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Today An indoor garage sale hosted by the Altus Church of God is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 900 S. Park Lane. For more information call 580-482-1102.A Small Town Christmas is scheduled … more

County assessor sends out tax bills

Tax statements have gone out this week, according to Jackson County Assessor Lisa Roberson.Property owners will have until Dec. 31 to pay half of the taxed amount or the full amount if their … more

Judge sets $200,000 bond for drug, fire arm defendent

Defendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in district court made initial appearances Thursday before Judge Brad Leverett and District Attorney Ken Darby.Francisco Cantu, Jr., 34, of Altus, … more

Police log for Nov. 27-29

IncidentsMonday, Nov. 278:22 a.m. Fraud, 721 N. Main St.10:10 a.m., Fire, 505 Peacock Lane1:32 p.m., Violation of protective order, 900 block North Jackson Street2:04 p.m., Intoxicated person, 212 E. … more

The lights are aglow at Hightower Park in Altus as the Christmas season begins.~NEWLINE~.neFileBlock {~NEWLINE~ margin-bottom: 20px;~NEWLINE~}~NEWLINE~.neFileBlock p {~NEWLINE~ margin: 0px 0px 0px … more

Edelmira EnseniaFuneral services for Edelmira Ensenia, 78 of Altus, will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at Altus Church of Christ Church, Altus, Oklahoma.Ms. Ensenia passed away on Sunday, … more

Dressing up downtown for the holiday season

If you take a walk downtown or drive past the courthouse you might notice the trees wrapped in colorful lights and stores decked out in their best holly and silver bells. That’s not by … more

Advent concert connects listeners to Christmas traditions

Staff ReportCatherine Coke and her Musical Friends will present their 27th Advent Concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 East Cypress, Altus.“Come and enjoy … more

Police arrest four suspects after executing warrant

Staff ReportAltus police have taken four people into custody after serving a felony arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon, according to Police Chief Tim Murphy.Police arrested 34-year-old Francisco Cantu … more

Charitable season begins with $10,000 grant for local nonprofit

For retailers, the holiday season typically means more revenue, but for non-profit organizations, it means more needs to be met and the beginning of the charitable season.Giving Tuesday is a fairly … more

Chief Davis graduates fire leadership program

Staff ReportThe City of Altus announced that Fire Chief Kyle Davis is one of the most recent graduates of the Oklahoma Executive Fire Officer Leadership Program.The Oklahoma Executive Fire Officer … more

City manager promotes access to local government

Local government is at the forefront of each city and municipality in America. It’s the form of government that most people will come in contact with, whether they’re paying a utility … more

LEFT: Western Oklahoma State College Homecoming King Jace Zacharias escorts Queen Vanessa Molina Tuesday night after their coronation between the women’s and men’s basketball games.During … more

Altus police, Ft. Sill bomb squad investigate found explosives

Staff ReportAltus police were called to the 800 block of Village Drive Tuesday at approximately 9:15 a.m., after the homeowner called to report she had found something suspicious in her garage.Police … more

Delilia HoldenDelilia Holden, age 88 of Altus, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus.Graveside funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of … more

School board candidate filings begin Monday

Candidates for the board of education in six Jackson County school districts must file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, and continuing through Wednesday, Jackson … more

Help Santa connect with your children

Do you want a child or grandchild to get a personal phone call from Santa Claus? The Altus Rotary Club has begun collecting information for Santa to call area children on Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 6 to … more

Adopt an Airman program connects base with local families

Imagine being fresh out of high school in a new city and new state without any way to get home to see your family during the holidays. You’re probably a little homesick and probably a little … more

County plans for coming year’s road, bridge material needs

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners agreed to advertise for bids for road and bridge materials during its regular meeting Monday at the Jackson County Courthouse.An advertisement for road and … more

Abby Lane holds scarcest commodity:

Google “Christmas trees and Altus” and the reference sends you to Lawton to buy a live tree. On a search for live Christmas tree lots in Altus, The Altus Times found only one place that … more
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