City budget process underway

City budget process underway

City of Altus officials release proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 beginning July 1.At the end of each fiscal year, municipal officials reevaluate t...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon Affordable Care Act markets

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon Affordable Care Act markets

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance co...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Tips to avoid flood risk provided

Tips to avoid flood risk provided

OKLAHOMA — For many Oklahomans, thoughts of spring and early summer are coupled with preparations for the chance of severe weather.All forms of ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Altus letter carriers collect 2,958 pounds of food for the hungry

Altus letter carriers collect 2,958 pounds of food for the hungry

Donations are still rolling in, but so far 2,958 pounds of food were collected in Altus as part of the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive.On May 13 let...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Recurring events provided

Recurring events provided

The Altus Masters Swim Club meets 6-7:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the city pool, 121 N Park Lane in Altus to train for events and share fe...

May 26th, 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...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Altus police log for May 25-26 provided

Altus police log for May 25-26 provided

IncidentsThursday12:43 a.m. Hospice death, 1206 Victory St.12:47 a.m., Walk through, 619 N. Main St.12:58 a.m., Remove subject, 2403 Falcon Road1:32 a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Proponents seek alcohol law modernization

Proponents seek alcohol law modernization

OKLAHOMA CITY — Backers of modern alcohol laws are hoping elected officials will take quick action on several key items. Legislation to allow co...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Jackson County deputy treasurers receive advanced certification

Jackson County deputy treasurers receive advanced certification

Jackson County treasurers recently were honored for completing advanced certification training.Robin Fleming and Regina Varney successfully graduated ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma lottery results provided

Oklahoma lottery results provided

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — These Oklahoma lotteries were drawn Thursday:Cash 512-15-28-32-33Mega MillionsEstimated jackpot: $58 millionPick 37-9-4Poke...

May 26th, 2017 |