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City Council to hold special meeting
The Altus Municipal Authority and City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, in Council Chambers of the Municipal Complex to discuss the propossed FY 2013-2014 Budget for the City of Altus.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
ABA Banking Journal
Counterpoint to negative news and views of banks
The reason, he says, was to "take some of the edge off" all the negative news about banks and bankers.
Coucil to form - water rights Negotiation Team'
The Altus Municipal Authority and City Council will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 18, in Council Chambers of the Municipal Complex.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Senator Shulz talks legislation, biggest budget ever passed
"We passed just a little over a $7 billion budget this year, which is nearly the biggest budget ever passed in the State of Oklahoma," Senator Mike Schulz said during the Legislative Luncheon at Western Oklahoma State College on Thursday, June 13. According to Schulz, next-year's budget could surpass that figure, as discussions have already begun.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
81st Mangum Mountie Rodeo and Wild West Day this weekend
The 81st Mangum Mountie Rodeo and Wild West Day is being held this Friday and Saturday, June 14 & 15. Nighttime performances will begin with the Junior events at 7 p.m. on Friday, followed by the main performance at 8 p.m. There will be fun and excitement each night as the cowboys and cowgirls compete in the Open Top 9 Rodeo Championship.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Joy Ratcliff Cagle takes us on a haunting journey through the twists and turns of a kidnapping case that was inspired by a 21 year-old FBI cold case.
Staying Cool at the Pool
With forecast high temperatures to be over 100 degrees for the remainder of the week, it is no wonder these Altus children have found their way the Altus City Swimming Pool to try and beat the heat.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Tire failure said cause of accident
According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Alexis Euceda, 48, of Altus, was driving a 1991 Ford Ranger pickup when his left rear tire failed, causing him to lose control of the vehicle.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Job Corps informational meetings set
The Oklahoma Job Corps Outreach and Admission Offices will host Informational Meetings, of the opportunities that Job Corps offers young people 16-24 years of age.
Town hall meeting held, issues raised over Charter
Altus citizens addressed the Board of Freeholders at the "town-hall" meeting on Thursday night, June 6, at the Altus City Auditorium, to give feedback regarding the most up-to-date version of the drafted City Charter.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Town Hall meeting on proposed City Charter set for tomorrow
Earlier this year, Altus voters cast 1,028 ballots for, and 438 against the proposition for a Charter form of government.
Proposed FY-2014 Budget is balanced yet not - sustainable'
Many issues were raised during the Tuesday night Public Hearing of the FY 2014 Budget.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Treasurer Resale Auction to be held next week
Jackson County Treasurer Renee Howard reminded County officers of the upcoming 2013 June Resale during the regular meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners on Monday.
Miss Altus 2013 Ashley Wheeler's beautiful wardrobe for this week's Miss Oklahoma Pageant and events was provided by her Miss Altus wardrobe allowance, the Miss Altus Pageant, various Altus businesses, by family and anonymous friends.
Wheeler is in Tulsa this week for the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. There are various events throughout the week.
Fri May 31, 2013
Running for Water', former pastor to speak in Altus
Former Chicago pastor Steve Spear, 49, will preach at the First Christian Church, 2501 N. Park Lane, at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, June 2. Friend of pastor George Dosher from the First Christian Church in Altus, Spear reached his 800 mile mark on May, 15, a quarter distance of the 3,200 mile, five month trek, from LA to New York.
Community benefit being held in Altus today to benefit Moore tornado victims
Our community is holding a benefit for the victims of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore.
Thu May 30, 2013
Capturing the Sunrise
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Altus FFA wins Oklahoma Farm Bureau video contest
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee selected Cade Childress and Carson Vineyard of the Altus FFA Chapter as the winners of the inaugural YF&R video contest.
Wed May 29, 2013
Jailer accused of having sexual contact with prisoner
Jackson County jailer Tonya Sue Brand, 41, of Altus, was booked into the Jackson County Jail Wednesday.