Obituaries
L. Sue Lewis was born to Austin F. and Ellen J. Waldroop in Friendship, OK on Nov. 5, 1935. She married William R. Lewis in 1957 in Altus, OK. They moved to Colorado in 1959. Sue passed away on …
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 …

‘Click It or Ticket’ this Memorial Day

As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO) and Oklahoma law enforcement want to remind all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. The annual ‘Click …

Pets of the Week

Frack is an adorably cute, young DSH (F) Kitten that appears to have a blue or gray tint to her coat. She is quite a young lady that could be a wonderful companion for a family. Onion is a very …

Child abuse charges filed against local man

A 45-year-old man, Joe Coleman, was arrested Monday, May 20, on charges of two counts of child abuse with injury after Altus police responded to the Ridgecrest Apartments, 1209 Union Circle, in …

Library hosts interstellar Summer Reading Program

As school ends and summer break approaches, you might be wondering how to keep your children from falling into the summer learning slump. Altus Public Library has just the thing to keep children …
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