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POLL: Should school personnel be allowed to carry handguns on campus?

McAlester Public Schools officials want more information and community input before deciding whether to act on a policy allowing board-approved personnel to carry handguns. Should school personnel be allowed to carry handguns on campus?

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VIDEO: State Sen. Larry Boggs and State Rep. Jim Grego, and county commissioner Ross Selman helped deliver more beds to McAlester Regional Health Center. 

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Frank D. Autrey, 75, of McAl-ester and currently Durant, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 4, 2020. Frank is survived by his wife, Ann; sons, Clint and wife, Alana, and Chris, and grandson, Cash. Viewing will be today until 5 p.m. Due to the current health issues, a celebration …

James L. McCurry, 88, of McAlester, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020, at Walnut Grove Living Center. Arrangements are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Laura Ruth Dodson, 64, passed away at her home in Red Oak, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The family has asked for no services at this time. Services under the direction of Waldrop Funeral Home of Wilburton.

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