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Easter easy as pie

This time of year, egg hunting and the chocolification of bunny rabbits is not only accepted but encouraged.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Krebs, OK

Thu Apr 10, 2014

McAlester News

Incumbent commissioner files protest

The race is on for the District 1 Pittsburg County commissioner's seat and a contest against one of the candidates has already been filed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hartshorne, OK, Criminal Defense Law, Law

McAlester News

Friday is final day to file for election

Friday is the last day to file for the June 24 election to fill the seats of several county and state offices.

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Related Topix: Canadian, OK, McAlester, OK, Haskell County, OK, Pittsburg, OK

Sun Apr 06, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma man dies in Pittsburg County accident

About 5:10 p.m., John Blakeway, 59, was driving westbound on U.S. Highway 270 when the car went left of center and struck another vehicle head-on, troopers said.

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Related Topix: McAlester, OK

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Two Accused Of Robbing Choctaw Casino Winner In Custody

Two people accused of following a casino customer to his McAlester home, beating him and stealing his winnings were arrested on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: McAlester, OK, Latimer County, OK, Krebs, OK

Thu Mar 27, 2014

McAlester News

Severe storm activity warning for later this afternoon

Officials say a severe storm warning will be in effect later this afternoon and tomorrow.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Big Winner At Choctaw Casino Beaten, Robbed, At House

Police have two suspects, Richard Blackmon, who also goes by Rocky, and Toni Fourkiller.

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Related Topix: McAlester, OK

Sat Mar 22, 2014

McAlester News

McAlester firefighter spreads word about fire safety

A McAlester firefighter is working hard to spread the word about fire safety. McAlester firefighter Robbie Rivers said it's part of on ongoing "Stop the Burn" campaign that was started in the area after a tragic McAlester house fire took the lives of four members of the Edwards family in 2011.

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Related Topix: McAlester, OK, Fire, Red Oak, OK

Wed Mar 19, 2014

McAlester News

Foster families needed

More than 100 Pittsburg County children are in need of a foster care home, according to Ryan Brecheen recruiter for TFI Family Services.

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Related Topix: Ryan, OK

Tue Mar 18, 2014

McAlester News

Firefighter issues challenge for April 5 Ryan's Run

A McAlester firefighter is challenging other firefighters to run in full-bunker gear to help raise money for Ryan's Run on April 5. Ryan's Run is the main fundraiser for the Pittsburg County Child Advocacy Center is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 5 in front of Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, organizers say.

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Related Topix: McAlester, OK, Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

McAlester News

County Officials: "Deed Processing Notice" a scam

Pittsburg County officials say a "Deed Processing Notice" sent to area home owners is scam.

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