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Navajo FFA members placed first on Aug. 29 in McLoud in the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Younf Farmers and Ranchers Shotgun Shoot. Navajo team members were John Harrold, Cade Berry, Dakota Young and Jordan Harrold, pictured with OKFB YF&R committee members, Chris Hoskins and Josh Anderson.

Scoring two runs for the Blair Lady Broncs was Casey Zachary, sliding home in a recent game against Olustee-Eldorado, with Diamondback catcher Kariann Morse a second too late.

The Blair Lady Broncs: front left, Crissa Carter, Kailyn Salcido, Cadee Rose, Gracie Osborne, Zoe Ensign, Jaycee Smith; back left, Kenzie Winters, Brooklyn Knight, Emily Dominguez, Abrianna Guzman, Kylie Hine, Casey Zachary, Alli Moore, Charidy Sensabaugh and Kylie Johnson.

The honorable Lifesaver Award was presented at the September City Council meeting by Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy, left, to Master Officer Matthew Worst, center, and Officer Michael Laughlin. The officers were recognized for saving the life of an unresponsive infant last month. The officers earned a standing ovation from those in attendance when the award was presented.

Lexie Kelley had 1 ace, 15 digs, 14 kills and an assist against Tipton.

Taylor Johnson puts the ball over the net, with 5 aces and 4 kills.

Three large pickup loads of pet food will be distributed to area families as part of a Covid-19 relief effort on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Altus Animal Control, 2200 Enterprise Drive. Altus Animal Control employees, pictured left, Adoption Coordinator Haley Gilpatrick, with a hound named Fern; and Supervisor Jeremy Calloway, holding a Yorkie named Frankie. Fern was found as a stray, and had multiple puncture wounds from what appeared to be another large dog.

Jaycee was winning pitcher for Altus in the first game on Sept. 5 at Ardmore, striking out 2 and allowing only 1 earned run.

Southwest Technology Center Superintendent Dale Latham, left, with the NEXT Scholarship recipients, Skylynn Holt, Timothy Gloria, Emily Hall and Lucas Gloria.

From SWTC awards 10K in scholarships   |   9/16/20

Kaileigh Weaver dives to keep the ball in play. In the Tipton game, she racked up 3 aces, 10 kills and 4 digs. Head Coach Maggie Sasse looks on from the sidelines.

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