Obituaries
James L. Otten, 86, Altus, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Memorial services will be 2 PM Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Altus City Cemetery. Inurnment will be under the …
Curtis Eugene Ishcomer, known to his family as Dude, was born at home in rural Rufe, Oklahoma, on Feb. 27, 1943 to Daniel C. Ishcomer and Josephine Steele Ishcomer. He left this earth on Jan. 8, …
Bishop James Laws, Jr., 84 of Oklahoma City, departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at the Church of God Which He Purchased …

VFW posts announce award recipients

Three Altus students have been chosen by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) as winners for their speech and essay entries, and will compete further. VFW Post 4876 (Altus) has selected Wyatt G. …

Absentee voters encouraged to apply for ballots now

Voters in Jackson County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the February 9 City of Altus Municipal Election or the Town of Duke Special Election, should apply now, County Election …

Community Action Development Corporation receives Head Start Grant

CHEYENNE — Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) congratulated Community Action Development Corporation (CADC), headquartered in Frederick, after it was named a grant …

Two caught in connection to auto thefts, burglaries

Altus Police arrested two teenagers in connection with the theft of two autos over the Christmas weekend and a string of burglaries through the holiday season. Rueben Cardenas, 18, was arrested on …
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