Obituaries
George “Bubb” Davis, 96, Blair, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 13, 2019, at English Village Manor in Altus. Services have been scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at the …
Edwin Lonale Fox, 76, Shawnee, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Rev. Doug …
Thurman John Murphy Sr. was born on Oct. 12, 1934 in Junction City, Arkansas to John and Mary Murphy. He went to be with the Lord on Jan. 19, 2019. Thurman was a resident of Atwater, California for …

Voters keep charter, change council

Tuesday, it was a tight race as Altus voters ultimately decided to keep the Council-Manager form of government and with it, the 2013 Charter, with 1,278 (49.38 percent) votes for the proposition to …

4 Altus cotton reps named
to NCC leadership positions

Staff Report Six Oklahoma cotton industry members, including four from Altus, have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2019. Reid Nichols, an Altus …

Volunteers offer free tax preparation service for low-income households

This tax season, there are more options than doing your taxes yourself and hiring a tax accountant to do it for you. Southwest Community Action Group’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) …

Making ‘silly faces’

Jett Terry, the son of Altus High School Football Coach Matt Terry, steadies himself against Carson Pickett while looking at “silly faces” Pickett said he made while Jett was taking …

Crime Report Feb. 8-13

Arrests Friday, Feb. 8 Holly Grace, 57, driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. Monday, Feb. 11 Billy Keeton, 20, second-degree …
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