Obituaries
Margaret A. Sherwood, 83, passed away quietly on May 14, 2019 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital with her sons Daniel and David at her side. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, …
Mary Frances Briggs, 84, Altus, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church …
Carolyn A. McElroy, 86, Warren, passed away Friday morning, May 10, 2019 at English Village Manor in Altus. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Rev. …

City Council appoints Beason as City Attorney

The Altus City Council and Altus Municipal Authority (AMA) met in regular session on Tuesday, May 21, at the Altus Municipal Complex. Though the bodies are made up of the same members, they meet …

Pay attention to children’s media use during the summer

With summer’s arrival and the less hectic pace it brings for families compared to the school year, it may be tempting for parents to allow children to watch a little more television or play …

Graduation editions still available

The Altus Times published a special section of graduates for southwest Oklahoma in the May 18 edition. The section includes photos and bios of the entire Altus High School Class of 2019. It also …

Remember When

On July 31, 1997, Johnny Jones instructs cyclists Kenneth Dempsey, Tom Mozer, Brad Wenk, Dan Johnson, Jerry Wingate, and Grant Coisman before the 30-mile “Altus Special,” in which Dempsey …
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