Ada Main Street was first reported to host one of its two special nights at the Wintersmith Park Trail of Lights Nov. 30. The correct date is Dec. 30. The Ada News apologizes for the error.
Felony proceedings filed as of 9 a.m. Nov. 24 in Pontotoc County District Court:
During the current surge in COVID-19 cases, it is more important than ever to have access to accurate information to guide personal choices.
The Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of teleconferences for the cattle industry will continue through the year-end holidays, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.
The Salvation Army is gearing up for the holidays.
The Ada Beautification Committee is hosting the 2020 Christmas Decorating Contest.
Levi Garrett has operated Rocky Ridge Land Company and Mossy Oak Properties since Sept. 2018.
Oklahoma received some positive news in the state's daily COVID-19 update on Friday, with a net of four counties moving from the orange risk level to the lower-risk yellow classification. But, the report also showed 1,302 new cases and 20 additional deaths, mirroring the death toll reported Thursday.
Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.
Ada will require people to wear facial masks or facial shields when they are in public places, indoors or outdoors, where social distancing cannot be maintained.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has tested positive for COVID-19, Stitt announced Wednesday.
Oklahoma’s jurisdictional landscape dramatically changed Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled much of the state’s eastern half remains a Native reservation, throwing past criminal convictions into question.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.
Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.
Pontotoc County voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program Tuesday by a wider margin than most. County voters also approved two measures in Roff to increase the town’s excise and use taxes by one full percent each, and Tupelo voters elected a new school board member.
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] Katherine Fulton Preston, 86, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Ada. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at the Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, Oklahoma. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook…
SULPHUR [ndash] Glen Rush Smith, 93, of Sulphur, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 in Sulphur. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ARVADA [ndash] Brenda Carol "Yarbrough" Richardson passed on Oct. 26, 2019, in Colorado. She was born to Gerald C. Yarbrough and Helen B. "Maxwell" Yarbrough on Nov. 5, 1947, in Holdenville, OK. Through various moves with the family, she ended up residing in Arvada, CO. She retired from the …
ADA [ndash] Katherine Fulton Preston, 86, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Ada. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Fu…
BROKEN ARROW [ndash] Graveside services for Margaret Louise Roberts, 87, of Broken Arrow, formerly of Ada, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Roberts died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at a nursing home in Broken Arrow. She was born March 16, 1933, in Oklahoma City to Robert W. an…
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