Breaking News from Altus OK

Find the latest Altus OK News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Fire destroys Jackson County home

JACKSON COUNTY, OK (TNN) - Multiple fire departments responded to a structure fire near Martha Wednesday afternoon. Authorities responded to a home that was on fire about a half mile north of Martha in Jackson County. Fire departments from Martha, Altus, Blair and Friendship responded to fight the f


Oklahoma meteorologist’s noose image gets her fired

Lawton, Oklahoma ABC-affiliate KSWO TV news fired meteorologist Mandy Bailey for an “offensive and unacceptable” brain teaser image that depicted a noose. “The brain teaser read ‘THERE’ with a noose hanging between the ‘T’ and the ‘H,’ to represent ‘hang in there,'” the Oklahoma newspaper the Norman


56th ARS flies their first KC-46 home to Altus AFB

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Since the announcement in 2014 that the KC-46A Pegasus was going to find its home with the 97th Air Mobility Wing, the base has been eagerly awaiting its arrival. …


World champ? TV viewers learn Monday if Oklahoma teen is winner of 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

Howie Mandel’s body language said plenty. During Darci Lynne Farmer’s most recent “America’s Got Talent” performance, Mandel (he’s one of the judges on the show) put both hands on his head in a manner that suggested he was astonished by what he was seeing and hearing.


Tax refunds can help Oklahoma's wildlife

Oklahomans receiving a refund in tax year 2018 can contribute all or a part of their refund to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Wildlife Diversity Fund by using Oklahoma Resident Income Tax Return Schedule 511-H.


Altus PD investigate credit card skimmer found at gas station

ALTUS, OK (TNN) - Police in Altus are investigating a credit card skimmer found at a gas station. These pictures come from surveillance at the Conoco-Main Street Express Mart in Altus, where police say a technician said he found an unknown wiring system connected to the card reader at the gas pumps.


The Oklahoma! open line. Marijuana is near yet so far.

Here's the open line and a question: Have you been to Oklahoma yet with your now-activated Arkansas medical marijuana card? If not, be warned there are complications. Yes, we have no medical cannabis for sale in Arkansas yet.


WATCH: Full Altus Air Force Base KC-46A press conference

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, OK (TNN) - A press conference was held at Altus Air Force Base for the arrival of their new KC-46A Pegasus aircraft. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt was there, along with Senators James Inhofe and James Lankford. Congressman Frank Lucas was also at the press conference.


Russian court orders U.S. investor, Oklahoma native, held for 2 months

MOSCOW — A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager, an Oklahoma native, to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges. Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained Friday morning along with two other fund managers.


Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain Accused Of Attempted Blackmail

Oklahoma City, OK - An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain is accused of attempting to blackmail the state's Department of Public Safety Commissioner. Troy German was trying to gain a promotion or appointment to a state office. Court documents show he threatened to release evidence of OHP misconduct if


Take-aways from Monday’s City Council candidate forum

Nine candidates running for three Altus City Council seats had a chance to let voters know more about them during the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women’s Municipal Forum on Monday …


Oklahoma drone bill needs careful review

The use of drones has raised reasonable concerns about their potential use in illegal activity. But legislative efforts to address these concerns often prove impractical. A Senate bill allowing people to be fined if they fly a drone over privately owned agricultural property may be the latest exampl


Oklahoma’s most admired CEO speaking at RSU

The BM Chapter of P.E.O. in conjunction with Rogers State University’s Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO of 2013, Dr. Terry Neese. Her presentation will be held Thursday, April 4at 10:30 a.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center Ballro


Oklahoma County Commissioner comments on brother’s arrest in Russia

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma County District 3 Commissioner, Kevin Calvey addressed his brother, Michael’s Friday detainment in Russia today on Facebook. Michael Calvey, a US citizen and one of Russia’s most prominent foreign investors, has been detained in Moscow in connection with a large-scale fraud


Chamber installs new board members

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce held their annual Installation Banquet at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Great Plains Technology Center in Frederick. The banquet began with the recitation of the Pledge of …


Smith found guilty in Altus murder case

ALTUS, OK (TNN) - A sentencing date has been set for March 6th in the case of a drug deal turned to murder in Altus. It took two hours for the jury to convict Marielle Smith in the August 2017 death of Jarred Holmes.


SWOAG hosts election for alternate board member

An election will be held at the Bailey Birth to Five School at 201 S. Lee, Altus, Oklahoma on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. to elect one (1) alternate board member for the Jackson County Target …