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Chickasaw named American Indian Woman of the Year
A Chickasaw woman and a Native American scientist received top honors from the Oklahoma Federation of Indian Women, recently.
Trinity celebrates 75 years of ministry
Trinity Baptist Church was born May 1, 1938, as a result of a three-week tent revival. The following month, five men secured a loan to purchase property and construct a sanctuary at 601 E. 10th Street.
Firefighter dismissed after making threats toward police officer
Local firefighter Jason Smeltz was officially dismissed from the Ada Fire Department Wednesday morning, according to Ada Fire Chief Marion Harris, following incidents in late April at a traffic stop involving Smeltz’s wife.
Storm Wreaks Havoc Wednesday Night
Wednesday’s thunderstorm brought an inch of rain and some welcome moisture to Ada, but also some damage.
Officer uses pepper spray during arrest
Jason Walker told Lanita Abbott, whom he was allegedly screaming at, that he was going to continue to walk around in her front yard.
Sulphur man injured in accident
A 23-year-old man was critically injured with internal and external trunk and leg injuries in a one-car mishap on state Highway 1, about 5.3 mile south of Ada in Pontotoc County, according to a news release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Steve Randels named president of Landmark Bank of Ada
Steve Randels has been named president of the Landmark Bank of Ada.
District attorney debunks false retirement rumors
Over the last few months, I have had several individuals ask me whether or not it was true that I was retiring.
Ropes course helps identify leadership qualities
The new ropes course at the Pontotoc County Technology Center is almost a year old now, and Benny Cope said recently the school wants to attract businesses and industry employees to make use of the facilities out back.
Commissioners vote to vacate two roads
Despite Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian’s opposition, county commissioners voted unanimously to vacate two strips of road in the county (1660 and 1670) at Monday’s Commissioners Court meeting.
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