Altus Times Newspaper

Altus Times Newspaper

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JustAnotherOkie

Cleveland, MS

#1 Feb 7, 2009
Has anyone posted comments to the Altus Times, and not have them posted in print or on the web?
Robert

Cleveland, MS

#2 Feb 8, 2009
So I'm not the Lone Ranger here? I know what you mean. The Altus Times will no longer provide a Monday service. They reported it as a cost cutting measure. But let's face it, the Altus Times is way behind the times and have alot of catching up to do. I'd like to see a court reporter and who cares if Mrs. Brown baked a batch of cookies?
paul m

Altus, OK

#3 May 3, 2011
The Altus Times quality and freshness have not existed since the middle 1960's. Today it is a paper fill with boring news, mostly about its own employees' latest boring excapades,,,,,,and, regretfully reinterating former comments, who cares. Many people have quit supporting the local paper because of this universal feeling.....who cares about what they have written. Either get with the program, people, or give up and quit whipping a dead horse.
U.S.A.-tax/payer

United States

#4 Oct 21, 2011
I am new here in Altus and I like to read the news paper but it sucks I even went to see the Altus pres and all I seen is old ppl just sitting on thare ass looking at each other .in who's turn is it to get up.
barbara

Sandia, TX

#5 Feb 23, 2012
[QUOTE who="U.S.A.-tax/payer "]I am new here in Altus and I like to read the news paper but it sucks I even went to see the Altus pres and all I seen is old ppl just sitting on thare ass looking at each other .in who's turn is it to get up..[/QUOTE] those "old ppl"u speak very rudly about has worked and paid in more taxes than u proably have.pluse most had rather work rhan stay at home. The elderly u speak of has more repect for there elerlys than apparently you do.from an elderly person.
BobUp

United States

#6 Feb 26, 2012
barbara wrote:
<quoted text> those "old ppl"u speak very rudly about has worked and paid in more taxes than u proably have.pluse most had rather work rhan stay at home. The elderly u speak of has more repect for there elerlys than apparently you do.from an elderly person.
And exactly what does "those old people having worked and paid more taxes than someone" have to do with the paper being so sorry? Uou must work there - with your logic it is no wonder the paper is going under!
AltusNative

Springdale, AR

#7 Jan 25, 2014
Just read a story on the paper's website about a the murder trial going on. It was a terrible story. It was chocked full of errors and bad writing/journalism. What a waste. Does this newspaper even know what journalism is? Does the editor have a clue how to edit a newspaper? Does the editor and/or publisher have a clue about anything? There was a time when this was a pretty good little newspaper, but that's been at least 20 years ago. It's very sad. The city deserves better... The group of yahoos there now couldn't produce an decent product if their life depended upon it. The paper should just close and get over with rather than forcing those of us that care about Altus watch and endure the death of a once-vital business.

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