The City of Ada Multiculturalism Committee is hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday, Jan. 18. from starting at 1 p.m. at Juliana Park in downtown Ada.
Anthony Lee Pippen spent most of his working life as a newspaper journalist for the Ada Evening News. He enjoyed writing, but, most importantly, he loved spending time with his family.
Felony proceedings filed as of 1:30 p.m. Jan. 13 In Pontotoc County District Court:
Dean Taylor and his friend Wes Manuel are planning to attend the U.S. presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. Jan. 20.
Winter is chicory season. Chicories are the often-labeled bitter greens, which include radicchio, endive, puntarelle and escarole. Bunches and heads of chicory are prolific throughout the season, difficult to miss with their with dramatic frilly, spiky and cone-headed leaves. And while their…
Candidates for municipal office in two Pontotoc County municipalities may file Declarations of Candidacy from Monday, February 1 at 8:00 a.m. until Wednesday, February 3 at 5:00 p.m.
Vaccination against the novel coronavirus, the pathogen responsible for the devastating COVID-19 disease pandemic, continued Wednesday at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada.
Enid Young Professionals (EYP) recently completed a fundraiser to support the CDSA YouthBuild program, which has been recognized as a national model for at-risk youth diploma completion and job training programs.
Recovering substance abuser Lisa Briscoe says having a car allows her to help others through recovery.
Over the course of the pandemic, Jeff Maloney, who has a doctorate in Second Language Studies, has had to make hard decisions about his instruction at Northeastern State University, where he is as an assistant professor in the Languages and Literature Department.
Enid artist Margaret Moss has been selected to have her work exhibited in an upcoming art show in Kansas.
Jason Chennault says he would like continue in his role for another 20 years, after celebrating 22 years at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
The Bread of Life food pantry has a mission of fighting hunger by feeding families, which is why it set up a drive-thru service for locals in to receive food boxes Monday.
Lawyers representing a Muskogee police officer and the city in a civil rights lawsuit plan to question the father of a man who died in custody at the county jail in preparation of their defense.
Peaceful protesters who kneel every day at noon in Norris Park say they feel motivated more than intimidated after seeing Wednesday’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.
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.
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.
This Week's Circulars
HOLDENVILLE [ndash] Sandra Lynn Carlin, 52, of Holdenville, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Ada, Oklahoma. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at the Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada. For up-to-date service information, please follow us …
ADA [ndash] Anthony Lee "Tony" Pippen, 84, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Ada. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Southwest Church of Christ in Ada, Oklahoma. Interment will be at Dunklin Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett, MO. For up-to-dat…
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