Man arrested after leading police on chase
Altus Police detectives discover a handgun after searching a 1996 gold Chevy Caprice driven by Shawn Dorsey, 24, a person of interest for Altus Police... Altus Police have arrested a man considered to be a person of interest related to ongoing investigations in the Altus area.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Altus mom arrested after 2-car accident
According to reports from Altus Police, at approximately 7:42 p.m., Adriana Lopez, 22, was driving a 1999 Chrysler north bound on Spurgeon approaching Elm Street, when a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Vanessa Molina, 16, was east bound and stopped at the intersection of Spurgeon and Elm.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Altus Chamber of Commerce has a new CEO
ALTUS, Okla._An Altus native is returning to his roots to take on a new position as president and CEO of the Altus Chamber of Commerce.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Fallin attends SWORW meet and greet
Governor Mary Fallin ended her day-long tour of the Altus area with a meet and greet held by the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women group, attended by community leaders and supporters, on Monday June 30. Governor Fallin spoke about her visit to Altus and Lake Tom Steed and the presentation of the Southwest Oklahoma Water Action Plan presented by ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
OSBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Altus, Oklahoma
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether a police officer was justified in shooting a man during a disturbance call.
Late morning shootout with APD sends man to hospital
An Altus man was taken away to Jackson County Memorial Hospital today, following and exchange of gunfire with Altus Police at 215 E. Liveoak that bega... An Altus man was taken away to Jackson County Memorial Hospital today, following and exchange of gunfire with Altus Police at 215 E. Liveoak that began late this morning.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Gov. Fallin tours drought-stricken Lake Tom Steed
MOUNTAIN PARK, Okla._ Governor Mary Fallin spent the day in Kiowa County touring Lake Tom Steed, where the ongoing drought has contributed to the water being at 30 percent capacity.
Upcoming blood drives announced
Blood donors this summer will not only save lives when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute , they'll also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo and a "Feel Cool" T-shirt.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Jackson FSA County Committee nomination period under way
The 2014 Jackson FSA County Committee nomination period is underway. The nomination period began June 15 and continues through Aug. 1, 2014.
Cotton crop off to a good start
According to Jerry Goodson of the OSU Southwest Oklahoma Research and Extension Center in Altus, the 2014 Oklahoma cotton crop is off to a fair to good start in many places.
Ita s AHS Alumni Weekend in Altus
It's that time of year again - time to reacquaint yourself with old friends and classmates during the annual Altus High Alumni Weekend.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Golfing for Soup The Salvation Army hosts fourth annual golf tournament
The Salvation Army of Altus, serving Jackson and Greer Counties, will be hosting its fourth annual golf tournament this summer.
Dorman campaign visits Altus seeking Governor's seat
Democratic nominee for Oklahoma Governor, Joe Dorman, visited Altus on Friday, June 27, beginning with a visit to the Jackson County Courthouse.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Rains bring weeds, orange signs
Citizens of Altus have been out in the heat, pushing through thick, wet grass and weeds, to keep lawns short and out of code violation height.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Gun fire Ridgecrest Apartments results in arrest
What was originally reported to Altus Police as a possible fight around 3:30 a.m. at the Ridgecrest Apartments early Sunday morning, resulted in gunfire and the arrest of an Altus man.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Urbanski retiring after 44 years with Altus Chamber
Altus Chamber of Commerce President, Holley Urbanski. A retirement reception is being held July 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Museum of the Western Prai... After a 44 year run with the Altus Chamber of Commerce, Chamber President Holley Urbanski officially announced her upcoming retirement last week.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Date rape drug suspected in possible sexual assaults
Altus Police are currently investigating three suspected cases of sexual assaults against women.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Altus girl in critical condition after near drowning
According to reports, an eight-year-old girl from Altus was taken by Greer County EMS to Quart View Medical Center, then taken by Medi-Flight to the children's hospital in Oklahoma City.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Resolutions and reappointments on Commission...
Agenda items include the transfer of appropriations within the general fund from Maintenance & Operations to Salaries to meet end of fiscal year payroll.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Altus Chamber, Economic Development Corp. name Bush as new CEO
After a nationwide search, members of the Boards of Directors of both the Altus Chamber of Commerce and the Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation determined that the most qualified, most promising candidate was one who is actually a product of the Altus community itself.