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Meeting was not as combative as media implied

To the editor:To the ladies and gentlemen who attended the Charter Information Forum on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018:Thank you for your (mostly) polite and courteous conversation on why the City Council … 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

Charter Amendment PropositionsThe Facts of the Matter

To the editor:There is a great deal of controversy, confusion and misinformation circulating regarding the City Council’s reasons for proposing that three currently elected department heads … more

Dig it! The secrets of soil

2006 -World population reaches 6.5 billion!1903 - Orville Wright makes first successful airplane flight.1803 - Louisiana Territory purchased by U.S.!1776 - Continental Congress adopts Declaration of … more

This is very important

To the Editor:The City of Altus has a history of open, democratic and participatory government. However, recent proposals to amend the city charter threatens our system of democratic government. … more

Wildlife interconnections with humans

When you hear, “Wildlife,” what do you think of? A grassy field with 30 deer, or an open plain with elephants, zebras and giraffes? Maybe it’s a frozen, snowy mountain terrain with … more

Chief of Police speaks against charter proposals

Letter to the Editor:In early 2018, The Altus City Council began discussing possible changes to the City Charter. This is the City Charter that was voted on and approved by the citizens of Altus in … 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
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