Aug. 12, McAlester News-Capital, front page, Churches ask for reversal on street sign decision of removing silhouettes depicting soldiers kneeling before the cross. Daily our soldiers are being severely injured and being killed. I love churches who believe God, Jesus Christ our savior, The Holy Ghost. I love the Ten Commandments even though I’m often asking forgiveness for something. I too believe we need to make a stand and thank these churches, Bob Wallace, Bill Derichsweiler. God does want Christians to witness. Thank you people who did.
‘Grammer. I mean grammar.’
Grammar was spelled “grammer” until my freshman year of college and my periods were always on the wrong side of my quotes. Not to mention, I paid no attention to “to, too and two” or “there, their and they’re.”
Sen. Boggs at the Capitol
I grew up with a school day that began with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Unfortunately these things have fallen out of favor in recent years.
Condit's Capitol Report
It is a pleasure to represent such a great district at your Capitol.
Charles ‘Charlie’ Coppenger
Charles “Charlie” Coppenger, 78, of Quinton, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
MPD introduces new column
The McAlester Police Department has undergone some changes in the past few months, with a new chief and several promotions.
From the Capitol
As we wind down the fourth week of the session, we are in deadline week to get bills out of committee. I filed six substantive bills; four were heard in committees. One has passed on the House floor and is headed to the Senate.
Benefits of hiking minimum wage are an illusion
The president's latest economic fantasy says raising the minimum wage will incentivize work, lower unemployment, juice the economy and may even lower taxes. All while businesses swallow billions of dollars more in labor costs.
Mozelle Jefferson, 93, of Red Oak, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Poteau.
Jake Mabray, 93, of McAlester, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his home.
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