Pittsburg County, OK

Multiple Oklahoma highways close down due to high water

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Highways in multiple Oklahoma counties are closing down due to flooding. Below are the highways and turnpikes that are closed due to being impacted by high water as of May 6:. CHEROKEE COUNTY. SH-80 west of Hubert. SH-10 about 12.5 miles north of the US-62...
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Capitol Greetings May 2nd

This week really seems like the brakes have been applied to the legislative process. Deadline week passed for hearing Senate bills last week, but more importantly deadline passed for the Senate passing bills originating in the House. Unfortunately, my House Bill 1681, which would have provided some relief for park entry fees, failed to make it to the floor. After two years of working this bill my only option is to start the process over next session. House Bill 2363 also failed to make the cut. This bill would have added all meats to the Oklahoma Certified category, not just beef. I will start over on this as well.
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Victim Identified In Pittsburg County Homicide; OSBI Investigating

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead in Pittsburg County, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. OSBI tweeted that agents are working with the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office to investigate the death of Terry Vernard. OSBI said Vernard died after receiving a single gunshot wound to the head.
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SH-78 remains closed after flooding damage

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - SH-78 remains closed from SH-70E to SH-91, between Durant and Achille, due to heavy rainfall on Sunday. According to ODOT, flooding from Sunday night’s storm damaged a temporary detour through a work zone. SH63 between Haileyville and Bache Road in Pittsburg County also closed,...

Economic Development Director - McAlester

The essential function of the position within the organization is to plan, organize, and manages business solicitation activities on behalf of the City in order to expand the economic base of Pittsburg County, through attraction and retention of business and industry. PRIMARY DUTIES: This list represents the essential tasks performed...