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Local man dies in Tillman County car accident

A car accident claimed the life of a Frederick man, Nov. 25. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Jerry Lynn Wiley was driving a Jeep Patriot at about 9:20 a.m. Nov. … more

City agrees to property swap with school district

During Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Altus City Council meeting, the council agreed to exchange Kiwanis Field with the Altus Public School for ownership of the Altus Senior Center building that … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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. more

Orr, Akin to play lead roles in White Christmas

Frederick High School is proud to present this year’s musical, White Christmas, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. The show is set during and after World War II. The musical is a 1954 film … more

BancFirst holds food drive

BancFirst in Frederick held its annual “Boys vs Girls” food drive throughout the month of October. This year, the girls won by a landslide, donating 402 lbs. to the boys’ 41.8 lbs. … more

Christmas Tree decorating at the Pioneer Townsite

Christmas is just around the corner and the Tillman County Historical Society would like to invite individuals, civic groups, and businesses to participate in its second annual Christmas Tree … more

Frederick Board of Education seat open

The Board of Education of Frederick Public School District hereby announces that statutorily qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate for the #5 seat on the Frederick Board of … more

October Rotary Students of the month chosen

The Rotary Students of the month for November are Jacob Lingerfelt and Dolen Freeman, Jr. Jacob Lingerfelt is the son of Jason Lingerfelt and Katharina Hilburn. He is ranked third in his class … more

Annual cotton festival held

Frederick held its 12th annual Cotton Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. This year’s best beard and mustache winners were Nick Williams with the longest beard as well as the title of best … more

Volunteers form new ministry in Tillman County

A dedicated group of faith-based Tillman County citizens, seeing some of the serious needs of our community, have met and formed a new non-profit organization named Operation C.A.R.E. Ministries of … more

Cotton Festival location changes

The Frederick Chamber is gearing up for its 12th annual Cotton Festival scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2 but due to the weather forecast, a change of venue has happened. The Festival was scheduled to … more

Local students fund-raising for outdoor Christmas tree

Rachel Stout and Lily-Marie Fraley along with the Frederick Chamber of Commerce and the 500 Club are excited to announce that Frederick is slated to have an outdoor Christmas tree this year. To … more

Survivor family compassionate for others

According to the American Cancer Society, more than a million people get cancer each year in the United States alone. Cancer affects anyone at anytime. About 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases … more

Breast cancer doesn’t just affect women

October is nationally known as breast cancer awareness month but most campaigns are geared towards women. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer occurs mainly in women, but men can … more

Local ranch owner featured on cowboy competition show

If you watched a show titled “The Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” on INSP a couple of weeks ago, you might have seen a familiar face. Local cattle rancher and owner of Treadwell Cattle Company … more

All-Region choir concert held

The 2019 - 2020 Southwest Oklahoma All Region Choir was selected at auditions in Lawton in September and performed in a concert held Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. Frederick students chosen for this … more
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