O2B skinny again
This Tuesday is first weigh-in day for The Ada News and participating sponsors’ Greatest Loser Contest. Participants will step up on scales located at Perks Club, 117 S. Townsend in Ada and continue doing so each Tuesday until April 9th, at which time one male and one female greatest loser of total weight over the 13 week period will be determined. Results will be published each Friday in The Ada News.
Locals receive thanks for support of troops
We would like to say "Thank you" to the following individuals, organizations and businesses that supported the Welcome Home event for our Ada-based troops on Nov. 10 at the Pontotoc County Agri-plex.
Still no accountability on Benghazi
The “Accountability Review Board” assembled by the State Department to investigate security failures leading to the Benghazi terror attack has released a report that fails to hold any senior officials accountable for the assault that claimed four American lives.
How could God allow such?
If you count the area most of us consider to be Ada, our community is roughly the same size as Newtown, Conn. where a deranged 20-year-old snuffed out the lives of 26 innocents, including 20 children.
Our tomorrow was Jimi's end of time
There are certain anniversaries guaranteed to make one feel old. Sometimes they come as a birthday, sometimes as a commemoration of a certain number of years being married.
Time running out for action
In less than 90 days, the military will face devastating spending cuts accompanied by massive lay-offs to the defense industry unless President Obama and Senate Democrats work with House Republicans to stop the sequester.
Slate: Silver medalists should stand taller at the podium
Why don't silver medalists — who ran faster, jumped higher, threw further — get to tower over third-place finishers?
Court mulls free speech implications of clicking 'like'
Daniel Ray Carter Jr. logged on to Facebook and did what millions do each day: He "liked" a page by clicking the site's thumbs up icon. The problem was that the page was for a candidate who was challenging his boss, the sheriff of Hampton, Va.
America at fiscal crossroads
Month after month, Americans continue to be pummeled with bad economic news. The dismal employment reports and sobering economic outlooks released in the past few days maintain the unfortunate trend.
Ada backs science behind aquifer facts
As recently stated in The Ada News, we the people of Ada and Pontotoc County have been facing a “deluge” of information concerning the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer (ASA) and Ada’s future water resources. So let’s try to simplify things. First since there are many points of view and many motivations for involvement in the issue, we should start with a disclaimer. Here is mine:
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