Obituaries
Tammy Trotter Blanton A graveside service for Tammy Trotter Blanton, 60 of Arlington, Texas, were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Frederick Memorial Cemetery. Tammy passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, …
Beatrice Hill Funeral services for former Frederick and Lindsay resident, Beatrice Hill, 92 of Yukon were scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at the Jackson Funeral Home Chapel in Frederick with Rev. James …
J L Merrill A private graveside service for J L Merrill, 88 of Moore, formerly of Frederick, was scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Mr. Merrill passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Burial was set in …

Commerce representative highlights importance of Census

The chief of staff and general counsel to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce stressed the need for every Oklahoman to be counted in the 2020 Census during a presentation to the Altus Kiwanis Club on …

Graystone Media Group purchases Mangum Star

The Mangum Star-News, published under various names since 1887, has been sold to a privately-owned company owned by Oklahoma residents in Durant, owners Casey and Karla Paxton announced last …

Oklahoma Blood Institute hosts 2 Altus donor events

The Oklahoma Blood Institute has scheduled two blood drives in Altus between Saturday and Tuesday. On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., it will host a Bedlam Blood Battle at Wal-Mart and on …

Blue Harmonix performs on Veterans Day at Wal-Mart

Members of Altus High School’s Blue Harmonix performed at Wal-Mart Monday morning as part of the store’s Veterans Day ceremonies. The high school’s ROTC group presented the colors …

Honoring our Veterans on Monday

Flags placed at the graves of World War II veterans in the Altus Cemetery were more horizontal than vertical on Monday as 40 mph winds kept them stretched out. Americans honored veterans on Monday.
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