Obituaries
As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday – Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your …
Our beloved father Raul Riojas (Speedy) Jimenez Sr., age 96, passed away Nov. 14, 2019 in Abilene Texas. Family will receive friends on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Prince of Peace …
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 …

Commerce representative highlights importance of Census

The chief of staff and general counsel to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce stressed the need for every Oklahoman to be counted in the 2020 Census during a presentation to the Altus Kiwanis Club on …

AJH enrollment up as well as meal service

During each regularly scheduled Altus Public Schools Board of Education meeting, a principal of a selected school gives a report to the board. During last week’s meeting, Altus Junior High …

County looking at options to fund Expo Center

The chairman of the Board of Jackson County Commissioners, Kirk Butler, has divvied up responsibilities for each of the three commissioners to investigate funding options for the Jackson County Expo …

Junior High All Region Choir selections

During the Nov. 12 Altus Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Altus Junior High students from the left, Sophia Nieves, Jenna Buentello, Graham Hartgraves and Kymanee Otaniyi were recognized for …
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