Obituaries
Paul David Crawford II, 87, died peacefully on Nov. 22, 2019 in Altus, Oklahoma. Mr. Crawford was born on Jan. 8, 1932 in Rockwall, Texas to Paul and Anna Crawford. After receiving his Bachelor of …
Jerry Lynn Rochelle, 83, Altus, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at the Courtyard of Magnolia. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at the Kincannon Funeral …
Ruth Benitez, 65, Altus, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at Kincannon’s Memorial Chapel. A Rosary will be held 6 …

Parks and Recreation working hard to improve Altus

It doesn’t take long to find a park in Altus. There are several peppered throughout the town, but most of them lack the necessary equipment to draw kids in and give them something fun to do …

Voters say ‘Yes’ to bond issue, enrollment increases

In March, voters passed the Altus Public Schools’ first two bond issues in more than 60 years by close to 70 percent. A year after the district saw teachers walk off the job in a statewide …

Chamber wants us all to become CHAMPIONS

Here at the Altus City Chamber, we advocate and promote for the chamber members and their businesses within our community. We create opportunities for networking and community involvement. We even …

Southwest Technology Center prepares local workforce for 2020s

Southwest Technology Center began as a dream for a number of local individuals who believed in the need for an educational institution that would provide technical training. The technical training …
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