3 times the charm
Love means never having to fuss over a Valentine’s Day dessert. It doesn’t mean ignoring the holiday’s sweet factor. Instead, take a basic chocolate cake and embellish it with pointers from a pastry pro, someone like Alice Medrich, author of “Seriously Bitter Sweet.”
Emerson Elementary student Elizabeth Richardson pauses to choose a color for the background of her Valentine’s Day coloring page Monday.
Emerson Elementary students wrote letters to help receive the grant for the city wide walking trail.
Ellen Barlow hangs a banner in a display window at the old J.J. McAlester/Hunts Department Store building at 2nd Street and Choctaw Avenue in downtown McAlester.
Heather Horn, Katelynn Horn, Cody Horn and Aspen Rivers got tired of building the traditional snowman so Saturday they built a snow bear to keep their cola cold.
When your tour operator flakes on you
American European Travel's nine-day ancient Turkey tour looked like the perfect birthday gift for David Olson's wife, Barbara. With stops in Istanbul, Ephesus and Pamukkale, it fulfilled a lifelong dream of visiting the old Ottoman Empire.
Bears, eagles, seals: How endangered animals fare
The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save more than 1,500 animal and plant species listed as endangered or threatened.
Emerson Elementary student Matthias Morrison, can’t seem to stop laughing after thinking the tennis balls used to protect the floor on the bottom of the classroom chairs, look like little blue chomping monsters.
Why Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is so scary
I cried when I heard about Philip Seymour Hoffman. The news scared me: He got sober when he was 22 and didn't drink or use drugs for the next 23 years.
Christian LaRue, left, gets hit by a snowball thrown from his brother, Derek LaRue Monday in McAlester.
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