McALESTER — Stage Stores Inc. chose local nonprofits to take part in the Community Counts— 30 Days of Giving program during the month of March. The McAlester Stage selected local nonprofit Pride In McAlester to take part in the program and receive $1, $3 or $5 donations from Stage shoppers. Pride In McAlester recently received a check from Stage for $854.00, showing that local citizens gave generously during the month of March. Pictured from left are Brian Holloway, assistant manager; Gary Thompson, store manager and Regina Peoples, Executive Director of Pride In McAlester.
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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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