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  1. Going from city slicker to a farming legendPat Beckner dug in and thrived -Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Altus Times

    When Pat Beckner's husband died in 1978, her son Cody was 8 years old. He has since bought out his mom's farming business after a lifetime of working by her side.

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  2. EDC opens B.I.G. grant process -Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altus Times

    The Altus/Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation board of directors recently approved the continuation of a program aimed at helping local entrepreneurs, according to a news release from the organization. The Business Improvement Grant is designed to help local businesses and startups "go big - right here at home."

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  3. City of Altus encourages residents to help keep alleys clean with...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altus Times

    Due to this unforeseen event, the City of Altus is waiving the 1,500-pound limit that can be discarded for free at the landfill when you bring an Altus utility bill and personal identification to the landfill. Until further notice, Altus residents will be allowed to dispose an unlimited amount at the landfill, the statement said.

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  4. A century on the square:Commission eyes courthouse upgrades -Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altus Times

    Due to the efforts of Main Street Altus and upkeep provided by Jackson County, the historic courthouse on the square gives the look of charm from the outside, but on the inside, she's beginning to show her age. A public meeting of the Jackson County Commissioners is scheduled for Monday, at which time, the board of commissioners considers taking action for preventative maintenance on the courthouse's heating and cooling system for the remainder of fiscal year which ends on June 30, 2018.

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  5. Bulldogs surge to a 63-21 victory on Homecoming against El RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Altus running back Daniel Riley scampered for a 67-yard touchdown run in the second quarter against El Reno Friday night. Altus linebacker Garrett Pride blocked a punt by El Reno quarterback and kicker Gage Armold who tries to stop him as Pride runs into the endzone Friday night for a touchdown on the blocked kick.

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  6. Bulldogs dominate the Southeast Spartans to improve to 7-1 on the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Nehemiah McCaskill takes the toss and sprints his way down the field for a 55-yard touchdown run against the Southeast Spartans. From left, Garrett Pride , Jazerick Pitts and Hunter Webb triple team the Spartans' running back and stop him for a loss.

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  7. The Altus Tigians found the win column after bouncing back from an 0-4 start to win two in a rowRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Velocity Softball, Inc. is just one of the many local traveling softball teams participating in fall and winter softball this year. Another of those teams, the Altus Tigians, began the season 0-4 before finally getting into the win column with back-to-back victories when the Tigians hosted and defeated the Oklahoma Wild, 10-0, before beating the Oklahoma Synergy, 14-0.

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  8. Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation reviews last...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Each month, the Altus Southwest Area Economic Development Corporation meets to discuss the economic development of Altus and Jackson County, whether that's in retail, manufacturing, aerospace or agriculture. At Thursday's meeting, the EDC reviewed, progress on new additions to the business sector, grant opportunities for businesses in Altus and the EDC quarterly review.

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  9. Mealer on hold for charges in Greer County -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Defendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in district court made initial appearances before Judge Brad Leverett and District Attorney Ken Darby on Thursday. Joshua Mealer, 37, of Mangum, was arrested on a motion to revoke for a charge of larceny from 2013. 2 comments

  10. Bulldog fans a Pink Outa stadium -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Former Altus teacher Joy Whitlock tosses a coin as the honorary team captain of the Altus Bulldogs Thursday night as a part of "Pink Out" to raise awareness of breast cancer. Girls who are a part of the little dance school joined the Altus High School Dance Team during halftime activities Thursday night as part of "Pink Out," a breast cancer awareness campaign.

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  11. Turkey Giveaway organizers seek donations -Read the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Altus Times

    Local businesses are sponsoring the Fifth Annual Turkey Giveaway on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the parking lot of Mr. Bill's Grocery Store, 401 W. Broadway in Altus. D&D Sports, Jimbo's Liquor and Tyson's Foods are sponsoring the giveaway aimed at providing Thanksgiving dinners to needy families.

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  12. Altus High Schoola s cross country teams prepare for the OSSAA Class...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Altus Times

    ABOVE: Jessie Benitez and the rest of the Bulldog runners look to make a statement at the Class 5A West Regional Championship meet and make it back to the state meet. LEFT: Cayden Beckner looks to continue her strong performances this season with another at the Class 5A West Regional Championship meet in Norman on Saturday.

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  13. Preschool reading program ignites young minds -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Altus Times

    Arturo Pacheco, 3, plays with a spider puppet Wednesday while Altus librarian Donna Smith reads a Diary of a Spider to him and his mother, Martha. Even though librarian Donna Smith only had one pre-school child attending "Story Time" Wednesday morning, she read with the same enthusiasm as if she had a room full of children.

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  14. Fall into Oklahoma autumn with fall foliage and festivities -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Altus Times

    The poet John Howard Bryant called autumn, "the year's last, loveliest smile," and in Oklahoma, the land smiles in crisp mornings, scenic vistas, golden sunsets and fall festivals celebrating the season. Forty-four miles east of Altus, the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge is a favorite spot for hikers, campers and anglers.

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  15. City of Altus and Jackson County encourage participation in 2017...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | Altus Times

    With the rise in seismic activity in Oklahoma over the last several years, emergency management professionals are encouraging everyone to know what to do in the event of a large earthquake. By participating in the 2017 Great Central U.S. Shakeout today with the City of Altus and Jackson County Emergency Management, residents can drop, cover and hold on wherever they are at 10:19 a.m. for Earthquake Preparedness Day.

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  16. APS operates with 22% less funding than 5 years ago -Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | Altus Times

    When the Altus Public Schools Board of Education passed its 2018 fiscal year budget on Oct. 9, it did so with dwindling dollars fueled by a slumping state economy and the reality of losing enrollment. The district's total general fund budget of $23.8 million has dropped by more than 22 percent in five years from $30.67 million in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2013.

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  17. The Bulldogs prepare to host the Southeast Spartans at 7 p.m. ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Altus Times

    Ryan Borrego leaps into the air and breaks up a pass to keep El Reno from getting a first down. Cabe Dickerson makes his way through a gap after Keegan Shive opens it by getting the defender to the ground.

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  18. Dollins to compete for Miss SWOSU -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Altus Times

    Jimmie Dollins of Altus is a contestant in the Miss SWOSU Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Thirteen SWOSU students will compete for the title of Miss SWOSU 2018.

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  19. Council prohibits smoking in public buildings, parks -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Altus Times

    The Senior Activity Center is currently under construction. Joe D. Hall General Contracting was authorized by City Council to solicit bids for the new Central Fire Station that is planned to be located across Park Lane from the Senior Activity Center.

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  20. ASYMCA plans Oktoberfest fundraiser at Quartz Mountain Resort to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Altus Times

    German heritage and culture have long been a part of Oklahoma, beginning with the Lang Run of 1889. Today German influence can be found in towns and cities across Oklahoma through the celebration of Oktoberfest.

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