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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Paid lunch prices, payment options
The McAlester Public Schools released lunch prices for the upcoming school year and have payment options.
Does your student qualify for free or reduced lunches?
McAlester Public Schools say more student households — than what apply — qualify for free and reduced lunches.
Highway construction expected to last for most of next year
For most of the next year, area drivers using U.S. Highway 69 south of the Pittsburg County line will likely see traffic restricted to one lane in each direction.
Canadian Shores Volunteer Fire Department to build $114,000 addition
Pittsburg County Commissioners voted unanimously, 2-0, Monday to approve a contract to add onto the Canadian Shores Volunteer Fire Department building that will cost more than $114,000.
Back-to-school tips for parents
Cyndie Sandford of Kidz Choice Pediatric Care in McAlester offered back-to-school tips for all parents:
Man allegedly assaults another with stick
A convicted felon was charged Friday with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon along with misdemeanor public intoxication.
Schools, local governments hurt from loss of military’s leftovers
Cities, counties and school districts remain frozen out of a federal program that has sent millions of dollars worth of trenchers, trailers, semis, bulldozers, boats and forklifts and other equipment over the years.
Commissioner sees the bright side of rain delays
For at least the last two weeks in a row, road work by Pittsburg County crews has been interrupted by rain, but one county commissioner looked at the positive side of things.
Individual enrollment schedules for Pittsburg County schools
Individual enrollment schedules
All Pittsburg County schools’ enrollment practices, dates and times, very based on what best suits their district.
However, schools ask new students to bring a current transcript, immunization record, birth certificate, proof of residency, and CDIB card — if applicable.
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