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Commissioners briefed on wrongful death suit

The lawsuit centers around events connected to the death of Malinda Yvonne Lindley, 46, of Holdenville. Lindley was arrested by Ada police officers May 13, 2014, and cited for public intoxication after officers say they found her “walking in the roadway of a trailer park” in the 2300 block of Ahloso Road. Lindley was taken to the Justice Center, where she died while in custody May 15, 2014. Read more

DPD begins new UAS Drone program

DUNCAN — With new technologies coming through daily to help local police municipalities, the Duncan Police Department used donations… Read more

Lottery reform gambling on bigger payoffs, better odds

OKLAHOMA CITY — While lottery sales in most states are smashing records as people spend big on scratch-off tickets, the Oklahoma Lot… Read more


Thunder notes: Iverson backs Westbrook for MVP

HOUSTON — One of the most common comparisons basketball fans hear for Russell Westbrook is Hall of Fame guard Allen Iverson. And it seems that Iverson can appreciate his contemporary’s game. Read more

Thunder season ends in the same way it played out

HOUSTON — Oklahoma City let go in expected fashion: Without Russell Westbrook.   Read more

All-Time Girls Coaches of the Year



Some common brush and weed management mistakes

Rangelands support many species of brush and weeds. The continual increase over years in the number and distribution of brush and we… Read more

Government trying to help Americans

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COLUMN: President Trump’s war with the press

One of the most unsurprising things about President Donald Trump’s first days in office is that it was full of surprises in the voices and images that consumed the national media’s attention. Read more


KOVENE, Reta Dec 29, 1960 - Apr 9, 2017

TULSA [ndash] Reta Kay (Miller) Kovene, 56, originally of Ada, passed from this life April 9, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled f… Read more

GILES, Cordie Aug 1, 1933 - Apr 24, 2017

ARDMORE [ndash] Graveside services for Cordie Lee Giles, 83, of Ardmore and formerly of this area, are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Swan H… Read more

WALKER, Dale Dec 23, 1956 - Apr 22, 2017

ADA [ndash] Services for Dale Aaron Walker, 60, of Ada will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. James Church of God in Christ. The Rev… Read more

Weather Today

Showers and thunderstorms


56° 43°

Showers and thunderstorms

Humidity: 81%
Cloud Coverage: 90%
Wind: NNW at 17 mph
Chance of Rain: 90%
UV Index: 6 High
Sunrise: 06:41:33 am
Sunset: 08:08:11 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Showers and thunderstorms Wed
90% 56° 43°
Mix of sun and clouds Thu
10% 73° 56°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon Fri
50% 78° 61°
Thunderstorms Sat
100% 73° 44°
Showers ending by midday Sun
40% 57° 42°
Sunny Mon
0% 71° 51°
A few clouds Tue
10% 79° 54°