McAlester


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McAlester

(məkăl`ĭstər), city (1990 pop. 16,370), seat of Pittsburg co., SE Okla.; inc. 1899. A former coal-mining and farming community, McAlester has become a regional distribution center with a busy stockyard. Clothing, motor vehicles, chemicals, and animal feeds are manufactured and there is food processing. A munitions plant is nearby.
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Spirit's Oklahoma operations include facilities in McAlester and Tulsa.
At the same time that McAlester, 70, was receiving treatment for myelofibrosis, she was engaged in the decadelong labor of updating her magisterial book, "A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture.
McAlester is one of the premier deer hunts in our state.
In Oklahoma, Charlotte Klutts has been named publisher of the Tahlequah Daily Press; previously, she was ad director of Oklahoma's McAlester News-Capital, a job she'd held for four years (both are CNHI papers).
They charged Roger Craig Smith, 24, and Patrecia Louise McAlester, 21, with unlawful manufacture, delivery and possession of methamphetamine and frequenting a place where controlled substances are used.
Other features in this issue include Mark Hughes' and Jerri Mabray's story on the munitions makers of McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Nell Drumheller's look at the Army's missile test site at Kwajalein Atoll and Argie Sarantinos-Perrin's examination of the Army's efforts to eliminate its chemical-weapons arsenal.
The Ohoyohoma (meaning "red woman" in Choctaw) clubs in the Oklahoma cities of Ada, Caddo, Durant, McAlester, and Tulsa offered membership to "all Indian women by blood" (Ohoyohoma Collection, outsize box 1).
Nationally, the least expensive city was McAlester, Okla.
Traffic Office, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, McAlester, Okla.
The Small Shipper category winners were Defense Distribution Center Puget Sound, Washington; Traffic Office McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, McAlester, Oklahoma; DOD Integrated Logistics Support, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; and the Defense Contract Management Agency Huntsville-Birmingham Southeast Transportation Center, Alabama.
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