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Mama T's shelter now open on nightly basis
Locally, Mama T’s Bread and Blessings opened in August to provide a shelter for those needing a place to sleep. On average, 25 men, women and children have found refuge from the elements on a nightly basis at the shelter, at 222 E. 12th St. in Ada. The community, individuals, businesses and organiza
Ada High to stage 'Hunchback'
The cast includes Seth Riden as Dom Claude Frodo, Will Brock as Quasimodo, Valeria Oseguera as Esmeralda, Brady McComas as Phoebus and Josh Frederick as Clopin.
Homer Elementary Students show their Bedlam spirit
Homer Elementary School students recently put their Bedlam spirit (and favorite teams) on full display when the school encouraged the kids to wear their favorite team’s t-shirts or jerseys. If the photos are any indication of a statistical preference, it looks like Homer is Sooners territory.
East Central alumna earns prestigious teaching award
Howry, who graduated with a degree in mathematics in 1997, qualified for the McNair program by virtue of coming from a first-generation/limited-income family and being of minority decent (Howry is Cherokee).
Ada man injured in Sunday incident
Antonio C. Wilson, 28, was airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted in serious condition with internal trunk injuries, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.
Ada veterinarian receives El Toro award
AUBURN, Ala. — Dr. Calvin White of Ada, a ‘77 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the El Toro Award for Excellence in Food Animal Medicine for his dedicated work in the food animal practice.
Patience key for Chisholm against Adair
“They put us behind a couple of touchdowns and we started forcing some things and tried to throw the ball downfield,” Chisholm head football coach Joey Reinart said of the 44-16 loss, Chisholm’s first defeat. “That just played right into their hands.”
Ada school board bans medical marijuana on campus
The board accepted a recommendation from Superintendent Mike Anderson, who felt the district should take a conservative approach to the issue, Anderson said Tuesday. He noted that the new policy reflects the federal government’s position, which does not condone the use of marijuana in any form.
Nine arrested; drugs, guns seized in Sheriff's investigation
Around 5:21 p.m. Nov. 1, acting on information obtained during an investigation, deputies, state troopers and a state game warden executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 1100 block of E. 18th Street at Tangle Wood Terrace apartments in Ada.
Pontotoc County Dems announce November meeting
Please join the Pontotoc County Democrat Party at our monthly meeting. Let us eat away our depression together, sing karaoke and take advantage of the open mic! Billy Sims will cater barbecue sandwiches. Bring your favorite dessert for a potluck-style buffet.
Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa to deck the halls for 5th annual Classic Christmas celebration
SULPHUR – Staff at The Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa are preparing to deck the halls in anticipation of the fifth annual Classic Christmas celebration. The event, which runs throughout the holiday season, will feature lights and decorations, Breakfast with Santa, live reindeer, a Christmas Ball, ca
Skip lunch, help the homeless in Ada
"In Ada, around 250, 300 people, but that is such a cyclical number," she said. "It ebbs and flows with the weather, with people's luck."
Manhunt Underway For Suspect In Pottawatomie County
The perimeter of their search is near where Holt crashed his vehicle during a pursuit, just northeast of Earlsboro, close to the Seminole and Pottawatomie County line.
Earlsboro Police Investigate Hazing Allegations At Junior High School
EARLSBORO, Oklahoma -An investigation into hazing among children is underway in a small Pottawatomie County town. Earlsboro Police have not made any arrests, but the alleged incident involves junior high school students.
Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff’s Office calls off search for armed and dangerous man
“If you see anything remotely suspicious please don’t approach anyone, call 911 immediately and let Law Enforcement check it out,” said Sgt. Scott Hawkins.
This Is What Wrongful Conviction Does to a Family
Debbie Sue Carter, 21, pretty and vivacious, had just moved into her first apartment in the tiny town of Ada, Oklahoma, where she was born and raised. It was October 8, 1982, and she was coming into her own as an adult. But Debbie still came home regularly to see her mother Peggy, her two younger si
Guns, drugs and stolen property found in Seminole house
SEMINOLE, Okla. - TVs, tools, guns and drugs. Those are just a few stolen items Seminole Police located in a house. A search warrant on the house led police to several stolen items, the suspects are now in jail but neighbors who live around here hope the crime will stop. "We've lived here peacefully
Wapanucka man facing child sex charges
The Johnston County Sheriff's Department said Jose Arturo Carrion, 20, was arrested on November 6 and posted a $100,000 bond two days later.
“I never thought anybody would hurt my baby,” Family of McLoud teen shot, killed continues to fight for justice
Investigators sayKaylen Thomas, 16, was shot in the head at a friend’s house in McLoud on October 5.Two teenagerswere taken into custody in connection.
Cougars buried by Collinsville second-half avalanche
“Giving up that opening kickoff return to start the second half kind of put a damper on things. After that, we were behind the 8-ball the whole second half,” Berus said.