3 hrs ago
Emergency services appreciate Commissioners
Front from left: Amanda Holt , District 2 County Commissioners Kirk Butler, District 1 Commissioner Marty Clinton, Kelly Dillon , District 3 Commissioner Carey Carrell, and John Bennett ; Back from left: William Stevens , and Altus Fire Chief Jerry Abbott.
3 hrs ago
Altus man in critical condition after falling asleep at the wheel on H.E. Bailey Turnpike1:02 pm
An Altus man was injured in an accident on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike Saturday after he was said to have fallen asleep at the wheel.
3 hrs ago
Artist uses chainsaws to create sculptures
Artist Adam Hall was in Altus this weekend carving an angel out of a tree trunk in the front yard of a home on Gettysburg.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Rain barrels to be offered in Altus
Altus Emergency Management Director Lloyd Colston says 100 barrels will be available starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the technology center near Western Oklahoma State College.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Free rain barrells to be given away Tuesday6:16 pm
Free rain barrels are coming to Altus this coming Tuesday, July 29 at 6 p.m., according to Lloyd Colston, Altus Emergency Management Director.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Thunder Care project could boost morale amidst community violence
Dan Goodson, III., takes a shot at the hoop being defended by friends Anthony Flemons and Ke'Andra Chandler at the unkempt basketball court at the Hoyt Shadid Park.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Woman hospitalized after dog attack12:22 pm | 0
An Altus woman was transported by EMS personnel to Jackson County Memorial Hospital, and later flown to an OKC hospital, with severe injuries after she was attacked by several dogs.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Urbanski celebrated for selfless service with Altus Chamber
From left: Past Chairmen Rick Vernon, Chamber President Holley Urbanski, Past Chairman Jim Gover, and Dr. Dana Darby Chamber President Elect.
Ribbon cutting held for Little Caesars1:11 pm | 0
Little Caesars and the Altus Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors celebrated the restaurant's Grand Opening on Tuesday, July 22, with a ribbon cutting at 1401 N. Main.
Weaver, Greenlee in Los Angeles working on new TV programJuly 19th | 0
Production started this week in Los Angeles for The Dr. Bill Show. Produced by Illuminate Media and Emmy Award winning Executive Producer, Altus' own Mike Weaver of Dream Weaver Entertainment.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Heavy rains fall in area; flash flooding possibleJuly 17th | 0
Rains began Wednesday in Altus, and by nightfall, 1/2" was measured. Overnight rainfall measured 3", 1.02 of which fell after midnight.
Neon sign said cause of fireJuly 19th | 0
The Altus Fire Department responded to a call Friday afternoon of smoke and possible fire at Fred's Restaurant on N. Main in Altus.
Sexual Assault Response & Resource Teams to hold training in AltusJuly 19th | 0
Somewhere in America, a woman is sexually assaulted every 2 minutes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice .
Shooting Investigation in Altus
ALTUS, Okla_Altus police are on the lookout for a shooting suspect once again on Tuesday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Deputy Police Chief to take on new role in Coweta
Altus Deputy Police Chief Michael Bell looks ahead to his new position as appointed Coweta Chief of Police, and reflects on his time in law enforcement while serving the great city of Altus.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Altus teacher looks forward to Teacher of the Year competition
ALTUS, Okla._One day after learning he's a finalist for Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year award, James LeGrand of Altus High School said he hopes he can bring the top prize home and share it with his students.
New Altus Police Officers sworn in before City Council
Seven new Altus Police Officers were sworn in by Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy at the Altus City Council regular meeting on Tuesday, July 15.Chief Tim... Seven new Altus Police Officers were sworn in by Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy at the Altus City Council regular meeting on Tuesday, July 15. Chief Tim Murphy introduced Officers Chris Elrod, ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Altus Schools requests City of Altus audit o...
Altus Public Schools Superintendent Roger Hill provided an update on MAPS funds and reported on a request for a district audit on the City of Altus regarding use of MAPS funds, during District Board of Education regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 14. The Board also considered items on the consent agenda.
City Manager Elizabeth Gray Announces Resign...
Gray has served the Altus community since January of 2012. Consistent with contract terms which require a 30-day written notification, Gray states her last day with the City of Altus will be August 15, allowing Council time to advertise for her replacement.