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.
McAlester mused, "The advantage of my dying during the stem-cell transplant is I could have had my name on the historic marker, too.''
Now Ms Carr said she is planning to move again after McAlester's assistant police chief said he was exploring if it was legal for her to keep Irwin within city limits.
McAlester is one of the premier deer hunts in our state.
A riot inside "Big Mac" in McAlester leaves three inmates dead.
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McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma, and Tooele Army Depot, Utah, used the containers to move munitions into the U.S.
Arnco and Dura-Line will continue to run independently of one another, though some Arnco products may be made out of Dura-Line's newest facility--a 40,000-square-foot plant in McAlester, OK, that opened last year.
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).
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).
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