By Kevin Harvison
McAlester Lions Club member Emory "Tony" Fields, left, was recognized for his 35-year membership in the Lions organization July 24, along with Jimmy Williams, right, for 20 years with the service group. Pictured center is new member, Interim Chief Gary Wansick of the McAlester Police Department. Wansick spoke briefly to the noon luncheon at The Meeting Place, telling the group that the 39 officers on the local force answered about 2,000 incident reports last year. On July 31, the group is scheduled to hear from State Rep. Brian Renegar.