Sheriff John Christian

From the left, Marcos Whitt, Steven Stanford, Zubair Kahn, Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian, Malichi McCarty and Specialist Daniel Quaid present the Defense Department’s Patriot Award to Christian Friday at the Pontotoc County courthouse.

Chief Photographer

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University.