Obituaries
Ms. Hallie Mae Thomas, 92, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Services will be Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Spirt of the Lord Equipping Center in Altus, Oklahoma.
Dennis Ray Bennett, 57, passed away in Beggs. Dennis was born Nov. 25,1961 in Fredrick, OK to Terry and Clariece (Hughes) Bennett. Dennis grew up in the Altus area before settling in Beggs. Dennis …
Patsy Ann Chastain was called home Sunday morning, Sept. 8, 2019, in Okeene, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years, 6 months and 28 days. Patsy was born Feb. 11, 1947, to William “Bill” Clinton …

Main Street Altus rebrands event this year as Farm Fest
Even the local schools compete to represent the district in the chili cook-off

If you walked into a local church, school or bank in the last few weeks, you might have smelled the distinct aroma of chili wafting through the air. That’s because we’re nearing an …

Altus on a company’s radar as 1 of 5 hubs in Oklahoma

During an Altus/Southwest Economic Development Corporation monthly meeting, President and CEO Rodger Kerr announced that a company is considering Altus as one of five hub locations in the state of …

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day and the Jackson County Election Board is encouraging citizens to celebrate democracy by registering to vote. County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L …

Remember When

In 1954, Staff Sgt. William M. Gilliam watches a cotton scale. Gilliam and roughly 100 other airmen chipped in to help gather cotton before autumn storms arrived. Photo courtesy of the Museum of the …
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