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    The Ada City Council will meet Monday, October 18 at 5:45 p.m. at the Dr. Ray L. Stout City Council Chamber in City Hall - 231 South Townsend.

    Brandi McWilliams, Cheyenne Wellington and Kendal Wilson, with Vision Bank of Ada, recently completed the Oklahoma Bankers Association Consumer Lending School in Oklahoma City.

    Byng High School graduate Carson Capps was recently honored by the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture with an academic scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

    Kaydence Cothran, an 8th grade student at the Ada Junior High School, has qualified and will compete with two horses at the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) National Championships in Las Vegas, November 15-21. 

    Oklahoma News

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children. 

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed an adult male and five children Tuesday in this northeast Oklahoma community, police said. A seventh wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.

    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.

    National News

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.  — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff  have been charged in the case.

    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.

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