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  1. AJH 8th grade Lady Dawgs defeat ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Altus Times

    The Altus Junior High Lady Dawgs fell behind 8-2 midway through the first quarter but came back to defeat the Elgin Lady Owls 24-19 on Monday night. After falling behind 8-2, the Lady Dawgs scored the last four points of the first quarter to go into the second frame trailing 8-6.

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  2. City employees honored for 25 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Altus Times

    City of Altus Employees having worked 25 year or more were recognized by the Oklahoma Municipal League during the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, for their dedicated service. Those recognized were: Catherine Coke, David Hill, Frank Maldonado , George Mayberry, and Keith Spooner.

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  3. Former pastor arrested for child sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    A former Altus pastor was arrested on a felony warrant Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17, on a complaint of Child Sexual Abuse. According to Police Chief Tim Murphy, after a referral from The Oklahoma Department of Human Services in early December, an investigation was conducted by Altus Police which resulted in the arrest of Tommy Lynn Bailey, 56, of Altus.

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  4. Third annual 'Wrap for Toys' event heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    The third annual "Wrap for Toys" event was held Saturday at the Altus Community Center. This event was the dream of former Altus-born residence, Blake Evan Lopez, an up and coming young rap star known as "2Throw'd" throughout our state of Oklahoma and parts of the entire Southwestern United States.

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  5. Capetillo wins $10,000 prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    "Man, it's awesome. I couldn't' believe it, " said Sam Capetillo of Altus, right after his ticket was called out for the Candy Cane Cash $10,000 grand prize.

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  6. Monday Winning TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Altus Times

    The winning Monday ticket for the Candy Cane Cash drawing is1027105It is a green ticket from Friendship Inn.Winner must call the Main Street Altus office at 482-2277 and come by 215 North Main for ticket number verification and to claim the $1,000. The ticket holder will have 24 hours to claim prize.

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  7. Holidays Begin With Vespers ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Altus Times

    MacDowell Club of Allied Arts members Catherine Coke, Kathy Bayers, and Susan Grime met with Co-Directors Ken and Nancy Cox to review the last minute details of the club's upcoming Vespers Service scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church in Altus. MacDowell Club of Allied Arts members Catherine Coke, Kathy Bayers, and Susan Grime met with Co-Directors Ken and Nancy Cox to review the last minute details of the club's upcoming Vespers Service scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church in Altus.

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  8. Altus celebrates holiday season with Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KSWO

    ALTUS, Okla._The City of Altus officially got into the holiday spirit Saturday night as they held their annual parade at night for the first time ever. "Home for the Holidays" was this year's theme as hundreds of floats all made their way downtown covered in lights.

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  9. Candy Cane Cash tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Altus Times

    Businesses are dropping off their Candy Cane Cash tickets to Main Street Altus before the big event tomorrow. Candy Cane Cash will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at the Courthouse parking lot, where participants with tickets in hand will see if they are the lucky winners for this year's drawings.

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  10. Fire dept. continues coat driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Altus Times

    Ready, Set, Go, Day Care and the Altus High School Kay Club donated coats on Wednesday, Dec. 11, to the Altus Fire Department's holiday coat drive to directly benefit those in Altus. Ready, Set, Go and Kay Club members together collected about 30 coats.

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  11. Counterfeit bills surface in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Altus Times

    Several local businesses are coming across counterfeit bills in circulation. Altus Police are asking merchants to check it twice this holiday season.

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  12. Country Kitchen to place WreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Altus Times

    ... to place a wreath on the grave of every veteran of the US Armed Services. Locally, the project was undertaken by the Altus Air Force Base Sergeants Association. They have raised funds to place a wreath on each of the 1300 veterans' graves in the two ...

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  13. Auction items selected for Festival of TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Altus Times

    The Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council's Festival of Trees co-chairs Mary Beth Henry and Candace Willingham are selecting the beautiful holiday and home decor items that will be offered in the live and silent auctions at the 28th Annual Festival of Trees to be held on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m., at the Days Inn-Altus. These unique auction items have been donated by many local businesses, organizations and individuals who support the arts and humanities programming in Altus.

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  14. Community donates bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Altus Times

    The Holiday Inn Express held a community blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 9, where Altus residents donated blood to the Oklahoma Blood Institute. One of the donors, Bob Gable of Altus, gave blood and the opportunity to save a life.

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  15. AHS swimmers dominate Mustang InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Altus Times

    The Altus Swimming teams dominated their competition at the Inaugural Mustang Invitational Swim Meet on Friday. There were 15 teams competing and the Altus boys' team scored 532 points with Mustang coming in 2nd with 293 points.

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  16. Santa Run 5K a fundraising successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Altus Times

    Santa, the Grinch, Elves, Reindeer, Olaf, and even the Bumble from Rudolph were on hand for the Altus Track Booster Club's first annual Santa 5K which was run Saturday at Western Oklahoma State College. Over 120 runners and walkers braved the chilly conditions to help support the Altus Track programs.

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  17. St. Paul's presents Christmas concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Altus Times

    ... experience as families at this time of year. The selections will be announced by the organist. Tom Cotner, a native of Altus, was educated musically first by his mother, then by several local teachers, most notably, Georgia Winton. He studied organ ...

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  18. AHS Lady Bulldogs destroy the DemonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Altus Times

    ... 30 turnovers and the Lady Bulldogs were not shy about taking advantage of those opportunities. Coming into the game, Altus had suffered a 55-19 decision to Elgin. Duncan was coming off a 61-16 drubbing by Ardmore. After seeing this game, though. I ...

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  19. Hickman names 4 to Oklahoma House leadership postsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Hickman on Friday named Rep. Charles Ortega of Altus as his majority floor leader, the person responsible for reviewing bills and determining which measures will be heard on the floor. Ortega replaces Rep. Pam Peterson of Tulsa, who served in the post under former Speaker T.W. Shannon.

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  20. JCMH welcomes new pediatricianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Altus Times

    Jackson County Memorial Hospital welcomes Hokehe Effiong, M.D. to the JCMH Pediatric Clinic at 101 South Park Lane in Altus. She is Board Eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics and specializes in diagnosing and treating infant and childhood diseases from newborn to 18 years of age.

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