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Remains of missing Ada woman identified after body found last week

ADA, Okla. (KXII) - The Ada Police department has confirmed the identity of a woman who's body was found south of Allen, last week. The state medical exmanier positiviley identified the remains of Britney Gomez on March 20. Ada police say Gomez went missing the second week of February. The Ada P

KXII.COM - 2018-03-21 18:08:00

Asher man dies in crash

An Asher resident died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle collision near Seminole. The wreck occurred at 8:22 a.m. on state Highway 3, two miles north of Seminole, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Keith Burch. Burch said 34-year-old Brian Gentry of Shawnee was driving a 2004 Chevrolet nor

THE ADA NEWS - 2018-03-20 21:47:00

Body found near Kullihoma positively identified

Officials have identified the body of a woman found March 16 near the Kullihoma Reservation east of Ada as that of Britney Gomez. Gomez has been missing since the second week of February. Ada Public Information Director Lisa Bratcher released a statement Wednesday indicating the Oklahoma Office of t

THE ADA NEWS - 2018-03-21 16:13:00

Warden Guffy promises no walk out by prison employees

Becky Guffy, warden of the Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC), told the Community Advisory Committee Tuesday at noon that the inmate count at the Alva facility that day was 556 offenders. She said about a dozen leave each day and another dozen arrive. She said the physical plant is in good shap

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Hungry? Check out the Best Places to Dine in Maud, OK

Look no further than Maud, OK to find some of the world's best restaurants. Whether you're looking for a romantic place for two, or a larger family-friendly establishment, Maud, OK offers a variety of restaurants to fit your needs. Sometimes hunger strikes unexpectedly and finding a good restaurant

CHAPMANHERALD.COM - 2018-03-20 18:39:00

Peru's president offers resignation amid political turmoil

(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). Riot police divert a man shouting slogans against Peru's government outside Government Palace also known as the House of Pizarro, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Pressure is building on Peru's President Pedro Pablo Ku... (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File). FILE - Th

KTEN.COM - 2018-03-21 21:50:00

OU professor accused of second-degree rape in case involving teen boy

NORMAN, Okla. -- A University of Oklahoma professor has been accused of second-degree rape, according to court documents. Kyle Trent Podrecca, 27, was charged with two counts of second-degree rape in connection to a case involving a 15-year-old boy, documents said. The child said he met Podrecca whe

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-21 18:10:46

Oklahoma bill would mandate seat belt use by children

Body identified as missing Ada womanBody identified as missing Ada woman Britney Gomez, 26, disappeared in February.More >> Britney Gomez, 26, disappeared in February.More >> Oklahoma bill would mandate seat belt use by childrenOklahoma bill would mandate seat belt use by children Currently, there's

KTEN.COM - 2018-03-21 23:45:00

Body found near Ada - KTEN.com - No One Gets You Closer

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. -- A body has been found in a wooded area next to the Kullihoma Grounds about 12 miles east of Ada. The Pontotoc County Sheriff said the remains were discovered by a rancher checking his cattle on Friday morning. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation also has agents on th


An Oklahoma high school coach writes about teacher pay, possible walkout

Del City coach Mike Dunn during Fall high school sports media day in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman Del City High School athletic director and football coach Mike Dunn returned to Oklahoma last year after spending the previous 11 years as


Shawnee police searching for missing 3-year-old girl

SHAWNEE, Okla. - Authorities with the Shawnee Police Department are searching for a 3-year-old girl who hasn't been seen since Thursday night. Officials say 3-year-old Gracie Sheldon was last seen around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday in the 200 block of E. Dunbar in Shawnee. Investigators say Shelton was ta


Man dies in crash with semi

A Yukon man died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle collision in Pontotoc County. The crash occurred at 5:38 a.m. on state Highway 3W, about 13 miles northwest of Ada. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Keith Teel said 34-year-old Loren Amack of Yukon was driving a 2015 Toyota Prius west when, for an un


Amber Alert canceled after three-year-old child found safe

SHAWNEE, Okla. - A three-year-old child who went missing Thursday was found safe Friday. Shawnee police issued an Amber Alert Friday for Gracie Sheldon, who was taken by her mother, Brittany Dabbs, 26, Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of East Dunbar. Police said the child was found in Seminole, O


What makes Pontotoc County highway so dangerous?

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. -- Most roads in Pontotoc County are only two lanes, but recently one has been more dangerous than the others: State Highway 3W, west of Ada. "We spend the majority of our time on that road trying to prevent collisions from happening," said Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Bria


Big Five Community Services to offer tai chi class

DURANT - "Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance" is a course offered in Ada by Big Five Community Services. This course helps older adults (age 60 or older) improve their balance and reduce their chances of falling. These classes are offered free of charge to a maximum of 20 people aged 60 and over. Th


Summer dates set for 4-H camp

Garvin County Educators Melissa Koesler and Connie Wollenberg, along with educators from Hughes, McClain, Seminole and Cleveland counties, have set the date for the 2018 4-H County Summer Camp. Camp dates will be June 11-14, 2018. This year's summer camp will be held at Goddard Youth Camp in Sulphu


Ada student named Academic All-Stater

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2018 Academic All-State Awards. These 100 top public high school seniors, selected from 536 nominations statewide, hail from 82 schools in 74 Oklahoma school districts. The 2018 Academic All-State Class is the 32n


Cause of death unclear for woman whose body parts were found in Okmulgee dumpster

State medical examiners were unable to determine a woman's cause and manner of death after part of her body was discovered about a year ago in a gas station dumpster in Okmulgee. Employees of the gas station found part of Ashley Mead's body on Feb. 15 after Adam Densmore, 33, allegedly discarded her


Firefighters tackle grass fire near Shawnee

SHAWNEE, Okla. - Fire officials have warned Oklahomans to take precautions during these blustery days to prevent grass fires. On Friday afternoon, fire crews rushed to a grass fire near County Rd. 2300 and Peebly Rd., just west of Shawnee. Heavy smoke from the grass fire could be seen for miles as t


Thousands of students to serve punishments for participating in the National School Walkout

Fire Weather Warning issued March 16 at 3:40AM CDT expiring March 16 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Alfalfa, Beckham, Caddo, Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Jackson, Jefferson, Kay, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Major, Murray, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie,