Thursday Dec 5
Altus Murder Suspect Leads Police to Body
ALTUS Okla_ Authorities have caught a huge break in the 12-year-old cold murder investigation out of Altus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Suspected Murderer to Return to Altus
ALTUS Okla_ The suspect in a 12-year-old murder in Altus is on his way back to Oklahoma to face his charges.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Reservoir surveyed after Golden Algae kill
John Perry Regional Fisheries Technician, and Larry Cofer, Regional Fisheries Supervisor cast their nets to see if any fish remain after Golden... The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation surveyed the Altus City West Reservoir for fish on Monday, to see if any fish survived the Golden Algae kill that caused numerous dead fish to wash up on ... (more)
Air Evac Lifeteam holds ground breaking ceremony
Trudy Calvillo - KEYB Sales Executive, Burl Winters, Col. Mike Finch - AAFB, Chuck Adkins - Regional Director Air Evac Flight Operations, Renee Collin... From left: Daniel Adams - Altus/Quartz Mtn.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
"November Brings Early Taste of Winter to Oklahoma": By Gary McManus, Oklahoma Climatological Survey
November is considered a fall month climatologically, but it certainly did its best to look like a winter month during 2013.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Creta appears on Oklahoma map but not in reality
One of the strange phenomena in this modern age we live in is that the name of an old post office site established first as Era in 1901 and then renamed Creta before being discontinued in 1904 is still listed on the official map of Oklahoma.
Community enjoys free Thanksgiving Dinner at Mission on Wheels
Lorraine Woodhouse, Catherine Sterling, and Tisay Woodhouse served dinner at Mission on Wheels, Thursday, to members of the community looking for a ho... Mission on Wheels held a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday at noon, along with several other non-profit organizations in the Altus area, serving up a hearty holiday meal to members in the ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wanted: former Altus man involed in cold case murder
After a twelve year investigation into the disappearance of an Altus woman, investigators of the Altus police department submitted an affidavit to the Jackson County District Attorney's office on Monday morning, Nov. 25. According to Altus Chief of Police Tim Murphy, an arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday morning for Garland Paul Allen, formerly ... (more)
Deer Camp A Learning Experience
The Colonel and I loaded up the manly crew-cab 4 4 truck, and headed west out of Milwaukee for the 2013 rifle season deer camp.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Air Evac Lifeteam to hold ground breaking for new facility
Air Evac Lifeteam will hold a ground breaking for their new base at 15981 US Highway 283, Altus at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. The air ambulance crew which has been operating in Altus since February at a temporary location is expected to be operational in their new facility in mid- to late-January.
Front drops 13 inches of snow on area
A winter storm that dropped more than 10 inches of snow in parts of southwest Oklahoma is making its way out of the state.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Rehearsals under way for upcoming Vespers service
Rehearsals are underway for the MacDowell Vespers service scheduled for 6 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 8, in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, 208 E. Cypress in Altus.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Altus Police Investigating String of Burglaries
A woman living at 3201 Teal Cr. called police around 3:20AM and reported she went to get items from her car parked in the driveway and discovered someone had taken some medication and a money order.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
OK Kids Korral set to open
NEW THIS MORNING. A SPECIAL PLACE FOR OKLAHOMA KIDS FIGHTING CANCER WILL OPEN ITS DOORS TODAY.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Christmas in the Park, last minute preparations
Tony Garces , City maintence worker, and Freddy Perez, Altus Parks and Cemetary Supervior, check electrical connections on the Christmas lights ... City of Altus Park employees and workers performed last minute preparations before the official "Annual Christmas in the Park," kick-off event scheduled for tomorrow evening, Thursday, Nov. 21, at dark ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Case in bike death accident begins
A memorial was erected at the scene of the accident where bicycle rider James Charydczak died after being hit by a vehicle in January.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Dempsey honored as AARP award nominee
Grace Dempsey of Altus, second from right, was honored as a nominee for the 2013 AARP Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service at a luncheon held recently in Oklahoma City.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
School Board praises Altus teachers for outs...
The Altus School District Board of Education released their A-F Report Card rating for school sites within the district, and commented on academic performance, during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the Conference Room of the Administrative Building.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Red River Crops Conference to focus on common challenges for Texas and Okla.
The first Red River Crops Conference, addressing issues specific to southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is scheduled Jan. 28-29 in Altus, Okla.
Veterans Day service held to honor the brave
Altus V.F.W. Post Member, Dan Pheonix, lowers the American Flag and POW MIA Flag to fly at half-mast to honor the brave Veterans who have fought and s... The Altus VFW Post #4876 held a Veteran's Day Memorial Service at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11, at the Jackson County War Memorial located in front of the Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial ... (more)