the county courthouse closed to the public until at least April 27 following the board’s weekly meeting Monday. On that day, the …

Food banks adjusting to new self-distance regulations

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in mid March, the staff of the Altus Community Cupboard has changed its method of delivering food to those who qualify for food. The change has been implemented to …

Mayor revises Emergency Orders

Here are the latest emergency ordinances proclaimed by Mayor Jack Smiley on Monday. NOTICE beginning Tuesday, he established an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew and everyone must wear a mask beginning at the …
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