Obituaries
Roland Dean Lankford, 83, of Amarillo, TX passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The family has chosen cremation. A Celebration of Life will be held at his favorite fishing lake later this …
Placida Lopez, 88, passed away at her home in Altus on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Elder …
Macele “Spunk” Jones, 95, Eldorado, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Eldorado Church of Christ with Eric Houck …

Jury recommends life sentence for Quincy West

A Jackson County Jury has recommended a sentence of life in prison, plus 206 years, for an Altus man arrested in May 2018 on multiple felony charges. A jury deliberated about 5 hours Thursday …

Economic board awards over $17k to local businesses

The Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board met in regular session Thursday to discuss business that has come up in the last month and receive updates from the EDC director …

Jackson County farm owner receives Centennial Farm Award

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced that an Oklahoma Centennial Farm Award has been presented to the owner of a Jackson County farm. James V. Young of Pinehurst, North …

AHS junior serves as State Senate page

OKLAHOMA CITY – Altus High School junior, Morgan Wheeler, served as a Senate page for State Sen. Brent Howard, R-Altus, during the seventh week of the legislative session from March 18-21, …
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