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Commissioners approve REAP grants
The Pittsburg County commissioners unanimously approved more than $175,000 in state Rural Economic Action Plan funds to benefit some county roads and fire departments.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Commissioners stand by law on burnban
A recent decision by Pittsburg County commissioners to vote against a countywide burn ban was based on a law brought to their attention the Oklahoma Department of Forestry, according to Kevin Enloe, director of Pittsburg County Emergency Management.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Livestock show brings competitors
Several Quinton 4-H'ers were busy grooming their heifers and steers to compete the 71st Annual Pittsburg County Livestock show on Friday.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Sexual Abuse Charges Dismissed for McAlester Jehovah's Witness Elder
The case against a McAlester Jehovah's Witnesses elder accused of sexually violating children was dismissed in Pittsburg County court as of Feb. 26, according to court records.
Colder weather expected
Colder temperatures with an inch of sleet and snow could hit Pittsburg County Sunday followed by rain and freezing rain Sunday night, according Kevin Enloe, director of the local office of emergency management.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Livestock show begins at county fairgrounds
The 71st Annual Pittsburg County Junior Livestock Show has begun at the Pittsburg County Fairgrounds.
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Death Toll From Flu In Oklahoma Rises To 51
The department said Thursday that 51 people have died as a result of the flu during the current flu season to add to the record number of flu-related deaths.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ryan's Run set for April 5
The 2014 Ryan's Run "A Race For All Abused Children" is set for April 5 at 8:30 a.m., organizers say.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Dog allegedly starved; McAlester man charged
A McAlester man has been charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly starving his dog.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Commissioners say "No" to burn ban
Pittsburg County commissioners say they had to say "no" to a burn ban requested by 27 Pittsburg County fire departments because of a law signed in May by Gov. Mary Fallin.
Sheriff investigates death of woman in Crowder restaurant
Investigators are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found slumped over a desk in a Crowder restaurant Sunday, officials say.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Pittsburg County Junior Livestock show set to start next week
It's time for the 71st Annual Pittsburg County Junior Livestock Show at the Pittsburg County Fairgrounds.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Pittsburg County Deputy Gets Stuck On Elevator With Nine Inmates
There were some tense moments for a Green Country deputy who got stuck in an elevator with nine inmates.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Power outage leaves 11 stranded in courthouse elevator
Several people were rescued from a courthouse elevator and a school program was shut down after a power outage hit McAlester Wednesday afternoon, officials say.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Burn Ban for Pittsburg County
The Pittsburg County commissioners voted for a county-wide burn ban Tuesday morning.
Burn bans issued as grass fires burn across Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Services released the following fire situation report on Tuesday.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Police Bust Counterfeit Operation In Krebs
After enough evidence was gathered through an investigation, authorities were able to get a search warrant and bust the sophisticated counterfeit operation in Krebs.
County gets requested information
The Pittsburg County commissioners said they have received all the requested information on the city's spending of E911 tax dollars.