By Kevin Harvison
Work continues on the new roof for Puterbaugh Middle School. McAlester city councilors recently approved by a split vote a request from McAlester Public Schools to convey an additional $370,000 to MPS for completion of a new roof at Puterbaugh Middle School City councilors approved the measure on a 5-2 vote. Voting in support of the measure were Mayor Steve Harrison and City Councilors Weldon Smith, Ward 1; John Titsworth, Ward 2; Travis Read, Ward 3, and Buddy Garvin, Ward 5. Ward 4 Councilor Robert Karr and Ward 6 Councilor Sam Mason cast “no” votes, against the proposal.