McALESTER — The quickest way to find out whether or not McAlester school is in session tomorrow is to listen to local radio stations 101.3 or 105.1. The radio stations will also be notified of other school closings as well and they will post these closings on their website at mcalesterradio.com. You can also find out about school closings at facebook.com/mcalesternewscapital. Also, the 9th grade McAlester basketball game scheduled for this evening in Eufaula has been cancelled. Check with the radio stations or the News-Capital facebook page for other cancellations as well.
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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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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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