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  • Buff square logo Black on White.jpg MPS in session Monday

    McAlester Public Schools are to be in session Monday, according to MPS spokesperson Debbie Watkins.
    She said originally the day was planned to be a school holiday, but will nowe serve as a snow make up day.

    February 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • MARTIN, YVETTE.jpeg OTC names Yvette Martin as tag agent for McAlester

    A new McAlester tag agent has been appointed by the Oklahoma Tax Commission and the local tag agency could be open again in less than a month, officials say.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg OSP officer pleads guilty to accepting bribe

    A female correctional officer at Oklahoma State Penitentiary pleaded guilty of accepting a bribe and bringing contraband into the prison.

    February 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Baylee Dawkins 2 Weather cancels MPS games

    Basketball games on the road and at home tonight have been canceled due to winter weather, according to Mary Martin of McAlester Public Schools.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • LAWRENCE,-RONALD.jpg DA: Jehovah Witness Church concealed molestation crimes

    “The entire church body of the Jehovah Witness Church” allegedly concealed child molestation crimes alleged against a man identified as a former church elder, according to a motion filed in Pittsburg County District Court.

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Buff square logo Black on White.jpg McAlester Schools to be in session Tuesday

    McAlester Public Schools will be in session Tuesday (Feb. 4) with a lenient tardy policy, according to Superintendent Marsha Gore.

    She said the lenient tardy is to give everyone plenty of time to drive safely and use caution.

    February 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Buff square logo Black on White.jpg McAlester Public Schools are closed Monday Feb. 3

    McAlester Public Schools are closed Monday Feb. 3, according to Superintendent Marsha Gore.

    She said that all "11 and 12 month" employees are to report however.

    February 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • road conditions Weather related accidents slow traffic in Pittsburg County

    McAlester/Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management Director Kevin Enloe said there have been multiple weather related vehicle accidents in the area that are slowing traffic and keeping salt trucks from being able to salt roads. He said motorists should not to drive unless it is a necessity or an emergency.

    February 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2014-02-02 at 9.52.22 AM.png County weather divided

    Kevin Enloe, director of the McAlester/Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management, said Pittsburg County's weather is divided by a snow line that is hitting the northern portion of the county and by ice that is expected to continue to fall in the southern portion.

    February 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Square logo.jpg UPDATE: Shots at OU are possibly a false alarm

    Authorities have evacuated Gould Hall following reports of gunfire, however, reports from the scene indicate the incident may have been a false alarm.

    January 22, 2014 1 Photo

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