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VFW Post 4876 announces award winners

ALTUS, OK — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4876 announces the winners of its distinguished public service awards as well as its youth essay contests. more

Altus Lions accept grant from SWRE

ALTUS, OK — The Altus Lions Club was recently presented a grant in the amount of $3500 to assist with the purchase of a “spot vision camera.” more

Martha Road Baptist hosts chili supper

ALTUS, OK — Sam Dyer will be the guest speaker at the annual Men & Boys Chili Supper at Martha Road Baptist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. more

Enthusiasts glimpse a unique treasure at the Museum

Three recent visitors at the Museum of the Western Prairie came from miles away to see a special and rare exhibit. One of the museum’s exhibits is a launch console from the control desk of … more

Clifford T. Peterson Cafeteria showcases $1.9 mil remodel

The Clifford T. Peterson Cafeteria at Altus High School officially opened its doors to feed hungry students on Monday, Nov. 29, following the Thanksgiving break. A little over a week later, the … more

And the final Candy Cane Cash winner is…

The final drawing for Candy Cane Cash went two rounds before the winning ticket was claimed by Bruce Farquhar, FFA educator at Altus High School, who said he is donating the $1,000 prize money to the … more

Festive equestrian sisterhood

Holiday Market at museum draws large crowd

The seventh annual Holiday Market at the Museum was the most successful market ever, said Museum Director Jennie Buchanan. Museum of the Western Prairie has hosted the Holiday Market the first … more

Blair welcomes home O’Connor, world champion roper

Brandt O’Connor was surprised when he arrived home on Sunday, Dec. 12 and found a large welcome party of family, friends and schoolmates ready to cheer his victory as rodeo’s 2021 Junior World Champion. more

Senator Howard wins Guardian of Free Enterprise Award

The State Chamber announced Altus area Sen. Brent Howard (R-38) as the recipient for The State Chamber’s 2021 Guardian of Free Enterprise award at the 2021 Public Affairs … more

Ministerial Alliance donates $2,000 for local nutrition

The Jackson County Ministerial Alliance presented $2,000 to help two local nutrition programs. Funds were raised from the Community Thanksgiving service and dinner several weeks ago. The … more

8th Annual Santa Run raises $1,600 for track programs

The eighth annual Altus Track Booster Club’s Santa Run was held on Saturday, Dec. 11. Considered a great success, as the 5K raised $1,600 for the men’s and women’s track programs … more
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