Felony proceedings filed as of 10 a.m. July 8 in Pontotoc County District Court:
Pontotoc County Free Fair President John Murphy announced late Tuesday that the 2020 Free Fair has been canceled, citing concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly 270 young artists from across Oklahoma—including one from Ada—spent a week studying with internationally renowned faculty and celebrity guest artists at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI).
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.
With hot temperatures and dangerous heat indexes above 100ºF on their way, Mercy EMS Operations Supervisor and paramedic Chris McGill offers some helpful tips for staying safe and cool.
A man was seriously injured Wednesday morning when the pickup truck he was driving struck an embankment on the southeast corner of the intersection of State Highway 19 and County Road 3530 west of Ada.
Oklahoma has a new single-day increase record in COVID-19 cases with 858 cases reported in the last 24 hours, with five additional deaths recorded Tuesday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma rose by 283, including one in Garfield County, for 15,928 overall cases, with no deaths reported Sunday, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Part of Presbyterian Church of Muskogee's recent Sunday service included tips on wearing a face mask effectively.
African American librarian Judith Horton believed “there is no better way to hasten the education and uplift of our people than the establishment of reading rooms, and libraries in every community.” She founded the first Oklahoma public library for African Americans.
It has been a couple of years since teachers put together a movement to walkout of their classrooms and advocate for their students. Now, a local Duncan teacher has taken over to run that same group.
When Earl Cobb isn't baling hay on the family farm, he teaches and fixes computers at Muskogee High School.
Oklahoma saw its second highest, single-day increase in COVID-19 cases Saturday, with 580 new positive tests confirmed, the third time in a week the state topped 500 cases in a 24-hour period, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Always be prepared.
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.
MANKATO, Minn. -- A local man on felony probation has been charged with voter fraud in Minnesota’s presidential primary election last month.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Services for Inez Gertrude Gould, 92, of Ada are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Brian Lewis will officiate. Burial will follow at Wanette Cemetery. Mrs. Gould passed away Sunday, July 5 at an Ada hospital. She was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Trousdale, to And…
KONAWA [ndash] Services for infant Lylah Ivory Ann Lindsey, infant daughter of Joshua Lindsey and Brooke Davis of Konawa, are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Grace Community Church in Vamoosa. Pastor Drew Isaacs will officiate. The infant was born and died Monday, June 29 at an Oklahoma City hospital…
ADA [ndash] Services for Eulene Smith, 90, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Chaplain Susan Ayres will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Smith passed a…
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- Buddy Pearce may have the coolest job in town
- Sheriff's Office seeks help identifying burglary suspect
- COVID-19: Pontotoc County case count rises to 44, 16 active
- Battle of the Kevins a glowing success
- The sixth annual Battle of the Kevins promises to be even better than before
- Morrison takes home another noodling crown
- 'Athlete A' a lesson in courage, the importance of women in power, and journalism's critical role
- City officials: Fireworks a go
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