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The Pittsburg County Courthouse is closed today
The Pittsburg County Courthouse is closed today due to adverse weather conditons, officials say.
McAlester and Lakewood Schools closed Monday
McAlester District schools and Lakewood Christian Schools will be closed Monday due to adverse weather condtions, school officials say.
McAlester Public Schools cancels classes for Friday
Classes for McAlester Public Schools have now been canceled for Friday, said MPS spokesperson Debbie Watkins.
Breaking news: McAlester schools closed Thursday
McAlester Public Schools officials have decided that schools will be closed on Thursday.
OSSAA postpones weekend football playoffs
A press release from the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has announced that all football playoff games this weekend, including McAlester's 5A state championship game that was to be played Friday against Guthrie, has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Annual Christmas parade rescheduled
The McAlester Main Street Christmas Parade set for Thursday night has been rescheduled to Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. due to expected adverse weather conditions, organizers say.
Mason resigns seat on McAlester City Council
McAlester Vice Mayor/Ward 6 City Councilor Sam Mason has resigned from the city council.
Buffs wear down Highlanders in semis
McAlester quarterback Dalton Wood rushed for three touchdowns and rushed for two more, and running back Jarome Smith rushed for two and forced a safety on defense to lead McAlester past Lawton MacArthur, 56-20, in Friday's 5A state semifinal at Bill Jensen Field at Choctaw High School.
DOC employee gets 59 counts in prison drug smuggling case
An Oklahoma Department of Corrections employee was charged with 59 felony counts in a prison drug smuggling case.
Violent sex offender to be extradited
A sexually violent sex offender listed to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender List captured by Pittsburg County Sheriff’s office will be extradited back to Texas, officials say.
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