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. …

4 arrested in connection to cigarette theft

An investigation that began with the theft of cigarettes from a local convenience store has resulted in the arrest of four people. Altus Police think at least 65 cartons of cigarettes valued at close …

School board
silences voice
of Bulldogs

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education has silenced the “Voice of the Altus Bulldogs” for the last 50 years. The board voted 4-1 in favor of moving live streaming of Altus sports …

School district adds junior high soccer, signs apparel agreement

The Altus Public Schools Board of Education met on Monday to take care of old and new business, including accepting retirements and resignations as well as approving a new junior high sport and an …

4 Altus students selected for Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

Four Altus High School students have been selected to attend the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute in June at Quartz Mountain. The four selected among the 270 students and their disciplines are Sarah …
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