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McAlester-area residents consider a variety of issues in upcoming Congressional election

CNHI Oklahoma photoMichelle Mabray, standing, spoke with the McAlester News-Capital about health issues in Pittsburg County.


Choctaw Nation to hone drone project with McAlester meeting

It’s set from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, at the Kiamichi Technology Center’s McAlester Campus at 301 Kiamichi Drive. The meeting is free and open to the public with local community members invited to attend.


McAlester man accused of intimidating witness twice

A McAlester man is accused of intimidating a witness — less than six hours after being arrested for intimidating the same witness.Robert Antron Hendrix Jr., 36, was charged Oct. 10 with felony intimidation of a witness, according to documents filed by the Office of District 18 District Attorney Chuc


SMALL SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Wilburton gets first Gowen Mountain win since 2006

Thursday night was 12 years in the making.Wilburton’s 34-14 defeat of Hartshorne was the first time the Diggers (3-5, 2-3) topped the Miners (2-6, 1-4) since 2006. It also moves Wilburton a step closer to the playoffs in District 2A-6.The 20-point win was the largest victory margin for Wilburton aga


Sheriff's Beat 10-19-18: Couple jailed after stabbing each other during dispute

Jennifer Cherokee Conrad and Billy Joe Johnson, 46, Poteau, both allegedly admitted to drinking prior to their argument. Both suspects said the other started the quarrel, which led to a physical altercation during which both were stabbed with a box knife. During the fight, Conrad told her kids to ru

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-10-19 07:45:00

OFFICERS CHARGED: Three Adair officers charged in 2017 traffic stop incident

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Sizemore sentencing continued again as DA responds

Staff file photoDevin Sizemore was set to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Pittsburg County Courthouse in McAlester on a first-degree murder conviction in the 2016 death of his 21-month-old daughter Emily Sizemore.


Motion denied in cold case murder hearing

A motion for continuance was denied and a man is free on bond after a motion for bond reduction was granted in a cold case murder hearing Wednesday morning in Pittsburg County District Court.Tony Joe Watkins, 61, of Eufaula, was bound over for trial in July on a felony second-degree murder charge st


Two injured in Shawnee Bypass collision

Muskogee Police officer Garrett Dunlap said a GMC driven by Macayla Potter, 25, of Cyril, hit the rear of a Kia Sorento driven by Brandon Perez, 21, of Muskogee, at a stoplight at 3200 E. Shawnee Bypass on Wednesday morning. Dunlap said Potter received a citation for careless driving. Dunlap said se

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-10-18 14:00:00

Event to benefit man's best friend

Fine, an agent with Porches and Pastures real estate agency, said she sees a lot of dogs that are dumped or mistreated.

DUNCAN BANNER - 2018-10-19 04:30:00

Shawnee woman arrested after allegedly setting abandoned motel on fire

Firefighters with the Shawnee Fire Department responded to the abandoned Cinderella Motel, located in the 600 block of Kickapoo Spur, following reports of a fire in the enclosed courtyard area.


Update: Body of man missing in Okmulgee County found; no foul play suspected

The Okmulgee County Sheriffs Office with the assistance of Oklahoma K9 Search, numerous volunteer firefighters as well as Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol began a third day of searching for Alan Dale Lankford, 60, who was missing after he left his home near Nuyaka in eastern Okmulgee County.


Update: Tulsa woman identified as person killed in head-on collision at Broken Arrow intersection

Isiah Eugene Keys Jr., 59, was arrested on complaints of first-degree manslaughter and driving under the influence of drugs, according to a booking report.


Fort Gibson pair sentenced to federal prison

A Fort Gibson man and woman were sentenced to federal prison on drug-related charges.Jeremy Moore, 41, was sentenced to 235 months in prison and five years of supervised release for drug conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.Rose Marie Myers, 40, was sentenced to 130 mo


SMALL SCHOOL PREVIEW: Hartshorne, Wilburton to renew Battle of Gowen Mountain

The annual Battle of Gowen Mountain is scheduled to commence once again Thursday at Hartshorne.Hartshorne has won 11 in a row against Wilburton. Head coach Jeff Marshall is a 1997 graduate of Wilburton and head coach Jeff Beare is a 2002 graduate of Hartshorne. Both know what the rivalry means to th


Deputies search for man missing from Okmulgee County

Alan Lankford was last seen on Sunday at his home in Nuyaka. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 185 pounds, and has hazel eyes and gray hair.


Indianola sets school board election

The Board Of Education Of Indianola Public School District hereby announces that statutorily qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate for the #4 seat on the Indianola Board Of Education may file to run as a candidate or this seat at the Pittsburg County Election Board between the h


Oklahoma high school teacher arrested after allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

William SelfSTIGLER, Okla. – An Oklahoma high school teacher has been arrested after he allegedly sent sexually explicit texts to an underage student.Authorities say 47-year-old William Self was a teacher at Stigler High School when he allegedly sent sexually suggestive texts and photos to an undera


Okmulgee County Sheriffs Office looking for missing man

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue wrangler jeans, a black Harley Davidson hat and Muck boots.


Okmulgee Police Seek Help Finding Vehicle Possibly Connected To Armed Robbery

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma -Okmulgee police are asking for help finding a vehicle that may have been used in last week’s robbery at Kentucky Fried Chicken.Police say it appears to be a maroon crossover or minivan.Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Okmulgee Police Department.10/12/2