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Ada company donates labor, materials for McLish Middle School project
Christmas is still a month away, but patrons of the Stonewall school district are getting an early present this year.
Icy conditions result in only minor wrecks
Mother Nature flexed her weather biceps over the weekend, resulting in a lot of slipping and sliding over county and state roads last weekend and Monday.
It caused a few minor collisions as well, not to mention one rollover that could have, but did not, result in tragedy.
As of mid-afternoon Monday, there had been no reports of anyone treated for weather-related injuries.
Two arrested for alleged assault
An Ada man was severely beaten Sunday and two men were arrested by police.
Arrested were 27-year-old Durrell Jones and 24-year-old Terrance Jones, both of Ada.
Police responded to a call of a man lying in the road at the intersection of Eighth and Highland at 1:20 p.m. When police arrived, they discovered a man lying on his back with his girlfriend beside him, Officer Brian Engel wrote in a report.
Ada woman hoping for news of missing brother
When Ada resident Violeta Oliver saw news footage of Typhoon Haiyan, she started worrying about her brother.
A native of the Philippines, Oliver was at her office on Nov. 7 when co-workers colleagues told her that a typhoon was supposed to strike her homeland the next day. She assured her colleagues that typhoons are common in the Philippines, but they told her that Haiyan was the biggest storm in the nation’s history.
The day that Haiyan hit, Oliver went home and watched CNN’s coverage of the storm. As she followed the story, she wondered whether her brother, Perfecto Maceda Badoy Jr., was safe.
Turkey plays starring role in many Thanksgiving meals
When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, the turkey is the main attraction of the meal for many families.
Remembering Bill Gray: Family, friends pay tribute to late Ada mayor
When Barbara Young thinks about her friend William Gray, she remembers their long conversations about issues facing the Ada City Council.
Warrant issued for suspect’s arrest
An arrest warrant with a $1 million bond was issued for a man suspected of first-degree burglary.
The alleged burglary occurred Friday, Nov. 15 at an Ada residence. An arrest warrant was issued for 34-year-old Audie Dean Sullivan. Police believe Sullivan may reside in the Duncan area or possibly Wichita Falls, Texas. He was last seen in Wichita Falls, police said.
Fire destroys house in Byng
Officials with Byng Volunteer Fire Department and the Oklahoma State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a fire which destroyed a Byng home Thursday evening.
Amy Ford given Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award
East Central University Director of Communications and Marketing Amy (Garcia) Ford was presented the Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award for 2013
Bellville named McCune Volunteer Mediator of the Year
Joyce Belville spends one full day a week volunteering as an early settlement mediator in the Chickasha area.
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