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  1. Still deep in drought, southwestern Oklahoma hopes for rainRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... 't been recharged, he said. The National Weather Service predicted a 60 percent chance of heavy rain Thursday night in Altus and Martha. But as dry as the area has been, that rain only goes so far, McManus said.

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  2. Stockman's Bank honors Altus Public Schools Employee of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Altus Times

    LaNell Mobbs has been named Altus Public Schools' Employee of the Month for the month of August.

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  3. Drivers loses vehicle on Hwy 62Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Altus Times

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Jackson County EMS, and Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on Wednesday, Aug. 27 east of Altus.

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  4. Goodwill Open House Saturday at new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Altus Times

    The new Goodwill store, located at 1218 N. Grady in Altus, will be celebrating their Grand Opening with a very special event this Saturday.

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  5. Congressman Lankford in Altus to hear issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Altus Times

    Republican US Congressman James Lankford is visiting Altus and Altus Air Force Base today to meet with citizens, civic leaders, and AAFB leadership on current concerns, needs, and issues.

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  6. $100 million raised for ALS under a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Altus Times

    The Elm and Hudson Church of Christ took the Ice Bucket Challenge to remember Altus' own Dennis Gilbert who died at the age of 51, on Memorial Day of this year, after a five and a half year battle with ALS.

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  7. Oklahoma news briefs, Aug. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    ... is Labor Day, please take the Big Blue refuse carts and Little Blue recycling bins to the curb by 6 a.m. Wednesday. Altus Public Schools will hold the first of several school surplus sales on Sept. 6. Will Rogers Elementary School will be the site ...

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  8. Bedlam blood drive comes to Altus Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives.

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  9. Johnson to be inducted into Oklahoma African American Educator's Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    ... p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Career educator Jessie (J.D.) Johnson of Altus has been selected as an inductee. Johnson was born on Sept. 23, 1930, in Wyatt, Mo. where his parents labored as field hands. ...

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  10. DA announces public auction of forfeited vehiclesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    ... title. The items to be sold may be viewed int he parking lot of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 600 S. Main in Altus, or online. DA Wampler said, "The seizure and forfeiture of property used in illegal activities is a tool that law ...

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  11. Hospital foundation awards scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    Suzanne Mollison, a member of the Mac Mollison Scholarship Committee at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, presents a scholarship to Blake Stepanovich from Altus.

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  12. Altus joins preparedness gameRead the original story

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    ... theme is "Be Your Own Hero!" "One never knows when the next emergency will occur," said Lloyd Colston, City of Altus Emergency Management director. "As one of my colleagues states, 'you may be on your own for the First 24 hours." The area emergency ...

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  13. Pratt to attend Model and Talent ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    Mary Ann Pratt, of Altus, has been selected to be a part of the Model and Talent Expo to be held in Dallas, Texas in November.

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  14. Tryouts held for school musical, 'The Music man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altus Times

    Altus High School sophomore Britton Spandley reads an excerpt from "The Music Man" for musical directors, Nick Young and Alice Newman, during closed tryouts on Monday, Aug. 25. Altus High School sophomore Britton Spandley reads an excerpt from "The Music Man" for musical directors, Nick Young and Alice Newman, during closed tryouts on Monday, Aug.

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  15. Southwest Opry to showcase variety of talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Altus Times

    ... and Western Swing, as well as some comedy. The SW Opry's show slated for this Saturday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Altus Municipal Auditorium, will be hosted by the talented and witty, Ken Waugh. Mikayla Jo, founder and producer of the Southwest Opry, ...

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  16. Suspect points shotgun at cabdriver and occupantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Altus Times

    Altus Police arrested a man early Sunday morning, Aug. 24, at around 2:30 a.m. after he pointed a shotgun at a cab driver and two occupants in the cab.

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  17. Councilman questioned about eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Altus Times

    The Altus Times received several inquiries about City of Altus Councilman, Mike Patterson of Ward 4, relating to his permanent place of residence.

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  18. Korean War veteran to go on Honor FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altus Times

    Korean War veteran Danny King of Altus will go on a charter Honor Flight from Tulsa to Washington, D.C., in September to visit the memorials of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

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  19. Citizenship requires studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altus Times

    ... does the United States have? How many justices are there on the Supreme Court? These are the kinds of questions Altus resident Susan Simons, a native of the Philippines, answered correctly on an oral U.S. history and government test for citizenship ...

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  20. Altus graduate hopes to run for gold in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | KSWO

    ALTUS, Okla._ An Altus High School graduate is training hard in hopes of running for gold in the 2016 summer games.

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