Monday Aug 25
News media sue over Oklahoma execution procedures
Oklahoma prison officials violated the First Amendment when they prevented reporters from viewing portions of the botched execution of a death row inmate earlier this year, two news organizations claim in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Tecumseh Countywide News
Cecil Eldridge Johnston
Ret. Major Cecil Eldridge Johnston, 94, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in a local nursing home.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
McAlester Family Finding Peace Through Faith After Loss Of Son
A deadly Green Country sleepover ended a 12-year-old boy's life when a friend pointed a pellet gun at Justin Ingle's head and pulled the trigger.
Savanna assistant police chief resigns
The McAlester News-Capital reports 27-year-old Bo Munholland has been charged with three felony counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Pittsburg County Sheriff Preaches Safety After 12 Year Old Killed By B.B.Gun
The tragic death of a 12-year-old boy is prompting safety reminders about the dangers of B.B. and pellet guns.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Judge declares mistrial in embezzlement case
A judge has declared a mistrial after jurors deadlocked in the trial for a former Pittsburg County Court drug court coordinator accused of embezzling money.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Drought Conditions Are Improving
The latest update on our current drought conditions is out, and since the last report from the U.S. Drought Monitor we've seen an improvement across parts of eastern Oklahoma.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
McAlester man sentenced for secretly videotaping women in office restroom
Kenneth Elkins, 56, also was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine per count and $393 in restitution and is required to register as a sex offender for three counts of video voyeurism.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
Trial begins for former drug court coordinator
A trial has started for a former Pittsburg County drug court coordinator accused of embezzling money and trying to cover it up by destroying records.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Drought situation continues to improve in Oklahoma
Although the situation across the state continued to improve this week, some areas in southwestern Oklahoma still are in deep drought conditions, according to a U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Vyve Broadband Completes 'Tuck-In' Acquisitions in Oklahoma
Vyve Broadband recently completed the acquisition of certain assets of Reach Broadband and all the assets of Lakeview Cable, whose systems complement the Company's existing footprint in Oklahoma.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Dies In Fiery Crash With Semi Near Stringtown, OHP Says
A head-on collision in Atoka County claimed the life of a wrong-way driver early Friday morning, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says.
Drying Out and Warming Up
After 1-4" of rain across the area we will have the chance to dry out today and into the weekend.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Rainfall Totals Were Impressive
Most of Eastern Oklahoma received a good soaking rainfall with most areas about a half inch and McAlester coming in with a record 5" rainfall total.
The nation's weather
An area of low pressure continued to inch across the southern Plains on Thursday, while a separate low pressure system lingered over the Southeast.
KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Rain continues; Threat for flooding tapers off by this afternoon
Some locations in southeast Oklahoma have seen 3 to 5" of rain Wednesday, with some reports of street flooding in McAlester.
Officials Warn Flooding Possible in Areas of Pittsburg County
Officials in Pittsburg County are monitoring areas that have seen several inches of rainfall after a flood warning was issued Thursday.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Thursday morning weather forecast
BIG ISSUE IN OKLAHOMA. MAKES SENSE, SAVES ON FUEL ECONOMY. ROADS WILL BE WET AS YOU ARE TRAVELING THROUGH THE AREA.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Poteau Daily News & Sun
Heavy rains, flash floods forecast for county
According to the National Weather Service, showers with embedded isolated thunderstorms will continue to spread eastward into eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas today and continue into at least Thursday morning, with locally heavy rain and isolated flash flooding possible.
Pittsburg Co. Officials Put Sunday Liquor Sales On Nov. Ballot
Residents in Pittsburg County will be able to vote this November on whether liquor can now be sold by the drink on Sundays.