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Before he died of pneumonia in the Atoka County Jail, Michael James Hoeppner appeared disoriented and short of breath. Hoeppner told a police officer he was tired and sick, according to police body camera footage of his arrest.
This Week's Circulars
Christopher "Chris" Ellison, 56, formerly of McAlester, died May 17 in Colorado. Funeral services are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.
Florence Marie Schofield was born on August 20, 1926 in Peachable, Oklahoma and was called to her Heavenly home on May 20, 2020. Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, David, and her only son, Phillip David. She is survived by her nieces Donna Knight, Vicki Gregg and Karl…
- McAlester residents charged with torturing girl
- Judge sets bonds in child abuse case
- Tentative date set for reopening of Choctaw casinos
- Bond reduction hearing set for McAlester couple accused of child abuse
- Choctaw Nation releases casino safety guidelines
- Soldier convicted for role in death of Haileyville man
- Man arrested in connection with Longtown armed robbery
- McAlester High School announces top graduates
- Work underway on Shops at McAlester highway project
- Sheriff: Man used 'COVID mask' during Sunday robbery