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Fundamentals of Photography Workshop offered at library
Fundamentals of Photography will be offered at the Altus Public Library Sept. 22, 23 and 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost of the workshop is $30.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
'Home Town Hero' takes flight with Thunderbirds
"Home Town Hero," Sgt. Brad Edmonds of the Altus Police Department, steps into the cockpit of USAF Thunderbird No.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bedlam Blood Drive comes to Altus Sept. 18
Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives. Anyone, 16 years or older*, is urged to donate Thursday, Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
WINDS collecting donations for Life Services
The Western Oklahoma State College WINDS program is proud to announce that they are collecting donations for Life Services at Pathways in Altus. Baby bottles serving as collection containers are located in the WINDS Success Center and in offices B24B and B24C on the Western campus.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Childhood Awareness Month proclaimed
The month of September has been proclaimed Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Altus, to remember those children who have lost their lives, or have been affected by the disease. Altus Mayor David Webb signed the proclamation on Thursday, Sept.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Mission on Wheels receives fan donations
Edna Douglas received seven box fans from Car-Mart to be distributed to the local elderly and people without air conditioning. Edna Douglas received seven box fans from Car-Mart to be distributed to the local elderly and people without air conditioning.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
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.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
$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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
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.
Bedlam blood drive comes to Altus Sept. 2
Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives.