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


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]