THUMBS UP to organizers of an annual event benefiting a Pittsburg County organization that looks out for our four-legged friends.
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
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
Cathy Edmonds, 65, died September 14, 2021. Cathy was born October 20, 1955 to Winfrey and Billy Turner. She is survived by her husband Kerry Edmonds; daughter, Carrie Ann Gates, niece Tara Edwards, and great niece Macee Edwards. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Caro…
March 6, 1949 -- September 8, 2021 Dr. Mary Hazeldine, beloved wife, sister, aunt, cousin, teacher, and friend left us peacefully to be with God on September 8, 2021, in Statesboro, Georgia. She always had a smile and kind word for everyone. She was loved by her students and helped to advanc…
Roy Clark Jr. 70, of Wilburton, OK passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Services will be on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 10 a.m. Graveside Services at the Wilburton Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Willard Francis. Services are under the direction of …
Sean Lee Hall 48, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at McAlester Regional Hospital. Sean was born on September 18, 1972 in McAlester, OK. Sean Lee was known by family and friends as a kind soul and spirit. He loved with a big heart and if there was a way he could help, you knew that h…
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