October named 4-H month
Pittsburg County Commissioners unanimously voted to make October 4-H month on Monday.
FBI brought into Anthrax hoax investigation
Officials say they are looking at possible suspects linked to Friday’s anthrax threat which shut down the Pittsburg County courthouse and two other buildings.
Courthouse evacuated for Anthrax scare
The Pittsburg County courthouse was cleared to be opened after it evacuated early Friday following an Anthrax threat.
Courthouse cleared after anthrax threat
The Pittsburg County Courthouse was evacuated and closed for the day following an anonymous anthrax threat Friday.
Listen to live recording of 911 Anthrax call
Listen to a recorded messaged of an annoymous person calling 911 this morning to report that Anthrax had been deposited at the Pittsburg County Courthouse.
McAlester man pleads guilty to beating baby
A McAlester man has pleaded guilty to beating an 8-week-old baby girl who remains hospitalized following the May 5 attack.
Wilburton driver killed in wreck
A Wilburton man is dead after he was thrown from the vehicle he was driving Thursday as it ran off a highway and rolled.
Sheriff, police officers, sweep courthouse for explosives
Sheriff’s deputies and McAlester police conducted a sweep of the Pittsburg County Courthouse on Monday, after police received a phone call from an individual who reported he’d overheard heard a comment about “explosives” and a “courthouse.”
Sheriff's house burglarized, son arrested
Two individuals are facing felony charges for allegedly burglarizing the home of Pittsburg County Sheriff Joel Kerns — including the sheriff’s 22-year-old son, Braden Kerns.
Mother sentenced to 20 years in child abuse case
A mother was sentenced to 20 years, with half of that suspended, for watching as her boyfriend allegedly beat her 8-week-old baby girl, according to allegations in court documents.
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