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Christmas on the Hill to be packed with sights and events
Volunteers who have put together the Christmas on the Hill program for Saturday night (Nov. 30) hope it will start a new tradition in the McAlester area.
Everything set for Community Thanksgiving Dinner
“Everybody who sits down right here, if they go away hungry, it’s their own fault.”
Those were the words of District 2 Pittsburg County Commissioner Kevin Smith at the George Nigh National Guard Armory, as volunteers worked to prepare food for the 28th Annual Pittsburg County Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
Cooks at OSP, JBCC prepare hundreds of holiday meals
Cooks at Oklahoma State Penitentiary and the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center have been busy preparing vast quantities of food for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah
The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.
Volunteers talking turkey for Community Thanksgiving Dinner
As aromas wafted their way through the George Nigh National Guard Armory, volunteer Tommy Graham held a still smoking turkey high over a pan as the sauces slowly dripped from it.
Violent sex offender to be extradited
A sexually violent sex offender listed to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender List captured by Pittsburg County Sheriff’s office will be extradited back to Texas, officials say.
UPDATE! Church elder, 76, charged in 30 year old molestation case.
A church elder, 76, was charged Tuesday for allegedly molesting three children more than 30 years ago, according to McAlester Police Sergeant Detective Chris Morris.
Deadline extended to sign up for Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The deadline has been extended for those who want to participate in the 28th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, but have not already signed up to do so.
Volunteers cooking up Thanksgiving dinners for annual community event
Turkeys simmered at a number of sites around the George Nigh National Guard Armory on Monday, with preparations under way for the 28th Annual Pittsburg County Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
UPDATE :Texas Most Wanted Sex offender captured by Pittsburg County Sheriffs Office
Monday night the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office caputured a sexually violent sex offender listed to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender List, officials say.
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