Obituaries
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 …
Loyce May Pruitt, 65, Altus, passed away Feb. 24, 2019 in Altus. Cremation services have been provided by Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
William “Bill” Cox, 80, Blair, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City. A Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at …

City Council to discuss filling Ward 3 vacancy left by resignation of Diane Landers

Regular meetings of the Altus City Council and Altus Municipal Authority are scheduled for Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m. at Altus Municipal Complex, 509 S. Main St. Each body is made up of the same …

Board approves bid for high school band, auditorium projects

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education approved a bid Monday night that will trigger the use of Metropolitan Area Projects (or MAPS) funds to improve Altus High School’s auditorium and …

WOSC hosts Mangum Public Schools for professional development

Western Oklahoma State College faculty and staff hosted Mangum Public Schools teachers and administration on Thursday, March 7, for professional development. The group had the opportunity to hear …

Lucas hosts Town Hall meetings in Southwest Oklahoma

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas, R-OK, will hold town hall meetings in Harmon, Greer, and Jackson counties on Monday, March 18 and in Kiowa and Washita counties on Tuesday, March 19. …

Voters can apply early for absentee ballots

Voters in Jackson County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 2, Altus, Eldorado and Olustee Municipal General Elections, should apply now, County Election Board Secretary …
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