Ada Regional United Way Board President Dr. Bonnie Hignite, lower right, introduces guest speakers at the United Way 70th Anniversary Celebration Thursday at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center.

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News and Ada Magazine. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University.