Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sales Tax Holiday

Please visit the Oklahoma Tax Commission Website for all up to date information:

Per their website:

"Beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, August 1, 2014 and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 3, 2014, Oklahoma will hold a sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain clothing and shoes free of sales tax. This includes state and any local sales taxes.
Retailers are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the sales tax holiday. The sales tax holiday exempts the sale of clothing and shoes priced at less than $100 from sales taxes."

Friday, July 25, 2014

Weekend Roundup

Movies in the Park

July 26th -Facing the Giants-Movie starts at dusk.

Eufaula's  30th Annual Whole Hawg Days & 14th Annual Hawg Run July 24-26

Events are as follows per the Chamber of Commerce website
    *  Water Inflatables & Games for all ages -        Posey Park - 6:00 p.m.
               (Mutton Busting & Steer Riding - Kids)
    * Arts & Crafts Festival at Posey Park - 4:00 to dusk
       Posey Park - 6:00 p.m.
                 (Mutton Busting & Steer Riding - Kids)
       Posey Park - - 9:00 a.m..
                (Mutton Busting & Steer Riding - Kids)

   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 6:00 p.m.
   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 8:00 p.m. (Adult)

   * Water Inflatables & Games for all ages - 
   * Parade Downtown - 6:00 p.m.
   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 6:00 p.m. 
   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 8:00 p.m. (Adult)

SAT, JULY 26    * Poker Run at Eufaula Cove - 7:00 a.m.
   * Breakfast at Community Center - 7:00 a.m.
   * Arts & Crafts Festival at Posey Park - 9:00 a.m.
   * Water Inflatables & Games for all ages - 
   * Kids Activities at the Library - 10:00 a.m.
   * Car Show at Posey Park - 9:00 a.m.
   * Hawg Cooker Judging - 3:00 p.m.  Guidelines
    * Hawg Sandwich Giveaway - 5:00 p.m.
   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 6:00 p.m. 
   * Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo - 8:00 p.m. (Adult)

Times and events are subject to change.
Please be sure to call ahead and check on times and/or events.

For more info contact the Eufaula Area Chamber of Commerce: 918-689-2791.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

2014-2015 McAlester Public School Enrollment Information

Per the McAlester Public Schools website enrollment dates are as follows:

Early Childhood, Elementary, Parker and Puterbaugh
Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30
 12:00 - 6:00 pm 8:00 - 2:00

Thursday July 31 Friday August 1
 Seniors 12-3 pm Sophomores 12-3 pm
 Juniors 3-6 pm Freshmen 3-6 pm
*** Freshmen Orientation 6:00 -8:00 - Smith Center

New students to MHS and those who can't make it on other days can enroll at
MHS - Monday August 4.


Thursday, July 3, 2014

William Gay Cleanup

William Gay Early Childhood center is getting parents/faculty together to help cleanup the school and do some painting. They would appreciate any help you can provide. They are asking that you meet at the school at 9:00 a.m. on July 12th.

Let's get the school ready for all those bright and shinning faces.

If you have any questions you may contact Justin Few at 918-470-8806.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Weekend Roundup

Kiamichi Owa-Chito Festival of the Forest

June 19-21 

This event is held in Beavers Bend State Park. It includes Live music, forest competitions, children's activities and art/photography shows.

McAlester Community Theater presents Annie Jr.

June 20 and 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the S. Arch Thompson Auditorium

Friday, June 6, 2014

Weekend Roundup

Family Weekend at Jellystone Park

June 6-8

Come join us for a Family Scavenger Hunt, face other families in a kayak race, and a closest to the hole putt-putt tournament. Top off the evening watching a movie at the pool

Angie's Dance Plus- 19th Annual Dance Recital-Free Admission

Friday June 6th @ 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)-Solo/Duet Recital
Saturday June 7th @ 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)-Dance Recital/Tumbling

Free Fishing Days

According to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife's website June 7-8 are free fishing days in Oklahoma. Please see their website for more 

B.A.S.S. Nation Division Tournament

This tournament is coming to Lake Eufaula and the SE Expo with professional fishermen from 8 states trying to get the biggest catch.