Blues singer Bebo McDaniel had never faced a crowd quite like this — an auditorium filled with elementary school students.
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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Quinton city officials declined Friday to fulfill an open records request by the News-Capital for the town’s settlement agreement with a former police chief — which a press association executive said is a willful violation of state law.
CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect the correct vote count on the agenda item.
OKLAHOMA CITY — After being ravaged by COVID-19, the state’s Native American-run gaming industry is on track to have one of its most profitable years in history.
A Tahlequah physician employed by Cherokee Nation was arrested in Chicot County, Arkansas on Tuesday for the first-degree murder of Moria Kinsey, 37, and a candlelight vigil has been slated to honor the victim.
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services failed to provide more access to services like home day care and therapy for people with intellectual disabilities despite increases in state and federal funding, according to a state spending watchdog.
WATTS, Okla. — Oklahoma’s governor has invested $500,000 from a discretionary business recruitment account to help a fledgling manufacturing facility bolster production and increase employment opportunities for residents living in one of the state’s poorest counties.
Aerospace icon Wally Funk stepped off her plane Monday at the Stillwater Airport Tarmac and was met with a cheering crowd, the OSU Band serenading her and three young girls who looked up to her.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff have been charged in the case.
From ancient history to present day, there have always been foolish things that people have believed based on fantasy:
There is a developing thin line in mainstream journalism ethics between what’s acceptable and what’s not in defining impartial, independent news coverage.
When I was a boy in California in the 1960s, my family was pretty much the only family I knew that ate bagels. That’s probably because we were Jewish and bagels are a Jewish thing.
Facebook’s Oversight Board has both applauded and admonished Facebook for clamping a gag order on former President Trump the day after his supporters laid siege to the national Capitol.
Indiana’s red flag law is under scrutiny after a mass killing last week at an Indianapolis FedEx facility.
Mass murder by guns is a tragedy we shouldn’t have to bear.
I am a very serious Dr. Seuss fan.
After a noisy election season of discontent, Republicans see their road to recovery in discouraging eligible Americans from voting.
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.
This Week's Circulars
Laura L. Wilson, 81, of McAlester, passed away on Thursday, October 14th at her home. Family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester. Services will be 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19th at the First Free Will Baptist Church in McAlest…
Norma Jean Sullivan, 74, of McAlester, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in Tulsa. The family will greet friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2021 the Bishop Chapel of Memories. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2021 …
Lawrence Edward "Eddie" Snow, Jr., 59, of McAlester, passed away Monday, Oct. 12. Funeral services will be Monday, Oct. 18, at 2:00 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Tannehill Cemetery.
Joe Andrews, 86, of McAlester died Wednesday in McAlester. The family will greet friends and relatives from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Bishop Funeral Service. Funeral service will be 10:00 am Monday at Bishop Chapel of Memories officiated by Rev. Clint Gray with military honors provide…
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