Church gives 150,000 to help schools and local agencies
Jeremiah. 29:7 Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile.
McAlester streets proposition passes by overwhelming margin
The city of McAlester's propostion to designed to gain financing for a $12 million in street projects passed by an overwhelming margin Tuesday night.
Tue May 14, 2013
Baby on life support; man and woman charged
A 2-month-old child is currently on life support and a McAlester man and woman have been charged in connection to the baby's injuries.
McAlester man accused of rape, sodomy
Criminal record of Kash Eugene Walters May 2013 - Charged with sodomy by force or fear, first degree rape, incest, sodomy and child sexual abuse.
McAlester singer/songwriter invited back to Nashville for return performance
She's "back by popular demand" - and it's more than a slogan. McAlester's Joanie Brooks received a personal invitation to return this year for another appearance on RFD TV's "Shotgun Red Variety Show." Brooks said the show's producer Steve Hall contacted her and asked if she would like to return for another guest appearance on the television show - ... (more)
Voting under way Tuesday in McAlester roads and streets election
McALESTER - McAlester voters have until 7 Tuesday night to cast ballots in the special city election, which city officials have tied to street and roads projects.
May's McAlester Schools Board of Education meeting
Photo opportunities, smiles, hugs and some well wishes circulated before the McAlester Schools Board of Education meeting Monday evening at a reception to bid fair well to 13 retiring educators and school employees.
Mon May 13, 2013
Housing Authority passes several resolutions
The Housing Authority of the City of McAlester passed several resolutions Monday afternoon during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
Alli Eales came to Carl Albert State College to play Viking Softball and following graduation this May will move on to St.
McAlester man gets prison time in meth case
Paul Dean Foust's criminal record December 2012 - Charged with endeavoring to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sun May 12, 2013
City tries again with another election asking to fund street, road projects
McALESTER - They're trying again. McAlester city officials are attempting once more to get voters to pass a city proposition they say will result in an additional $12 million for city street and road projects without any additional sales tax or tax extension.
Sat May 11, 2013
McAlester city council considers moving housing project forward
McAlester city councilors are set to consider items that could move a new project forward as well as wrap up some previous ones when they meet in regular session this week.
McAlester man pleads guilty to assault with intent to kill
Jared Shane Moore's criminal record July 2012 - Charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and three counts of assault with intent to kill.
Want better roads? Vote 'yes'
McALESTER - McAlester's roads are a mess. There's no question about that. But it's up to voters Tuesday to fix the problem anytime in the near future.
Fri May 10, 2013
Durant Daily Democrat
Durant baseball heads to McAlester for 5A Shootout
Durant baseballers hit the road to compete in the 5A Shootout in McAlester. Thursday games were cancelled due to rain.
Don Wooten, 81, of McAlester, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
Trial defendant accuses law officials of crimes while testifying
A McAlester man who testified in his trial Wednesday accused multiple law officials of crimes - he accused police of executing a search warrant while drunk, he accused the judge of falsifying court records and he even accused his own lawyer of having false court transcripts.
Thu May 09, 2013
It's time to name that dog park
The City of McAlester Department of Parks and Recreation, PAWS and Pride In McAlester have joined forces to build a dog park in McAlester and are holding a public contest to name the park.
Help Stamp Out Hunger in McAlester- area with Saturday food drive
Yvette Martin, executive director of United Way of Southeastern Oklahoma, paper-clips one of the grocery bags donated for the Help Stamp Out Hunger food drive.
Durant Daily Democrat
Walker named Citizen of the Year by Kiwanis
Kari Walker has been named Citizen of the Year by the Durant Kiwanis Club. She is shown with Kiwanian John Hoefer.