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Time for someone to make a good basketball uniform

Go to most college and high school basketball games and you’ll see many players on both teams rolling over the waistlines of their shorts or tucking in the pant legs to allow more freedom of … more

Gov. Fallin speaks on term ending

By Gov. Mary Fallin In just a matter of days, Oklahoma will have a new governor and I will once again - after 28 years - be a private citizen. I’ve enjoyed my decades of service as a … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

• Service connection for Hepatitis C:Due to the fact that drugs are now available that can cure Hepatitis C, the VA can treat veterans with the disease regardless of the stage of a … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Department of Defense expanding access: The Department of Defense is expanding commissary, military exchange and morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) retail privileges on U.S. military … more

A $300,000 bond issue for buses and vehicles to transport students in the Blair Public School District will go before voters in a special election on Tuesday, Jan. 9.The Blair School District … more

Letter to the editor:

We wish to express our heartfelt thanks for the kindness, assistance and all forms of sympathy shown during the recent death of our loved one, Gladys Roberson Foreman. Your thoughtfulness will always … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves - privatizing household goods shipments: In the wake of increasing problems with service members’ household goods shipments, U.S. Transportation … more

Tips from a trooper

With holidays and celebrations quickly approaching, I would like to remind everyone of a few safe driving tips to keep your holiday travel safe.Before you begin your trip, make sure your vehicle and … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

• Arlington National Cemetery - burial rules changing:The first glimpse of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act includes a directive that the Secretary of the Army, in consultation … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Bill to boost Veterans’ benefits heads to President: In a Sept. 12 press release, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga) and Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate … more

Share your bounty with family

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday – Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your … more

Vote against city propositions

To the editor:First, I want to thank Councilman (Dwayne) Martin for taking the time to write his Letter to the Editor (Altus Times, Saturday, Oct. 13).However, some of his statements are very … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Legislation: Toxic Exposure Documentation - H.R.2617 | OATH Act Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) and Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) introduced the bipartisan Occupational and Environmental Transparency … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Walgreens HERO program to hire 5,000 veterans: Walgreens recently announced a commitment to hire 5,000 Veterans over the course of five years though their Helping Veterans with Educational and … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Senate passes $55 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill: The VA Mission ActA major Veterans Affairs reform has passed the Senate by 92-5 and is on its way to the White House. The $55 billion … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA can now award benefits for disabling pain:~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~In a sweeping legal victory for veterans, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a 19-year lower court precedent … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Bill expanding veteran volunteer guardianship program passes Oklahoma House: Senate Bill 931, by Sen. Paul Rosino (R-Oklahoma City) and Rep. Nicole Miller (R-Edmond) establishes the Veterans … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA issues interim guidance for Blue Water Navy Case: On Jan. 29, the Federal Circuit held that the clear intent of Title 38, section 1116 held that s veteran who served in the territorial sea of … more

New at investing? Follow these suggestions

If you’re fairly new to investing, you might be wondering what sort of rules you should follow or moves you should make. And while everyone’s situation is different, there are indeed … more

Letters to Santa from Blair Public Schools

Here is this year’s Letters To Santa from the Blair Public Schools. PreKindergarten 2018 Santa List I want a purple robot kitty with a purple fluffy tail. - Paizly I want a PS4. I … more
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