Comming up at local schools
• April 5
McAlester Band Sandy Landy Lake Band Trip, 6th and 7th, in Dallas
• April 9
McAlester Band OSSAA HS State Concert and Sight-reading Contest in Jenks
• April 11-14
McAlester Band Trip to Orlando, HS
• April 16-18
McAlester Band OSSAA State Solo and Ensemble Contest at OSU Stillwater
• April 22-25
McAlester Color Guard Clinic and Tryouts for 2013-14
• April 23-25
McAlester Band OBA All-State Jazz Band Tryouts
• April 26-27
McAlester Band 8th Grade Band Trip to Dallas
• May 2
McAlester Band 6th, 7th, 8th Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.
• May 3
McAlester Band HS Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.
• May 4
McAlester Band at Armed Forces Parade and HS Band Banquet
• May 12
McAlester Band Baccalaureate Auditorium Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m.
• May 17
McAlester Band at MHS Graduation at Hook Eales Stadium, 8 p.m.
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The McAlester Police Department responds to domestic violence calls on a daily basis. Many times when our officers arrive, we get very little cooperation.
Hospital hires lung specialist
McAlester has a new lung doctor, the first since 2008.
OEM sets large scale exercise
The McAlester/Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a large scale exercise Aug. 2 at The Village/Kinkead Hills that was designed to be as realistic as possible.
MHS band prepares for upcoming year
Friday saw the first units of the McAlester High School marching band gather, in preparation for the activities of the coming school year.
‘Movies In The Park’ program continues
Having just passed the mid-point in the year’s schedule, the “Movies In The Park” program offered by the city of McAlester has been successful thus far.
SOFA Art Gallery hosts gala, celebrates second anniversary
Artists of the Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts held a free art gala at the Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts Art Gallery to celebrate its second year of operation.
Local church to help fill backpacks with school supplies
A local church is helping children from families with financial difficulty to start the school year by filling backpacks in a “Backpack Challenge” with supplies to give away from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 4.
- Emergency management department to conduct large scale exercise Aug. 2
- Update: juvenile shot in Quinton expected to live.
MPS hosts staff luncheon
As the beginning of another school year approaches, an estimated 60-70 administrators and staff that work for McAlester Public Schools during the summer gathered for a luncheon of hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream floats Wednesday.
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