A little over three years ago, District leaders and community members started the process to develop the Ada City School District’s Strategic Plan.
East Central University President Dr. Katricia Pierson has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder announced results of the Aug. 3, 2021, general election.
One neighborhood in Ada was set upon by firefighters and police as an air conditioner fire broke out at virtually the same time an injury accident happened just a block away.
At least six people were injured, including one critically, in a two-vehicle head-on collision Saturday on State highway 3 east of Stonewall at the Pontotoc-Coal County line.
During the 18 months since the coronavirus pandemic shook the world, the medical community has evolved and adapted to new procedures, technology, medications, vaccines, and patients needs.
Lawmakers, educators and health experts are tussling over mask mandates in the classroom and the best strategies to keep children safe as COVID-19 continues to spread.
Two people were transported by air ambulance, and as many as seven people in total were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision Saturday afternoon just south of Stonewall at the Pontotoc-Coal County line on State Highway 3.
NORMAN — Following a Facebook video in which Oklahoma GOP Chairman John Bennett continued to equate the treatment of unvaccinated Americans to that of Jews during the Holocaust, a source with direct knowledge said conversations about possibly removing Bennett from office are in progress.
The newly added Media and Fine Arts Pathway is meant to codify, through the promise of hands-on coursework, the multiple career paths that secondary students can begin walking while still in the thick of school.
Muskogee native Leslie Leeds takes on life with a sense of adventure.
Due to loss of habitat, global warming, wildfire, and overlogging, the endangered Marbled Murrelet has all three continental Pacific coastal states protecting it with each state’s Endangered Species Act.
Richard Weatherford was home on leave from the Merchant Marines when fate tapped him on his head. Literally.
Sabrina Leanne Spurlock was charged on Thursday in Wagoner County District Court with first-degree murder in a fatal shooting at Rocky Point on Monday.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – When Oscar-winning writer and director Tom McCarthy homed in on a central Oklahoma city as one of the settings for his latest film, he didn’t know what to expect. But he liked the sound of it and was looking for a location in a land-locked state.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A joint project between the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma Air National Guard is providing tribal veterans with housing and training for military units to improve deployment readiness.
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
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.
This Week's Circulars
PLANO [ndash] John James Fleet II, passed away on Aug. 2, 2021, age 81, in Plano, Texas. He showed great courage and faced his final days in the loving company of his family. John was born in Houston, Texas, raised in Dallas, lived in Ada, Oklahoma, and Plano, Texas. John married Geraldine C…
ADA [ndash] Earnest Dudley Barrow, 90, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Ada. Arrangements are pending with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Bryan Randall Benefield, 64, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Ada. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at Holdenville Cemetery in Holdenville, Oklahom…
- At least seven injured in head-on crash near Stonewall
- Six injured in Saturday crash near Stonewall
- Coalgate woman dies in Tuesday crash
- Mercy tightening visitor restrictions at all campuses and clinics across Oklahoma
- Crews stay busy: house fire, injury accident at same time, same place
- Ada Senior Care Center is struggling to find their way
- Abba's Tables reaches out for help
- OSU president blasts OU on SEC move
- Man arrested for meth trafficking
- The ups and downs of ECU's season played during a pandemic