The city of McAlester is embarking on a 24-day period where the city's mandate requiring individuals to wear a mask or other protective face covering in public settings will not be in effect.
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
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