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Movie Night at the Museums features 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

TISHOMINGO — The Chickasaw Nation will host a screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” at 6:30 p.m. today as part of the Movie N… Read more

Those are not spider webs in the trees

STILLWATER — With Halloween quickly approaching, some might think massive populations of giant spiders have taken over parts of the … Read more

Hartshorne credit card used for personal purchases

MCALESTER — Hartshorne municipal credit card statements show a city credit card was used to pay bills and purchase personal items fr… Read more

Sports

ECU volleyball team sweeps Southeastern

ADA — The East Central University volleyball team swept past archrival Southeastern 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-15) in the first Great Amer… Read more

Stonewall sweeps Vanoss in Class A District

STONEWALL – Macy Farris hit a two-run homer and Alexis Lambert fired a one-hitter as the Class A fifth-ranked Stonewall Lady Longhor… Read more

Roff rolls to softball district crown

ROFF – Taryn Monjay and Kaylea Ensey each went 3-for-4 from the plate as the Roff Lady Tigers trounced Paoli 13-5 in four innings Fr… Read more

Opinion

Kerr family series outstanding

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Paul Reiser reflects on an illustrious career in comedy; Will headline at ECU Sept. 22

 Paul Reiser is headed to Ada. Read more

What is the Pontotoc County Free Fair?

Each year, countless hours are spent preparing for an event that has been happening in Pontotoc County for 100 years! Just think, th… Read more

Obituaries

HONEYCUTT, Melvin May 31, 1935 - Sep 20, 2016

TISHOMINGO [ndash] Services for Melvin Dean Honeycutt, 81, of Tishomingo are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel in… Read more

ELLIOTT, Ollie Jul 23, 1931 - Sep 21, 2016

ADA [ndash] Graveside services for Ollie Leona Elliott, 85 of Ada are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at East Hill Cemetery in Roff. The Rev. Fre… Read more

SCOTT, Doris Jun 23, 1924 - Sep 22, 2016

ADA [ndash] Services for Doris Lee Scott, 92, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Ed Rutherf… Read more

Weather Today

Thunderstorms developing late

Today

88° 69°

Thunderstorms developing late

Humidity: 86%
Cloud Coverage: 60%
Wind: SE at 4 mph
Chance of Rain: 60%
UV Index: 0 Low
Sunrise: 07:16:18 am
Sunset: 07:19:31 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Thunderstorms developing late Sat
60% 88° 69°
Thunderstorms Sun
90% 74° 62°
Clouds giving way to sun Mon
0% 76° 52°
Times of sun and clouds Tue
0% 77° 52°
Sunny Wed
0% 83° 54°
Mainly sunny Thu
0% 82° 53°
Abundant sunshine Fri
10% 78° 55°