- Ada, Oklahoma


  • Sounding Board


    "If people had witnessed all the shooting and bombing that I witnessed during D-Day June 6, 1944, they would never celebrate July 4 with firecrackers. I don't."


    July 2, 2011

  • Make it a fire-free Fourth

    June 29, 2011

  • Sounding Board, 6-19-11

    June 20, 2011

  • Ms. Barresi learning government is not business

    In America, the law is the law. It should contain no mixture of political influence in its interpreting or in its administering of justice. The skeptics among us may rightly say this is not always the case, particularly when the subjects under investigation enjoy high profile, powerful positions.

    June 1, 2011

  • The political reality of $4 a gallon gas


    Reality is a hard taskmaster. When Pres. Obama assumed office all the talk and legislation regarding energy supply and use was focused on “cap and trade,” a scheme to dramatically reduce carbon emissions.


    May 18, 2011

  • Sounding Board, 5-15-11

    May 16, 2011

  • HB1227’s “buck” stops with Gov. Fallin

    We applaud Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of House Bill 1227 that would have made Ardmore Higher Education Center a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

    May 4, 2011

  • Gov. Fallin should veto HB 1227

    Area legislators and East Central University officials are correctly concerned about the process that led to Ardmore Higher Education Center (AHEC) being designated a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SOSU).

    April 27, 2011

  • Sounding Board

    April 16, 2011

  • Emergency personnel deserve kudos


    Emergency officials get kudos for their prompt action and willingness to put themselves in harm’s way to ensure Pontotoc County residents knew as much as possible during Thursday afternoon’s super cell thunderstorms. As threatening weather approached they were a beehive of activity, spreading out across Pontotoc County to keep wary eyes on any sign of funnel clouds, hail, heavy rain and the like.

    April 16, 2011

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For years, Oklahoma was a mostly Democratic state. In recent years, there has been a swing to Republican affiliation. Have you changed your political affiliation to Republican?

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