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McAlester man sentenced in wife's death

A McAlester man showed no emotion as family of the woman he murdered spoke in court Tuesday prior to him being sentenced to life in prison. A Pittsburg County jury in May found Jonathan James Tubbs, 40, guilty of first-degree murder in the February 2020 shooting death of his wife, 37-year-old Catrina Pope at a McAlester residence.
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Governor, education secretary slide into McAlester

Gov. Kevin Stitt leaned forward to check dials and gauges, sat up straight and pulled the handles as the virtual airplane’s nose started to lift. “There we go,” Stitt said from the flight simulator at McAlester High School during a tour Tuesday. “Smooth take off,” said Secretary of Education Ryan...
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Col. Hammond new commander at McAlester ammo plant

Colonel Michael F. Hammond assumed command of McAlester Army Ammunition Plant during a ceremony Tuesday at the McAlester base. Hammond thanked his family for their support and those who offered assistance in his transition to MCAAP. He said employees at the base have demonstrated professionalism — and he vowed to give them his best effort.
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Election board verifies enough signatures for special audit

Workers at the Pittsburg County Election Board have verified there are 1,053 valid signatures on petitions requesting the State Auditor and Inspector's Office conduct a special audit of the city of McAlester. That's 95 more than the minimum 958 valid signatures required to conduct the special audit. "Petitioners were successful,"...
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Mcalester diesel cost survey shows cheapest station saves $0.37

(MCALESTER, OK) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.37 in the greater Mcalester area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Mcalester area on Tuesday, found that Phillips 66 at 701 S George Nigh Expyhad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.62 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Phillips 66 at 526 E Carl Albert Pkwy, which listed a per-gallon price of $2.99.
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ACE Medical celebrates Suters' retirement

ACE Medical Equipment on Main Street in McAlester recently celebrated the retirement of Ben and Lana Suter. Ben and Lana have owned ACE Medical for more than 30 years and decided to retire. ACE was bought out by Advanced Care Medical Equipment. Advanced Care Medical Equipment's home office is located in Durant.