Altus Times

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Altus Times
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Civitas Media
Publisher Matthew Moran
Managing editors Eric Steinkopff
Staff writers Mary Esparza, Ryan Lewis
Founded 1900[1]
Language English
Headquarters Altus, Oklahoma
Circulation 5,000[1]

The Altus Times is a five-day daily newspaper based in Altus, Oklahoma and owned by Civitas Media.[1] It is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday.[1]


The original Altus Times was founded as a weekly newspaper by J. Ed Van Meter in December, 1901.[2] It was consolidated with two other newspapers into the Weekly Altus Times-Democrat around 1916. It began daily publication in 1928. The newspaper was renamed the Altus Times on August 1, 1984.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Finder Binder: Oklahoma's Updated Media Directory, 2010 Winter Issue.
  2. ^ a b Altus Times Boasts Colorful History, Altus Times (accessed February 15, 2010).

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