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  1. Altus changes where young students go to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KSWO

    Altus changes where young students go to school - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - ALTUS, OK Some big changes are in store for Altus students following Monday night's decision to change which school students will go to.

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  2. Altus High honored by NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KSWO

    The NFL recently sent Altus High School two gold footballs to recognize the school's place in Super Bowl history. The Super Bowl celebrated its 50th anniversary and to celebrate, the NFL sent a football to the high school of every player or head coach who has competed in the big game.

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  3. Next man upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    During the 18 months I've been writing local sports for the Altus Times, I've attempted to put the Bulldogs front and center. In fact, I've attempted to serve Altus Schools as a positive trumpet.

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  4. The One About the Band TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    ... useful, something truly special out of a diamond in the rough that we've sadly come to just accept as "rough". The Altus Swim Team dominated the entire state last year, winning their second State Championship in five years, after being in the top ...

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  5. SWTC Practical Nursing graduates announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    After successfully completing the 12-month practical nursing program, 18 students received their diplomas during graduation exercises on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Southwest Technology Center in Altus. Several students received recognition for exemplary performance in the areas of academics, clinicals and attendance.

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  6. Food Truck FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    Altus is getting to enjoy the food truck phenomenon that is sweeping the nation. Food trucks have been seen in Altus sporadically over the years, but now local organizers are working with area food truck operators to bring "Food Truck Friday" to town every week.

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  7. Farewell from Coach ReedRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    I want to personally thank this community for the amazing two years my family and I had here in Altus. The journey hasn't always been easy or smooth but the memories we will take away from this season of life will be remembered for a lifetime.

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  8. Grade Center vote on MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Altus Times

    At times the issue has been emotional, and even heated, but after months of discussion and planning, the Altus School Board will meet on Monday to finally decide if the grade schools in Altus will become Grade Centers. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the administrative center at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8. Assistant Superintendent Roe Worbes and a Grade Centers Committee produced a review of pros and cons, as well as challenges to converting the current schools to grade centers.

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  9. AJH Lady Dawgs head to Consolation FinalsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Altus Times

    The Altus Junior High 7th and 8th grade girls are headed to the consolation finals of the Cache Basketball Tournament on Saturday after a pair of wins on Thursday. The 8th grade girls knocked off Lawton Mac 20-17 in overtime while the 7th grade girls defeated Lawton Tomlinson 48-24.

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  10. Miss Altus Pageant theme announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Altus Times

    The theme for the 46th annual Miss Altus Pageant is "A Touch of Class." Each year the theme sets the tone of the pageant from the music used to contestant costumes for the group numbers.

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  11. Wheat varieties build on established standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... and Hessian fly." The new variety is now licensed to Whatley Seed Company. At the recent Red River Crops Conference in Altus, Okla., Rudd explained some of the work he and other Texas AgriLife wheat breeders are undertaking. The conference, in its ...

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  12. Coach Reed leaving AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Altus Times

    Altus High School head football coach Jeremy Reed has taken a coaching position in Pearcy, Arkansas. His replacement is to be discussed at Monday's Altus School Board meeting.

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  13. Roberts named Altus Public Schools Employee of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Altus Times

    ... of Students. Danna Robinson, President of Stockman's Bank presented Mrs. DeeAnn Roberts of Bulldog Academy with the Altus Public Schools Employee of the Month Award. Mrs. Roberts has been an employee of Altus Schools for the past 41 years. She ...

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  14. AHS swimmers ready to swim for the trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Altus Times

    It's time for the Altus High School swimming teams to make a run, rather a swim, for the championship. This past Friday Altus was one of five teams competing for the Area Championships.

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  15. City to hold public auction SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Altus Times

    The City of Altus public auction will include cars, pickups, vans, tractors, backhoes, trucks, trailers, implement green mowers and other equipment. The auction will be held this Saturday just west of City Hall.

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  16. Council approves reverse osmosis cleaning servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Altus Times

    Council approved Worth Hydrochem of Norman for the cleaning and servicing of the existing reverse osmosis membranes at the Altus water treatment plant. The cost will be $14,900.

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  17. Big day for Birdow, BenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Altus Times

    ... the Jim Thorpe Awards banquet. This is a big day for these kids, their families, friends and teammates as well as the Altus Bulldogs and the Altus community at large. Gentlemen, know that you thrilled us every week in Bulldog blue and we know you ...

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  18. Buchanan to speak at premiere of new museum exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Altus Times

    Oklahoma Farm Bureau President and Altus Resident Tom Buchanan will be the featured speaker at the Thursday evening premiere of a new exhibit at the Museum of the Western Prairie. His remarks will address the various topics covered by the exhibit: WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource.

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  19. Museum exhibit breaks down history of water in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KSWO

    ... as a whole, but museum director Jennie Buchanan says there is a good portion dedicated to Southwest Oklahoma. "As an Altus person and a Southwest Oklahoma person, I'm really excited that the exhibit includes information about the W.C. Austin ...

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  20. Better soil health: Reduced tillage, rotation, and cover cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Southwest Farm Press

    Cover crops, in conjunction with reduced-till planting and rotation, could be an important part of row crop farmers' moisture management systems - and in some cases could provide a bump in yield. "Cover crops are not a new concept," says Paul DeLaune, associate professor and environmental soil scientist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Vernon, Texas, who discussed the benefits of these practices at the Red River Crops Conference at Altus, Okla.

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