Obituaries
Deborah “Kay” Sanders, 62, Olustee, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Memorial services were Tuesday, June 30 at the …
Helen Colyer was born June 11, 1939in Colorado to Clyde and Opal Hase. She died June 24, 2020. She married Bruce Colyer in 1962 and moved to rural Davidson, Oklahoma in 1969. She is preceded in …
Adela Contreras Morales, 80, of Altus, passed away June 24, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 27 at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church with Father Joseph David officiating. Burial …

Unemployment agency catching up with jobless claims, but many Oklahomans still suffering

For hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans, applying for unemployment benefits after losing their jobs due to COVID-19 has meant being trapped in a nightmare of crashing web pages, hours-long hold times …

Grants awarded for Altus tourism events

Grants totaling $84,500 was approved last week by the Altus Southwest Economic Development group for tourism projects or events in the city. Grant requests from businesses in Jackson County …

Sunscreen is a must year-round in order to protect skin

Summer is officially here, and that means people will be spending more time in the great outdoors. To help ensure skin safety in the sun, it’s a good idea to be vigilant with sunscreen. With so …

Two charged in tangled prison scheme, kidnapping

Two people have been charged with kidnapping and trying to deliver contraband to inmates at the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite on June 21, according to an affidavit filed with the Kiowa County …
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