ADA – ECU SCREENS continues the Foreign Film Festival with “Phoenix” on Friday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center at East Central University.

Parts of Oklahoma have already felt the wrath of winter. While the cold, snowy and icy weather can be difficult to deal with, one set of the population has some special concerns, especially since Oklahomans are just at the beginning of the winter season.

Opportunities for family outings abound this holiday season. With kids out of school until after Jan. 1, families may be looking for something fun and interesting to do on days off or on the weekends. Here are 5 things to do within easy driving distance of Ada.

Cute little Krickett and the fabulous feline Cinnamon are looking for forever homes.

When the weatherman starts talking about frigid temperatures, freeze warnings, ice storms or piles of snow, Oklahoma families know to pay attention. However, last week’s ice storm in the western part of the state may have caught some Oklahoma drivers off guard.

Ada Lions recently received a recognition plaque from the March of Dimes for being the second largest fundraiser in Pontotoc County. The funds raised for the organization came from the Lions’ annual golf outing.

While consumers are studying the ingredients and nutritional information on the labels of the items on their grocery lists, there is another detail they also should check.

There’s no time like the holiday season for entertaining guests in the comfort of your home -- and nothing beats cozying up by the fireplace with a delectable winter cocktail.

(StatePoint) — The cold weather can be just as hard on pets as it is on people. This winter, consider these tips to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm.

• St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is participating in the Angel Tree Ministries outreach program for Christmas. This program gives gifts to children with at least one parent incarcerated. Anyone wishing to sign up for a child to support should see Deacon Bobby after the service Sunday.

  • adanewsbriefs@cableone.net

• St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will make a presentation on “Natural Church Development” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the green room. This church growth program has been approved by the vestry and is recommended for all churches in the diocese. The program will be an integral part of the church’s w…

  • adanewsbriefs@cableone.net

Saturday, Dec. 5

  • By Janna Kelley, OSU Extension Educator

Dec. 3 marks the second annual Family and Consumer Sciences Day — the national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. Why family dinners? Only one third of U.S. families eat dinner together most nights. Sitting down at the…

Editor: These "How to cook a Turkey" letters were sent to an incorrect email address by school faculty, so The Ada News is publishing them today.

• New Life Church of the Apostolic Faith offers a study on questions and answers in the Bible. The study takes place at the church, and refreshments are served. For more information or transportation, call Pastor M.D. Bates at (580) 436-1765.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!