McAlester-area homes are eligible to receive new smoke alarms and have them installed – for free – through a program recently revived by the McAlester Fire Department. Through a partnership with Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation, and Fire Protection Publications, t… Read more
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The Rev. Wade Watts often relayed a story from his youth before the civil rights era when a white friend invited him to dinner.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 122 active COVID-19 cases Feb. 26. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
McAlester city councilors held a special meeting Thursday evening to approve transferring money from the city’s Emergency Fund.
Two southeast Oklahoma men agreed Thursday to waive their preliminary hearings in cases accusing them of performing an illegal castration.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Advocates on Wednesday said state health officials are struggling to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Black residents around the state.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 102 active COVID-19 cases in Pittsburg County Feb. 24. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
McAlester city councilors acted Tuesday night to declare the Ward 4 seat vacant and to authorize calling a special election to fill the position.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
President Trump is his own woeful enemy.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
Joe Biden described the agonizing wait for the outcome of the presidential election thusly: “Democracy can sometimes be messy.”
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
Fearful forecasts are afoot with the presidential election creeping closer.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
If you oppose mail-in voting because President Donald Trump calls it a fraud, prepare to stand in long lines to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 Election Day.
President Trump’s weekend with reporters at his private golf club in New Jersey can be explained as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
Earl D. Lawson's death by COVID-19 was doubly cruel.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling declaring the boundaries of an Oklahoma Native tribe remain intact is narrow in scope and does not affect property ownership, land titles or taxation by a county or the state, according to a former Cherokee Nation Supreme court justice and dean emeritus of the University of Arkansas School of Law.
LOCKPORT, N. Y. -- The great debate over voting by mail has begun.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
This Week's Circulars
Billy Thomas Ford, 82, of Krebs, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 due to complications related to COVID. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Savanna Cemetery Pavilion.
- UPDATE 12:45 p.m.: Officials: Ethan McIntosh found alive
- RAMBLIN' ROUND: Brian Wilson and Barry Gibb: Brotherly harmonies with King Kong and Godzilla
- Two Oklahoma men waive preliminaries in illegal castration case
- Man charged for firing into a residence
- City water clarifier situation called 'threat to health and safety'
- Pittsburg County residents, businesses eligible for FEMA assistance
- City trying to determine issues with water tower levels
- GIRLS BASKETBALL: Crowder advances to state, Pittsburg falls in tight contest
- GIRLS BASKETBALL: OSSAA releases state tournament brackets
- BREAKING: Officials no longer asking for water conservation