McALESTER — A dedication date for the Joe Tannehill Memorial Bridge was announced during Monday’s meeting of the Pittsburg Commissioners.
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Authorities ask area-residents to drive safe
McAlester Police Chief Jim Lyles and Trent Myers, director of Pittsburg County/McAlester Office of Emergency Management, both ask area-residents to drive safely.
38 without power in the McAlester area
There are currently 38 customers experiencing power outages in the McAlester area as of 10:30 a.m., according to Frank Phillips, Community Affairs Manager of Public Service Company of Oklahoma.
Top of the class
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.
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