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Oklahoma WWII veteran takes flight down memory lane

ADA, Okla. - The B-24 Bomber Liberator and the men who manned them, helped liberate America from World War II. The B-24's bombing runs in the Pacific Theater against the Japanese were lethal.


Suspect arrested in shooting death of Oklahoma homeowner

TULSA, Okla. – Police in Tulsa say they’ve arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of an Oklahoma homeowner. Authorities say Anthony Ahaisse was taken into custody early Saturday following a high-speed pursuit.


At town hall meetings, questions range from trade and taxes to socialism

ADA — After standing and reciting her personal political evolution, Cathy Ryan told U.S. Rep. Tom Cole that she was worried about her grandchildren. "There is a huge movement toward socialism in this country," Ryan, of Ada, said at a town hall meeting. "And it is terrifying."


Oklahoma lawmakers respond to Mueller report findings

Read responses from Oklahoma lawmakers following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. “The summary of the Mueller report Attorney General Barr provided to Congress today was clear: there was no evidence of collusion or obstruction of justice—and this was after nearly a two-y


Oklahoma family looking for answers following brother’s disappearance in Mexico

TECUMSEH, Okla. - 30-year-old Blake Mitchell, of Mustang, has been missing in Mexico for 11 days while completing a scuba diver certification course. "He usually sends me he loves me or I’m getting in the water or I'm going into work now," said Brayden Diebold.


Wings of Freedom Tour lands at Ada Regional Airport

Ada residents got their first look at five vintage World War II-era aircraft Wednesday as the planes touched down at Ada Regional Airport. The Wings of Freedom tour, a showcase of vintage airplanes, will remain open to the public through Friday at Ada Regional Airport.


Trooper makes woman's day by changing tire after blowout on Oklahoma highway

A woman wants to give recognition to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who made her day in a situation that could have proved dangerous. Marina Dale Ray was driving on Highway 81 near Union City to Chickasha when the tire on the front passenger side blew out, leaving her on a highway with limited r


Construction to expand Blake Shelton's Ole Red underway

TISHOMINGO, Okla. (KXII) - Construction crews are at Ole Red, expanding the venue to the end of the street where Bakers Mercantile used to be. "I'm glad what he's doing here for Tishomingo," Anita Robertson said.


Court Rules In Favor of Oklahoma Genetics in Intentional Infringement of the Plant Variety Protection Act

A federal court in Kansas awarded to Oklahoma Genetics, Inc. more than three million dollars in damages for intentional infringement of the Plant Variety Protection Act. The judgment was against MK Farms and Dustin Kelley, also known as Dustin Sherwood. The defendants did not appeal the largest PVPA


Jury to hear first testimony in Joe Exotic murder-for-hire trial

For years, Joe Exotic operated a private zoo in Wynnewood that delighted visitors —and enraged animal rights groups — because he allowed tiger cubs to be petted. "I treat every one of them like they’re my kids," he said of the zoo animals in an online promotional video.


Sunshine and longer days are here

I am an outdoors person. I love working outside and making pictures outside all year long. If you live in or pass through the Byng area, you’ve probably seen me with a camera photographing the pasture or the sky, sometimes with my Irish Wolfhound in tow.


Konawa police investigating series of structure fires

Konawa police are investigating a series of structure fires that began sometime last fall and have continued through this month. Konawa Police Chief Eric Haworth is asking the public to help authorities track down the person or people who set the fires, The Seminole Producer reported earlier this mo


Tri County board meeting set for April 9

The Tri County board of directors has scheduled a special board meeting for 9:30 a.m. April 9 at Tri County Indian Nations, 122 E. Main St., Ada. For more information, call Carolyn Hill at 580-310-9300.


Asher tops Okemah, loses to Preston

OKEMAH – Tannah Hamilton hit a grand slam in Asher's 18-14 win over Okemah Friday. Tannah Hamilton led the team with four RBIs. Bailey Larman two extra-base hits for Asher. The Indians stumbled in the second game, losing to 18-8 at the hands of Preston.


Four injured in SH59A rollover

Four people were injured Friday when the pickup they were traveling in rolled over on state Highway 59A near SH3W, about 15 miles west of Ada. Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports indicate 53-year-old Loreta Nix, of Piedmont, was towing a trailer eastbound on SH59A near County Road 3420 around 3:30 p.m.


Ninth-inning rally falls short for ECU

Ada High School product Anderson Allen finished 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, but the East Central University baseball team saw a nine-inning rally fall just short in a 9-5 loss to Arkansas-Monticello Thursday afternoon at Ken Turner Field.


ECU Baseball Finishes First Game of Series with Arkansas-Monticello

ADA, OKLA. – The East Central University baseball team fell 9-5 in the opening game of the three-game series with Arkansas-Monticello at Ken Turner Field. Hunter Huckabee (P 1st – 6th)


Roff Tigers fall in extra innings

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Highly touted Morgan Academy of Selma, Alabama, scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game and another run in the bottom of the eighth to win it in a tense 5-4 victory over the Roff Tigers Thursday in the semifinals of the 2019 Gulf Shores Shootout.


April 2 elections: Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Pottawatomie County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the April 2nd Town of Bethel, City of Maud, Town of Wanette Statutory General Election and Asher I-112, Dale I-2, South Rock Creek C-32 Board of Education General Election, Co


Asher hits 16 bombs in two-game stretch

PRESTON – The Class 2A No. 18 Asher Lady Indians hit 16 home runs over a two-game stretch Thursday. Asher beat Mounds 18-14 in the first game and 5A No. 10 Beggs 21-13. In the Mounds game, Bailey Larman and Tannah Hamilton hit three homers apiece.