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  1. It's Altus city baseball timeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Altus Times

    All Altus youngsters are encouraged to sign up for baseball. The deadline is Friday, April 3. The cost is $25 and sign ups can be done through the City Parks and Recreation office 601 Katy Dr. or online at the Altus city website, cityofaltus.org or at the City Clerk's office at 509 S. Main.

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  2. 4-H Airplane AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Altus Times

    ... was sponsored by John and Dana McElroy of Tumbleweed Territory Real Estate, LLC in Snyder. Red River Aviation, LLC of Altus, Oklahoma, owned by Bryan Patzkowski, was chosen to conduct the flight. The pilot was Bill Johnson, who is a retired military ...

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  3. Legal matters discussed at Special Council MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    ... "release and settlement agreement" as discussed in executive session. Relating to the pending action of the City of Altus, Oklahoma vs. Leonard Keith Spears and Sherry K. Spears, Case No. 2:13-cv-00232-J, council voted to accept the ground water ...

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  4. Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma in Concert at FBC AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    The Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Altus on Thursday, April 16. Concert will begin at 7 p.m. Dr. Randy C. Lind, Worship and Music Specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, is the director. The Singing Churchmen were organized in 1960 by the Church Music Department of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.

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  5. Altus welcomes Air Force Base newcomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    The tradition continued last night as the Committee of 100 hosted a BBQ dinner catered by Billy Sims restaurant, at the Altus High School cafeteria. The Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100 and Altus Air Force Base leadership gathered to greet and welcome new Airmen, returning deployed Airmen and their families to "Altus America", as Eva Letha Lucas, Altus Committee of 100 chairman called it.

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  6. Woman in critical condition after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Altus Times

    Mychelle Lewis was trapped in her vehicle after a Sunday accident east of Altus. The Jaws of Life had to be used to get her out of the vehicle.

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  7. Jackson County holds 1st Kick Butts DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KSWO

    ALTUS, Okla_ Sixteen Oklahomans die every day due to tobacco and Saturday Jackson County wants to end that rising statistic. The county held their first kick butts day.

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  8. Learning what it means to fosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    Safe Homes for All Children will host a fostering hope for Altus event on Monday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Altus Christian Academy, 1220 N. Grady. Come join them in helping to support the desperate need for foster families in Southwest Oklahoma.

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  9. Emmanuel Baptist planning Easter program, service and egg huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    ... l children birth through grade six are invited to participate. Emmanuel Baptist Church is located at 800 N. Forrest in Altus. Contact them by calling 482-1775 or visit their website at ebcaltus.org.

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  10. Cowboy Jim Garling scheduled for two Altus performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    The talented and personable Cowboy Jim Garling from Guthrie is scheduled for two Altus performances in the coming week. On Tuesday evening, March 31st, he will perform "Western Hits of the Silver Screen" as a part of the Annual Meeting of the Western Trail Historical Society.

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  11. Economic decline definitely feltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    ... of the solution. "A lot of bad decisions were made during the 30 years of the wettest period in Oklahoma history. Altus made the decision to discontinue water wells in Texas. City Council felt they didn't need to upgrade," said Duane Smith, ...

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  12. Go for Baroque concert set for April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    The "Go For Baroque" quartet featuring Oklahoma musicians Jim Shelley , Dr. Stephen Goforth , Densi Rushing , and Peggy Payne will be in Altus on April 9 for a concert at the Altus City Auditorium. They bring a wealth of education, experience and humor to their musical selections which were chosen for this concert to celebrate the different cultures and communities found along Historic US Route 66- The Mother Road in Oklahoma.

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  13. Rollins - A Taste of CowboyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Altus Times

    ... pantry ingredients to the highest level. Rollins will be holding a book signing at Hastings Books, Music and Video in Altus on Wednesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. "I've cooked for and cowboyed on different ranches across New Mexico, Kansas, Texas and ...

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  14. Stop smoking! Play kick ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Altus Times

    Teams from Olustee, Duke, Navajo, Blair and multiple teams from Altus are expected to participate. The organizers of this event over 150 kids to be a part of this tournament.

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  15. Altus receives $2.3M water system loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Altus Times

    The Altus Municipal Authority received a $2,300,000 loan Wednesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to facilitate improvements to the community's water infrastructure. The OWRB approved the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan during the panel's regular monthly board meeting.

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  16. Special council meeting setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Altus Times

    Notice has been given of a special meeting of the Altus City Council on Tuesday, March 31 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Council will consider, discuss and vote to determine a vacancy in the position of Council member Ward II, and determine how to fill the vacancy under the provisions of the City's charter.

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  17. Altus delegation attends Quail BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Altus Times

    The Altus delegation receiving a briefing from Congressman Jim Bridenstine in the Members Room at the Library of Congress on Wednesday. The Altus delegation receiving a briefing from Congressman Jim Bridenstine in the Members Room at the Library of Congress on Wednesday.

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  18. Lora waives extradition, heads to Jackson County soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KSWO

    ... He's accused of raping a 13-year old girl. Police say the assaults were committed in several jurisdictions including Altus and Jackson and Tillman counties. Authorities are now trying to coordinate transportation for him from the Suffolk County Jail ...

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  19. Homelessness is a community issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Altus Times

    ... Youth Services, Inc. is on a mission to bring awareness and create impactful change towards homelessness in Altus and surrounding communities. In her efforts to bring awareness not only to teen homelessness in Jackson County which she works with ...

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  20. Altus coach's fire fierce as everRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Washington Times

    Janice Beach-Hardwick offices out of a quiet room attached to the Altus Junior High gymnasium now, organizing papers from her desk. The cool, concrete walls around her are splattered with class and sports schedules.

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