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.
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The Ada Sunrise Rotary Club hosted an appreciation luncheon for local first responders Friday at the Aldridge Hotel Ballroom. The event was intended to show support for area emergency personnel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic situation.
Oklahomans will get their opportunity to grab some of their favorite fair food after all. The Oklahoma State Fair will host a Fair Food To-Go event from Aug. 20-23 at the state fairgrounds.
The state’s largest virtual public charter school is seeing hundreds of new students from across the state enrolling each day.
Congressman Tom Cole congratulated East Central University, located in the Fourth Congressional District of Oklahoma, after it was named a National Leadership Grants for Libraries recipient by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma Department of Commerce Executive Director Brent Kisling visited Ada Friday.
A controversial state question that would reform the state’s criminal justice system has qualified for November’s general election ballot, supporters say.
An Enid hospital reported the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, while the state Health Department confirmed 377 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma, seven of those in Garfield County.
New COVID-19 cases rose by 494 in the state and two in Garfield County, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health officials, who also reported one new death associated with the virus on Sunday.
New COVID-19 cases rose by 1,244 in the state and 33 in Garfield County, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health officials, who also reported eight new deaths associated with the virus on Saturday.
ENID, Okla. — An email from an Enid city commissioner states he will push for the city to adopt state COVID-19 recommendations as mandates and called the chief of police's comments during the last hearing on the issue "chickens---."
Garfield County saw its numbers increase from 201 to 330, including a single-day record increase of 53, during the week encompassing Friday, July 24 to Thursday, July 30, according to OSDH data.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the state was back up over 1,000 again Thursday, with another 13 deaths reported, but only two more positive tests were reported in Garfield County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Another 14 deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which also confirmed 848 more cases of COVID-19 in the state, 32 of those in Northwest Oklahoma counties, on Wednesday
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.
Jeffrey Gerritt, editor of the Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press, Monday won journalism’s most prestigious award, the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing.
COLUMBIA, MO -- Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press Editor Jeffery Gerritt has won the 2020 Burl Osborne Award for Editorial Leadership, the national News Leaders Association announced Monday.
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ADA [ndash] James Prince, 82, of Ada, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Ada. Arrangement are pending with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
WEST MONROE [ndash] Mary K. Price, 62, of West Monroe, Louisiana, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in West Monroe. Arrangements are pending with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Carolyn L. Weller, 80, of Ada, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020, in Ada. Arrangements are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up to date service information please follow our Facebook page at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
- Seeds from foreign countries reach Ada
- Police seek help locating missing teen
- Ada board votes to delay school openings
- Cougar football, girls basketball forced to shut workouts down
- Ada City Schools Foundation donates more than $60,000 for technology improvements
- ECU welcomes new faculty for 2020-21 academic year
- There's more to 'exotic' story
- City of Ada Advisory Committee on Multiculturalism welcomes Ghosh and Mock
- Governor, commerce director visit Ada
- Ada workouts different due to pandemic