Ada — East Central University announced late this afternoon that ECU head basketball coach Mac McConnell has been reinstated by the university after a five-game suspension after his arrest for allegedly driving a university-owned vehicle while under the influence. See Tuesday paper for more details.
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Girl Scouts launch winter shoe drive
When Randi Woods’ daughter celebrated her ninth birthday, she decided to collect shoes for kids instead of asking for presents.
Two years later, Woods’ daughter is a member of Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma Troop 1295, and her birthday shoe drive has prompted the troop to tackle a similar project.
The Scouts are teaming up with Buckner International, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, to collect shoes for needy children. Organizers of Buckner’s national Shoes for Orphan Souls shoe drive are hoping to collect more than 200,000 pairs of new shoes and socks this year.
Trash crews picking up delayed routes today, Tuesday
Last week’s winter storm prevented WCA Waste Corp. crews from picking up trash on their regularly scheduled routes Friday.
Chickasaw Nation Head Start centers closed today
All Chickasaw Nation Head Start centers are closed today, and the Nation’s offices opened at 10 a.m.
Area schools cancel classes due to weather
A recent blast of wintry weather prompted several area school districts to cancel classes for Monday.
Ada Main Street monitoring weather before making parade decision
The fate of this year’s Pat Taylor Memorial Parade of Lights is still up in the air.
Fourth and final robbery suspect caught
A man wanted in an armed robbery was found and arrested Thursday evening after a lengthy manhunt.
Food safety issue during power outages
Some Pontotoc County residents may face power outages during this weekend’s winter event.
Chickasaw Nation Vo-Rehab leads to brighter future for Allen resident
Chickasaw citizen Micah Stringer is a familiar face around the Chickasaw Nation Child Care Center.
Dec. 6, 2013
Winter blast brings snow, ice to Pontotoc County
It's hunker-down time for the next several days in Pontotoc County.
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