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Pittsburg County voters discuss governor-elect, local results

The News-Capital interviewed local voters for their reactions to results of the Nov. 6 General Election in this installment of Pulse of the Voter, a quarterly project of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-15 12:30:00

National political scene leads to changes in party affiliations

Rocky and Marla Barlow did something recently they once thought they would never, ever do. They both changed their voter registration to Republican after a lifetime spent as members of the Democratic Party.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-15 12:00:00

BOYS BASKETBALL: McAlester gets in win column for first time this season

ARDMORE — The first victory of the season is in the books for McAlester. The Buffaloes (1-5) found their 3-point shot and some revenge along the way, beating the Ardmore, 75-57, for the first time since Dec. 18, 2015. Zach Lerblance and Jacob Lane led the Buffs with 28 and 23 points, respectively.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-15 07:18:00

BOYS TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Wilburton to appear in consolation final of own tournament

WILBURTON — Wilburton can win a consolation championship on its home floor Saturday. The Diggers (3-4) bested Red Oak, 68-47, in the consolation round of the Wilburton Tournament Friday. Senior Kyle McAlester had a game-high 24 points for Wilburton. Sophomore Cole Nix scored a team-high 17 for the C

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-15 00:12:00

City's skating rink opens Friday

Plans for the opening of the city of McAlester’s new ice skating rink have been drawing lots of attention. City Tourism Coordinator Eddie Gray and Frank Phillips of PSO were at the site earlier this week, making plans for the installation of additional lighting at the rink.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-13 23:05:00

Petition alleges workers at Patterson 219 inherited 'ticking time bomb'

An amended petition filed in Pittsburg County District Court claims workers inherited a “ticking time bomb” the morning a January explosion killed five men and severely injured another near Quinton.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-14 12:00:00

McAlester Union Livestock Auction report

The McAlester Union Livestock Auction, McAlester, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 1,400 head selling Dec. 11, compared to 2,500 head a week ago and 1,550 head last year, according to the USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-12-15 16:15:00

GIRLS BASKETBALL: McAlester falls to Class 5A-No. 3 Ardmore

ARDMORE — McAlester could not make it two wins in a row on Friday night. The Lady Buffaloes (3-3) struggled to find their shot against Class 5A-No. 3 Ardmore. McAlester shot 9-for-41 from the field, falling to the Lady Tigers, 52-25.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-15 07:25:00

Garvin resigns as Ward 5 city councilor

Longtime Ward 5 City Councilor Buddy Garvin resigned from his post on the McAlester City Council after the council declined to pay a claim for $7,500 that Garvin said the city owed him for a car damaged by a city construction equipment operator in 2017.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-12 23:33:00

BOYS TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Ary's free throws give Kinta FNB repeat

Hunter Ary is accustomed to making free throws in practice. On Saturday, the Kinta sophomore went to the free throw line with the task of making them to deliver his team a second consecutive First National Bank Classic championship at McAlester's Southeast Expo Center.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-16 03:44:00

Sunny Saturday Warm-Up Across Eastern Oklahoma

TULSA, Oklahoma - Here comes the sun! A terrific warm-up is in store for our weekend. It’s a triple whammy of good news for our Saturday. First, expect lots of sunshine throughout the day! Second, look for much lighter winds with those north breezes closer to 10 to 15 miles per hour today, likely de

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-12-15 13:47:00

Downtown TIF plan set for consideration

Members of the downtown Tax Increment Financing Review Committee are considering a new economic development project plan for downtown McAlester. The idea is to stimulate growth and investment and revitalize the downtown area — the question is how to best achieve that goal.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-12 13:00:00

Local county jails could soon begin DNA collection from arrestees

A controversial practice signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin in 2016 could end up in local county jails once funds and training are in place. In 2016, Oklahoma Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, introduced House Bill 2275, which states that any person 18-years-old or older who is arrested for a felony

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-13 13:45:00

Dallas man dies three days after multi-vehicle collision in Pittsburg County

A Dallas man died Wednesday night in a Tulsa hospital three days after a three-vehicle collision in Pittsburg County. James Beasley, 79, died Wednesday night, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Beasley was a passenger in a 2017 Mercedes E300 that was involved in the collision Sunday on

TULSA WORLD - 2018-12-13 16:07:00

Two fatalities reported in accidents near Stringtown

The wife of a former state representative and an Arkansas man were both killed in what is being investigated as separate accidents which occurred at the same time and location near Stringtown, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-10 23:15:00

McAlester's Lane discusses state free throw championship

Jacob Lane is a state champion. The senior for McAlester won the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association state free throw contest Monday night at Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena. The event was held at halftime of the Oklahoma City Thunder's 122-113 win against the Utah Jazz.

MCALESTER NEWS-CAPITAL & DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-13 02:02:00

Missouri man found dead by hunters in northeast Oklahoma

CARDIN — Hunters in far northeast Oklahoma on Wednesday found the body of a 24-year-old Missouri man. Investigators said the hunters found the body of Tyler Applebee, who is from southwest Missouri. Authorities said at this time there is no known connection between Applebee and Oklahoma, according t

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-12-14 16:29:00

Oklahoma mother upset after she says he was arrested for chronic school absences

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – An Oklahoma mother claims that her son was taken into police custody after he missed too many days of school. Stephanie, who didn’t want her last name used, told FOX 23 that she received a phone call from Muskogee Public Schools on Wednesday, telling her that her son had been taken

KFOR - 2018-12-14 16:22:57

Oklahoma State Senator goes after low income pregnant women…

Whether it’s in a literal or figurative sense, it seems like the only goal of Oklahoma lawmakers is to fuck women. Case in point – our old buddy State Senator Paul Scott. Yesterday, The Frontier reported that Scott introduced a common sense, humane and very compassionate bill that would cut state-fu

THELOSTOGLE.COM - 2018-12-13 14:17:52

Oklahoma woman facing charges after allegedly leaving teen at rest stop

ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is facing charges after police say she left a 17-year-old with autism at a rest stop in Kansas. On Nov. 29, investigators say a 17-year-old boy with autism, who can’t speak, was found at a Kansas rest stop without any identification.

KFOR - 2018-12-13 19:57:03