Obituaries
Margaret A. Sherwood, 83, passed away quietly on May 14, 2019 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital with her sons Daniel and David at her side. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, …
Mary Frances Briggs, 84, Altus, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church …
Carolyn A. McElroy, 86, Warren, passed away Friday morning, May 10, 2019 at English Village Manor in Altus. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Rev. …

Economic Development Board terminates lease agreement for Jackson County Expo Center

The Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board met in regular session Thursday at the Altus Municipal Complex, 509 S. Main St. The board welcomed new members, Chris Riffle …

More than 1,500 attend WOSC graduation ceremonies

More than 300 students graduated from Western Oklahoma State College on May 10. More than 1,500 people attended this year’s commencement ceremony to cheer on their students. This …

County sees decrease in sales tax revenue

The Jackson County Board of Commissioner met in regular session Monday, May 20, at the Jackson County Courthouse, 101 N. Main St. The board discussed taxes collected, employee and officer salaries …

Altus High School graduation set for Friday

The Altus High School class of 2019 will graduate on Friday, May 24, at 8 p.m. in Hightower Memorial Stadium, 400 N. Park Avenue. If weather becomes an issue, the graduation ceremonies will be …
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