McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

October 4, 2012

Sign of the Times

By Kandra Wells


Pictured, Wayne Dobbs, is preparing to put out the Wild West Festival signs to this years North Town McAlester event taking place Oct. 13. Dobbs takes pride every year in the responsibility of getting the signs painted and putting them up. Music bands, reenactment of gun fights, lumberjack competitions are scheduled throughout the day. Buddy Garvin, Ward 5 McAlester City Councilman is the MC for the festival. The crowning of the North Town King and Queen will take place at noon. Booth space is still available and can be reserved by calling 918-329-9434.