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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.
County braces for rough weather
Local officials say they say they are preparing for the predicted rough weather ahead.
Annual Christmas parade rescheduled
The McAlester Main Street Christmas Parade set for Thursday night has been rescheduled to Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. due to expected adverse weather conditions, organizers say.
Hundreds take part in first Christmas on the Hill celebration
Hundreds of McAlester-area residents gathered at the Puterbaugh Center in McAlester on Saturday night to join in the first-ever lighting of a Community Christmas Tree, part of the Christmas on the Hill celebration.
Officials prep for winter storm
Local officials say they are preparing for the predicted rough weather ahead.
A 90 percent chance of sleet and snow is predicted for the McAlester area starting Thursday, according to weather.gov.
Buffs fans watch skies in advance of championship game
McAlester High School Buffaloes will play in the State Final for the first time since 1996 and for the first time since 1988 they could take home the big prize, school officials say.
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