Obituaries
On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1936, a beautiful baby girl, Gloria Kay Blackburn was born in her grandmother’s boarding house in Hobart, Oklahoma to prominent farmers, Kaye and Landus Blackburn. Her …
David Hilary Le Hew, 66, of Wetumpka, Alabama formerly from Altus, Oklahoma passed away at his residence Saturday Nov. 9, 2019. He was born March 18, 1953 in Bedford, Beds England to Forrest …
Norman Gray Smith, 63, Altus, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center in Lawton, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at the …

Voters elect 8 representatives
to Altus Freeholder board

Voters elected eight candidates to the Altus City Charter Freeholder board on Tuesday. Election results were expected to be certified on Friday. Elected to the Freeholder board, by Ward, are Ward …

Register now for 39th Annual Altus Christmas Parade

You have until Dec. 9 to register for the 39th Annual Altus Christmas Home for the Holidays Parade. That’s just five days before the parade which begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. …

AHS to add
gymnasium
jumbotrons

If you’re used to seeing a jumbotron at college athletic events, you’re going to see a scaled-down model at Altus High School beginning this year. The Altus Public Schools Board of …

Remember When

Remember when the Jackson County Livestock Show used to be on the downtown square? This photo from 1945 shows a young, hopeful farmer proudly displaying his prize-winning cow as spectators enjoy the …
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