Obituaries
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 …
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 …

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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