- Ada, Oklahoma


  • America stands at the crossroads

    Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell took exception last week to President Barack Obama’s remarks regarding what the U.S. Supreme Court should and should not do regarding his signature accomplishment — passage of the Affordable Healthcare Act. 

    April 10, 2012

  • Local sales tax bid should not be OK'd

    In our conversations with representatives of Pontotoc County volunteer fire departments over the last few weeks we have gained an even greater respect for what they do. Pontotoc County volunteer firefighters are dedicated to their communities and earnest in their desire to serve and protect. 

    March 25, 2012

  • Scissortail Lake worth a good, hard look

    People in Oklahoma understand water has become a priority issue among the many communities, counties, regions and tribes of our state. 

    March 17, 2012

  • Sounding Board

    "Does it really make any sense for East Central University to feature the Hallie Brown Ford Center as the star in our arts district, if you are going to build on the closest parking lot? To me that doesn't make sense. That is cutting down on use of the theater if there is no easy access to parking."

    September 18, 2011

  • Sounding Board


    "He who does not believe in God and the truth in Christianity cannot believe in He who is."


    August 13, 2011

  • Sounding Board

    July 31, 2011

  • Sounding Board

    July 17, 2011

  • Please don’t feed the geese

    Ada has an illegal alien problem, but it has nothing to do with migration from south of the border. In fact, our issue originates just the other side of America’s border to the north and it is within our control to eliminate the problem by resisting the urge to feed these invaders.

    July 17, 2011

  • Sounding Board

    On June 18, on South Johnston Street, we had a near tragedy of two children playing and riding their bicycles being struck by a speeding driver.

    July 9, 2011

  • Out of many, One

    If you follow closely our nation’s politics, it’s hard not to be discouraged.

    July 6, 2011

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