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  • McAlester man charged with manslaughter in 2013 boating accident

    A McAlester resident has been charged with a felony count of first-degree manslaughter in McIntosh County in  connection with the 2013 death of an Oklahoma City man in a Lake Eufaula boating accident.

    June 5, 2014

  • Square logo.jpg MPD arrest McAlester Wal-Mart employee, alleged $40k embezzlement

    McAlester Wal-Mart employee was arrested Tuesday after a report of an alleged embezzlement of more than $40,000, according to McAlester Police Det. Sgt. Chris Morris.

    May 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • NARCONON.jpg Narconon faces federal lawsuit

    A federal lawsuit against Narconon and the Church of Scientology seeks an immediate injunction to prevent the unauthorized use of counseling certifications, trademarks and logos along with compensatory, statutory and punitive damages, plus attorneys’ fees.

    May 22, 2014 1 Photo


    May 15, 2014

  • Square logo.jpg Poor scores for nearly 16 percent of Oklahoma's 3rd graders

    The Oklahoma State Department of Education released figures Friday that show nearly 80 percent of third graders are eligible to advance to fourth grade based on their reading test scores.
    "As an educator, the emphasis our state has placed on a single test, on a single day to determine whether or not our eight and nine-year-olds are prepared for the next grade level is unfair and disappointing," said Linda Hampton, Oklahoma Education Association president.

    Read more in the Sunday edition of the McAlester News-Capital. We will include results of local school districts.

    May 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • GREEN-TRIAL-3.jpg Jury finds in favor of city in McAlester v. Randy Green lawsuit

    A Pittsburg County jury has delivered a unanimous verdict in favor of the city of McAlester in the city’s lawsuit against former City Manager Randy Green and Green’s counter-suit against the city.

    May 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dalton Wood Chargers knock out Buffs at Regionals

    Tulsa-Memorial mounted two comebacks thanks to three McAlester errors, then Trevor Boone hit a walk-off home run to give the Chargers a 5-4 extra-innings win against the Buffaloes in Thursday’s regional consolation final at Mike Deak Field in McAlester.

    May 8, 2014 3 Photos

  • Buffs baseball regional to start at 5

    Today's regional tournament baseball games at Mike Deak Field in McAlester have been pushed back to 5 p.m. due to inclement weather, according to the McAlester athletic department's Mary Martin.

    May 8, 2014

  • Local sports update: Buffs win, Lady Hornets lose

    The Stuart Lady Hornets lost 17-7 to Binger-Oney in the Class 2A state quarter-finals today in Shawnee, ending their postseason.

    May 7, 2014

  • Square logo.jpg Day 1 of 3, city of McAlester vs. Randy Green

    In day 1 of 3, jury selection for a lawsuit between the city of McAlester and former City Manager Randy Green is set for 9 this morning in Associate District Judge James Bland's courtroom on the second floor of the Pittsburg County Courthouse.

    May 7, 2014 1 Photo

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