Obituaries
John Allen Plummer, 94, died July 6, 2020 in Altus. He was born on January 11, 1926 in Emporia, Kansas to John Abraham Plummer and Emily (Hanson) Plummer. John graduated from Emporia High School …
Carolyn Sue (Cargal) Crabbe, 75, of Weatherford, Texas, and formerly of Blair, Oklahoma, passed from this life on Monday, July 13, 2020 at James L. West Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Visitation was …
John Simmons, 50, Altus, passed away Monday morning, July 13, 2020 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 16, 2020 in the Veterans Section …

Base inducts ‘honorary’ commanders

Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed 15 southwest Oklahoma community members into the wing’s honorary commanders (HCC) program during an induction ceremony on July 21 at Altus Air …

New student enrollment held July 30

The Altus Public Schools’ will be hosting their annual One-Stop Enrollment for upcoming students today, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Altus High School Cafeteria. One-Stop …

WEAR A FACE MASK!

The Covid-19 virus surge has finally made it to Altus, with active cases jumping from 20 July 13 to 129 as of Tuesday, and the city council last week extended the mayor’s authority to require …

Altus orders machine to produce virus sanitizer

As outbreaks of COVID-19 continue to increase in Altus and nationwide, the city’s Emergency Management Services Department is as busy as they have ever been. Due to increased virus cases in …
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