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Council puts more teeth in dog park rules
McAlester city councilors have put more teeth into rules at the city’s Central Bark dog park, taking a snip at bringing canines to the site that haven’t been spayed or neutered.
Blue Western Scramble concert reset for Sunday night
Blue Western Scramble, the band which saw its Rotary Park concert rained out as a storm whipped through McAlester on Thursday, has re-scheduled the event for Sunday night.
Former City Councilor, Vice-Mayor Sam Mason remembered
Former Ward 6 City Councilor and McAlester Vice-Mayor Frank C. “Sam” Mason, 82, died Friday at his McAlester home following an illness.
PSO update: only 20 people still without electric
PSO Spokesperson Feank Phillips said in a text message, "As of 9:10 o.m. 20 PSO customers without power in Pittsburg County: 13 in McAlester pending underground cable repair, 3 more in McAlester with transformer issues, and 4 other customers in the area with transformer issues. Lightning is the probable cause of the damage in each of these situations. Crews will continue working to restore power to these customers."
PSO update: 281 of the 1176 still without power
As of 6:25 p.m., there are 281 PSO customers out of the original 1176 that are still without power: 179 in McAlester, 99 in Hartshorne and Haileyville, three more outside these areas, according to PSO spokesperson Frank Phillips.He said the outage was caused by trees blown down on to power lines.
PSO says 1343 customers without electric as thunderstorms move through the area
Spokesperson for Public Service Company of Oklahoma/American Electric Power Frank Phillips said 1343 customers are without power in McAlester.
The McAlester Area Arts & Humanities free concerts in the park for tonight is canceled
Tonight's free concert in Rotary Park has been canceled due to oncoming thunderstorms.
City council looks at purchasing land near McAAP
The city of McAlester is looking to buy some land — preferably near the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant.
With the second half of 2014 now under way, the combined number of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases filed in Pittsburg County District Court is morethan 2,800 numbered cases.
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