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Vietnam veterans remember Battle of Illingwworth

Fifty-two years later, the remaining veterans and survivors of the Battle of FSB Illingworth are still thankful for the lifetime granted to them by their fallen brothers. more

Ross Hill to Speak at National Day of Prayer Annual Prayer Breakfast

The 12th annual Jackson County National Day of Prayer Annual Breakfast on Thursday, May 5 from 6-7:30 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The event is hosted by the … more

Archery program to raise funds for Nationals

The Altus Intermediate School and Altus Junior High Archery teams both won the Oklahoma state archery tournament for the second year in a row. They earned a bid to the National Archery in the … more

Placement of new sidewalks continue at AHS

Annual Easter egg hunt set at Missile Park

The annual Easter egg hunt will be hosted by the City of Altus the day before Easter, Saturday, April 16. Family-friendly festivities and events begin at 11 a.m. The Egg Hunt starts at 1 … more

Altus Public Schools hosts first Employee Alumni Day

Forty-eight employee alumni of Altus Public Schools were hosted with a tour of campus sites on Saturday, March 26. Superintendent Roe Worbes gave the opening address at the almost completely … more

Workshop topic to focus on sexual assault

“Preventing Sexual Assault: It’s time to talk about what we don’t talk about,” is the title of the U-Night workshop, to be held Thursday, April 14. Meet and greet with … more

Grant expands to include extra 1.57 mil

A public hearing was held March 24 at the Altus City Council meeting, involving expansion of services under a 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). An additional 1,570,000 has been awarded to Altus to help those affected by Covid recover financially. more

Oklahoma Assault 2.0 (18U) team goes 8-0 in tournament

Oklahoma Assault 2.0 - 18u left the ballfields in Ardmore as Champions for the 5th time this season ON March 6. They went 8-0 for the tournament dominating some tuff competition, including the #1 … more

Law officers nab fleeing suspect after crash

An Amarillo, Tx. man suffered injuries from a one vehicle accident Thursday afternoon after leading local law enforcement on a high speed chase. more

Local couple to be honored by arts foundation

Ken and Mary Ann Fergeson of Altus will receive the John and Joy Reed Belt Award from the Harding Fine Arts Academy Foundation. The Fergesons are among others who will be honored Monday, March 28 … more

Brady-Lee named APS Support Employee of the Year

Altus Vice Mayor Roberta Brady-Lee, center, was named Support Employee of the Year for Altus Public Schools. more

Main Street Altus named Growth Grant winner

Main Street Altus has been named one of the recipients of the 2022 Keep Oklahoma Beautiful and OG&E’s Growth Grant. more

New director at RSVP announced

Lanal Dabbs was named the new director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in February. RSVP is one of the programs administered by the Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group (SOCAG). more

Wigwam exhibit features Depression-era Native art

An exhibit of 32 paintings by Native American artist Stephen Mopope (1898-1974) is currently featured at the Wigwam, 121 W. Commerce Street. more

Court Clerk, deputies, box up files

The office of the Jackson County Court Clerk will move from the courthouse next week after the final docket on Friday. more
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