McALESTER — Sheila Anderson, foreground, and Leticia Avila, vie for votes in a costume contest Wednesday at their McAlester office at the Department of Human Services. Anderson, sported a black veil and brought a crawling tarantula as part of her “black widow” character, while Avila was a vampire. Avila proved to be the crowd favorite, winning a gift certificate in the contest.
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Son of God set for Saturday free showing in McAlester
Because of the winter weather that hit the area last Sunday, The King’s House Church of McAlester has added another free showing of “Son of God” this weekend.
Choctaw village work day Saturday at Old Town park
A work day at the traditional Choctaw village in McAlester Hutchison Park is set for Saturday — in advance of planned Choctaw stick ball games at the site later this month.
Trevor McBane holds title of first McAlester STAR
Trevor McBane’s chill-bump inducing acapella rendition of the traditional spiritual “Wayfaring Stranger” made him the winner of the first McAlester STAR competition.
Emerson students take over City Hall
Emerson Elementary School instructors Amy Jewell and Dana Foster obviously know how to make good use of their time.
OSU Extension Service
The 4-H Yeast Bread Baking Contest has been set for Saturday, March 29th at 1 p.m. at Frink-Chambers School. Age groups for this event include Clover-buds (ages 5-8 years old) and are non-competitive; Junior (ages 9-13), and Senior (ages 14+). Ages for this contest are determined as of Jan. 1, 2014.
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Trevor McBane wins at local talent show
Trevor McBane’s chill-bump-inducing acapella rendition of the traditional spiritual “Poor Wayfaring Stranger” made him the winner of the first McAlester STAR competition.
Local students awarded Merit Scholarship from OCU
Dylan Hance and Miranda Isbell, of McAlester, have been awarded a merit scholarship based on grade point averages and ACT/SAT test scores.
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McAlester Community Garden project, coming to fruition
Richard Askew of the McAlester Community Garden project says there will be a work day at the garden throughout the day on March 22, plans for an open house are in the works — and garden plans are coming along nicely.
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