McALESTER — \Representatives of the Pittsburg County Chapter of the NAACP and members of American Legion Post 250 join with McAlester Mayor Steve Harrison on Thursday as Harrison signs a document proclaiming June 21 as a day of Juneteenth Celebration. The celebration is set to begin at 11 a.m. on June 21 at Michael J. Hunter Park at 14th Street and Chickasaw Avenue. Pictured, first row, from left, Helen Turner, Harrison, and Melody Anderson. Shown second row, from left, are Reginald Turner, Miller Newman, Cecil Lee and Louis Smitherman.
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Election set to decide Sunday sales of liquor by the drink
They’re ready to give the voters a shot.
Pittsburg County commissioners have called a Nov. 4 Special Election date for voters to decide if they want to approve the sale of liquor by the drink on Sundays.
Judge rules in Green case
A Pittsburg County judge has ruled the city of McAlester acted improperly in amending former City Manager Randy Green’s retirement plan to eliminate an “additional benefit” of $1,764.49.
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Okla. State student observing at MRHC
An Oklahoma State University student is observing at McAlester Regional Health Center as part of the rural medicine track offered at the university.
The McAlester Police Department responds to domestic violence calls on a daily basis. Many times when our officers arrive, we get very little cooperation.
Hospital hires lung specialist
McAlester has a new lung doctor, the first since 2008.
OEM sets large scale exercise
The McAlester/Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a large scale exercise Aug. 2 at The Village/Kinkead Hills that was designed to be as realistic as possible.
MHS band prepares for upcoming year
Friday saw the first units of the McAlester High School marching band gather, in preparation for the activities of the coming school year.
‘Movies In The Park’ program continues
Having just passed the mid-point in the year’s schedule, the “Movies In The Park” program offered by the city of McAlester has been successful thus far.
SOFA Art Gallery hosts gala, celebrates second anniversary
Artists of the Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts held a free art gala at the Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts Art Gallery to celebrate its second year of operation.
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