Altus couple found dead during welfare check, detectives investigate
ALTUS, Okla. (KSWO) - A north Altus community was rocked by the death of two of it’s citizens. Detectives are now investigating the incident. Markus and Catherine Coke were found dead in their home during a welfare check Sunday night. According to neighbors, the couple’s daughter called Altus Police...
Blair man ejected in fatal Jackson County crash
The single-vehicle crash occurred just northeast of Blair, Oklahoma on Monday evening.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.69 and $3.19 in Altus as of 2024-02-20. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Taste the Sweetness of Altus: Your Guide to the 3 Top-Rated Donut Shops
In this article, we explore three exceptional donut shops in Altus. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experience! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below:
Pair arrested in Jackson Co. after investigation leads to discovery of meth trafficking
JACKSON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - A narcotics investigation led to the arrest of two men in Jackson County and authorities say they seized hundreds of grams of meth as a result. Dustan Williams of Tipton is charged with aggravated trafficking of drugs within 2,000 feet of a park, and conspiracy to deliver CDS.
Gruver, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Quanah High School basketball team will have a game with Gruver High School on February 20, 2024, 17:30:00 CST.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Visit Cafes in Altus
Welcome to our feature on the top 5 cafes in Altus. Have you had the chance to visit any of these delightful spots yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences - please feel free to share them in the comments section below!
‘Altus community always has our back’: Bond passes for Altus Public School improvements
ALTUS, Okla. (KSWO) - A $6.7 million school bond out of Altus was passed, allowing for large upgrades. A 71% majority of voters passed the bond. The money will go towards a new library media center and storm shelter for Altus Elementary. It will also fund phase two of Kiwanis park upgrades for their baseball/softball field.
Men's Golf Opens Spring at The Prestige
LA QUINTA, Calif. – The Duke men's golf team begins its spring schedule at The Prestige, held across the span of three days, Feb. 19-21, on the Greg Norman Course at PGA WEST. The 24-team field contains five top-25 teams, including the Blue Devils, who came in at No. 24 nationally in the latest ranking update from Scoreboard, powered by Clippd.
Jared McCain scores 35, ties Duke freshman record for 1 game
Guard Jared McCain set a Duke freshman record with eight 3-pointers and matched a school freshman mark with 35 points -- tying New Orlean Pelicans star Zion Williamson -- as the No. 9 Blue Devils surged past Florida State 76-67 on Saturday.
Superintendents, candidates react to Feb. 13 election results
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Voters across Southwest Oklahoma made their voices heard during the Feb. 13 special elections. On the ballot today were a number of school bond propositions and city council seats. Central High Public Schools put one bond before voters which aimed at letting the district build a...
Job Opportunities for Peace Officers and Dispatchers in Alex and Altus
The article talks about job advertisements for peace officers in Alex and Altus, Oklahoma. The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) allows organizations to post job ads. These ads usually stay on the site for 90 days, but this can be extended. The ad should have the organization's name, the job title, and contact details.
Altus man admits to burglarizing Atwoods and firearms store, authorities say
ATLUS, Okla. (KSWO) - A man is charged with second-degree burglary for allegedly breaking into two Altus businesses last Thursday. 18-year-old Coby Koontz is charged with two counts of burglary. Court documents allege that he and an unknown individual broke into an Altus Atwoods and a Firearms store, and allegedly...
Storm spotter training events happening soon in Altus and Walters
ALTUS, Okla. (KSWO) - If you love storm season and want to help out our First Alert weather team, there are training events that you can attend to help make your reports accurate. Storm spotter training is happening at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 8, in Altus at the Southwest Technology...
Special election early voting officially underway in SW Oklahoma
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Early voting is underway in this month’s special election. Voting started at 8 a.m. and goes until 6 p.m., before continuing tomorrow, Feb. 9. Voters in several counties will be making their voices heard from city council elections in Walters and Altus, to school bond proposals in three different districts.
I SNAPPED MY LUG NUT IN TWO!
A DIRT WHEELS FAN WRITES: “I have a 2022 Can-Am Maverick Sport 1000. A while back I installed aftermarket 12-inch rims and matching lug nuts. I had a flat that necessitated removing the tire from the rim to mushroom patch the tire from the inside. When I was removing the lug nuts, one of them sheared off into two pieces at the beginning of the flange base. There is now nothing to put a socket onto. What do you suggest I do to remove the lug nut and the rim off the hub? – Carrie Parker, Quanah, TX.
Snow strikes Duke City in a big way Saturday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KOAT 7 Weather predicted the snow storm, but many in Albuquerque were still surprised. "We live in the neighborhood, and I was like, kids, it's snowing outside a lot," Tim Butler said. People taking to the slopes and building massive snowmen. When it happened, everyone took...
Community Conversations: Dream Big Project Management
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Dream Big Project Management in Altus is having several events in honor of Black History month, including a Quiz Bowl and Talent Show. Dan Goodson and Janelle Jefferson from Dream Big Project Management joined 7News anchor Haley Wilson in the studio to discuss the event. The...
DeSimone Reaches Milestone, Leads No. 24 Duke Past High Point
HIGH POINT, N.C. - Senior attacker Katie DeSimone tallied her 200th-career point as she helped lead No. 24 Duke to a 22-14 win at High Point Sunday afternoon. DeSimone was stellar offensively for the Blue Devils today as she reeled in seven goals and four dimes for 11 points. She becomes just the 11th player in Duke history to reach 200 points for her career and the first to do so since Kyra Harney (2015-18). She owns 143 goals and 58 assists for 201 points.
Hokies dominate Duke, 45-0 in college wrestling at the Moss Arts Center
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The No. 13 Virginia Tech wrestling team completed an undefeated weekend against Duke (4-8, 0-3 ACC) and George Mason (10-8, 3-4 MAC) on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Hokies (8-3, 3-0 ACC) went 19-1 on the weekend while surrendering only three takedowns in both duals while totaling 16 bonus point victories.