Shannon to speak at meet and greet
U.S. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon will be in Altus for a "meet and greet" on Monday, April 21, 4-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Best Western, 2804 N. Main, to allow voting residents to meet Shannon who is vying for the open Senate seat previously held by Senator Tom Coburn.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
$1.6 M construction contract approved for Altus Schools
Altus High School senior Savannah Phillips donated a $1,704.40 check to the AHS Choir, accepted by Choir Director Stephanie Wall during the Boa... The Board of Education of the Altus Public School District approved to enter into a $1,665,600 construction contract with Pope Contracting of Oklahoma City, during their regular meeting on Monday, April ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Altus Ambassadors return from 52nd Annual Quail Breakfast
Sen. Jim Inhofe speaks to Altus leaders at the 52nd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 10, in the Senate Russell Buil... Altus civic leaders returned from the 52nd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. that was held Thursday, April 10, in the Senate Russell Building Kennedy Caucus Room.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Community partners band together to repair Imagination Station
A community partnership between the City of Altus, Wilmes Ford-Lincoln and Chevrolet, and over 30 Altus Air Force Base members are set to bring Imagin... City Park's employees prepare to restore Imagination Station by taking an inventory of needed repairs.
2014 Winter Canola Field Tour
Jackson County OSU Extension Office will offer a Winter Canola Field Tour on Monday, April 14 at 3 p.m. at the David and Brandon Bush farm located 5 miles west of Altus on the south side of Highway 62. Go to the northwest gate entrance of the field.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Miss Altus headed to Miss Oklahoma Pageant
Ricky Brewer will be taking care of the gasoline expense for Miss Altus, Rylee Wilson, for the Contestant Day trip to Tulsa.
Ortega to file for re-election
"I consider it a great honor to serve the people of Southwest Oklahoma in Oklahoma City," said Ortega, -Altus.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Man accuses Altus nightclub bouncers of attack
ALTUS, Okla._ A man here is continuing to recover after he says he was attacked outside a nightclub last weekend.
Installation permits approved for electric l...
Installation Permits were approved by Jackson County Commissioners on Monday, April 7, during their regular meeting, to allow the placement of electrical lines under two county intersections along the west edge of Altus.
Altus Schools to hold Pre-K Enrollment
Altus Public Schools' Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment will be held at the end of April and beginning of May. This year, each elementary school site will host their own Pre-K Enrollment for the 2014 school year.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The color is so bright, you have to wear shades
It's not too late to sign up for First National Bank's Cancer Crushing Color Run April 19 at 10 a.m. at the Altus Community Center.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Spring Dance planned
The Altus Ballroom Dancers invite the public to attend a Spring Dance with live music by Logan Walker and the Guys of Lawton.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Altus educators and students Rally for Education
Sen. Schulz and Rep. Ortega met with over 130 Altus teachers, administrators, parents, students and school board members during the Rally for Educatio... Sen. Schulz and Rep. Ortega met with over 130 Altus teachers, administrators, parents, students and school board members during the Rally for Education on Monday, March 31. Over 25,000 Oklahoma ... (more)
Local rapper Bru Swain opens for platinum-selling artist Lil' Flip
Not many small-town rappers have the chance open for a platinum-selling hip-hop artist.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclaimed
Altus City Mayor David Webb proclaimed the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with representatives from ACMI House.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
FNB Cancer Crushers gearing up for annual 5K Fun Run/Walk
First National Bank's relay for life team, the "FNB Cancer Crushers", is gearing up for their annual 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise money for Jackson County Relay for Life.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Daughters of the American Revolution meet at library
Daughters of the American Revolution, Anne Lee Chapter, Altus, met Thursday, March 13 at the Southern Prairie Library.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Southwest Farm Press
Forage management tips during drought
Pasture and rangelands across the Southwest have taken one beating after another over the last three plus years, and the assault continues as drought across much of the region moves into its fourth year.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Former Altus man facing murder charges in Iowa
A former Altus man is among three facing murder charges in Iowa. According to reports, Michael Schenk, 26, and two other are said to be involved in the discovery of two bodies inside a burning building in western Iowa.