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Altus, Oklahoma is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Altus, OK include 73522, and 73521. The median home price in Altus is $115,000. More Altus information.

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9 hrs ago | Altus Times

Temperature, rain and lake levels compared

The calendar has been flipped over to September. Labor Day and summer are past. So it is a great time to pause, for a moment and look back over the summer.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Altus Times

U.S. Cellular rewarding $1 million to teachers to help boost classroom experiences

U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects across the nation, including Altus, through its Calling All Teachers program.

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Altus Times

Community Foundation Grant Given

A check for $5,000 from the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation in Oklahoma City was presented in Altus recently.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Altus Times

Traffic signs replaced at Sunset School

In an attempt to relieve some of the parking issues that Sunset School is currently experiencing, the 500 block of Lark Street will be ONE WAY during the hours of 7-8:30 a.m., and 2:30-3:45 p.m. on school days only, starting on Tuesday, Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Sunset Elementary traffic to ease up

ALTUS, Okla._City officials are making a major change to the traffic flow outside of Sunset Elementary School in Altus.

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Altus Times

Chamber President: $400 million 'retail leakage'

Altus Chamber of Commerce President Brian Bush was the guest speaker at the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women meeting on Thursday, Aug. 28. Altus Chamber of Commerce President Brian Bush was the guest speaker at the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women meeting on Thursday, Aug. 28. Approximately $400 million dollars per year is "leaking" from ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Altus Times

Goodwill Open House Saturday at new location

The new Goodwill store, located at 1218 N. Grady in Altus, will be celebrating their Grand Opening with a very special event this Saturday.

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Drivers loses vehicle on Hwy 62

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Jackson County EMS, and Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on Wednesday, Aug. 27 east of Altus.

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Stockman's Bank honors Altus Public Schools Employee of the Month

LaNell Mobbs has been named Altus Public Schools' Employee of the Month for the month of August.

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Congressman Lankford in Altus to hear issues

Republican US Congressman James Lankford is visiting Altus and Altus Air Force Base today to meet with citizens, civic leaders, and AAFB leadership on current concerns, needs, and issues.

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$100 million raised for ALS under a month

The Elm and Hudson Church of Christ took the Ice Bucket Challenge to remember Altus' own Dennis Gilbert who died at the age of 51, on Memorial Day of this year, after a five and a half year battle with ALS.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Oklahoma news briefs, Aug. 28

City offices will close Monday for Labor Day. Embark buses will not run. There will be no "big blue" trash and recycling collection Monday, according to a news release from Oklahoma City.

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Altus Times

DA announces public auction of forfeited vehicles

District Attorney John Wampler has announced the sale of several forfeited vehicles at a public auction to be conducted online beginning Sunday, Aug. 31, and concluding on Sunday, Sept.

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Bedlam blood drive comes to Altus Sept. 2

Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives.

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Altus joins preparedness game

Local emergency managers are encouraging area residents to prepare for disasters during the National Preparedness Month along with other agencies supporting the #30days30ways National Preparedness Month initiative.

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Hospital foundation awards scholarship

Suzanne Mollison, a member of the Mac Mollison Scholarship Committee at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, presents a scholarship to Blake Stepanovich from Altus.

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Altus Times

Tryouts held for school musical, 'The Music man'

Altus High School sophomore Britton Spandley reads an excerpt from "The Music Man" for musical directors, Nick Young and Alice Newman, during closed tryouts on Monday, Aug. 25. Altus High School sophomore Britton Spandley reads an excerpt from "The Music Man" for musical directors, Nick Young and Alice Newman, during closed tryouts on Monday, Aug.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Altus Times

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.

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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.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Altus Times

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.

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