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  1. New Oklahoma National Register of Historic Places listings, other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 |

    ... Thomas." The district "is significant for its association with commerce and government in the downtown core of Altus, Jackson County. The area has functioned as the central business district since the town's founding in 1891," officials said. "The ...


  2. Altus teacher among finalist for Oklahoma Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KSWO

    Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister announced the 12 finalist for Teacher of the Year on Thursday morning, including an Altus High School teacher. Jessica Robinson teaches AP literature and social studies at AHS.


  3. Indigo Wheat: Continuous Improvement With Significant Yield GainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Agri Marketing

    ... wheat abandonment rates to historic highs of 66% and 54%, respectively. Brandon Bush, an Indigo Wheat Grower based in Altus, OK, saw significant yield gains in his fields this past season. "We only had 1.4 inches of rain over six months. Everything ...


  4. Hundreds of geese euthanized in Altus, community reactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KSWO

    Hundreds of geese were removed and euthanized from the Altus reservoir, prompting outrage from many members of the Altus community. "I'm really angry that they're gone.


  5. Jackson County votes to allow liquor by the drink on SundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 24 | KSWO

    ... brought on by State Question 792, which was passed in 2016. As Oklahoma continues to modernize its alcohol laws, Altus Chamber of Commerce President Brian Bush said Jackson County needed a yes vote this week to ensure they were not left behind. ...


  6. Hall Hall Family Production v. Michael Stephen Galmor Steve Galmor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | FindLaw

    ... PLLC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for Appellant. Charles P. Horton, HORTON & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.C., Altus, Oklahoma, and G. Dale Elsener, Edmond, Oklahoma, for Appellee Michael Stephen Galmor. Randy Mecklenberg, Andrew E. Karim, and ...


  7. Donations meant for kidney transplant stolen in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KSWO

    A donation jar full of cash that would have been used to help save a man's life was stolen from an Altus convenience store. "I've been working long hours to help my son and this is the only way that I can help my son.


  8. Altus Public Schools opens summer feeding siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KSWO

    The feeding site is located at the Altus Intermediate School at 1221 North Howse Street. Breakfast is served Monday-Friday from 7:50 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. They will also be serving snacks from 10:00 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. .


  9. Memorial Day ReflectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | The Madison Press

    ... gesture affirms and salutes their greatness, even as we mourn the lives cut short. (One example: Loyce Deen from Altus, Oklahoma.) May you each find inspiration from seeing the flags at mast-and-a-half in eloquent tribute to our fallen heroes. ...


  10. New turf baseball field expected to bring more revenue to AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | KSWO

    Thousands of dollars in sales tax revenue could soon be coming to Altus thanks to renovations made to the city's baseball field. In the next few weeks, the infield grass at Kiwanis Park in Altus will be replaced with field turf.


  11. Clanton leaves legacy of dedication as career nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Daily Evergreen

    ... playing baseball, football and golf, Clanton attended Western Oklahoma State College, an NJCAA Division II school in Altus, Oklahoma. Clanton toured Oklahoma State University when Head Coach Marty Lees was still working there. The two stayed in ...


  12. Lack of funding could shut down SW Ok Senior Nutrition ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KSWO

    The Senior Nutrition Program led by Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group could soon be no more because of a lack of funding. The program and three other nutrition programs in Altus, Granite, Hollis, and Mangum need a total of 70- thousand dollars to remain up and running.


  13. Armed Forces Day Parade happening Saturday in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Dozens of parade entries, including military vehicles from Altus Air Force Base, will make their way down Main Street from Western Oklahoma State College to the Jackson County Courthouse Square.


  14. Following a passion, building a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | North Forty News & Fossil Creek Current Online

    ... them to herself with no thought of publishing them. After three years of managing the details that kept the airbase in Altus, Oklahoma, functioning smoothly, she was ready to leave the Air Force and return to Colorado. She moved to Wellington, ...


  15. High school sports notebook: Altus coach named NWCA Scholastic Coach of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 |

    Carnegie freshman Kennedy Kiesau take a break after running in the 800 on Saturday at the Class A and 2A state track and field meets at Western Heights High School. [PHOTO BY NICK OXFORD, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN] For his dedication to wrestling and perseverance while battling a deadly disease, former Altus High School coach Nick Williams has been named the National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholastic Coach of the Year Williams spent 20 years as a high school wrestling coach, including the last 15 at Altus, and helped the Bulldogs finish sixth at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament and fourth dual state.


  16. Meteorologist talks storm chasing safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | KSWO

    The severe weather in Texoma meant storm chasers at 7NEWS were out in the field to give live updates on what it looks. Meteorologist Matt DiPirro and 7NEWS photographer Olly Knop started the afternoon by going through Altus and chasing the storm around the Duke, Mangum are but as it left the viewing area, the two decided to follow a storm that was about to come into Jackson county.


  17. Town of Elmer gets new outdoor storm sirenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | KSWO

    ... do any of that. It's a very big help, everyone is excited," said Drone. Mowbray said he is working with the City of Altus to get storm sirens installed in other towns across the county. The City of Altus recently got three new storm sirens and ...


  18. Special Report: a Tale of Two TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | KSWO

    Left: Robin Storey, Vernon ISD teacher who drives from Altus, Oklahoma to teach every day. Right: Robin Muse, a multi-generation Southwest Oklahoman who comes from a family of teachers and teaches at Cache Public Schools.


  19. Donations collected for fire victims.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KSWO

    ... Jesus Christ." In addition to what's been collected and raised through the church and FFA chapter, the Sunrise Cafe in Altus is holding a fundraising event Friday afternoon. Starting at 3:30 p.m., the cafe will serve fried catfish, hush puppies, ...


  20. No Break: Fires wear down Oklahoma departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Firefighters in Jackson County battled fires in the area for their fourth day straight and for some departments, their fifth day straight. Firefighters battled a wildfire that broke out three miles west of Altus on highway 62 around 2:45 p.m. that threatened homes and barns.


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