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  1. Former student charged after threatening McAlester High School  Mcalester News Capital
  2. Woman Accused Of Making Terroristic Threat Against McAlester Hig  News On 6
  3. Deputies arrest former McAlester High School student after shooting threat  KTUL
  4. 18-year-old arrested after allegedly making threats toward Oklahoma high school  KFOR Oklahoma City
  5. Deputies find AK-47, magazines after arresting teen accused of school threat in McAlester  KOKI FOX 23
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  1. McAlester Accused Potential School Shooter Much More Dangerous T  News On 6
  2. Affidavit: Former student referenced Columbine shootings, next mass shooter  Mcalester News Capital
  3. 18-year-old Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to shoot 400 people at school  KOCO Oklahoma City
  4. Oklahoma teen arrested for threatening to 'shoot 400 people for fun' at her former school: Police  AOL
  5. Oklahoma woman, 18, threatened to 'shoot 400 people for fun' at former high school, officials say  Fox News
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Voters approve MPS bond propositions  Mcalester News Capital

Randy Hughes sees a bright future for McAlester Public Schools.



Living history: Blended AP history class engages students | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

I am live from the National Portrait Museum in Washington, D.C.,” Ryan Walters says on a Twitter live video while standing in front of the portrait “Washington ...



Early voting on third floor for MPS election  Mcalester News Capital

Floodwaters which swept inside the Pittsburg County Courthouse during heavy rains last week did more than cause property damage.



J. Jerry Dickman  Tulsa World

Tulsa lost a true gentleman and community leader earlier this month. Joe "Jerry" Dickman died peacefully at home, looking out at the trees and land that he ...



SPIRIT OF THE BUFFALO: Bonds 'huge step in the right direction'  Mcalester News Capital

It has been my honor to be the Superintendent of McAlester Public Schools for the past three years. I look at my predecessors like, Dr. Lucy Smith and Mr. Jim.



Teen with AK-47 threatens to kill 400 people at school ‘for fun,’ Oklahoma cops say  Sacramento Bee

An Oklahoma woman who dropped out of high school threatened to “shoot up” her school, the Pittsburgh County sheriff said. Alexis Wilson, 18, had an AK-47 ...



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 ...



CATHEY: Carl Albert at McAlester High School | Opinion  Mcalester News Capital

It was at McAlester High School that Carl Albert, the 46th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives — and who was twice a heartbeat away from ...



PHOTOS: McAlester High School Class of 2019 graduation  Mcalester News Capital

Floyd R. Belt Sr., memorial, 10 a.m., Bishop Chapel of Memories, Bishop Funeral *Service* and Crematory of McAlester. Tuesday. Irina V. Fazekas, 2 p.m., ...



McAlester High School valedictorian accepted to Brown University  Mcalester News Capital

Carly Mills offered advice to her fellow classmates in the form of poetry.



EOSC awards more than $350,000 in scholarships | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

WILBURTON – Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted a Scholars Dinner for 180 scholarship recipients for the 2019-20 academic year. The select ...



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 ...



McAlester teacher nominated as Oklahoma Novice Teacher 20 Under 2  Mcalester News Capital

TULSA — The Teaching & Leading Initiative of Oklahoma (TLI) has honored 20 of the top novice teachers in the state in the first annual 20 Under 2 list, a.



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 ...



New Oklahoma Achieves director will miss MHS, students  Mcalester News Capital

Ryan Walters wiped away tears during McAlester High School's graduation ceremony as students thanked him in their speeches for being more than just their ...



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 ...



Fabrizio awarded Black & Gold scholarship; MHS seniors receive $2.6 million total  Mcalester News Capital

Anthony Fabrizio received the Black & Gold Communications Scholarship presented by the McAlester News-Capital during the McAlester High School's senior ...



McAlester hires assistant superintendent, moves principals | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Board of Education voted during Monday's meeting to approve the hire of Don Wise as assistant superintendent.



McAlester High School receives false threat | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools received what school officials believe was a false threat Tuesday afternoon at the high school.



Top 5 announced for Student of the Year | News  Mcalester News Capital

Patriot Auto Group and the McAlester News-Capital announce the top five finalists for the Student of the Year.



Public storm shelters at premium in Pittsburg County  Mcalester News Capital

Public storm shelters are at a premium in Pittsburg County.



Officer-involved shooting being investigated  Mcalester News Capital

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper was struck after a pursuit led to an officer-involved shooting in McAlester.



Thunder basketball court coming to McAlester's Chadick Park  Mcalester News Capital

Construction is underway on an official Oklahoma City Thunder basketball court at Chadick Park — with the court set for a ribbon-cutting ceremony next week.



MPS hires Poteau's Forrest Mazey as head football coach  Mcalester News Capital

A two-time state semifinalist is on his way to McAlester.



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 ...



Samantha Donato wins 2020 Miss McAlester | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Samantha Donato covered her beaming smile as she was crowned 2020 Miss McAlester.



Sheriff: Homicide investigation opened for body found in McAlester  Mcalester News Capital

Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said a homicide investigation was opened after a body was found Saturday morning in McAlester.



Wright takes over McAlester track  Mcalester News Capital

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



January student of the month: Jillian Scroggins | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Jillian Scroggins, a senior at McAlester High School, answers questions about being selected as a January Student of the Month.



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.



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.



McAlester looking to fill coaching vacancies | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Some *fresh* faces will be part of McAlester athletics during the 2019-2020 school year.



Self-defense claimed in teen's death  Mcalester News Capital

A juvenile charged as an adult in the shooting death of a 16-year-old claimed self-defense to investigators.



Arrest made in McAlester homicide investigation | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Authorities made an arrest in a McAlester homicide investigation.



New Miss McAlester director excited for role | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester organization that empowers young women in the area has a new executive director.



City offers 'Clean Slate' for offenders facing arrest  Mcalester News Capital

The city of McAlester is stepping forward to offer a break to offenders facing arrest warrants because they are behind on their fines, fees and other costs in ...



EOSC McAlester Campus to host enrollment event | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Eastern Oklahoma State College's McAlester Campus will host a special Saturday enrollment event on July 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. as part of a statewide ...



OHP identifies suspect killed in shooting  Mcalester News Capital

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has identified a man fatally shot by troopers following a Wednesday pursuit.



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.



Emergency responders hold Level 2 storm preparedness meet | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Approximately 45 emergency responders met at the Pittsburg County Office of Emergency Management early Monday to prepare for the possibility of severe ...



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.



Victim identified in Bache Red Oak Cemetery homicide  Mcalester News Capital

A homicide victim whose body was found Thursday at Bache Red Oak Cemetery has been identified as Bob Dalpoas, 49, of Haileyville, Sheriff Chris Morris said ...



CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE: Excitement booms for McAlester's annual fireworks show  Mcalester News Capital

The city of McAlester is ready to light up the night on the Fourth of July — celebrating Independence Day and the sesquicentennial anniversary of McAlester's ...



McAlester grad helped astronauts return from moon | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Landing on the moon was historic — but for Margaret Cole and her late former husband James Richard Homer, the most important part was watching the ...



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.



Charges anticipated Tuesday for fatal shooting  Mcalester News Capital

Charges are anticipated to be filed Tuesday against a 16-year old who allegedly shot and killed another juvenile.



Mt. Nebo to host annual program Sunday | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Mount Nebo Baptist Church located at 404 S. 7th Street in Hartshorne will be having their Annual Men and Women's Day Program on this Sunday, August 4th at ...



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).



MPS officials: School could lose $500000 under new TIF plan  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools officials said a new tax increment financing plan could cost the entity $500000 over a decade.



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.



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.



Thunder youth basketball summer camp returning to McAlester  Mcalester News Capital

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold a Thunder Youth Basketball camp in McAlester this summer. Registration for the Hustle Camp, ...



Music store among storm damage in McAlester | Gallery  Mcalester News Capital

Dan Herron is thankful for help Saturday after winds ripped parts of his store's siding off and blew out the glass windows.



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.



Enloe: 1 injured, 22 homes 'total loss' after tornado in Haileyville  Mcalester News Capital

One woman suffered a leg injury and 22 homes are a total loss after Tuesday night's tornado in Haileyville, Pittsburg County Emergency Management Director ...



GALLERY: Area students go back to school | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Readers shared their favorite back-to-school photos with us this week. To share your favorite photos of the month, email them with a brief description to ...



HS BASEBALL POLL: Five locals on debut rankings  Mcalester News Capital

It's a new season, with the first poll to accommodate it.



Notes: MPS, Ki Bois end partnership at Jefferson ECC  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes said the school will no longer partner with Ki Bois Community Action at its Jefferson Early Childhood ...



McAlester man found guilty of misdemeanor assault  Mcalester News Capital

A six-person jury on Thursday found a man guilty of slapping a female co-worker in the face during an argument.



Aeronautics Commission grants $300,000 for aerospace education | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

OKLAHOMA CITY – This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Teachers from the across the state no doubt brought the ...



Woman charged after assault on detention officer  Mcalester News Capital

A Pittsburg County Jail detention officer received minor injuries after allegedly being assaulted by a McAlester woman who refused to go into her cell.



Prosecutor seeks to quash police video of fatal shooting  KFOR Oklahoma City

McALESTER, Okla. - An Oklahoma prosecutor is asking a court to prohibit the release of a police video of a fatal shooting by officers. Officers, including the ...



Fatal hit and run suspect bound for trial, charge reduced  Mcalester News Capital

Attorneys in the case against a local woman accused of striking and killing a man last year agreed to an amended charge against the woman.



Revivals coming to Rotary Park | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Oklahoma Gospel Singing Revivals is presenting its Second Annual Summer Singing Revival at McAlester's Rotary Park Amphitheater this weekend.



Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings — July 22-26, 2019 | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Staff reports. CRIMINAL MISDEMEANOR FILINGS: Steven C. Covington, 60, McAlester — Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence – aggravated, ...



PHOTO GALLERY: 'Great' start to MPS school year  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes and students perform during the school's annual kickoff event Monday at the S. Arch Auditorium.



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.



Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings and dispositions, March 11-15  Mcalester News Capital

MISDEMEANOR FILINGS: Dashawra Brothers, 29, of Tulsa, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Kimberly ...



Inmate Escapes McAlester Prison, May Have Left In Vehicle  KFSM 5Newsonline

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says an inmate at the minimum-security Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester ...



MRHC purchases protective headgear for MPS  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester football players will stay safer and cooler with new helmet covers that few teams have statewide.



Highway retail project switches gears | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

The proposed highway retail project known as Shops at McAlester has shifted gears, with a new marketer signing and on and renewed word from the developer ...



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.



Dollar General delivers $10K to Will Rogers School  Mcalester News Capital

Students, staff and administrators at Will Rogers Elementary School in McAlester gathered in the school gymnasium Tuesday afternoon for a special surprise.



Downtown flyover set to kick-off Armed Forces Day Parade  Mcalester News Capital

A flyover downtown McAlester by vintage military aircraft is set to kick off the annual Armed Forces Day Parade in McAlester on Saturday, May 4.



Police recover stolen Missouri girl's leg braces | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Abe Medaris said he was shocked when his family found his car-top carrier was broken into after staying at a McAlester hotel over the weekend between their ...



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.



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.



MRHC board approves two new members | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Regional Health Center welcomed two new board members to join the seven other sitting members.



Alena Ashalintubbi joins McAlester Police Department | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Police Department recently welcomed police recruit Alena Ashalintubbi.



3 arrested in death of man found in Oklahoma cemetery  KFOR Oklahoma City

McALESTER, Okla. - Authorities say three men have been arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a southeast Oklahoma ...



5 THINGS TO KNOW: Casey's General Store opening May 29 in McAlester  Mcalester News Capital

Casey's General Store Vice President of Marketing Mike Richardson answers questions about the new store opening May 29 in McAlester.



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 ...



Man arrested after threatening to 'shoot up' McIntosh County Courthouse  Mcalester News Capital

A Tahlequah man was arrested after he posted threats online to shoot up the McIntosh County Courthouse.



Mayor ready to try again on Streetscape funding  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester Mayor John Browne is prepared to try again when it comes to funding the entire first phase of the Streetscape Project.



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.



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.



Sheriff, county investigate burglary at Civic Center in Haileyville  Mcalester News Capital

County personnel were reviewing video recordings Monday of a weekend break-in at the District 1 Pittsburg County Barn, which is also known as the Pittsburg ...



Ms. Senior Oklahoma 2019 crowned | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

ADA — On June 29th, 2019, the Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant was held at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center located at East Central University in Ada, ...



Coast Guard honors start Armed Forces Day events  Mcalester News Capital

Honoring the U.S. Coast Guard during the Armed Forces Day Luncheon held Friday at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant served to kick-off the city's annual ...



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.



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 ...



McAlester firefighters to resume smoke alarm program | Community  Mcalester News Capital

McAlester-area homes are eligible to receive new smoke alarms and have them installed – for free – through a program recently revived by the McAlester Fire ...



Harrison named new Ward 5 city councilor | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

For 16 years, Maureen Harrison has been giving to the city of McAlester as the coordinator of Make A Difference Day.



Investigators in Oklahoma exhume 2 bodies in 1995 cold case  KFOR Oklahoma City

McALESTER, Okla. - Investigators in rural Pittsburg County in southeastern Oklahoma have exhumed the bodies of two people found dead more than 20 years ...



Bonds revoked against fatal hit-and-run suspect  Mcalester News Capital

A McAlester woman accused of being the driver in a fatal hit-and-run in November is back in the Pittsburg County Jail after a judge revoked her bonds.



Preliminary hearing set for woman accused in deadly hit-and-run, buried vehicle case  KFOR Oklahoma City

MCALESTER, Okla. - A woman accused of being behind the wheel during a deadly hit-and-run is scheduled to have her preliminary hearing this week.



Community supports Fort Gibson flood victims | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Crates filled with cases of water, boxes stacked with canned goods and bags full of other items will soon be on the way to help flood victims in Fort Gibson.



Holiman welcomes players into home for training  Mcalester News Capital

Will Holiman left Texas to move back home to McAlester earlier this decade, but he never completely left his former players.



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