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I would like to thank the Blue Moon Car & Motorcycle Show. I placed first place in the Special Interest category with my Honda, 230 CRF Enduro Motorcycle. I would like to thank God and the special people. I enjoyed entering for the first-time event. I would also like to thank Candy, my f…

Dear Editor and Ada area civic leaders:

A lady called me the other day and said she liked my opinion articles.

In the midst of a new wave of constitutionally illiterate politicians trying to erase the Bill of Rights, the time is now for conservatives across the country to embrace a bolder, stronger strategy to defending the Second Amendment.

Billie Jean Floyd writes: If you expect 911 to respond quickly, you have the responsibility to post an address that can be seen easily.

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Dear Editor: The American Association of Retired Persons Tax-Aide volunteers have completed another year of providing free tax preparation and e-filing in Ada. 

Dear Editor,

I am completely opposed to the idea of the city and/or the county giving ANY MONEY to Call-A-Ride.

As a family physician, I would like to address the important issue of vaccinating children in our public school system.

Dear Editor,

Alternative transportation is a need, not a want

Were I living in Ada, I would certainly vote for Josh Edwards in his bid for DA.

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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…

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PAOLI [ndash] Services for Sandra Elizabeth Allred, 68, of Paoli and formerly of Allen are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Keith Warren will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada. Mrs. Allred passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at her home. Sh…

SEMINOLE [ndash] Services for Douglas Lynn Hatton, 72, of Seminole are at 10 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Bill Burns will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Chickasaw Nation Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. Mr. Hat…

ARANSAS PASS, Texas [ndash]The Rev. Don Louis Delaplain, born Dec. 27, 1930, in Seminole, received his final call Oct. 3, 2019, and "crossed the river" to the Promised Land, where he was welcomed by his Lord and Savior and reunited with his beloved wife and daughter, parents and siblings, an…

ALLEN [ndash] Services for Kevin Scott Tate, 56, of Terrell, Texas, and formerly of Allen are at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church in Allen. The Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Allen Chap…