Obituaries
Rita Beth Grider Montrose, also known as Granny, 87, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and dear friend to all, passed away from natural causes on Saturday, July 3, 2021. She was proceeded in …
Mary Alice Myers, 80 of Altus, passed away on June 26, 2021 at the English Village Manor. Graveside services were scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the Fort Sill National Cemetery, …
Kay Thomas, 70, passed away Monday morning, June 14, 2021 at her home. The family received friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the funeral home. A private family graveside will be …

Annual tax holiday is set for Aug. 6 - 8

There are two kinds of back-to-school people in this world. The, “It’s already July?!” people, and the “It’s only July!” people. Start planning back to school …

City sets groundbreaking for Veterans Drive Housing Development

The City of Altus will hold a groundbreaking for Phase I of its Veterans Court housing development at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24. In one of his last public acts as mayor, Altus Mayor Jack …

Ombudsman supervisor salutes volunteers

The Southwest Oklahoma Devlopment Agency’s (SWODA) Ombudsman program recognizes the efforts of volunteers, particularly at long-term care facilities. I would like to draw attention to the …

Tony Haferland

Tony Haferland, the son of Lenna Haferland and the late Frank Haferland, Jr., died Feb. 10, 2021 in Dallas, TX from complications following heart surgery. After graduation from Altus High School …
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