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New Altus High School head basketball coach Todd Whittemore has had success in a lot of places. The veteran coach is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak that culminated in a 63-57 victory …
By Joe Don Royal |
2/8/23 07:24 AM
Up for election in Jackson County Feb. 14 is Council Member Ward 4 in Altus and a proposition for Blair Public Schools.
The Council Member office is “at-large,” meaning that all …
By Kathleen Guill |
2/8/23 07:11 AM
High school actors, singers, writers, dancers, visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and photographers are invited to apply and audition for Oklahoma’s one of a kind arts education program. …
1/26/23 11:58 AM
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE – Efforts from Airmen across Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma paid off Oct. 26, 2022, when Air Education and Training Command announced AAFB as a finalist for the 2023 …
1/26/23 11:57 AM
The Friends of WOSC Performing Arts is pleased to host the popular women’s community vocal music ensemble for a Winter Concert. The concert will feature the Eine Kleine Girlmusik ensemble under …
1/26/23 11:54 AM
The Western Oklahoma State College Alumni Association is proud to announce that Gerrid Kendrix has been selected as the 2023 Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductee.
This award is presented to …
1/26/23 11:53 AM
The Altus Times is welcoming managing editor, Kathleen Guill, to their staff.
Guill is a 2016 graduate of Cameron University where she studied English and Journalism. Guill has won various …
1/26/23 11:51 AM
Record-high egg prices are making headlines right now, but when can consumers expect some relief? Oklahoma State University Extension specialists say several factors are to blame for the significant …
1/26/23 11:46 AM
Literacy—the ability to read and write — is critical to achieving a successful education, career and quality of life. For Oklahomans who are blind, learning to read and write …
1/19/23 11:31 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Gerrid Kendrix, R-Altus, was selected by House Speaker Charles McCall to serve as chair of the Oklahoma House of Representatives Administrative Rules Committee during …
1/19/23 11:30 AM
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition has brought its traveling exhibit featuring 24 works by Oklahoma artists to NBC’s Wigwam Gallery in Altus.
1/19/23 11:17 AM
In honor of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of students and citizens took to the streets as a day of service on Monday, followed by a gathering at the Altus Community …
A Jackson County jury found Jayce Martinez, 19, guilty of murder in the first degree, sentencing him to life imprisonment.
Formal sentencing will be carried out within a prompt time frame. …
The clock is ticking down as we make final preparations for the 59th Legislature. We’ve been busy working with Senate staff to research and draft hundreds of bills in order to get them filed by …
Senator Brent Howard |
1/13/23 03:45 PM
In our first official business of 2023, the House met on Tuesday, January 3 for our constitutionally-required Organizational Day, where we elected leadership and approved rules for the 59th …
By Rep. Gerrid Kendrix,
1/13/23 03:42 PM
Rhonda Garrison was announced the 2023 Teacher of the Year at the Jan. 9 meeting of the Altus Board of Education. (SEEE STORY, PAGE ONE)
In December, each school in the Altus Public School …
1/13/23 03:39 PM
A ceremony was held Jan. 9 at the Jackson County Courthouse for the Judicial District III judges and district attorney, conducted by Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Richard Darby, fourth from left. Taking the oath at the ceremony, left: District Attorney David Thomas, Associate District Judge Eric Yarborough (Greer County), Associate District Judge Winford Mike Warren (Harmon County), Associate District Judge Rafe Hall (Jackson County), District Judge Brad Leverett, Special Judge Ryan Howard (Jackson County), and Associate District Judge Rick Marsh (Kiowa County). Not pictured, Associate District Judge Brad Benson (Tillman County).
1/13/23 03:20 PM
A delivery vehicle hit a transformer outside Altus Intermediate School on Monday, Jan. 9, causing an electrical fire and knocking out power to the entire facility.
BY KEVIN HILLEY |
1/13/23 03:08 PM
The City of Altus is moving forward with a new housing development in the southwest sector of town, which will provide 80 new homes on land the City has acquired.
BY KEVIN HILLEY |
1/13/23 02:58 PM