McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


  • Fall Time Fall Time

    Oreo, an eight-week-old Boston Terrier owned by Troyce and Pat Tolson of McAlester, poses for a fall time pictured.

    October 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bazaar Bazaar

    First Presbyterian Church of McAlester is having the annual Bazaar on Friday, November 1. Doors open at 7 a.m. with lots of unique, one of a kind, hand crafted items for sale; along with delicious cakes, pies and breads. A hearty beef and vegetable soup will be served for lunch. All proceeds will be donated to local area charities.

    October 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • True Grit True Grit

    McAlester Public Library Teen Librarian, Erin Austin, works on a giant version of the original True Grit book cover, published in 1968, which will be part of the library’s float in the big True Grit Day parade this Saturday at the Old Town Wild West Festival. Entries in the 9 a.m. parade include authentic 1870s wagons and stagecoaches, riders, marchers, floats from churches and businesses, an appearance by Belle Starr and an engine from the McAlester Fire Department. The parade will move south to north on Main Street beginning at the entrance to the Old Town Historic District, then proceed east to circle Hutchinson Park and the Tobucksy Courthouse. Saturday will be proclaimed True Grit Day in McAlester by Mayor Steve Harrison as part of the Wild West Festival and the kickoff of the library’s six-week lineup of events celebrating the Portis novel. Citizens are being asked to read the book and attend at least one library program about the beloved American Western.

    September 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • Fun Run Fun Run

    A group of participants leave for the 5K “Mustache Run” Saturday. 

    September 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bias-Taylor Taylor to wed Bias in outdoor ceremony

    Carissa A. Taylor and Jason J. Bias are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding ceremony set for Sept. 28 at 5:03 p.m. on the McAlester property of the Tannehill family.

    September 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Haywood Students Haywood Students

    Participating in the Read 5 for Summer program, sponsored by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, are Haywood School pictured from left, Loren Colley, Autumn Brinkley, Kasey Markham and Chance Colley.

    September 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bounce 1 William Gay at Play

    Photos at William Gay Early Childhood Center.

    September 10, 2013 2 Photos

  • 08 04 Brackett-Jeffreys.jpg Jeffreys and Brackett to wed

    Joshua Landon Jeffreys and Brandy Nicole (Robbins) Brackett, of McAlester, have announced their upcoming marriage this fall.

    August 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pet of the Week Pet of the Week

    This female Yorkie mix is available for adoption at Renegar Animal Hospital, 1550 S. Main St. For more information on this and other animals available for adoption call 918-423-1960 or visit

    August 2, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hawg 1 Whole Hawg Days

    Photos from Eufaula's Whole Hawg Days Festival.

    July 29, 2013 7 Photos

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