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  1. Don't 'BEE' Left Out of the FunRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altus Times

    Joe and Kathy Stafford of The Sign Farm of Elmer are "busy as bees" in designing the logo on specialized license tags for some team awards at the "Grate" Altus Spelling Bee on March 28. A friendly bee dropped in to see the computer and laminating process. Joe and Kathy Stafford of The Sign Farm of Elmer are "busy as bees" in designing the logo on specialized license tags for some team awards at the "Grate" Altus Spelling Bee on March 28. A friendly bee dropped in to see the computer and laminating process.

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  2. Pipeline item on Council agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Altus Times

    The Altus City Council will meet Tuesday, March 3, immediately following the Altus Municipal Authority meeting which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Council chambers. The meeting will start off by recognizing the Altus High School Boy's Swim Team on winning first place in the 5A Oklahoma State Championships.

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  3. Be Aware - Be PreparedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Altus Times

    ... The Emergency Management department is the expert on these hazards. According to Lloyd Colston, Director of City of Altus Emergency Management, 80 percent of disasters in Altus are weather driven, and 20 percent is hazmat. Colston along with Wayne ...

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  4. Wildfire risk report includes AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Altus Times

    According to new data released today by CoreLogic, nearly 900,000 single-family homes across 13 states in the western U.S. are currently designated at "High" or "Very High" risk for wildfire damage, representing a combined total reconstruction value estimated at more than $237 billion. Of the total homes identified, just over 192,000 homes fall into the "Very High Risk" category alone, with total reconstruction cost valued at more than $49.6 billion.

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  5. Jr. Livestock Show Weigh Ins BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Altus Times

    ... premium auction will be held Monday night before the Premium Auction at 5:30 p.m. The Show Catalog is available at the Altus Chamber of Commerce office or by accessing the Chamber of Commerce website www.altuschamber.com This year's livestock show ...

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  6. Persians Have Attacked AmmoLand Shooting Sports NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AmmoLand

    When the subject comes up in conversation about me writing a newspaper column I am usually asked who I write for. I tell folks my parent paper is the Altus Times of Altus, Oklahoma .

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  7. Great Western Cattle Trail annual meeting to be held in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Altus Times

    Members of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Great Western Cattle Trail Association met Saturday, Feb. 21 in the home of Sandra and LeRoy Jones in Mountain View to work on plans for the annual meeting of the National Great Western Cattle Trail Association. The Oklahoma chapter will host the Annual Meeting this July 17, 18, and 19, in Altus.

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  8. Water Solutions on the HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Altus Times

    As many citizens of Altus are already aware, water has been on the minds of those in Altus and the surrounding area for the last few years. The City of Altus and other partners in the community have been working diligently to solve these issues, and, as with most difficult issues, it takes time, money, effort, and most importantly vision to persevere.

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  9. Cart stolen from golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Altus Times

    Altus Police are investigating a burglary and theft of a golf cart at the Altus Greens Golf Course, located on the east edge of Altus. Police believe the burglary occurred sometime early Saturday morning.

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  10. Area musicians chosen for Western Master Class with WhangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Altus Times

    ... the Herschal H. Crow Fine Arts Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public. Three lucky pianists from the Altus area will play for the Thursday, Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m. master class with Cameron University piano faculty and McMahon Endowed ...

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  11. No Bully ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Altus Times

    ... among children has escalated to severe heights and we're now experiencing a bullying epidemic. A small town like Altus is still not secluded from the harsh reality of bullying and the effect it has on the community. I sat down with Joanna Ramirez, ...

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  12. Snow and sleet hit AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Altus Times

    Snow and ice began to accumulate on Altus streets after a winter storm moved through the area on Monday. By this morning, most signs of the storm had melted away.

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  13. Main Street Altus membership drive under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altus Times

    Main Street Altus Membership Drive is under way. Connie McQuinn, Organization chair, and Main Street Altus board member Vicki Smades are shown preparing for the Main Street Altus' Annual Membership drive.

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  14. AHS hoops split with MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altus Times

    ... as Carsyn King absolutely shined going 10 for 10 on free throws and she hit both of her 3 pt. attempts to put 24 of Altus' 62 points on the board. Ashley Baker tossed in 11 points as well. The boys weren't as fortunate. The Bulldogs again pushed ...

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  15. SWORW, County GOP to host candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altus Times

    The Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women and Jackson County GOP will combine their meetings and host a Candidate Forum for Oklahoma GOP Chair and Vice Chair candidates. The meeting will be held, Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Days Inn of Altus.

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  16. Lunch with lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altus Times

    ... Representatives were on hand to share some of the goings on with the State Legislature. Brian Bush, President of the Altus Chamber of Commerce set the tone for the lunch as he was quick to remind the two floor leaders of the immense gratitude we as ...

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  17. Bulldog swimmers on a missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Altus Times

    ... that tide this season. Stillwater had dropped from 6A to 5A in swimming last year and was able to claim the trophy. Altus also left some points back in Altus last year and as those points didn't make the bus trip to state. This also made a ...

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  18. Farm Bill meeting to be held in AltusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Altus Times

    Jackson County Farm Service Agency and Jackson County OSU Extension Service will conduct an informational meeting to discuss provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill at the Western Oklahoma State College Multi-purpose Room on Thursday, Feb. 26. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. It is recommended that all crop producers and livestock producers in the county attend this meeting to become more informed before making a decision about farm programs and benefits offered under the new farm bill. The agenda will include information on programs such as: * Now through Feb. 27, 2015: Land owners may visit their local Farm Service Agency office to update yield history and/or reallocate base acres.

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  19. Altus FFA Booster Livestock Show resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Altus Times

    The 2015 Altus FFA Booster Livestock Show was held this past weekend in Altus. There were prizes given various classes for goats, sheep, swine and cattle.

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  20. March 16 deadline to purchase 2015 NAP coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Altus Times

    Carl Josefy, County Executive Director of the Jackson County Farm Service Agency in Altus, Oklahoma, would like to remind producers that they have until Monday March 16, 2015, to purchase and sign up for 2015 Non-insured Assistance Program coverage for spring and summer planted crops. This deadline applies to warm season grasses and mixed forages intended for grazing as well as spring and summer planted crops such as: forage sorghum, peas, soybeans, sunflowers, pumpkins, melons and all other spring and summer planted specialty crops grown for food or fiber where they are not insurable.

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