Obituaries
Rod L. Marcha, 60, Moore, passed away early Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, …
Guadalupe “Lupe” Salinas Trevino was born on Dec. 12, 1948 in Sebastian, TX to Benito and Elena Salinas. She was a proud Lyford Bulldog; graduating from Lyford High School in …
Charles Workman, 92, Altus, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at the Kincannon Memorial …

House fire

Altus Fire and Rescue rushed to the scene of a house fire in the 200 block of N. Spurgeon Thursday, Aug8. Everyone was out of the house safely but it did extensive damage.

WWII Sailor recounts service on submarine

A World War II veteran gave a compelling presentation to the Rotary Club of Altus Tuesday, just a few days his 94th birthday. Charles Stewart, who graduated from both torpedo and submarine schools …

Arrest Log

Arrests Monday, Aug. 12 Marcus West, 20, contempt of court for failure to pay fine and cost — larceny under $500. Stephanie Ballou, 33, failure to appear — distribution of a …

Atlus community looks to solve cat problem

Over the past couple of years, the Altus Animal Welfare Association (AAWA) said free-roaming cats were a recurring problem in Altus. However, with the help of the Altus Community Cat …
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