Obituaries
Melba Frances Duncan, 91, of Wichita Falls, Texas passed away Friday, March 22, 2019. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Owens and Brumley Funeral …
Thomas (Tommy) Douglas Mowdy joined his Mom, Dad, five brothers and his beloved sister in his new heavenly home March 20, 2019 at 12:35 a.m. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019 at …
Gene Paul Wilmes, 44, Duke, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, Texas. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Victory …

Did you show pigs at the Youth Expo?

The following information was provided by one of our readers late Thursday as we were going to press. We didn’t have time to confirm it, but decided to advise you anyway. At the recent …

Remember When

Dave Finney and Colonel James Halsell, NASA Astronauts, talk with Channel 7 after landing shuttle Atlanta at Altus AFB in 2001. Joel Wells, Kennedy Space Center Spokesman hands out shuttle …

Rep. Lucas sees more gridlock in Congress

Third Congressional District U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas, R-OK, told about a dozen constituents at an Altus Town Hall meeting Monday that with a flipped House of Representatives, it means the U.S. has a …

Council appoints Perry Shelton to unexpired term

The Altus City Council met in regular session Tuesday at Altus Municipal Complex. At the meeting, the council discussed an appointment to fill former Ward 3 Councilmember Diane Lander’s …

Refill those plastic bottles with city water

You might as well recycle those plastic bottles of water you’ve been buying and fill them at home with tap water, says the superintendent of the Altus water treatment plant. Water coming out …
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