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Kinder sentenced in fatal hit and run

UPDATE — Dakota Kinder appeared in court for his sentencing hearing on Sept. 13, 2019. Comanche County district court Judge Scott Meaders presided over the case. On the count of leaving the … more

Historical Society to host Camp-Out Lock-In at the Townsite

The Tillman County Historical Society would like to invite boys in the first - fifth grades to a camp out at the Townsite! Campers and volunteers will be “locked-in” at the Townsite … more

County Free Fair held

The 2019 Tillman County Free fair was held Sept. 5-7. Among a number of events was the Little Mr. and Miss Tillman County Free Fair pageant, held at 7 p.m. Sept. 5. Each contestant was asked a … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

Arts ‘N Action is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 on the Tillman County Courthouse Lawn, 201 N. Main St. There will be a Chad Cargill ACT workshop at the technology center on Sept. … more

ACT workshops scheduled

Frederick High School is scheduled to host a series of ACT workshops on Nov. 16, 23 and Dec. 7. Each class in November is scheduled from 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. with a practice ACT scheduled for … more

Frederick Elementary receives aeroponic plant tower

The Frederick School Enrichment Foundation supports Frederick Public Schools in numerous ways. One of those is by helping with needed funds. Each year they give around $25,000 to purchase new and … more

FMS principal, family welcome new addition

Frederick Middle School Principal Jeremy Newton and his wife Megan would like to introduce Barrett Cale Royce Newton, born Aug. 14, 2019 at 6 pounds 13 ounces. Our little boy is here and growing … more

Fall decor contest scheduled

Every year before the Arts ‘N Action festival the Frederick Arts and Humanities Council hosts a downtown decor contest. This year’s contest, in partnership with the Frederick Chamber of … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

The Tillman County Free Fair is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the Tillman County Fair Barns, 700 S. Eighth St. Arts ‘N Action is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 on the Tillman County … more

Electric co-op hosts annual meeting

Members of Southwest Rural Electric Association (SWRE) will meet on Thursday, Aug. 29, for the cooperative’s 82nd Annual Meeting at the Western Oklahoma State College Auditorium, 2801 N. Main … more

Change of venue filed in Harber case

UPDATE — Jimmy Harber appeared in court for a pre-trial conference Aug. 23, 2019 at the Tillman County Courthouse. A change of venue was submitted and a hearing on that will be heard Nov. 8 at … more

New Robotics opportunity for elementary students

Third-grade teacher Lisa Sizelove has put together a Robotics Team for elementary students. A Robotics day camp was held Aug. 5, with FHS Robotics team members volunteering for the day. Fourth-grade … more

Back to school is here again

A new school year is fast approaching. There are some important dates to keep in mind when getting children ready for the new year. Enrollment for Frederick Public Schools is scheduled for 9 a.m. … more

Police arrest 3 after 1 runs from officers

Altus Police arrested three people early Thursday morning after responding to a call at the Ridgecrest Apartments. Shortly before 2 a.m., in southwest Altus, Police responded to 1305 Springfield … more

Tax-free weekend slated for Aug. 2-4

The new school year kicks off with the annual Tax Holiday weekend when a lot of families shop for back-to-school items. The Oklahoma Tax Commission has announced that this year’s Tax-Free … more

Haston speaks at Rotary Club meeting

Local Tag Agent Linda Haston (Right) spoke to the Rotary Club this week. She talked about changes in state law that will require individuals to keep their car tag if they buy a new or used vehicle. … more

Shook recognized as Veteran of the Year

Buddy Shook with the Jesse Jack Renfro Disabled Veterans of America (DAV) chapter recently won the Veteran of the Year award. The DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides support for veterans of … more

USO themed dinner theatre held

Marcy Prescott with Make a Joyful Sound Studio, along with Kathryn Hickman of Academy of Music, held their annual benefit dinner show recently. All proceeds raised go straight to music camp … more

Summer Jump School 2019 held

Tucked away in Tillman County is a World War II Army Airfield. Frederick Army Airfield was opened 23 September 1942 to train pilots. Although the Airfield’s military flight operations ceased on … more

Tax-free weekend slated for Aug. 2-4

The Oklahoma Tax Commission has announced that this year’s Tax-Free Weekend is set to begin at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 2 and end at midnight Aug. 4. The Oklahoma Legislature passed Senate Bill 861 … more
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