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Education spotlight: Robin Steidley | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Mrs. Steidley has been a teacher at McAlester High school for 22 years. She was also the McAlester Public Schools Color Guard/Winter Guard coach/director for ...

5 THINGS TO KNOW: Armed Forces Day(s) events coming to McAlester  Mcalester News Capital

Armed Forces Day Committee Chairman Jeff Wolf talks about the upcoming Armed Forces Day activities in McAlester.

Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp May 31 | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

WILBURTON, OK (May 20, 2019) – Eastern Oklahoma State College's baseball program will host a Showcase Camp Friday, May 31, 2019 starting at 8 a.m. ...

5 THINGS TO KNOW: Mattress sale to benefit McAlester High School band  Mcalester News Capital

A mattress sale on Saturday will help the McAlester High School band get outfitted with new uniforms. Here is more information on the event from McAlester ...

McAlester school board approves medical marijuana policy | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

The MPS Board of Education approved a policy during Monday's meeting that allows students to use medical marijuana in a designated area on school ...

Local schools react to state report cards | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Area schools saw their final grades Thursday after the Oklahoma State Department of Education released its report cards. Two local campuses — McAlester's ...

Puterbaugh Middle School closes because of illness  Mcalester News Capital

Puterbaugh Middle School in McAlester will be closed Wednesday and Thursday. Feb. 6-7, due to widespread illness in the school.

Grove Track goes fifth, sixth at Regionals - Sports  Miami News Record

Grove's track and field team competed in the 5A Regional Track meet on Saturday, May 4. The meet was held at Tulsa Union High School. The Ridgerunners ...

HS FOOTBALL: Singleton resigns as McAlester's football coach  Mcalester News Capital

The search is on for McAlester's next football coach after James Singleton emailed a resignation letter Wednesday after four seasons.

McAlester High School student council earns national recognition  Mcalester News Capital

For its exemplary record of leadership, *service*, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the McAlester High School student council has ...

Education Spotlight: Ryan Walters  Mcalester News Capital

School: McAlester High School. Position or grade: Teaches 10th grade AP World History, 11th grade AP US History, 12th grade AP US Government and Politics.

ICYMI: MHS Fine Arts to perform 'Bye Bye Birdie'  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Choir Director Amy Swain explains the upcoming production of "Bye Bye Birdie."

Students code at MPS rover challenge  Mcalester News Capital

Robotic cars moved across maps of Mars and completed obstacle courses at a unique competition — all guided by coding from high school and middle school ...

New MPS district calendar changes first day of school  Mcalester News Capital

The McAlester Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt a revised district calendar during the board's regularly-scheduled Monday night ...

Former McAlester coach Bob Brumley dies at 94 | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Longtime McAlester basketball coach Bob Brumley died Wednesday at the age of 94.

Garrison Watkins named October Student of the Month  Mcalester News Capital

Another local student is being recognized for academics and leadership — and now has a chance to win a car.

KTC placed on lockdown after students report man with gun  Mcalester News Capital

Administrators at the Kiamichi Technology Center's McAlester Campus placed the school on lockdown around 8 a.m. Monday after students said they saw a man ...

McAlester to host homecoming parade | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

The McAlester homecoming parade is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday. McAlester Athletic Director John Homer answered five questions about the ...

Child abuse charges filed against Indianola principal for school paddlings  Mcalester News Capital

Two felony charges of child abuse by injury were filed Friday against Gary L. Gunckel, who is the principal at Indianola Public Schools.

MHS marching band prepares for Thursday concert | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester High School's marching band will be performing its summer preview concert this week for students to showcase their hard work put in over the ...

'Montage Of The Years' performances set for October  Mcalester News Capital

Students of past and present are coming together for a blast from the past performance.

GIRLS BASKETBALL POLL: McAlester back in Class 5A rankings  Mcalester News Capital

After a brief hiatus, McAlester is once again a ranked team in Class 5A. The Lady Buffaloes (3-3) came in at No. 19 in the poll by the Oklahoma Secondary ...

McAlester band successful at regional, state competitions | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Local band members competed at the state's highest level to highlight a successful season.

BOYS BASKETBALL: McAlester's Lerblance, more locals named OCA All Stars  Mcalester News Capital

Zach Lerblance is now an all-star player. Lerblance balled out in his senior season at McAlester, averaging 24.9 points per game, along with 3.7 rebounds, 3.7 ...

December Student of the Month: Abby Ervin  Mcalester News Capital

Abby Ervin, a senior at McAlester High School, answers questions about being selected as a December Student of the Month.

Former McAlester AD Billy Ray Holt passes away  Mcalester News Capital

Former McAlester Public Schools athletic director and longtime educator Billy Ray Holt died Saturday at the age of 68.

High school basketball: Longtime McAlester mentor Bob "Bones" Brumley dies at 94  Tulsa World

Bob “Bones” Brumley graduated from Ada High School, but he went on to coach archrival McAlester in boys basketball for 26 seasons (1951-77).

HS BASEBALL: McAlester Shootout set for this week  Mcalester News Capital

The annual McAlester Shootout is scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The 2019 McAlester News-Capital Boys Basketball All-Area Team  Mcalester News Capital

COREY STOLZENBACH | Staff PhotoLakewood Christian's Adante Holiman is the 2019 McAlester News-Capital Boys All-Area MVP. MVP: Adante Holiman ...

McAlester to consider if councilor-elect can be seated  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester city councilors will discuss if they can seat a newly-elected member who has a previous felony conviction.

Education spotlight: Taylor Kelley | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Tell us about your educational highlight, honor or accomplishment. What is it and how did you do it?

OSSAA releases Classes 4A, 5A tennis regional assignments  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester will be playing regionals in Tulsa. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released its regional assignments for Class 5A on Monday.

MPS teacher faces multiple charges | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester Public Schools teacher faces multiple charges after allegedly having control of a vehicle with a .32 blood alcohol level and slipping handcuffs before ...

McAlester feed store employees OK after Thursday explosion  Mcalester News Capital

Authorities said all employees of a McAlester feed store are OK after a Thursday explosion.

POTAC: A look back at McAlester's rivalry with Ada through many decades  Mcalester News Capital

What began in 1915 will officially return Sept. 28, 2018. McAlester and Ada first played each other in football in 1915 and have played 93 games against each ...

Wright takes over McAlester track | Sports |  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester's track team has its third coach in three years.

Old McAlester High School  Mcalester News Capital

The Old McAlester High School building, at 200 E. Adams Avenue between Second and Third Street, is shown in this Thursday photo. Officials are working to ...

Police investigate 'hit list' written by Savanna student  Mcalester News Capital

Savanna Public Schools sent an alert Thursday morning regarding an incident that was investigated by school personnel and law enforcement officers.

Multitude of candidates on April 2 election ballot | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated throughout. Twenty-nine candidates in 12 different races will be on the ballot in Pittsburg County for the upcoming ...

MHS graduates 189 students; former Gov. Nigh gives 69th commencement speech  Mcalester News Capital

Anticipation filled the air as hundreds of proud parents, grandparents, family, friends and teachers gathered on Friday night to see 189 McAlester High School ...

Tickets available for $10,000 giveaway | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Tickets are available for the McAlester area annual $10000 giveaway.

MPD getting four new 2019 patrol cars  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester police officers should soon be better-equipped to handle any police-pursuit situations that come their way.

Canadian Public Schools increases security after alleged threat  Mcalester News Capital

Canadian Public Schools increased campus security on Thursday after an alleged anonymous threat to "shoot the school."

Dr. Lucy Smith remembered as giant in education, MPS advocate  Mcalester News Capital

Friends of Dr. Lucy Smith remember her as a giant in education — a fierce advocate of McAlester Public Schools with a warm smile coupled with a love for her.

PCSO investigating overnight shooting  Mcalester News Capital

The Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left one person injured.

McAlester releases 2018 football schedule  Mcalester News Capital

The upcoming 2018 McAlester football is three months away, and the schedule is out.

HS BASKETBALL: OSSAA releases AB playoff assignments | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Local Class A and B teams found out their playoff destinations on Friday.

Women's Holy Week Luncheon set for Thursday | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated throughout. Six local churches have joined to organize the 47th Annual Women's Holy Week Luncheon open to ...

McAlester Schools to host STEM camp this summer  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools is set to host its first McAlester High School STEM Camp from June 4 to June 8 for grades 5 to 12 — free of charge.

MHS announces Class of 2018 co-valedictorians, salutatorian before Friday graduation  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools' Class of 2018 McAlester High School graduation ceremony is set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 18 at the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester ...

Man fatally struck by train  Mcalester News Capital

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating a fatal train incident Monday along U.S. Highway 69 just north of McAlester.

PCSO investigating overnight shooting death  Mcalester News Capital

The Pittsburg County Sheriff's Department is investigating an overnight shooting that resulted in the death of a woman.

MPD investigating break-in at Emerson Elementary  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Police Department investigators are looking into a reported break-in over the weekend at Emerson Elementary School.

ODOT to talk Village Boulevard / U.S. Highway 69 plans  Mcalester News Capital

The traffic interchange at the Village Boulevard / U.S. Highway 69 is recognized as a dangerous one by area residents, McAlester city officials and by the ...

Project launched to acquire the J.J. McAlester home  Mcalester News Capital

A project is being launched for those who want to partner with the McAlester Old Town Association in acquiring the historic J.J. McAlester home — the residence ...

Renovation project begins at S. Arch Thompson Auditorium  Mcalester News Capital

Work has started on the renovation project at S. Arch Thompson Auditorium on Second Street, just across from the old McAlester High School building.

2019 Miss McAlester, teen pageants Saturday, June 23 | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

The 2019 Miss McAlester contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at S. Arch Thompson Auditorium.

Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting  Mcalester News Capital

A man was arrested on a murder complaint in connection with a Sunday afternoon homicide on Krebs Lake Road.

CATHEY: 75th anniversary “Oklahoma!”, McAlester's Very Own Curly  Mcalester News Capital

On March 31, 1943, Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein's “Oklahoma!” opened on Broadway and though McAlester's own Ridge Bond was not an original ...

Hughes named District 18 Superintendent of the Year | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes has been selected as the 2018 Oklahoma Association of School Administrators District 18 ...

OHP identifies man fatally struck by train  Mcalester News Capital

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified a man who was fatally struck by a train Monday as 26-year-old Colby Crawley, of McAlester.

First-degree murder charge filed in shooting death  Mcalester News Capital

Investigators used forensic tools to charge a McAlester man with first-degree murder following a Monday night shooting death of a woman.

Man bound for trial in fighting death  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester man accused of killing another man with a headlock during a fight in December has been bound over for trial.

Snapchat post leads to shoe robbery  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester man denies stealing a pair of shoes from another man at gunpoint.

City commission approves medical marijuana dispensary  Mcalester News Capital

Members of the McAlester Planning Commission have approved by a 6-to1 vote an application to place a medical marijuana dispensary in the building that ...

Local OHP trooper 'overwhelmed' with response to children's rescue  Mcalester News Capital

Local Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Enloe is receiving statewide and national attention following his Valentine's Day rescue of three children pinned ...

Sheriff: Two suspects in custody for fatal Sunday shooting  Mcalester News Capital

Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris identified the victim of a fatal Sunday shooting on Krebs Lake Road and said two suspects are in custody.

Bob Brumley was a McAlester basketball legend

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: •Bob Brumley, 94, of McAlester. A legendary basketball coach who guided ...

Man charged after allegedly shooting residence | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

A local man was being held Friday in the Pittsburg County Jail after deputies allege he fired shots at a residence in rural Pittsburg County.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: McAlester to partake in Ada Tournament  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester is *fresh* off of its heels of knocking off Ada, and now it heads there this week.

City OKs $1.6 million request from McAlester Public Schools  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools stands to gain approximately $1.6 million — with a couple of adjoining school districts likely gaining much smaller amounts.

MPD investigating deadly overnight shooting  Mcalester News Capital

Detectives with the McAlester Police Department are investigating a deadly overnight shooting at a south McAlester residence.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Class 2A District brackets revealed | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Savanna, Canadian and Talihina are all regional bound.

SLOW-PITCH POLL: Kiowa regains No. 1 ranking in Class A  Mcalester News Capital

The Cowgirls are No. 1 again. Kiowa began the slow-pitch season at No. 1 in Class A before falling to as low as No. 3. But the Cowgirls (24-8) are back where ...

Train derailment under investigation  Mcalester News Capital

A railway that was damaged following a train derailment in southern Pittsburg County was open for train traffic Monday afternoon as investigators continue their ...

PCSO investigating homicide on Krebs Lake Road | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Officials are investigating a homicide on Krebs Lake Road.

Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings and dispositions, March 18-22  Mcalester News Capital

MISDEMEANOR FILINGS: Ronny David Baker, 45, of McAlester, was charged with driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol – aggravated and ...

PITT 8 BOYS TOURNAMENT DAY THREE: Kiowa, Savanna set for part three  Mcalester News Capital

The trilogy is on. Savanna and Kiowa took care of business in the semifinals of the Pitt 8 Conference Tournament at the Southeast Expo Center Thursday.

Fatal hit-and-run suspect charged with manslaughter  Mcalester News Capital

Charges against a McAlester woman allegedly involved in a Nov. 20 fatal hit-and-run were filed Friday in Pittsburg County District Court.

Fight leads to manslaughter charge  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester teen is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with a family fight that police say resulted in a death.

Spirit of the Buffalo: The Future for McAlester Public Schools  Mcalester News Capital

After coming back to McAlester Public Schools, I have had the opportunity to be in every building to interact with teachers, staff and students. People have asked ...

16 arrested during Pittsburg County operation | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

A Pittsburg County drug operation and warrant roundup involving local, tribal, state and federal law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of 16 individuals ...

Krebs Public School adds school resource officer  Mcalester News Capital

The Krebs Board of Education recently approved an agreement between the city and the school district regarding the use of a school resource officer.

Hartshorne hosts grand opening for event center | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

HARTSHORNE — The palace in Hartshorne is complete.

News-Capital journalists win 7 AP awards | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Journalists with the McAlester-News Capital have won seven awards in the Oklahoma Associated Press News Executives competition for work done in 2018.

Accused Parker Intermediate School burglar back in jail  Mcalester News Capital

A local man accused of breaking into a building at the Parker Intermediate School in McAlester last January is back in custody following his arrest in Comanche ...

Firefighter training underway in McAlester | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Firefighters from across Pittsburg County are attending Firefighter One Academies in McAlester to learn essential skills necessary to safely carry out their duties.

ODOT presents options for dangerous highway intersection  Mcalester News Capital

Oklahoma Department of Transportation personnel came to McAlester on Thursday night to get public input in regard to a dangerous intersection along U.S. ...

McAlester police chief named keynote speaker at Eastern commencement  Mcalester News Capital

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumnus and McAlester Chief of Police Gary Wansick will deliver the keynote address for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony ...

Price hired as MPS band director for 2018-19 school year  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Board of Education voted to hire Mark Price, of McAlester, as the certified band director for the 2018-19 school year.

ODOC identifies inmate killed at OSP  Mcalester News Capital

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections identified an Oklahoma State Penitentiary inmate that was killed in his cell Friday night.

MPS teachers excited after Ron Clark Academy | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Fire-breathing dragons, gloves bestowing super abilities, and video game power-ups don't usually come to mind when thinking about classrooms.

Undercover sting leads to arrest  Mcalester News Capital

An undercover operation coordinated between the District 18 Narcotics Task Force, the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Department, and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol ...

Gospel music concert-banquet set at Grand Event Center  Mcalester News Capital

A local group is hosting the first of what is hoped to become an annual April event.

Pruett's Food celebrates $2 million renovation project | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

A giant neon-lighted fish signaling sushi, hanging ball light fixtures, and a modern seating area highlight a $2 million renovation project at Pruett's Food in ...

PITT 8 BOYS TOURNAMENT DAY FIVE: Kiowa wins first title since 2000  Mcalester News Capital

The drought is over. Kiowa won the Pitt 8 Conference Tournament Saturday, pulling away from Savanna, 69-51, in the championship game. It was the third year ...

MPS Teacher of the Year award to be announced Monday  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools will announce the 2018 MPS Teacher of the Year award winner during the “Celebration of Teaching” ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. on ...

42 grams of suspected meth found on prison employee  Mcalester News Capital

An Oklahoma Department of Corrections employee said he was “set up” after 42 grams of suspected methamphetamine was allegedly found on him during a ...

OHP identifies fatal hit and run driver, requests help from public  Mcalester News Capital

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is asking for the public's assistance in locating a vehicle involved in a Nov. 20 fatal hit and run and creating a timeline of events ...

Affidavit: Canadian teacher, man arrested for 9 bags of meth  Mcalester News Capital

A Pittsburg County school teacher and an area man were charged with trafficking drugs after investigators say they found nine bags of meth at the man's ...

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