Obituaries
Cleon D. Fails, age 87, of Mangum passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 22, 2019. Cleon was born on Sept. 12, 1931 in Jester, Oklahoma to Cleburne and Vivian (Pugh) Fails. He grew up and attended …
Ann K. Brinkman, 74, of Lone Wolf, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at the Kincannon …
Linda Kaye Cribbs, age 74, of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away at her home on Aug. 14, 2019. She was born on Oct. 12, 1944 to Fred and Verdell Tigert. She was raised on a farm in Duke, Oklahoma. She …

City council passes limitations on driving golf carts, ATVs

Most of the attention of the Altus City Council meeting involved the resignation of City Manager Janice Cain Tuesday night, but the council also adopted a revised policy for motorized vehicles in …

Electric co-op hosts annual meeting

Members of Southwest Rural Electric Association (SWRE) will meet on Thursday, Aug. 29, for the cooperative’s 82nd Annual Meeting at the Western Oklahoma State College Auditorium, 2801 N. Main …

AMA appropriates money to replace water pumps

The Altus City Council, whose members also make up the Altus Municipal Authority, paused in the middle of the agenda Tuesday night to meet as the AMA to pass an emergency request to address what …

Nehemiah Initiative sets Big Day of Giving for Sept. 28

Justin Helin, the project coordinator for the Nehemiah Initiative, announced Tuesday that this year’s Big Day of Serving in Jackson County has been set for Saturday, Sept. 28. The Jackson …
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