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Savanna wins fourth straight Pitt 8 Tournament
Bryn Houlton gave up no runs and just two hits in five innings, striking out seven and leading the Savanna Lady Bulldogs to an 8-0 run-rule win against the Stuart Lady Hornets in Thursday’s Pitt 8 Tournament championship at the Pittsburg County Softball Complex in McAlester.
2 sentenced in OSP death
Two former Oklahoma State Penitentiary prison guards were given deferred sentences Monday in the death of an inmate who died of smoke inhalation in his cell at OSP on July 28, 2012.
State poet to perform today at library
Oklahoma Poet Laureate Nathan Brown will be in McAlester for a performance of his work at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the McAlester Public Library.
Report reveals more details on July 4 fatal boat accident
Witnesses report they heard screaming and saw a boat fly overhead and crash into another boat during a deadly July 4 boating accident, according to a report released by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
No injuries reported in natural gas pipeline explosion near Kiowa
Emergency responders worked together to extinguish a grass fire Tuesday that ignited after an underground natural gas pipeline ruptured near Kiowa.
No injuries were reported.
2 hurt, 2 killed in wrecks
Two Eufaula men are dead, and a Stuart motorcyclist and a Muskogee truck driver are hospitalized following traffic accidents over the weekend.
Okmulgee man dies in fatal accident on Indian Nation Turnpike
An Okmulgee man is dead and a woman is injured after a two vehicle collision on the Indian Nation Turnpike in Pittsburg County, officials say.
Parker fifth grade students to use St. John's classrooms; sixth grade to continue at Eastern's McAlester Campus
The McAlester Public School Board of Education held an emergency meeting Friday morning related to the damaged Parker Intermediate Center school building — and where the fifth and sixth grade students from Parker will attend school in the coming weeks.
Classes set at Eastern for Parker Intermediate School students in McAlester
McAlester Public Schools officials decided Tuesday afternoon that fifth and sixth grade Parker Intermediate School students will attend classes at the McAlester Campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College, at 1802 E. College Ave., beginning Wednesday and continuing at least for the rest of this week.
Parker Intermediate School in McAlester evacuated, closed
Parker Intermediate School in McAlester has been ordered closed and school officials said no classes will be held there on Wednesday — and perhaps longer.
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