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2011-03-25 00:00:29

Mayor Kevin Priddle recipient of award given yearly by drug rehab center in observance of continued help and support for drug-free lives in his community. McAlester, OK (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 This year the Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program has presented Mayor of McAlester Kevin Priddle with their Humanitarian of the Year Award.

2010-10-26 00:01:48

Comedian Lends A Hand to an Oklahoma Community Argus Hamilton, funniest topical comedian in America, takes part in grassroots campaign to get drugs out and arts in. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) October 24, 2010 According to Argus Hamilton, "Art helps to fulfill man's oldest drive, the drive to create.” This is something Hamilton has been doing for some time through his successful career as a comedian.

2010-10-25 15:04:00

MCALESTER, Okla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The word to describe yesterday's Take McAlester Back events is inspiring. The group kicked of their official campaign Saturday morning on Choctaw Avenue.

2010-10-24 00:14:28

Music Star Gives Back to an Oklahoma Community Nationally recognized musician takes part in local drug prevention campaign to help get drugs out and arts in. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 Art has taken on lots of meanings in musician Jana Jae’s life.

2008-07-17 15:00:53

By Susan Brittingham, McAlester News-Capital, Okla. Jul. 17--Even though it may seem that summer began last week and your little one was born only yesterday, it's actually time for another school year to start. Enrollment for the tiniest of students at McAlester Public Schools is going on now.

2008-06-20 15:00:33

By Jeremy Higgins, McAlester News-Capital, Okla. Jun. 20--Almost everyone is affected by cancer -- whether you are a cancer survivor, or you have a friend or family member who has cancer, survived cancer or has died from cancer.

2006-06-01 21:04:14

MCALESTER, Oklahoma (Reuters) - A 74-year-old became the oldest person executed in Oklahoma when he was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday for the 1984 murder of his stepson.

2006-04-18 20:27:31

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man was executed by lethal injection on Tuesday for killing three people over a drug debt in 1996, an Oklahoma prison spokesman said.

2005-07-19 20:58:08

MCALESTER, Okla. (Reuters) - A man who killed a store clerk during a 1991 robbery and blamed it on steroid use was executed on Tuesday by lethal injection.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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