SLIDESHOW: The most dangerous toys of 2012
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) has released its annual report on toy safety. Here are 14 items it has listed as the most dangerous toys.
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Pittsburg County road closures
As of 11 :30 a.m., Flooding closes highways in Pittsburg and Atoka Coun
Top of the class
Nina Doshier has been honored as class valedictorian and Beth Lyons was recognized as salutatorian at the Haywood School graduation May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Haywood School Gymnasium.
More thunderstorms to hit McAlester
More thunderstorms are expected to hit McAlester Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service website
McAlester Cheer co-sponsoring tornado drive
McAlester High School Cheer, McAlester Main Street and the Red Cross have partnered to launch a donation drive for victims of the tornadoes that struck across Oklahoma on Monday. The drive begins today and continues tomorrow.
American Red Cross
A video of the American Red Cross relief efforts for the Moore tornado.
Top of the class
Shelby Lynne Burks, Keaton Dean Hackler and Lauren Brooke York were honored as valedictorians at Crowder School’s eighth-grade graduation May 14. Stoney Brook Ragan was recognized at as salutatorian at the 7 p.m. ceremony, set to be held in the new Crowder gymnasium.
Heavy rain has flooded several Pittsburg County roads
Heavy rain has flooded several Pittsburg County roads but as of 8:45 a.m. most are open, officials say.
“We haven’t closed any yet but it could happen any time,” said Kevin Smith, District Two commissioner.
Donate to victims in Moore
There are numerous places for Pittsburg County citizens to donate items for the victims in Moore who are suffering from damages caused by recent storms and a large destructive tornado.
Blackboard alerts — Receive tornado warnings on your phone
Did you receive a tornado warning alert on your phone last night? If the answer is "no," you may need to register to receive area-alerts on your phone.
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.
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