News

Exchange leader learns the ropes

FORT SILL — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's senior enlisted advisor took to the basics Aug. 4 during his visit to Fort Sill.

Soldier puts people first, saves life of battle buddy

FORT SILL, OK — Something as simple as checking on a teammate could save their life and this is what happened July 25, 2022, when a Soldier with the 75th Field Artillery Brigade put people …

Altus Volleyball begins fourth season in Thursday game against Ike

ALTUS, OK — The Altus High School Lady Bulldog Volleyball team opened their fourth season Thursday, Aug. 11, when they hosted the Lawton Eisenhower Lady Eagles.

Motorists: Beware of school zones, warns Police

ALTUS, OK — The Altus Police Department reminds citizens that Thursday, Aug. 11th, is the first day of classes for Altus Public Schools.
Features
Two Jackson County men in their sixties competed and placed in May in south Florida at the National Senior Games.
Fifty-two years later, the remaining veterans and survivors of the Battle of FSB Illingworth are still thankful for the lifetime granted to them by their fallen brothers.
Sports
NAVAJO, OK — Navajo teams opened the 2022 fall ball season on Monday, Aug. 8, with the Lady Indians defeating the Sterling Lady Tigers 9-3, and the boys falling to arch-rival Canute Trojans, 4-1.
The West family of Altus announces that two family members hold doctorate degrees, following a recent completion of higher education.
Opinion
OPINION — My hopes in writing this is to bring awareness to this horrible disease that took my mom and lots of other loved in the US.
Opinion/Editorial piece from the Ponca Tribe Contributed by Casey Camp Horinek and Shannon BiggsPonca Nation, Turtle Island –   On July 6th, 2022, the Ponca nation made history …
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