Hartshorne/Haileyville Masonic Lodge No. 122 recently installed 2013 officers. Pictured from left, front row, are J.W. Stephenson, tyler; Lee Morgan, senior deacon; Paul Diehl, treasurer; Ronnie Robbins, junior deacon; second row, Joe Winslow, senior steward; Mickey Nolen, chaplain; Leonard Howard, senior warden; Steve Gragg, worshipful master; back row, Eddie Gragg, secretary; and Mark Halyard, installing officer. Not pictured, but newly installed 2013 officers, are Ronnie Gragg, junior warden, and Ronald Gragg, junior steward.
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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.
EOSC Theatre to present ‘Big Love"
The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department’s next production will be a unique staging of “Big Love,” by American playwright Charles L. Mee. The play will be presented Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.
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