News

Site Teachers of the Year presented at school board meeting

ALTUS, OK — Teachers of the Year for all seven schools in the Altus district were announced and honored at the meeting of the Altus Board of Education on Monday, Jan. 10.

Martha Road Baptist hosts chili supper

ALTUS, OK — Sam Dyer will be the guest speaker at the annual Men & Boys Chili Supper at Martha Road Baptist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m.

Olustee-Eldorado School closed due to illness

OLUSTEE, OK — School officials for Olustee-Eldorado Public Schools decided to close campus for the remainder of the week following the end of the school day on Monday Jan. 10, because of high absenteeism due to illness.

Individual robotics kits for Granite Elementary provided by grant

GRANITE, OK — Fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students will have the chance to interact with individual robotics kits during their art blocks thanks to the efforts of Ella Murray.
Sports
Altus swim teams dominated and individually ranked as high as 1st in the Casaday McGuiness Invitational on Jan. 7, with swimmers from 13 others schools competing.
NAVAJO, OK — Brookelynne Whitfield, a junior at Navajo High School, traveled to Las Vegas in December, to compete in Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson’s Vegas Tuffest roping and at the Junior World Finals (JWF).
Altus swimmers, as teams and individuals, took many top placing, including 1st, in the home meet on Dec. 14.
Opinion
I’ve been traveling rural and urban highways a lot this year. At some point, I realized that when I said, “I am going home,” what I meant was, Altus. For many people, what they …
Martha Road Baptist Church, in cooperation with Watermark Community Church of Dallas, Texas will be presenting the “Uncompromised – Truth & Culture Series” on Sunday nights …
If your parents are getting close to retirement age, or are already retired, it may be time to talk with them about financial and aging issues, some of which may involve difficult conversations. For …