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  1. MAPS for KIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Altus Times

    The MAPS for KIDS steering committee met Monday afternoon at the Altus Public Schools Board of Education building to begin preliminary planning for the continued improvements to the Altus High School campus. The committee discussed potential projects that would carry on the goal of the Vision 20/20 Project, to provide Altus students with a state of the art 21st Century educational experience.

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  2. Miss Altus contestants treated to lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Altus Times

    Tickets are on sale for the 45th annual Miss Altus Pageant being held Saturday, Feb. 7 at 8:99 p.m. in the Altus City Auditorium. You can reserve your seats by calling Carol Steen at 482-0145.

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  3. Huitt, Chaplain JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

    Chaplain James Huitt, born at Altus, Oklahoma on December 20, 1929 he passed away in Visalia, CA on January 25, 2015 at the age of 85. Graveside service to be held Mon., Feb. 2, 2015 at 12 noon at Visalia District Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Family Chapel, Exeter.

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  4. AJH 7th grade girls defeat Mac, 32-26Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Altus Times

    It has been a long time since the Altus Junior High 7th grade girls have got to feel like this. After trailing by as many as seven points, the Lady Dawgs came back and defeated the Lawton MacArthur Lady Scots 32-26.

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  5. Altus alcohol licensees show improvements in complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Altus Times

    Alcohol Compliance Checks were conducted in Altus this past Friday, Jan. 23, on 29 local businesses which are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. A compliance check is a tool to identify alcohol establishments that sell alcohol to underage youth.

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  6. Eastern Star officers to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deming Headlight

    ... Order of the Eastern Star. She was initiated into Eastern Star in Salina, Kansas and later served as Worthy Matron in Altus, Oklahoma. Worthy Grand Patron, Larry Lindberg, was born in Kansas and initiated into the Masonic fraternity in 1966. After ...

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  7. Lady Bulldog track opens in NormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Altus Times

    The Altus High School Lady Bulldogs track team opened there season on Friday when they competed in the Oklahoma University Indoor Track and Field Invitational. This indoor meet is one of the biggest in the state of Oklahoma with numerous schools and running clubs.

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  8. Western Oklahoma Historical Society membership drive now under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Altus Times

    Western Oklahoma Historical Society members expect 2015 to be another year of continued growth for the organization and hope citizens of Altus will want to be a part of it during their annual membership drive, now under way. "Our members are vitally important," said Cynthia Carpenter, membership chairperson.

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  9. Council to hold special meeting TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Altus Times

    Council will consider and possibly vote to go into executive session for confidential communications between the governing body and its legal counsel relating to the pending action of The City of Altus vs. Leonard Keith Spears and Sherry K, Spears, Case No. United States District Court.

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  10. Oil painting workshop with Sue Messerly to be held at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Altus Times

    An oil painting workshop will be held at the Altus Public Library on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Jan. 26, 27, and 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. The instructor for this workshop will be local artist, Sue Messerly. The cost of the class is $30 and all materials will be provided.

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  11. Shortgrass showdowns set for day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Altus Times

    ... Houston HCYA, Eisenhower, Centennial and Mustang all gained double-digit wins and advance into the second round. Our Altus Bulldogs again had trouble getting the ball in the hoop. Altus managed just 16 made shots out of the 44 shots attempted. The ...

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  12. AJH Lady Dawgs split with TomlinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Altus Times

    The Altus Junior High girls fought back from an early deficit but let a bad 4th quarter doom them in a 35-11 defeat to Lawton Tomlinson. Altus had a hard time finding the bucket in the first quarter but some tough defense kept the Lady Dawgs close as they headed into the second quarter down 4-0.

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  13. SHAC Service Day to be held SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Altus Times

    Safe Homes For All Children Service Day will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 12 to 5 p.m. The event is to find volunteers to help local foster families. The Safe Homes For All Children committee is open to any and all individuals interested in devoting their time and unique talents to helping recruit quality foster families, supporting the needs of foster children, foster families, and the social workers in Altus, Jackson and other surrounding counties in southwest Oklahoma.

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  14. County Conservation District participating in cost share programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Altus Times

    ... nked accordingly. Fore more information, contact the Jackson County Conservation District at 3100 N. Main, Suite A, in Altus, or call 580-482-4312, extension 3.

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  15. Will Rogers students CATCH a healthy lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Altus Times

    ... considered overweight. The Jackson County Community Health Action Team served as bridge connecting April Collom with Altus Public Schools. "CATCH gets the students excited to learn about nutrition and exercise," says Debra Mardis Title I Reading ...

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  16. City Course in great shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Altus Times

    ... to offer an address I am more qualified to make. Here is the State of the golf course address. The Greens of Altus, our own city owned project is in the best condition it has ever been in. Work continues to progress at the course. The latest ...

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  17. Orleen C. NekolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Tama News-Herald

    ... her daughter, Chris (Dennis) Banes of Traer; two grandchildren, Sheri (Dave) Sadowski of Wellsburg and David Banes of Altus, OK; three great-grandchildren, Scott, Jason and Amanda Sadowski; one sister, Mildred Weaver of Montezuma; one brother, ...

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  18. AHS defeats Cache, 42-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Altus Times

    ... the arc hitting 2 of 4. The Bulldogs made better effort to get to rim instead of shooting the deep ball. The win puts Altus at 3-7 for the season and the momentum gained from it will be much needed as the Bulldogs host the Shortgrass Invitational ...

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  19. FNB announces addition to staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Altus Times

    Dennis Vernon, President and CEO of First National Bank in Altus, has announced the addition of two well-known banking professionals to the staff at First National. "I am delighted to welcome Lee Doughty and Mike Wagoner to the First National team" said Vernon.

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  20. Operation CARE receives large donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Altus Times

    ... the Lord is doing. If you would like to give to this ministry please come by or mail your donation to 219 W Commerce Altus, OK 73521. They are a 501C. Their hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. You can also visit ...

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