Man will be executed for 2001 double homicide in Oklahoma, despite self-defense claim.AkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
Oklahoma Proceeds with Execution Despite Parole Board's Clemency ProposalPulseWireNewsBreak Contributor
Oklahoma Set to Execute Phillip Hancock for 2001 Double Murder Amid Self-Defense ClaimCarl BelenNewsBreak Contributor
Ridge Bond: The Oklahoman Who Became the Iconic Curly in "Oklahoma!"BobfordNewsBreak Contributor
A Foodie's Guide to McAlester: The 3 Diners You Can't Miss
This article presents an introduction to three delightful diners in McAlester. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Weekly Safety Report: McAlester, Oklahoma mourns loss of K-9 officer and prepares for execution
The McAlester Police Department in Oklahoma is mourning the loss of K-9 Hunter, a Belgian Malinois who served the department for over seven years. Hunter was put to rest due to complications from a stroke. In another incident, Oklahoma is preparing to execute Phillip Hancock for a 2001 double slaying, despite his claims of self-defense. The Pardon and Parole Board recommended sparing Hancock's life, but Governor Kevin Stitt has not taken any action on the recommendation.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in kiowa, OK
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to kiowa..
Temporary Closure of Gillican Lane for Drainage Repairs: McIntosh County Residents Advised to Plan Alternate Routes
Gillican Lane will be temporarily closed for pipe and drainage repairs. The project involves digging and installing concrete pipes. The McIntosh County Public Works Department expects the work to take less than a day.
Oklahoma Proceeds with Execution Despite Parole Board's Clemency Proposal
In McAlester, Oklahoma, a local man was put to death on Thursday for the killing of two individuals in 2001. The man had maintained that his actions were in self-defense, and the state's parole board had even suggested that his sentence be reduced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Wilburton as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Suspected East Oklahoma drug conspiracy ring indicted after investigation involving over a dozen agencies
LE FLORE COUNTY, Okla. — On Nov. 13, 2023, a federal grand jury for the Eastern District of Oklahoma voted to indict thirteen people, most from Le Flore County Oklahoma, with charges accusing them of conspiring to sell meth and fentanyl. The defendants:. Heath Taylor, age 44, of McAlester.
Lake Eufaula Fishing Report
Elevation is 1.50 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 57°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, lipless baits, plastic baits, and worms around channels, points, riprap, and rocks. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish around channels, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure, docks, main lake, points, riprap, and rocks.
Alabama High School Football: How to Stream the Eufaula High School vs. Gulf Shores High School Game - December 1
There is a game between 5A teams in Gulf Shores, AL on Friday, December 1 (beginning at 7:00 PM CT), with Gulf Shores High School hosting Eufaula High School. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Ashland, Oregon: Embracing Change and Tradition in the Post-Pandemic Era
Ashland, Oregon, with its deep-rooted cultural traditions, is witnessing a resurgence as it emerges from the pandemic's shadow. The town's historical connection with the wild west is epitomized by the Ashland Rodeo, an event tracing back to the early 20th century. Originally known as the Rogue Roundup, it showcased the tenacity and showmanship of the American cowboy, drawing massive crowds and becoming a symbol of the community's pride in its heritage.
Marshall playground gets colorful addition
Marshall Elementary added a new level of fun to their playground area recently The playground got a colorful update when educators were told about playground stencils that the state offered for free to help add old fashioned games back into elementary students. “When our Superintendent Monte Madewell called me and...
Hartshorne: Preserving the Legacy of the 'Queen City of the Coal Belt'
In the heart of Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, Hartshorne emerges as a symbol of the coal mining boom that once swept through the region in the late 19th century. Known as the 'Queen City of the Coal Belt,' this town's historical narrative is rich with the tales of prosperity and industrial vigor brought about by the discovery of coal. James Jackson 'J. J.' McAlester, a Civil War veteran, was pivotal in initiating this era of growth, his entrepreneurial endeavors leading to the establishment of the McAlester Coal Mining Co. and transforming Hartshorne into a melting pot of cultures and economic success.
Eufaula Indian Journal names Players of the Year
The Eufaula Ironheads had another exciting and winning season (7-4), ending it in a loss to Vian in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs. Eufaula head coach Larry Newton and staff did a fantastic job developing a young team that only had four seniors. After a rocky 1-2 start, the Ironheads racked off six consecutive wins before falling to Idabel for the district championship.
Basketball Action Starts this Week
The Eufaula Ironheads will kick off the season Tuesday with a road game against Muldrow with a start time of 6 p.m.. On Friday the Ironheads will host Morris. The Checotah Wildcats will start their season Friday December 1st at 6p.m. The 2023 Mclnstosh County Basketball Preview will be released...
Presenting the Evelyn Mynhier Food Pantry
Dedicated to Eufaula Lake VFW Post 8798 Auxiliary President. In 2020, life changed for most people we know because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Men and women who previously had secure employment lost jobs; some became homeless. People were seriously ill; many died. Times were harder than usual for all of us. One summer day a man stopped by the Eufaula VFW Post 8798 in search of nourishment for his body. Two of our auxiliary members searched through our kitchen cabinets for something that would feed him. The ladies were able to find a meager supply of food to help. When our members shared this incident with the president of the auxiliary, a plan was put into effect to bring items to keep on hand in case the need would again arise. We began bringing a few cans of ready to eat food. Other members were informed of what we were doing. Soon more joined us in our efforts.
Indian Nation Turnpike narrows to one lane for surface repairs near McAlester
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — From Monday through December 4, Indian Nation Turnpike will be narrowed to one lane at US-69 (mm 63) near McAlester for surface repairs. The US-69 exit ramps will remain open. According to officials, southbound SH-375/Indian Nation Turnpike will be narrowed to one lane south of...
‘Do you have any suggestions to teach the ‘meaning of Christmas to kids?’
One thing that our family does with every day in December up to Christmas is our Advent Calendar. Each day has a little box that holds a piece of candy or such. The kids look forward to it each day. In the few moments we spend with it, we can...
Plumb Theatre News
Saturday night, Dec. 2, we are having a special Country Show at 7 p.m., with great music and a SWEETS night! Desserts of all kinds! Bring your favorite, making your mouth water. Music and food to warm the heart — can’t get much better than that. Please share...
QUINTON POLICE CHIEF, OFFICERS TAKE OATHS OF OFFICE
Quinton’s town Judge Max Moss administered an oath to six Quinton Police Department employees during the swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 16. Details are in the current issue (Nov. 23) of the paper. In print and online.
Whispers and Shadows: Exploring the Haunting Legacy of Blanco, Texas
In the heart of Texas Hill Country, the ghost town of Blanco stands as a haunting testament to a bygone era, its deserted buildings and overgrown paths whispering tales of a once-bustling community. The restored 1885 Blanco County Courthouse echoes with the whispers of history, while the ghostly figure of Lackey, with his blood-soaked bandana, is said to hitchhike along Highway 281, contributing to the town's eerie lore.