The Mercy health system has expanded options for seniors in southern Oklahoma with the addition of a senior behavioral health unit at Mercy Hospital Ada.
Friday, October 9, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 3 General Election. Persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.
In November, voters will be asked to weigh in on State Question 814—though less than 60 days from the election little has been said about the legislative referendum.
Dakota Sliger takes aim.
Associate District Judge Lori Jackson gave the oath of office to three new Court Appointed Special Advocates at the Pontotoc County Courthouse Sept 15.
You still have time to double your impact in the fight against childhood hunger with the Regional Food Bank’s Food for Kids Match.
The Department of Corrections plans to provide a temporary pay bump for employees working in a COVID-19 “hot spot.”
This week we are featuring The Sasakwa Vikings hosting the Strother Yellowjackets and the Ada High School Cougars hosting the Durant Lions.
Oklahoma topped 80,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, and eight more deaths were attributed to the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The death of a William S. Key inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 was confirmed Tuesday, as the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced 14 more Oklahomans have died, with coronavirus the cause or a contributor. Statewide, there was an increase of 1,164 cases of the virus.
Oklahoma gained 1,101 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with more than a third of those in Fort Supply in Woodward County, where an outbreak of the virus has occurred in William S. Key Correctional Center, a minimum security facility with an open-dorm environment.
An outbreak of cases at William S. Key Correctional Center has fueled an increasing number of COVID-19 reports in this Woodward County community, where the official population of the town is now less than the number of cases of the virus.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 1,237 COVID-19 cases on Saturday that included a jump of 144 in Fort Supply, corresponding with hundreds of positive tests at a detention facility confirmed by the state Department of Corrections the day before.
Garfield County remained at the moderate, or orange, risk level for COVID-19, as the number of average daily cases per 100,000 population fell for the second consecutive week for the Enid area, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
An Enid woman in the 65 and older age group was one of six more deaths announced Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as the COVID-19 case total increased by more than 1,000.
Twelve more deaths and 970 cases were confirmed by the state Health Department, Wednesday, as Oklahoma moved to the 5th-highest state per rate of new cases in the nation, according to the latest White House Task Force report.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
If you oppose mail-in voting because President Donald Trump calls it a fraud, prepare to stand in long lines to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 Election Day.
Earl D. Lawson's death by COVID-19 was doubly cruel.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
MOODY, Ala. – A veteran Alabama police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in a standoff between police and two suspects at the Super 8 motel in this suburban community 22 miles east of Birmingham.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Mildred Roland, 92, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 in Ada. Arrangements are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Patricia Groves, 66, of Ada, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at her home. Arrangements are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Graveside services for Bobbie Jean Bryant, 81, of Ada are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen Cemetery, Rev. Gary Caldwell will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Bryant passed away Saturday, September 19, 20…
- Police continue to investigate wreck that killed 3 people
- Pontotoc County moves to moderate risk category
- Sasakwa standing strong at No. 2 in Class C
- Drive-thru flu clinic coming to Ada
- Ada has a new cigar shop
- Allen celebrates 100 years of football with shutout
- Ada officials to limit capacity to 50% Friday at Norris Field
- Ada sets guidelines for Friday night football
- Board votes to cancel 2020 Mid-America tournament
- Three killed in wreck