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  1. Main Street Altus awarded $5,000 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... the state for superior leadership and exceptional service to their constituents and communities. Main Street Altus was named a finalist in the Cherokee Nation & Potts Family Foundation Award for Community category, and was awarded a $5,000 grant. ...

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  2. Chamber holds birthday cookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Altus Times

    Mayor Jack Smiley was on hand for the Altus Chamber of Commerce's birthday cookout on Thursday. The Chamber hosted the event to celebrate their 75 years of continued dedication to the Altus community.

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  3. New York Times best selling author to hold book signing in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Altus Times

    Altus author, Crystal McVea, whose first book Waking Up in Heaven spent 26 weeks on the New York Times bestselling list, will hold a book signing this Saturday, April 16, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the How to Palace, located at 108 N. Main Street in Altus. In her first book McVea tells the extraordinary story about her personal transformation after visiting heaven.

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  4. Todaya s Vision, Tomorrowa s RealityRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Altus Times

    Boom operators, hold an annual meeting where not only those who are on active duty attend, but the doors are open to any past boom operators. The reason it is held in Altus is because Altus AFB trains or in the past trained, all boom operators that are supplied to the Air Force.

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  5. Meetings continue to discuss utilitiesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Altus Times

    The City of Altus draft water, sewer and solid waste cost of service study was again reviewed, along with a second report from Assistant City Manager Matt Wojnowski. He presented a breakdown report on water, sewer, sanitation and landfill.

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  6. Brown recognized at School Board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    At Monday night's regular Altus Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Roger Hill recognized Cadet Captain Dayna Brown for being selected to participate in the joint Science and Technology Institute in Englewood, Md. from July 23 through Aug.t 5. There were 900 students in the United States who applied and only 60 made the cut.

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  7. Missile Park sees more improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... and replacement of the fence is $6,500. Several requests to rent the City gym were on the agenda. A request from Altus volunteer Darryl Lee to use the gym three days a week during May through July 2016 for an adult basketball league was tabled. ...

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  8. Bulldog track has big day at ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... in this picture what 13 more lbs. of muscle looks like on Jake Vargas' frame as he gets down the track. ELGIN - The Altus High Women's and Men's track and field teams traveled to Elgin on Friday and both teams turned in some good performances. Both ...

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  9. Ortega announces for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    State Rep. Charles Ortega, R-Altus, today announced he will run for re-election, citing his leadership as the Majority Floor Leader in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Known for his quiet and humble leadership style, Ortega was first elected in 2008 to serve the people of House District 52. A small business owner of 24 years, Ortega has worked to build an environment of growth and opportunity at Altus Air Force Base and in surrounding communities in southwest Oklahoma.

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  10. City Manager candidates interviewedRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    The City of Altus has been in search of a new City Manager since David Fuqua was fired on Jan. 14 in a special called meeting. After declaring a vacancy in the position, City Attorney Catherine Coke was named as the Acting City Manager.

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  11. Renovated water treatment facility unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    The City of Altus water treatment plant reverse osmosis project is set up to produce a three part blend of RO treated water, conventionally treated water and well water. It is state-of-the-art, and said to be the best quality treatment of water.

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  12. Roz Brown to be in Altus Thursday, April 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    New York native singer and actress "Roz Brown and her Rockin' Band" will be in Altus on Thursday, April 28th for a dynamic, crowd pleasing concert performance at 7:00 p.m. at the Altus City Auditorium sponsored by the Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council. New York native singer and actress "Roz Brown and her Rockin' Band" will be in Altus on Thursday, April 28th for a dynamic, crowd pleasing concert performance at 7:00 p.m. at the Altus City Auditorium sponsored by the Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council.

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  13. Buchanan to testify before U.S. Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Altus Times

    Oklahoma Farm Bureau President Tom Buchanan of Altus will testify next week before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight. The hearing, entitled American Small Business's Perspectives on Environmental Protection Agency Regulatory Actions, will investigate the impact of EPA regulations on small business in America.

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  14. Kirby named VFW Teacher of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... Each year an elementary, junior high and high school teacher is chosen. Heather Kirby, a third grade teacher at the Altus Christian Academy (ACA) was the Oklahoma winner for the elementary division, Kindergarten through 5th grade. Kirby is married ...

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  15. Altus will be track hot spot for two weeksRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Altus Times

    Altus will be the place to be if you are a fan of track and field over the next two weeks. Norman North, Lawton Ike, Lawton High, Lawton Mac, Elgin, Marlow and Altus will highlight a very deep and talented field in all the events.

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  16. Lineman Appreciation Day proclaimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Altus Times

    City of Altus electrical department employees gather around Mayor Jack Smiley as he signs the proclamation naming April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day in Altus. City of Altus electrical department employees gather around Mayor Jack Smiley as he signs the proclamation naming April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day in Altus.

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  17. City employees participate in active shooter trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Altus Times

    All City of Altus employees participated in a mandatory active shooter training today. The A.L.I.C.E. training was to prepare employees on the correct methods, and what to do in case of a violent incident in the workplace.

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  18. Western Trail to host premiere of Holden art exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Altus Times

    The Western Trail Historical Society will host the premiere program for an art exhibition titled "Keeper of the West," an art exhibition of the paintings, sculptures, and drawings of renowned Oklahoma artist Harold T. Holden. It will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at the Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus.

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  19. Darby sworn in as DARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... 3 in 1991. Darby spent eight years as an assistant district attorney before moving into private practice with an Altus law firm for five years. He rejoined Wampler's staff in 2004, and has served as first assistant since 2007. Darby also has served ...

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  20. Music, wine and art in downtown AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Altus Times

    The second annual Art Affair on the Square will be held in downtown Altus Saturday, April 2. This Altus Live event will feature an art show, exhibits, music and a Wine Walk. Come out and enjoy local artisans and food vendors from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Look for free art lessons and demonstrations, displays by local artists, fun activities and a live band.

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