Your column on shopping McAlester makes sense except for the taxes we are already paying and our “I could care less” city council wanting more tax from its citizens who are not responsible for their shortcomings.
Plus, the fact of the higher cost of many items in the McAlester market versus elsewhere. Plus, the fact that Oklahoma is one of the few states that still charges tax on edible items. As a rule gasoline is usually cheaper in Eufaula, Muskogee and points north and south of McAlester. My question is why?
I know of many people who go to Texas and Arkansas to purchase their edible food items due to city and state taxes. I mean a saving of more than $8 per $100 spent is, to many, a large savings. The city council, with its “know it all,” attitude, had best wake up or face more of a revenue loss.
This Week's Circulars
Viola Caudill, 85, a resident of the Gowen Community passed away Thursday June 10, 2021 at home. A Graveside service will be held a 11:00 AM Monday June 14, 2021 in the Pavilion at Bache-Red Oak Cemetery. There will be a family and friends visitation on Sunday June 13, 2021 from 5:00pm to 7:…
Neil Jay Parks, Jr. of Wilburton died Wednesday June 9, 2021 in McAlester at a local nursing center. Viewing will be Noon to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory. A graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 14, 2021 at Veterans Colony Cemetery, Wi…
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