Summertime in Oklahoma simply is not complete without a 4-H camp. While the format of these camps has moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic, 4-H’ers are having just as much fun as always.
What started out as a productive session may possibly end soon (due) to the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. As of Tuesday, March 17, we are heading home with no idea if and when we will return to the people’s house. We are not closing government, and the Legislature will still meet in some …
Deadline week is fully upon us this week. This without a doubt is the busiest week of the entire session. Any House bill not getting heard on the House floor by this Thursday will not be heard this session. Monday, we considered 76 bills. One bill that failed was House Bill 2776. This bill w… Read more
Thursday was a magical night in downtown McAlester. Read more
I’ve always thought it interesting that in the history of popular music there are very few songs about battles our nation’s veterans have fought — and many of those recordings came out in the late 1950s and early 1960s when a wave of historical songs hit the charts. Read more
With the Nov. 6 General Election approaching with the speed of a runaway freight train, many candidates as well as the state and national political parties are proclaiming to citizens they should do their civic duty and get out to vote. Read more
McAlester residents have a unique opportunity during a couple of weekends this month to get rid of unwanted and potentially dangerous items — including one day devoted to unused prescription drugs and household hazardous waste — while also helping the environment. Read more
Imagine being dropped from a hovering helicopter to try and rescue a desperate individual from the top of a car, truck, tree or even a house as floodwaters are rising around the seemingly hapless victim. Read more
The Reel Dish
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can ...
Ladies and gentlemen the summer’s thrill ride is here.
You’re gonna need a stronger cage.
The dead rise in “The Mummy” but little life is brought back to the classic horror franchise.
Go back to your cave, Batman. Fly off to the Fortress of Solitude, Superman.
This Week's Circulars
Fairel Bernice (Ivey) Caldwell, 92, of Warwick, died on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Edmond. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 6, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery in McAlester.
Anthony Lovitt, 82, of McAlester, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. Services are pending with Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory of McAlester.
- 'Everything we can': McAlester offers three attendance options for upcoming school year
- Hearod promoted to McAlester police chief
- Choctaw Nation announces COVID-19 relief programs
- OHP: One dead, six injured in Sunday crash
- Oklahoma tops 15,000 total COVID-19 cases, with 526 new positive tests on Friday, OSDH reports
- OSDH: 10 active COVID-19 cases in Pittsburg County
- Pam Smith elected as Pittsburg County Court Clerk
- Choctaw Casinos to require masks beginning Tuesday
- CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE: Hartshorne full of weekend activities
- Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris wins reelection