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Suspect points shotgun at cabdriver and occupants
Altus Police arrested a man early Sunday morning, Aug. 24, at around 2:30 a.m. after he pointed a shotgun at a cab driver and two occupants in the cab.
13 hrs ago
Southwest Opry to showcase variety of talent
Mikayla Jo's Southwest Opry presents a show packed with a variety of talented artists performing Hot New Country Hits, Country Classics, Gospel, Patriotic, and Western Swing, as well as some comedy.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Councilman questioned about eligibility
The Altus Times received several inquiries about City of Altus Councilman, Mike Patterson of Ward 4, relating to his permanent place of residence.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Korean War veteran to go on Honor Flight
Korean War veteran Danny King of Altus will go on a charter Honor Flight from Tulsa to Washington, D.C., in September to visit the memorials of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Citizenship requires study
Great Plains Literacy Council adult learner Susan Simons posed for a photo, taken by her husband Ronald, after she took her American citizenship oath and became a new American citizen.
PVNC Beautician retires
Plantation Village Nursing Center resident Suzie Wittner gets her hair done by beautician Connie Conner of Connie's Hair Design who is retired as of today, Aug. 22. Plantation Village Nursing Center resident Suzie Wittner gets her hair done by beautician Connie Conner of Connie's Hair Design who is retired as of today, Aug. 22. Plantation Village ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Altus graduate hopes to run for gold in 2016
ALTUS, Okla._ An Altus High School graduate is training hard in hopes of running for gold in the 2016 summer games.
Hospital foundation awards scholarship
Greg Pickett, D.O., a member of the Mac Mollison Scholarship Committee at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, presents a scholarship to Chris Cheaney from Altus.
Military honored at Rodeo opening night
From left: Matt and Leslie Worst and their children Annabelle, Conner, Emmalynn, and Bobby were served up host brisket and sausage with some side dishes by members of the Altus Chamber of Commerce and Altus Military Affairs Committee.
Fund raising concert planned for Baby Cooper
Redneck Brown and the Freshwater Donkeys are scheduled to perform at a benefit concert for Cooper Rebel Lee Reed, a Frederick, OK infant that was born with a Congenital Heart Defect.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Cattle drive goes through Altus Air Force Base
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla._The Altus Air Force Base kicked off their annual rodeo with a cattle drive through Altus Air Force Base.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Altus, area blood drives planned
There's no substitute for blood needed by patients in local hospitals served by Oklahoma Blood Institute .
APD Officers promoted
From left: Altus Deputy Chief of Police Bill Perkins, APD Lt. Tim Scott, APD Sgt.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Dollar Tree, CVMA partner to provide school supplies
Area members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and Dollar Tree partnered together to equip local children with school supplies for the new year.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Hospital foundation awards scholarship
Kathy King, a member of the Mac Mollison Scholarship Committee at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, presents a scholarship to Morgan Johns from Duke.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Good News Revival planned at EBC
Pastor Boyd Whitehead and the members of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 800 N. Forrest, invite you to be their guest at their "Good News Revival."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Touring country musician to perform on Thursday
Touring Country Music Artist, Misty Rae Carson, will be performing live at Val's Restaurant and Pub with KWHW 93.5, on Thursday, Aug. 14, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Nashville based musician, who recently released her five track EP, Mystery , will be playing a live acoustic set, making this her first live performance in Altus.
Applebee's re-opens with a whole new 'Altus' look
Applebee's Managers and employees celebrate their whole new look and Grand Re-Opening on Tuesday, Aug. 12, with a Ribbon Cutting with the Altus Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Commissioners appoint Beach to JCMH Board
The Jackson County Commissioners appointed Gary Beach to serve as a member on the Jackson County Memorial Hospital Authority Board of Trustees during the Commissioners regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, and also announced a blood drive to be held tomorrow.
Bulldog Fever - Catch It
Members of the 2014-2015 Altus High School Dance Team are pictured here with footballs they will be throwing during home Bulldog games.