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Lift-A-Thon memorial benefit set for Saturday
On Saturday, the fourth annual LiftStrong33 Lift-A-Thon and Fitness Challenge is set to kick of at 9 a.m., is expected to last until noon and will be held in the weight room at Hook Eales Stadium.
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Crews hurry to clear county roads
Area weather is expected to improve over the next few days, according to the National Weather Service.
CIP hits snag; needs more time, money
The more the one-half million dollar 17th Street project for the city of McAlester has gotten a little costlier, now rising above the $600,000 mark.
Future Oscar winner turns 5
Pictured is Maxie Brickey, of McAlester. She celebrates her fifth birthday today. She wants to be an actress when she “gwows up” and would like to win an “Oscaw.”
Storm leaves city iced over
City of McAlester workers said Monday they expected it would take awhile to clear city streets of ice, snow and sleet — and they need some help from Mother Nature.
“We’re probably going to be battling this thing for the next couple of days,” said City Operations Supervisor Timmy Don Adams.
McAlester Public School closed Monday
"McAlester Public Schools closed Monday. Bus routes are slick. All 11 and 12 month employees report." -- text from McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Marsha GoreArea schools may call or text their closings to be added to McAlesterNews.com by emailing email@example.com, or calling 918-423-6585.
Livestock show brings competitors
Several Quinton 4-H’ers were busy grooming their heifers and steers to compete the 71st Annual Pittsburg County Livestock show on Friday.
Colder weather expected
Colder temperatures with an inch of sleet and snow could hit Pittsburg County Sunday followed by rain and freezing rain Sunday night, according Kevin Enloe, director of the local office of emergency management.
District Attorney Ward faces OBA complaint; denies allegations
The Oklahoma Bar Association has filed a complaint against District 18 District Attorney Farley Ward — with Ward and his attorney strongly denying the allegations.
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