NEWS


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Oklahoma lottery provided
Today’s highlights in history provided

Today’s highlights in history provided

Today is Wednesday, March 29, the 88th day of 2017. There are 277 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in history:On March 29, 1867, Britain...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Frederick City Council meets in special session

Frederick City Council meets in special session

The Frederick City Council met in a special session 4 p.m. Friday at the Water and Light office, 200 W. Grand Ave. in Frederick.The notice for the spe...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Altus community calendar events provided

Altus community calendar events provided

Please submit all items by noon to run the next publication day. All submissions must include a street address where the event will be held and a cont...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Altus police log for March 25-28 provided

Altus police log for March 25-28 provided

IncidentsSaturday12:07 a.m., Warrants, 1105 Union Circle12:54 a.m., Traffic stop, 100 block of Libra Street1:39 a.m., Warrants, 1210 N. Willard St.2:1...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Severe storms in forecast for Oklahoma much of this week

Severe storms in forecast for Oklahoma much of this week

NORMAN — The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


The third annual Art Affair Off the Square was Saturday. The event featured craft areas for kids, vendor booths, food trucks, beer and wine tastings, ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Spectators Anja Nikolova and Altus Rotary Club District Governor Robert Greenstreet try out the bubble soccer suits between rounds.Team POL waits on t...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder top Dallas Mavericks 92-91 with 14-0 finishing run

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder top Dallas Mavericks 92-91 with 14-0 finishing run

DALLAS — Russell Westbrook rescued Oklahoma City with a stunning rally and guaranteed the first losing record for Dallas in 17 full seasons unde...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs provided

Sports briefs provided

Pro footballPHOENIX (AP) — Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is movi...

March 28th, 2017 |  


The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs claim the track and field title at Woodward on Friday with six first-place finishes

The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs claim the track and field title at Woodward on Friday with six first-place finishes

The Altus High School women’s track and field team traveled to Woodward on Friday to compete in their second outdoor meet of the season and they...

March 28th, 2017 |  


The Altus High School Bulldogs’ baseball team traveled to Chickasha over the weekend for the Washita Valley Classic baseball tournament in which they won two games, lost two games

The Altus High School Bulldogs’ baseball team traveled to Chickasha over the weekend for the Washita Valley Classic baseball tournament in which they won two games, lost two games

The Altus High School Bulldogs baseball team (9-7) was in Chickasha over the weekend for the Washita Valley Classic and they the group was able to pic...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today is Tuesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2017. There are 278 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in sports history:1939 — The barn...

March 28th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community Calendar

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce welcomes Red River Pumpkin Patch to its membership. The new Agri-tourism attraction held its Grand Opening Oct. 1-2 ...

October 20th, 2016 updated: October 20th, 2016. |  


Birthday party

There will be a come and go birthday celebration honoring Francis Ayala 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of St. Helen’s Catholic Church,...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Blue baby shower slated

Britni (Hoover) and Matt Smith will be honored with a “blue” baby shower 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the home of Amy Hensley, 7074B Lovejoy Lane i...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Lynn Melton hosted a sidewalk art class Aug. 2-5 for middle school students.Melton is the Artist-In-Resident at Frederick Public Schools.The class was...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tyler Blake Ballew, age 27, Durant, knowingly concealing stolen property and failure to appear on second degree burglary charges.Robert Ray Hames, age...

August 10th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Congress makes the final call

Congress makes the final call

Each year, Congress has the responsibility to pass a budget, and then appropriate funds in accordance with that budget to fund the federal government ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Help the broken, the poor, the needy

Help the broken, the poor, the needy

“When he finally arrives, blazing in beauty and all his angels with him, the Son of Man will take his place on his glorious throne. Then all the...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Warmest thanks and gratitude expressed

Warmest thanks and gratitude expressed

Editor,On behalf of the entire Balque family, we would like to thank everyone who helped us during the passing of our loved one, Dorsin Balque. We are...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Affordable Care Act still law, Judge Neil Gorsuch likely will be confirmed to Supreme Court

Affordable Care Act still law, Judge Neil Gorsuch likely will be confirmed to Supreme Court

Regardless of your personal opinion about the Affordable Care Act, this week was quite a confusing time.Opponents to the law cited rising high premium...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Dream of chickens on the farm

Dream of chickens on the farm

Over the past few weeks I’ve been really thinking about buying a couple of chicks for the farm.I’ve wanted to do this for years but haven&...

March 25th, 2017 |  


It always pays to be nice to people

It always pays to be nice to people

I’ve spent a lot of hours in Altus, Oklahoma.When I was young my mother would take me to visit my grandma once a week and when I was a little ol...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA