In pictures: Byng, Vanoss host 2019 commencement ceremonies...
Dr. Richard Lowrance was named the new director of Kerr Lab.
NWS meteorologists say Ada and other areas in southeast Oklahoma are at high risk for significant severe weather.
A cluster of severe thunderstorms rolled through the Pontotoc County area Saturday morning, May. 18. The storms brough heavy downpours, a tornado warning, and several reports of downed power lines.
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Ada High School held its 113th annual commencement Thursday.
Seven Ada High School students will be able to continue their education in aviation, with the help of the newly created Ada Schools Aviation Program Foundation.
The Ada Board of Education renewed contracts Monday with the companies that provide food service and after-school care for the district.
PEGGS, Okla. — A tornado tore through the town of Peggs in the middle of the night Monday, damaging several buildings.
Although rain fell on Tahlequah early Saturday, it stopped in the time for the first year of Reggae in the Park, and actually generated a cool breeze that swept through Leoser Pavilion that afternoon.
The Oklahoma Senate has passed a bill that would set a minimum amount of days schools have to be in session, effectively ruling out four-day school weeks.
Multiple rounds of storms Monday dropped tornadoes and heavy rain into western and north central Oklahoma. The towns of Mangum and Perry took the brunt of damaging winds. There were multiple reports of damage to homes and property in Perry. One resident told the News Press a roof was ripped off of a home between Perry and Lucien.
Congress needs to change banking laws regarding legal medical marijuana businesses.
Gov. Kevin Stitt appeared on the GOP Fish Fry stage last year, promising if he won the bid for Governor, he would return to the Fish Fry as a keynote speaker.
He fulfilled that promise on Saturday, May 18 when he headlined the 15th annual GOP Fish Fry, the largest Republican fundraising event for the state of Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Blackwell Police Department in an officer-involved shooting early Monday morning that ended with one woman dead.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Aspirations that the new conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn the decision legalizing abortion nationwide have energized Alabama Republicans to consider a clear-cut case.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – A city police officer assigned to a Tennessee elementary school was credited Tuesday with uncovering an apparent plot by at least two sixth graders to carry out a school shooting and their suicides.
BOSTON -- Nearly every elected official in Massachusetts, from the governor to members of town boards, recite the phase "so help me, God" when taking the oath of office.
A 43-year-old Texas inmate was executed Wednesday evening for a race-related murder that shook a small Southeast Texas town two decades ago.
DELPHI, Ind. – Authorities Monday released a faintly fuzzy, 3-second video of a double murder suspect taken by one of the two schoolgirl victims before her death more than two years ago near this small Indiana town.
BOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, coaches and parents.
MALONE, N.Y. -- A county jury has found an older male student not guilty of raping a female student on the campus of Paul Smith’s College in northern New York two years ago.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Compelling coverage of a natural gas disaster that affected thousands of people in Massachusetts, the waste of tax dollars by antiquated townships in Indiana, and the dismissal of an admired college coach for misconduct in a small Iowa town highlighted distinguished journalism in the annual Best of CNHI contest for work in 2018.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Services for Eric Ray Carmichael, 44, of Ada will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Trinity Baptist Church. John Stevenson, Dane Robinson and Karl Burkhardt will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today …
UNION VALLEY [ndash] Graveside services for Charles Floyd Wellington, 86, of Union Valley will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Non Cemetery. The Rev. Randall Christy will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Wellington died …
BYARS [ndash] Services for Archie Lee Gregory Jr., 54, of Byars will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Mr. Gregory died Friday, May 10, 2019, at a local hospital. He was born July 19, 1964, in Ada to Archie Lee Sr. and Sharon Le…
- Severe storms roar through area; power lines downed
- ECU's longest-serving professor, Shirley Mixon, becomes first Trailblazer Award recipient
- Four injured in wreck near Pauls Valley
- In pictures: Ada High School class of 2019 Commencement
- Ada High students receive aviation scholarships
- Jennie Mosely to head up Chickasaw Nation Real Estate Services
- 2018-19 Pontotoc Conference Postseason Awards
- ECU mourns passing of former president
- Plunk receives Ada News honor for fifth time
- Officials: Keep tabs on weather today and take precautions