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Hartshorne Teenager Claims Cornhole National Junior Championship Title

A Hartshorne teenager made history over the weekend when he won the USA Cornhole National Junior Championship. 15-year-old Hayden Morris is the first Oklahoman to bring home the junior nation champ title. The Hartshorne High School sophomore made it look easy when clinched the top spot Saturday after a 10-0...
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Arrest made in McAlester Tactical Supply theft

MCALESTER, Okla. — Federal authorities made an arrest in connection with a brazen theft at a McAlester gun store last month. Carl Ray Holland, 32, faces one count of a felon in possession of a firearm, according to court records. Holland was found to be in possession of several...
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Monnie Beatrice Hargus

Monnie Beatrice Hargus, 88, passed away August 6, 2022, in OKC, OK. She was born August 16, 1933, in Stringtown, OK to James and Mary Ann (Parsons) Stewart. Monnie was the last living child. She had 4 sisters and 9 brothers. Monnie grew up and attended Stringtown Public School. She...
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Man Arrested In Connection To McAlester Gun Shop Robbery

Authorities have arrested a man in connection to a burglary that happened at a McAlester gun shop. The incident happened on July 29, 2022 at McAlester Tactical Supply. Authorities said a man entered the sales floor from a rear supply closet and stole an undetermined amount of firearms. After the...

Severe Storms Leave Damage, Debris After Sweeping Through Crowder

CROWDER, Okla. – Residents near McAlester are cleaning up debris after severe storms swept through town early this morning. The Crowder Fire Department spent hours putting out fires and helping residents clean up. Jack Pratt said he was asleep inside with his wife and grandkids when strong winds blew...

Whether for allergies, calories, or taste, these Oklahoma eateries are changing pizza from the bottom up.

To say a life without pizza is not a life worth living is peak hyperbole but not entirely false for fans of one of America’s favorite foods. And yet, for many Oklahomans, crust is a major impediment on the path to pizza paradise. For those with gluten issues, the price of a slice might mean a rash, a headache, or a full-on shutdown of the villi in the stomach, which extract nutrients out of food. Luckily, a handful of pizzerias across the state are tackling the problem head on.

Mental Health Needs in SE OK

This week, I want to provide an update on the adolescent crisis unit in McAlester that I've been working on with a state agency for some time. The Oklahoma Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has a rule that went into effect in 2017 which has unfortunately been restricting what we can do in the state to address mental health. This rule stipulates that there can only be one crisis unit in each region of Oklahoma. After learning this, I checked and discovered that our area in southeast Oklahoma did not have even one adolescent crisis unit.
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Janie Lanelle Meade

Janie Lanelle Meade was born June 16, 1955 in Midland, Texas to Montrose Bradley and Pauline (Ray) Bradley and passed from this life July 26, 2022 at her home in Indianola following an extended illness. Janie moved to Fitzhugh, Oklahoma as a girl with her family. She attended local schools...

Pittsburg man arrested for allegedly pointing guns at officer

A man from Pittsburg was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly assaulted a police officer and endangered several children with his actions. Read the full press release below:. On August 3, 2022, at approximately 3:13 a.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to 1406 Bitner Terrace in...

Everyone loves a parade, especially when the weather is nice

McAlester Regional’s float, Mount Pigmore, captured third place in Friday’s parade. STAFF | INDIAN JOURNALThe First Church of the Nazarene won first place in the parade last Friday. The Church thanked its youth group for working so hard to create a winning float. COURTESYLittle Miss McIntosh County Emri Welch was the third place winner in the Whole Hawg Dy Parade Friday. STAFF | INDIAN JOURNALFarmers State Bank won third place in Friday’s Whole Hawg Day Parade competition. STAFF | INDIAN JOURNAL ...