Obituaries
David Marcus Hestand, “Mark,” age 69, of Altus, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 following a motorcycle accident in Texas. Family, friends and others whose lives Mark …
James Emanuel Buentello, 12, Altus, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Lawton, Oklahoma due to injuries from a car accident. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the …
Alfredo Garcia Montiel, 54, passed away June 9, 2019, in Chickasha, OK. Funeral services were scheduled for Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel. Burial followed in the Quanah …

Altus students begin journey at art institute

Three Altus High School students are attending the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain which began last weekend. OSAI brings in some of Oklahoma’s most talented high school …

Free public concert scheduled for Tuesday

If you want to hear some of the most talented singers in Oklahoma, you can do so for free on Tuesday. The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute’s Chorus will perform a free public concert from …

School board honors girls’ state track champions, placers

The Altus Public Schools Board of Directors honored the high school girls track team for placing at the state meet Monday during its meeting. From the left are Coach Robert Garrison, Rylee Borrego, …

School board honors boys state place finishers

Members of the Altus High School boys’ track team that placed in state were recognized during Monday’s Board of Education meeting. From left, Calvin Wagoner, Michael James, Justin Ortiz, …
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