McALESTER — Paisley Hopper, the “dog”-ter of Debbie Hopper, is a Yorkie. Paisley recently won the American Cancer Society Relay for Life pet contest fundraiser. Paisley received a doggy gift card and gift basket and will appear in a commercial in June with the winners of the Relay for Life cutest kids contest. “Our pet contest raised over $4,000,” said organizer Valerie Lalli.
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Commissioners approve REAP grants
The Pittsburg County commissioners unanimously approved more than $175,000 in state Rural Economic Action Plan funds to benefit some county roads and fire departments.
ABLE tackles under-age drinking
Officials say adults supplying minors with alcohol is a crime and it was also the target of a press-conference given by the McAlester district of the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission recently.
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Students and parents prepare — it's time for spring break!
Krebs schools, perfect attendance
Krebs Public Schools has recognized its students with perfect attendance during the first semester of the school year:
School hosts 'Cat in the Hat' Guinness record attempt
Fill a room with 191 smiling, enthusiastic individuals — including 171 early childhood students — along with music, dancing and a costumed feline with a funny hat, and what do you get?
An attempt to help set a new Guinness World Record.
City council to take action to fill vacant Ward 4 seat
McAlester city councilors are set to begin the process to fill the now-vacant Ward 4 council seat.
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