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  1. Audit review details policy violations, missing recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    A special audit review of credit card use and other spending at McAlester Public Schools' administrative office found some transactions violated school district policy - and there also may be financial records missing. On Tuesday, the News-Capital obtained a copy of the audit through the state Open Records Act.


  2. McAlester school board extends superintendent's suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The McAlester school board has extended the paid suspension of school Superintendent Marsha Gore and her husband - Plant Operations Manager Joseph Skip Gore - and to notify them of plans to fire them. The board voted Nov. 16 to suspend the Gores and begin termination proceedings after board member Mike Sossamon and school board attorney Bill Ervin presented a report that says Marsha Gore "is for the most part" responsible for "a serious financial crisis" facing the district.


  3. "No-Fly List Is Islamophobia" Poster Boy Arrested In Turkey Is Black American ConvertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | VDARE

    ... American black terrorist, radicalized by Islam. Stories below describe him, during his "poster boy" period, as a "McAlester native" and "McAlester [Oklahoma] High School" graduate. A man, who just two years ago was the poster boy for the far-Left ...


  4. Bulldogs throttle Coweta Tigers 59-34Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Altus Times

    ... night at 7 p.m. inside Cameron Stadium in Lawton. Bishop McGuiness scored twice in the final two minutes against McAlester, recovered an onside kick and with one tick on the clock remaining. McAlester missed a 37-yard field goal that would have won ...


  5. High school football: McGuinness finds another miracle in 41-40 win over McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... kick in between - to pull the fifth-ranked Irish back from a two-touchdown deficit for a 41-40 victory over No. 4 McAlester in the Class 5A quarterfinals Friday night at Pribil Stadium. McAlester (10-2) drove down to the McGuinness 23 but missed a ...


  6. Guide to No. 4 McAlester at No. 5 McGuinnessRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    Last week: McAlester 52, Tahlequah 13 - McAlester's defense swarmed Tahlequah, forcing two drives to end on downs in the first half and later returning a blocked punt for a touchdown. Meanwhile, the offense rolled to more than 400 yards.


  7. Alan Crone's Weather Blog: Cold Front Brings Hard Freeze This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... The front will be nearing an OKC to Bartlesville line around 9pm, near the Tulsa metro around 10pm, and near a McAlester to Muskogee to Tahlequah line around 2am to 3am line. The front should be clearing southeastern OK around 4am. Temperatures ...


  8. Pittsburg County Boy Hit By School Bus Brought To Tulsa HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... and fell and was struck by the rear wheels of the bus, the OHP said. The boy's parents took him to a hospital in McAlester and he was transferred to St. Francis in Tulsa. The OHP said he was listed in guarded condition. It did not release the boy's ...


  9. McAlester school board votes to suspend superintendent, her husband amid spending allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    The school board voted Monday to suspend Superintendent Marsha Gore and begin immediate termination proceedings following an internal investigation into allegations of excessive spending, which has put the district in a financial bind. The McAlester school district is experiencing a "serious financial crisis" brought on by Gore's excessive purchase card spending and other violations of "school board policies," said Mike Sossamon, a school board member.


  10. Melba's Swap ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 |

    DEAR MELBA: Thinking of past Thanksgivings, in the 1970s, when we lived in McAlester, a local barbecue place offered a whole smoked turkey for Thanksgiving, and ever since, we have smoked turkey for Thanksgiving. Of course, dressing is a Thanksgiving must.


  11. Important information for traveling Bulldog fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Altus Times

    ... gate. (see photo) Coweta is 7-3 overall and 6-0 in their district. Their losses came against Wagoner 49-34 and McAlester 52-34 in the first two games of the season. There was also another loss in the middle of the year to Maize South in Kansas ...


  12. McAlester schools superintendent suspended by school boardRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Members of the McAlester Public Schools Board of Education have voted unanimously to suspend the superintendent and her husband, and to initiate proceedings to terminate their employment. Board members voted Monday night to suspend Superintendent Marsha Gore and plant operations director Joseph Skip Gore.


  13. Wise Owl Organics Celebrates Positive Feedback For 100% Organic East African Shea Butter ProductRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 |

    East African Shea Butter is a skin and beauty cream that's getting a large amount of attention in recent months. Innovative beauty brand Wise Owl Organics recently celebrated the constant stream of positive reviews of their 100% Organic East African She McAlester, OK -- The quest for a product that can help skin and hair look and feel better is a real one for many shoppers.


  14. Accused Of Misusing Money, McAlester Superintendent, Husband SuspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... district money, which put the district in serious financial despair. It all began with an investigation by the McAlester News-Capital; and Monday night, the board took less than an hour to decide to suspend the couple. In late October, the board ...


  15. Class 5A rankings: Collinsville's third straight win brings Cardinals back into pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    ... in the top 10. McGuinness moved up to its highest spot of the season at No. 5 with a big showdown against No. 4 McAlester coming up Friday. A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, ...


  16. Audit uncovers misspending at rural Oklahoma schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    ... a conference he attended and remembered the Swink employees were not there. Sanders, Bledsoe & Hewett also audit McAlester Public Schools and gave that district a clean audit in 2014, though the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is now ...


  17. McAlester school superintendent subject of special meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The McAlester school board has called a special meeting to discuss suspending and starting proceedings to fire the school superintendent and her husband - who is the district plant operations director. The McAlester News-Capital reports that the board will meet Monday night to discuss the employment of Superintendent Marsha Gore and of Joseph "Skip" Gore.


  18. Marilyn Jane Malbroug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... and his wife Tishan of Columbia, S.C., Justin Malbrough and his wife Katie of Salina; one brother, James Hardy of McAlester, Okla.; one sister, Marva Hardy Alexander of Topeka; six grandchildren, Jordan, Alissa, Isabella Sylas, Carter, Harlow; a ...


  19. Former Oklahoma inmate faces charges in drone contraband smuggling schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 |

    ... He took the woman's driver's license and told her he knew where she lived. Gilkey, Amanda and the woman drove to a McAlester hotel, where Gilkey and the woman stayed for a few days. Throughout their stay, Gilkey threatened the woman and her children ...


  20. DMS Football goes undefeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... in four years. On the schedule: Durant 20 - Denison 0; Durant 36 - Broken Bow 14; Durant 14 - Ada 12; Durant 32 - McAlester 8; Durant 22 - Plainview 0; Durant 32 - Madill 12; Durant 36 - Shawnee 14 and Durant 22 - Ardmore 12.


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