Some say "we shouldn't have to be told by government to wear a mask."
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 … Read more
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
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
James Floyd "Jinky" Harris, Jr., 78 of Stuart, died Thursday in McAlester. The family will greet visitors and relatives 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Bishop Funeral Service. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Bishop Chapel of Memories officiated by Rev. Dan McDonald and R…
Eugene "Cap" Grantham, 93, of McAlester, passed away on Nov. 15 at his home. A memorial service will be held for Cap on Monday, Nov. 30, at 11:00 a.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home Chapel.
Lavonia Hance, 72, of McAlester, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 at McAlester Regional Health Center. Family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Indianol…
- Kim Kardashian West visits OSP death row inmate Julius Jones
- Police: Man in custody after pursuit, standoff
- Man charged with numerous felonies
- Dunkin pleads guilty to theft of funds
- Deputies dismantle chop shop
- Local man indicted by Multicounty Grand Jury
- New mask mandate going into effect in 30 days
- ODOC: Kim Kardashian West part of legal team
- Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings – Nov. 16-20, 2020
- Southeast region hits Tier 2 in surge plan