Obituaries
Ronald Frank Lowell, recognized as a pioneer of the mortuary industry who helped bring advanced technology to the forefront of the field, died January 23, 2021 after a short illness. He was …
Robert Jay Young, 61, of Altus, Oklahoma, passed away on January 17, 2021 after a several year battle with cancer. Bob was born on November 29, 1959 to Jay and Mary Young. He grew up on a cattle …
Our family was blessed with the birth of Johnathan Edd Terry on July 15, 1997, in Shawnee and saddened beyond words when he returned to his Lord on Dec. 26, 2020, at his home in …

New Pandemic Center for Innovation and Excellence opens

Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) applauds the establishment and opening of the Oklahoma Pandemic Center for Innovation and Excellence (OPCIE). Located in Stillwater, the center will serve as the …

Rep. Humphrey Bill would open Bigfoot hunting season

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Justin Humphrey, (R-Lane), this week filed legislation that would establish a Bigfoot hunting season. House Bill 1648 would direct the Oklahoma Wildlife …

VFW posts announce award recipients

Three Altus students have been chosen by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) as winners for their speech and essay entries, and will compete further. VFW Post 4876 (Altus) has selected Wyatt G. …

Absentee voters encouraged to apply for ballots now

Voters in Jackson County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the February 9 City of Altus Municipal Election or the Town of Duke Special Election, should apply now, County Election …
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