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  1. Council to vote on Drinking Water SRF loanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altus Times

    Altus Municipal Authority and City Council regular meetings will be held Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m., in Council chambers. A hot topic companion item on both agendas is the consideration and vote to approve a Drinking Water SRF loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board in the total aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,300,000.

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  2. Schulz raises literacy gap awareness by reading to children at HeadStartRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altus Times

    State representatives promoted early childhood literacy by reading to approximately 51 children at the Blackwell Head Start during the Legislative Read Day, Friday, April 17, as part of the national Week of the Young Child and Head Start's 50th anniversary. Locally, State Senator Mike Schulz read to students at the June Bailey Center, Head Start in Altus.

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  3. Pancake fundraiser Saturday at ApplebeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    The Altus chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association is hosting a pancake breakfast at Applebees in Altus from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 18. The all-you-can-eat event includes bacon, coffee, milk, juice or water. Cost is $7 per adult, $4 for kids ages 4-10, and kids under 4 eat free.

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  4. Altus volunteer to be recognized by the Department of Human Services...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    Each year the Department of Human Services recognizes the voluntary efforts of individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of Oklahomans. This year at the State Volunteer Awards Ceremony, Altus' own, Ana Maria Linares will be recognized for her volunteer contributions along with 21 other individuals and organizations.

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  5. Burglary suspects found locked in roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    Two men were arrested shortly after midnight today while trying to break into coin operated machines at a local apartment complex. According to reports from Altus Chief of Police Tim Murphy, the two suspects identified as being involved in the crime were as 31 year old Luis Benitez, 31, of Altus, and Teran Anthony Taylor, 29, of Lawton.

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  6. Oklahoma Encyclopedia: An online resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    ... The Red River, Old Greer County, the significance of railroads to the growth of communities, and the early settlers. Altus residents Frances Herron, Tal Oden, and others contributed entries about Altus and other Jackson County communities to the ...

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  7. Altus police seek kidnapping suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSWO

    ALTUS, Okla._Altus police are asking for help tracking down a suspect in a kidnapping and assault with a dangerous weapon. An arrest warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Ashton Garland.

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  8. Great Western Cattle Trail Assosiation annual meeting being plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Altus Times

    ... e to come from all the states along the route of the trail. The first cement marker along the trail was placed by some Altus men at Doan's Crossing on the Red River south of Altus,so the "motto" for the meeting will be, "Back where it first started."

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  9. Accused rapist extradited back to AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Altus Times

    Ramon Lora, 37, an Altus man accused of raping of a 13-year-old girl, was transported back to Altus Wednesday afternoon by Altus Police Department Detectives Chris Elrod and Colby Earls. Lora was extradited back to Oklahoma after being apprehended in Boston, Mass.

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  10. Patsy Ruth Rodgers (Lane, Boxwell), 1933 - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tehachapi News

    Patsy was born in Altus, Okla., on Aug. 2, 1933, to Clifford and Evelyn Robertson, and passed away peacefully on April 9, 2015. She spent most of her life in Bakersfield, raising her family, and she retired as a social worker from the County of Kern.

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  11. Ajh 7th & 8th Girls Finish 2ND in Altus Track MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Altus Times

    ... Benway(8) hurdles her way to a 2nd place finish in the 100m hurdles. Jordan won the discus and shot put events. The Altus Junior Girls track team had a great day at the Altus Invitational Track and Field Meet held Tuesday at Marshall Field. The 8th ...

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  12. Tucker selected Altus Schools Employee of the Month for MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Altus Times

    Roger Hill, Superintendent of Altus Schools, Robbie Holder, Rivers Elementary Principal, Donna Tucker, Danna Robinson, President of Stockman's Bank, Roe Worbes, Assistant Superintendent of Altus Schools. Roger Hill, Superintendent of Altus Schools, Robbie Holder, Rivers Elementary Principal, Donna Tucker, Danna Robinson, President of Stockman's Bank, Roe Worbes, Assistant Superintendent of Altus Schools.

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  13. Turbines, Inc. Delivers Cryogenic Turbine Flow Meter For Bulk And Micro-Bulk TransportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Oil and Gas Online

    ... solutions. Our U.S. offices are located in Rhode Island (headquarters); Houston and Odessa-Midland, TX; Tulsa and Altus, OK; Seneca, SC; Bakersfield, CA. We also have offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Beijing, China; and Dubai, United Arab ...

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  14. Altus AFB Spouses 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Altus Times

    Friday Altus Air Force base held it's quarterly HeartLink Spouse's Orientation hosted by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. HeartLink is a program designed to educate spouses on resources available to them and their families throughout the base, the community and to foster an environment where connections can be made and new friendships among spouses can be formed.

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  15. Jack ClevengerRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Richmond Daily News

    ... lie Bailey; great nieces and nephews, Stacy Renee Wisdom, of Liberty, Adam Bailey of Kansas City, Mo., Bryan Bailey of Altus, Okla., and Cheryl Clemmons of Midloathian, Texas.

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  16. Jimmy Lee HiggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Amarillo.com

    Jimmy Lee Higgs, 79, Amarillo, Texas, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Amarillo, Texas. Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Altus City Cemetery with Synott Matthews officiating.

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  17. Prom Dress Giveaways HeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Altus Times

    ... in time for the Blair and Olustee proms. They will be holding another prom dress giveaway on April 24-25 ahead of the Altus and other area proms. The dresses are completely free. The larger selection of dresses this year is due in part to the ...

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  18. Beta Mothers Club to host charity kickball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Altus Times

    ... children's charities. Pull on your tube socks, lace your sneakers, and get ready to score! Beta Mothers Club of Altus is hosting their third annual "Kicks for a Cause" Kickball Tournament on April 18, 2015. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 ...

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  19. High speed chase ends in crash, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Altus Times

    According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Jerrod Cody Gray, 24, of Altus, was arrested Thursday evening after a high speed chase ended in a crash in front of the Altus Wal-Mart store. OHP's Lt.

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  20. Walk'n On Chalk banner contest part of weekend arts eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Altus Times

    You may have seen these Walking On Chalk banners hanging up on all sides of the downtown Altus square. The banners were donated by the Shortgrass Arts & Humanities Council, and painted by students at Altus High School.

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