As the local Branch Manager of the Gateway Mortgage Group office in Ada, and as a long-time, personal friend of Kevin Stitt, I would like to respond to the negative political ads attacking this Oklahoma-based company that has done so much for so many people.
As the United States continues the historic buildup of its defense capabilities, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has committed to increasing security investments as well. Russia seeks to change the international order by stressing our alliances, undermining national institution…
There is a tremendous amount of discussion following the op-ed piece I authored last week that compared the similarities of the Lott case to the Williamson case featured in The Innocent Man. Dialogue concerning our justice system should be welcomed; our community has not had a discussion reg…
A historic number of Oklahomans voted in the 2018 Oklahoma primary elections. Regardless of your party affiliation or political beliefs, it was great to see an active and engaged citizenry getting out and voting.
I read Josh Edwards’ article in The Ada News concerning the Perry Lott case. He also discussed the Ron Williamson case. In his article, he inferred that the present District Attorney, Paul Smith, was involved with the Ron Williamson case. He has, as a lawyer, tried to spin these two criminal…
Oklahoma is second highest in the nation for rates of mental illness and substance use. We have been in the bottom four in the country in rates of funding for treatment services. We have all read of severe impending cuts in the budgets of both Medicaid and the Oklahoma Department of Mental H…
People today are taking a greater interest in how their food is produced. But they're also confused about the role of antibiotics in meat production. It's actually quite simple — produce healthy livestock, get safe food. But lately, there's been a lot of conversation around "antibiotic-free" meat.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Billie Eugenia Brown, 86, passed away April 23, 2019, peacefully at her home in Ada. A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Allen Church of God in Allen. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Church of God of Prophecy Mission Fund, PO Box 374, Allen, OK 74825.
ADA [ndash] Larry "Scooter" Bert Throne, 62, of Ada passed away April 20, 2019, in Ada. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church in Ada.
ADA [ndash] Billie E. Brown, 86, passed away April 23, 2019, in Ada. Arrangements are pending at this time.
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- Ada City Schools receives Luminous Eagle Award
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