NEWS


Two state Legislators condemn treatment of Muslims

Two state Legislators condemn treatment of Muslims

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Reps. Cyndi Munson (D-Oklahoma City) and George E. Young Sr. (D-Oklahoma City), a retired Baptist minister, declared recen...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Dispose of medicines properly

Dispose of medicines properly

Local officials remind the public to take part in National Poison Prevention Week.National Poison Prevention Week was established by the U.S. Congress...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma wildfire destroys nine homes, forces evacuations in Longtown about 80 miles southeast of Tulsa.

Oklahoma wildfire destroys nine homes, forces evacuations in Longtown about 80 miles southeast of Tulsa.

LONGTOWN — Fire officials are suggesting a blaze that has destroyed at least nine homes in eastern Oklahoma and forced the evacuation of more th...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Local pets at the Altus Animal Shelter seek forever homes

Local pets at the Altus Animal Shelter seek forever homes

Stop by Animal Control at 2200 Enterprise Drive in Altus. There are animals of all sizes, ages and colors. They need help finding a home. See them onl...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Tillman County Jail report for March 10-17

Tillman County Jail report for March 10-17

Patrick Wayne Nuncio, 33 of Frederick, two counts of driving with license cancelled, suspended or revoked.Jharaet Rogans, 26 of Frederick, omitting to...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Time to prepare for storm season

Time to prepare for storm season

In the blink of an eye, disasters can alter a family’s normal routine.Neighborhood streets can be closed because of large debris or downed power...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Baylor Bears go from record-setting NCAA win to California Golden Bears rematch

Baylor Bears go from record-setting NCAA win to California Golden Bears rematch

WACO, Texas — California coach Lindsay Gottlieb really didn’t have to watch to know just how good top-seeded Baylor is.An overwhelming fir...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Altus High School’s Dayna Brown has been selected to the 2017 Oklahoma Coaches’ Association All-State swim team

Altus High School’s Dayna Brown has been selected to the 2017 Oklahoma Coaches’ Association All-State swim team

Dayna Brown was a late bloomer, although no one who has seen her swim for the Lady Bulldogs for the last four years would know.One of the Lady Bulldog...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry involved in skirmish with Oklahoma City Thunder

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry involved in skirmish with Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — Stephen Curry exchanged shoves with Oklahoma City’s Semaj Christon just before halftime of a game Monday night, and both w...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket

Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournam...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Today’s sports highlights in history provided

Today’s sports highlights in history provided

Today is Wednesday, March 22, the 81st day of 2017. There are 284 days left in the year.Today’s sports highlights in history:1919 — The fi...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Sports briefs provided

Sports briefs provided

Pro footballLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign...

March 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community Calendar

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce welcomes Red River Pumpkin Patch to its membership. The new Agri-tourism attraction held its Grand Opening Oct. 1-2 ...

October 20th, 2016 updated: October 20th, 2016. |  


Birthday party

There will be a come and go birthday celebration honoring Francis Ayala 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of St. Helen’s Catholic Church,...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Blue baby shower slated

Britni (Hoover) and Matt Smith will be honored with a “blue” baby shower 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the home of Amy Hensley, 7074B Lovejoy Lane i...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Lynn Melton hosted a sidewalk art class Aug. 2-5 for middle school students.Melton is the Artist-In-Resident at Frederick Public Schools.The class was...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tyler Blake Ballew, age 27, Durant, knowingly concealing stolen property and failure to appear on second degree burglary charges.Robert Ray Hames, age...

August 10th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Tulsa WorldMany children still notbeing tested for leadAlmost 40 years ago, Americans were made aware of a silent scourge, lead. It disguised itself i...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

On year ago, then-Secretary of State John Kerry formally designated the actions of ISIS as genocide.As part of that declaration he said: “[ISIS]...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Live life as Christ witnesses

Live life as Christ witnesses

If with heart and soul you’re doing good, do you think you can be stopped? Even if you suffer for it, you’re still better off. Don’t...

March 19th, 2017 |  


In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

These are such serious times with people arguing heatedly about their beliefs, ready to fight at a moment’s notice and some even committing char...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Brand while the iron is hot

Brand while the iron is hot

Let’s talk about branding.There’s a lot of different ways to brand calves — electric, fire, or propane fired brandin’ pot. And...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Blank canvases are opportunities

Blank canvases are opportunities

It’s no secret that I like to create art. There’s something wired inside of me that enjoys throwing colors around and moving them into sha...

March 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA