Obituaries
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 …
Rod L. Marcha, 60, Moore, passed away early Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, …

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Mental health issues dog storm survivors

MOORE, Oklahoma — After a natural disaster, survivors can have psychological fallouts for weeks and months, or even lifetimes, research shows. Xavier Delgado was 10 in May 2013 when an EF5 …

Special education director provides annual report

During the Aug. 12 Altus Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Director of Special Education Mindy Hawthorne provided an annual report on students who have special needs. Special Education in …

Main Street Altus to participate in community revitalization

Main Street Altus is one of 43 community organizations across Oklahoma that has been chosen to participate in Fresh Paint Days. The Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) program is designed to encourage …

Commissioners approve drive-by flu shot service

The Jackson County Commissioners heard a report of lower sales tax collections for June, approved a memorandum of understanding with the county health department and took action on two …
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