McALESTER — Pictured are five generations comprised of first-born daughters.
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Morgan Eller uses his coat to shield himself from the fallen sleet Thursday morning while outside covering up his four-wheeler.
An Oklahoma Department of Transportation vehicle works on an overpass Thursday morning on George Nigh Expressway.
ODOT hitting bridges, slick spots; awaiting worst of storm
Workers with the Pittsburg County office of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation were concentrating on bridges and isolated slick spots early Thursday, but were expecting conditions to deteriorate as the day continued.
McAlester city crews wait for icing to start before applying salt to connector streets
City of McAlester crews were waiting early Thursday for streets to get slicker before they started applying massive quantities of salt to major connector streets.
Schools out today in McAlester, Hartshorne other schools in county
Administrators canceled classes for Thursday at McAlester Public Schools in advance of the forecast winter storm, as well as at other public school districts in Pittsburg County.
More than 50 singers, 20 musicians, ready for Community Chorus and Christmas Concert
A more traditional presentation is planned for this year’s McAlester Area Community Chorus and Christmas Concert, set for 7 p.m. on Dec. 14 at S. Arch Thompson Auditorium.
McAlester city crews ready to treat main connector streets with salt
McAlester city crews were set to work city streets throughout the day as wintry weather hit the McAlester area.
Festival of the Trees brings in the crowds
More than 100 people attended the first Festival of Trees held Saturday at the International Rainbow for Girls Supreme Temple visitors, organizers say.
Emergency Management officials brain storm for bad weather
Several city and county officials gathered Wednesday afternoon with Pittsburg County Emergency Management staff to prepare for the adverse weather conditions forecast for Thursday and Friday.
OSSAA postpones weekend football playoffs
A press release from the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has announced that all football playoff games this weekend, including McAlester's 5A state championship game that was to be played Friday against Guthrie, has been postponed due to inclement weather.
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