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Man charged in rape of 5-year-old- declared 'incompetent'
A McAlester man charged with raping a 5-year-old girl was set free after he was found incompetent in November.
Modern Woodmen Award
Modern Woodmen Betty Balkman, left, presents Val Derichsweiler with the Home Town Hero Award. In recognition of her efforts, members of Modern Woodmen’s McAlester chapter presented Derichsweiler with a certificate and awarded a $100 grant to her charity of choice, Knights of Columbus for a fundraiser for Glenda Woolman.
Emerson Christmas Program
Photos from Monday night Christmas Around the World program.
2 men arrested and charged in Krebs lab bust
Two Krebs men were jailed Wednesday — and charged Thursday — after firearms, drugs and drug paraphernalia were allegedly found in their home, authorities said.
State Football Fans
McAlester High School students, Kyle Larson, left and Emme Sherman, center, watch a replay on the scoreboard at Boone Pickens Stadium Saturday night during the 5A State Football Championship.
Work to begin on Chadick Park playground, other park improvements
Plans for new playground equipment at Chadick Park are swinging forward, with new equipment expected to arrive in the coming weeks.
Popular K-9 served police, churches
Bosco, the Wonder Dog, the scourge of criminals and the friend of children, is with us no more.
Winners named in Christmas parade
People lined up on the sidewalks of Carl Albert Parkway and Choctaw Avenue on Thursday night to catch a glimpse of Santa during McAlester Main Street’s annual Christmas parade. The theme this year was “Christmas in the Movies.”
Jury finds man guilty of manslaughter
Leon Lee Hollis was found guilty of first degree manslaughter on Thursday in the July death of Danny Bradford.
Jury deliberates in Manslaughter trial
Closing arguments were heard Thursday in the first-degree manslaughter trial of Leon Lee Hollis.
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