McALESTER — "Road conditions are considered slick and hazardous and we are discouraging all travel unless absolutely necessary," said Kevin Enloe, director of McAlester/Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management. "We have had multiple vehicle accidents all across the county already. The traffic that is out on the roads is interfering with the efforts of the emergency crews and slowing down progress."
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need for speed bump
City of Krebs Street Supervisor, Kevin Mick, along with his crew and Krebs Mayor Bobby Watkins, put the finishing touch on the new speed bumps they installed at Krebs Public School that were paid and provided by the city of Krebs for the safety of the students and teachers.
Heavy rains knocks out sheriff's phones, flood emergency management offices
Regular phone lines for the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office and the Office of Emergency Management were knocked out in the early morning hours Thursday, while about 18 inches of water flooded the OEM office under the Pittsburg County Justice Center.
Indian Territory Coin Club will meet Aug. 11
The Indian Territory Coin Club will meet Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Angel's Diner on 69 Bypass South, McAlester. The program will be on ancient coins. Contact Gary at 405-426-9044 for further information.
Gas company files appeal
They’ve decided to hire an attorney.
Pittsburg County commissioners plan to hire a lawyer to represent in an appeal filed in district court on behalf of an oil and gas company protesting the amount of its ad valorem tax assessment.
Backpack-stuffers prepare for Bash
Workers and volunteers at Shared Blessings were busy Wednesday getting ready for this weekend’s Back-to-School Bash, preparing to give away backpacks and school supplies for children and teens who will soon start the new school year.
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'Road Closed' means just that
For months, signs placed along South Avenue and Country Club Road read “Road Closed Ahead” — although the roads were still open.
Now though, the “Road Closed Ahead” signs on South Avenue, along with those on Country Club Road and Peaceable Road, mean exactly what they say.
City extends 17th Street construction deadline to mid-September
A Stillwater company working on the Seventeenth Street Capital Improvement Project for the city of McAlester now has until mid-September to complete the job.
McAlester man facing rape charges has hearing date set
A preliminary hearing date has been set for a man who is facing charges of rape in the first degree (victim under age 14) and sodomy, victim under the age of 16.
County to decide on liquor sales
They’re ready to give the voters a shot.
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