Obituaries
Caroline Lee Kerbo, 76, of Mangum, Oklahoma, passed away unexpectedly on August 1st, 2020 in Oklahoma City. She was born on September 29, 1943 to Edward and Cora Lee (Byers) Carlile in Sacramento, …
John S. Mayjoffo, Jr., 72, Altus, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 in Oklahoma City. A private family service will take place at a later time. Cremation services have been entrusted to Kincannon …
Bettie May Buchanan passed away at Jackson County Memorial Hospital on Saturday afternoon, August 1, 2020 two days before her 96th birthday. She was the daughter of Leonard L. and Pernety (Billings) …

SWTC set to open with new regulations

Southwest Technology Center (SWTC) of Altus will begin the school year on Thursday, Aug. 13 on a regular schedule with face-to-face instruction. School will go forward unless health guidelines do …

Robots do the dirty work at JCMH

Germ-fighting robots are being used by Jackson Memorial Hospital (JCMH) to destroy Covid-19 and prevent its spread in the facility. The manufacturing company, Xenex, announced that the pulsed …

Back-to-school bash returns to Atlus

The annual Back to School Bash will return to Altus this Saturday, Aug. 8, for the fifth year in a row. The event is being carried out by Operation C.A.R.E. Ministries. The program this year will …

It’s tax free shopping time

The new school year kicks off with the annual Tax Holiday this weekend, just in time for back to school supplies. The Oklahoma Tax Commission has announced that this year’s Tax-Free Weekend …
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