Obituaries
After a long battle with dementia, Frances Harvey passed into eternal life on her 85th birthday, March 29, 2020. Frances was very proud of her career as a Registered Nurse, working in various …
Evelyn Kay Jones, the daughter of Chester and Nancy Lee (Mann) Jones was born on March 10, 1946 in Lubbock, Texas. Evelyn died at the age of 74 on Friday, March 26, 2020 from esophageal cancer at …
William Lowell Jolley passed from this life on March 4, 2020. Known to his friends as Bill, he was born in Borger, Texas on Dec. 13, 1958 to William Arthur Jolley and Xona Charlene (Woods) Jolley. As …

Visit loved ones in long-term care via letters, cards and calls

One of the latest emergency orders from both Gov. Kevin Stitt and Altus Mayor Jack Smiley prohibits visitors from entering and visiting residents in nursing homes, long-term care facilities and …

Newspaper suspends publication for 2 weeks

A newspaper, as most know, is a business. It must sell its products in order to survive. Our product is information and advertising. That being the case, the newspaper depends on other businesses as …

Sen. Lankford provides info on stimulus bill

Help is on the way for individuals and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, but it will not arrive as quickly as everyone hoped. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, speaking to …

Altus City Council delays vote on Proposed Charter Amendments

The Altus City Council met in a special virtual meeting on Wednesday, March 25, to reschedule an election for Proposed Charter Amendment changes and to give City Manager Gary Jones the power to …
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