McALESTER — A Town of Kiowa board of trustee member has lost his seat on the board because of an Oklahoma state law requiring all newly elected municipal officials to attend amandatory class.
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Tyler Hubbard has been honored as valedictorian, and Kathryn Christine Cecil and Kady Alene Martin have been recognized as salutatorians at the 2013 Crowder High School graduation.
NWS warns drivers
The National Weather Service warns drivers to not drive the areas where water covers the road at unknown depths.
Flash Flood Warning for Pittsburg County
Pittsburd County is under Flash Flood Warning and more storms are predicted in the McAlester area.
Clemency denied for OSP inmate set for execution
Clemency was denied May 17 for a death row inmate who is scheduled for a June 18 execution.
New business in town
Cheri Ellis has opened a new insurance business in McAlester.
TORNADO WARNING HAS EXPIRED, WATCH EXTENDED
Tornado warning has expired for Pittsburg County. Severe thunderstorm warning extended until 9 p.m. However tornado watch has been extended until 3 a.m., according to McAlester/Pittsburg County Emergency Management Director Trent Myers.
TORNADO WARNING FOR SOUTHERN PITTSBURG COUNTY
TORNADO WARNING FOR SOUTHERN PITTSBURG COUNTY UNTIL 7:45 p.m.
McAlester/Pittsburg County Emergency services prepares for severe weather
Tornadoes and severe weather have torn through a large part of Oklahoma today (May 20,2013) and have devastated Moore south of Oklahoma City hitting two schools and Moore's hospital.
Severe weather is possible for Pittsburg County and is under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. this evening.
McAlester/Pittsburg County Director of Emergency Service Trent Myers gives video tips on how to weather the storms.
McAlester man gets prison time for making meth near daycare
A McAlester man was recently sentenced to prison for manufacturing methamphetamine near a daycare center.
Local Girl Scouts chapter honored
Erika Gilliam, of McAlester, is among nine adult volunteers recognized by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma recently.
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