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In pictures: Ada High School class of 2019 Commencement  Theadanews

Ada High School held its 113th annual commencement Thursday.

On this day in 2015, police called to Ada High School again  Theadanews

KILL U ALL” was found spray painted on the outside of Ada High School Thursday Feb. 12, 2015.

New report cards show mixed results for Ada schools  Theadanews

Ada schools received a mix of Bs, Cs and Ds on their new state issued report cards, the first since 2016.

Ada High School placed on administrative lockout after threatening message found  KFOR Oklahoma City

ADA, Okla. - Ada High School has been placed on administrative lockout after officials found a threatening message. According to The Ada News, police are at ...

Ada High students receive aviation scholarships | Local News  Theadanews

Seven Ada High School students will be able to continue their education in aviation, with the help of the newly created Ada Schools Aviation Program ...

Ada High School placed on 'administrative lockout' after 'threatening message' discovered  Theadanews

Ada High School was placed on administrative lockout Thursday after a threatening message was discovered on the walls of a maintenance building, school ...

Ada school district receives American Airlines grant | Local News  Theadanews

The $24500 American Airlines grant will allow the Ada City school district to equip our secondary aviation laboratories..."

Ada Cougars and new coach ready to play  Theadanews

New Ada head coach Dino Rosato said his team has shown made great strides throughout the last two months of preseason workouts and scrimmages.

Latta High School class of 2019 Commencement  Theadanews

Tvli Birdshead wears an eagle feather and beadwork on his mortar board, regarded by Native American culture as sacred, at Latta High School graduation ...

Ada boys romp to regional crown | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada High boys tennis team shredded the competition at the Class 4A Regional Tournament Monday at the Earlywine Tennis Center.

Ada, Byng have strong showings in Oklahoma City  Theadanews

OKLAHOMA CITY — Behind a second-place showing in No. 2 Singles by Ahna Redwine, the Ada High School girls tennis team finished third in a tough field ...

Ada boys open season with championship | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada High School boys tennis team kicked off its 2019 season as co-champion of the Carl Albert Tournament on a chilly Friday in Oklahoma City.

Ada teams will get tested at ECOC | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Cougar squads start off with a road trip to archrival McAlester before hosting the 2019 East Central Oklahoma Classic Thursday through Saturday inside the ...

KFIT founder Kris Claborn goes for Mrs. Oklahoma title  Theadanews

KFIT founder Kris Claborn, a well-known health and fitness coach, is taking her “Body Positive” campaign to Ardmore today as she competes for the title of Mrs.

Officials: Keep tabs on weather today and take precautions  Theadanews

Residents of the Ada area should take precautions in case severe weather strikes the area today, said a National Weather *Service* official. Ada and other areas ...

Stonewall High School announces honor rolls | Local News  Theadanews

Stonewall High School recently announced the school's second nine-weeks and first-semester honor rolls.

Stonewall High School class of 2019 - setting the standards  Theadanews

On May 23, in an overcrowded Murphy-Roberts Gymnasium, 32 graduates of Stonewall High School moved from one goal rung to the next on their way to ...

Ada first, Byng second at Duncan Tournament | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada High boys tennis team won first place in three of the four divisions and rolled to the team title of the Duncan Tournament Monday at the Oklahoma City.

From the brink of homelessness to a high school state golf champ: The story of Max Roberts  Golf Digest

The memory is *fresh*, only two months old as Roberts tells the story days before the inaugural High School Golf National Invitational in Florida. It's also a blur, ...

Local Athletic Camps | Local Sports  Theadanews

Roff Softball Camp coming June 17-19. The 2019 Roff Softball Camp is scheduled for June 17-19 at Tiger Field. The camp is open to players 5 years old to ...

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt  Theadanews

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff ...

Hays family linked to city, ECU history | Local News  Theadanews

As has been proven many times in the past, the citizens of Pontotoc County recognize a need to step forward with generous hearts and progressive attitudes.

Jennings has set the bar high for young Lady Cougars  Theadanews

It probably can't be 100 percent verified, but I'm going to go out on a limb and say the 2018-19 Ada High School girls basketball team is the youngest in.

Ada police investigating drive-by shooting | News  Theadanews

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the early morning hours Friday in a northeast Ada residential area.

Roberts wins first Ada state title in 23 years  Theadanews

Senior Max Roberts was magical for the Ada High golf team Monday and Tuesday at the Class 4A State Tournament.

Tryouts for Ada Braves, Ada A's at 3 p.m. Sunday  Theadanews

Tryouts are at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ada High School baseball facility.

Ada A's snag win over Wichita Sluggers club  Theadanews

The Ada A's American Legion baseball team claimed an 8-7 decision over the Wichita Sluggers Westerman Friday at the 2019 Perfect Game Baseball ...

West Ada School District wants this site for a high school. Meridian is resisting.  Idaho Statesman

Meridian has pushed back a vote on whether it should annex a parcel to build a high school for the West Ada School District. The city staff says the site the ...

Scott to be honored with ECU's Distinguished Alumnus Award  Theadanews

Tony A. Scott's family is deeply rooted in the history of Ada and East Central University, as his ancestors played a part in establishing both. Scott will be honored ...

Ada-based Kellogg & Sovereign announces expansion, new OKC office  Theadanews

Ada-based Kellogg & Sovereign Consulting is expanding its Oklahoma operations, opening a new facility in Oklahoma City.

Severe storms rip through area | News  Theadanews

Severe thunderstorms ripped through the Ada area early Wednesday morning, downing trees and power lines, leaving more than 15000 residences without ...

Fire destroys home east of Ada | Local News  Theadanews

Fire destroyed a residence in the 16600 block of County Road 3670 Tuesday.

Parks likes makeup of 2018-19 Cougars | Local Sports  Theadanews

Ada High boys basketball head coach Garland Parks believes he has all the right pieces to his Cougar puzzle.

Experienced Ada boys soccer team ready to roll  Theadanews

The Ada Cougars knocked on the door to an outstanding soccer season in 2018.

One dead in SH1 wreck | News  Theadanews

Authorities transitioned from rescue to recovery in their efforts to extract the driver of an overturned Halliburton sand truck Friday afternoon.

Benefit dodgeball tournament Sunday | Local News  Theadanews

The third annual Peace, Love, Dodgeball Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, is a local event to raise funds for the Avery Anderson Mission Scholarship Fund.

Local fisherman makes giant catch | Local Sports  Theadanews

Ada resident Jayson Spencer recently yanked a monster catfish out of Lake Konawa recently that tipped the scales at 87.85 pounds.

Vision Bank announces staff promotions | Local News  Theadanews

Vision Bank Ada President Steve Bagwell recently announced the promotion of Wade Evans to vice president and sales officer and the promotion of Mark Byers ...

Jennifer Matthews appointed as director of graphic design and photography  Theadanews

Gov. Bill Anoatubby has appointed Jennifer Matthews as director of graphic design and photography within the Chickasaw Nation Department of ...

Ada's Fisher cashes in on All-State opportunity  Theadanews

Ada High standout Dylan Fisher made the most of his last-minute addition to the 2018 Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Large East wrestling roster.

McCall's announces executive appointments | Local News  Theadanews

John Long has been appointed by the McCall's Chapel School Board of Directors to serve as the new president/chief executive officer of McCall's Chapel School ...

'Boots and Badges' a success | Local News  Theadanews

The Ada Boots and Badges Blood Drive held recently was a big success, according to organizers.

Oklahoma School for the Deaf invites community to Fall Festival  Theadanews

The Sulphur community is invited to participate in the Oklahoma School for the Deaf's annual Fall Festival on Tuesday, featuring free trick-or-treating, hayrides ...

Police called to Ada High School again | News  Theadanews

Threatening graffiti spray-painted on the exterior of Ada High School sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning prompted increased patrols by law ...

Vanoss trap shooting team headed to state competition  Theadanews

The Vanoss Oklahoma Scholastic Shooting Sports Program team placed fifth at the SW regional competition March 28 in Duncan.

Music to his ears: Former Ada High band director to be inducted into Hall of Fame  Theadanews

When Bronson Warren was in high school, he would have laughed in disbelief if someone had told him he would be a band director some day.

Manuel competes in regional qualifier for 'American Ninja Warrior'  Theadanews

Five years after he appeared on the TV show “American Ninja Warrior,” Ada resident Danny Manuel got another chance to test his skills against other ...

Ada City Schools Enrollment Information | News  Theadanews

Ada City Schools. 2014-2015. Enrollment Information. GRADE CENTER ENROLLMENTS: Enrollment dates for elementary students will be Tuesday, August 5, ...

Ada McDonald's begins remodel | Local News  Theadanews

A sign posted outside the Ada McDonald's restaurant announces that the drive-thru is open during construction, but the lobby is closed. Inside the building, the ...

Ada Cougars prepare for Glenpool rushing attack | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Glenpool Warriors will bring their dangerous rushing attack to Norris Field Friday night to battle the Ada Cougars in a District 5A-3 matchup.

City renews Holcomb contract for 2019-20 | Local News  Theadanews

The Ada City Council has renewed City Manager Cody Holcomb's contract for another year and approved a pay increase for him.

School bus driver cited in accident | News  Theadanews

A school bus driver was cited for disobeying a stop sign Tuesday morning after surveillance video provided to Ada police showed the bus colliding with another ...

On this day in 2016, shooting victim paralyzed | Local News  Theadanews

A woman who was shot in her home last April 10, 2016, is paralyzed from the waist down, Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian said.

Cougars can't keep pace with Plainview | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada Cougars were limited to six hits and fell victim to five errors in dropping a 15-7 decision to Plainview on Tuesday.

Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant coming to Ada | Local News  Theadanews

The Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant will be held at 2 p.m. June 29 at the Ataloa Theatre at East Central University.

ECU's Rosato named new Ada baseball coach | Local Sports  Theadanews

After years of coaching baseball in the college ranks, Dino Rosato is ready to try his hand at the high school level.

Ada Homeless Services to host May 4 fundraiser | Local News  Theadanews

Once again, Ada Homeless Services is giving area residents a chance to dine on seafood and enjoy live music while supporting the agency's mission.

Fatal shooting, manhunt in Byng | News  Theadanews

Pontotoc County Sheriff's deputies are currently searching for an armed suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in the Byng area.

Ugly letters force Ada coach to leave | Local Sports  Theadanews

After leading the Ada High baseball team to one of its most successful seasons in recent history, head coach Austin Jarvis announced his resignation Friday ...

Christmas with a Cop coming Dec. 22 | Local News  Theadanews

Christmas with a Cop returns to Ada at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 22 at Walmart.

Ada man killed in collision on SH3E | News  Theadanews

An Ada man died Thursday when his car collided with a pickup truck on state Highway 3E just west of Stonewall.

Kiwanis Club to host golf tournament in bid to 'Save the Train'  Theadanews

Kiwanis Club of Greater Ada members say an iconic piece of Ada's modern history is in dire need of attention.

2019 State Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced | Local News  Theadanews

Congratulations to the following students who were named as winners in the Ada City School District's Inaugural “The Sky is Not the Limit” aviation art contest.

Ada medical center nears completion of major expansion  Theadanews

Central Oklahoma Family Medical Center is about to complete a major expansion project that administrators say will allow them to serve new and existing Ada ...

Ada man presented with Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who  Theadanews

Ada resident Arlie Daniel was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Artesian Arts Festival | Multimedia  Theadanews

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff ...

Pickleball jarring Ada, rest of nation | Local Sports  Theadanews

Pickleball is often described as a mix of ping-pong, tennis and badminton played on a mini tennis court with an oversized paddle and a ball similar to a whiffle ...

Ada man arrested in hotel, theater disturbance | Local News  Theadanews

Authorities responding to a call for help from an Ada hotel Thursday night had no idea they would end up in an altercation with an erratic man in the lobby.

Letter to the Community, from Superintendent Hau | Opinion  Duncan Banner

Duncan Community,I announced to Duncan Public Schools staff this week that I am transitioning to a new superintendent's position at the end of this school ...

OBI announces pre-holiday blood drive | Local News  Theadanews

Generous blood donors who give blood before the Memorial Day weekend will “Go Pig or Go Home” with some fun giveaways. Oklahoma Blood Institute is ...

Coaching carousel spins fast at Latta | Local Sports  Theadanews

Latta boys basketball coach resigned, then replaced: Kilby to take post.

Ada Braves come up empty at Perfect Game event  Theadanews

The Ada Braves' American Legion baseball squad struggled to an 0-3 record last week, but their closest game occurred Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Travel ...

Ada Schools launches new aviation program  KXII-TV

ADA, OK "This is not just about flying planes," superintendent Mike Anderson said. They'll be taught by professionals at the Ada Regional Airport, like the ...

Mercy Orthopedic providers care for more than just broken bones  Theadanews

When Ginny Muse's 11-year-old son, Michael, took a fall while roller skating in January, she quickly whisked him away to the emergency department at Mercy ...

Smith, Hill to join ECU Tigers | Local Sports  Theadanews

Theran Smith of Byng and Sando Hill of Vanoss have signed letters of intent to play basketball for head coach Ja Havens and East Central University.

Thousands of residents still without power | News  Theadanews

Thousands of residents remained without power throughout southern Oklahoma Thursday as crews continued to struggle to repair downed electrical lines and ...

ECU to close in observance of Memorial Day  Theadanews

The East Central University campus and offices will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday.

Parks joins Ada from Northeast Academy | Local Sports  Theadanews

The hunt for a new Ada High School boys basketball coach is over.

Mercy cuts ribbon on remodel  Theadanews

Mercy Hospital Ada President Terence Farrell discusses details of the hospital's new entrance Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting and blessing ceremony at the ...

Ada man fires more than 50 shots at invisible snakes, neighbor  Theadanews

As authorities responded to a deadly shooting a short distance away Oct. 3, Sam McPherson's erratic behavior stretched their resources even thinner.

Man charged with aggravated assault and battery of great-grandmother, 96  Theadanews

A man was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of assaulting his great-grandmother.

'Set for failure': State school grading done to curve  Duncan Banner

Since the State Department of Education released the school report cards, across the state schools have been trying to figure out what this means for them, ...

Blake Shelton gives shout-out to Ada Cougars before championship game  KOCO Oklahoma City

Award-winning country music singer Blake Shelton is wishing good luck to the Ada High School Cougars as they head to the state championships. “I hear that ...

Women's conference set for Thursday at East Central  Theadanews

Ada's annual Empowering Women's Conference will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday at East Central University.

Letter to the Editor | Letters To The Editor  Theadanews

Regarding Saturday demonstrations by the group calling itself the “Hiwaymen” in Ada: Dear Editor,. While we are saddened, angered and hurt by the presence ...

30 years at The Ada News: evolution and revolution in news photography  Theadanews

Photographer Richard R. Barron started at The Ada Evening News (The Ada News since 2012) Oct. 24, 1988 — 30 years ago.

Kiwanis Club to host Putt-Putt tournament Saturday | Local News  Theadanews

The Diamond K Kiwanis Club of Ada is hosting its second annual Putt Putt Tournament Saturday at Wintersmith Park. The tournament will begin at 10 a.m. ...

Chickasaws host hundreds at Multi-Tribal Day | Local News  Theadanews

SULPHUR – Several hundred visitors filled the Chickasaw Cultural Center's Traditional Village Nov. 3 to enjoy, learn and partake in dance, food, crafts and ...

Chickasaw students victorious in Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair  Theadanews

Students from Chickasaw youth language classes took home three first-place awards, two second-place awards and honorable mentions during the 2019 ...

Vanoss girls punch ticket with win over Hollis  Theadanews

The fourth-ranked Vanoss Lady Wolves punched their ticket to the Class 2A State tournament by defeating Hollis Saturday in the area consolation finals.

Ada soccer squads split in Madill | Local Sports  Theadanews

MADILL – Amanda Shorman scored her ninth goal of the season, while the freshman duo of Klaudia Sotelo and Indy Hughes got into the scoring act as the Ada ...

Search warrant yields guns, drugs and cash from home near elementary school  Theadanews

Two men were in custody Wednesday after Pontotoc County sheriff's deputies found guns, drugs and a large quantity of cash in a home near Washington ...

Ada swears in new police officers | Local News  Theadanews

City of AdaSix new Ada police officers were sworn in during a City Council meeting Monday night. From the left are Reserve Officer Mason Campbell, Reserve ...

Straight county boy's pickup touts LBGTQ pride | Don't Miss This  Duncan Banner

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A kindhearted message on the tailgate of his pickup truck has made Cody Barlow, self-described straight county boy from Oklahoma, ...

Despite age, Cougars begin season with experienced roster  Theadanews

The Ada Cougars hit the mats for their first home wrestling dual of the season on Tuesday night against McAlester, and they did so with youth but experience.

Woman shot during apprehension of Logan County escapee in Allen  Theadanews

A woman was shot and Logan County escapee Adam Quilimaco was apprehended during an incident behind a convenience store in Allen Thursday.

Ada auto theft suspect wanted in Norman assault case  Theadanews

Authorities say an Ada man, charged with grand larceny in a Nov. 14 auto theft, is being held without bond in the Pontotoc County Justice Center.

High school basketball: Longtime McAlester mentor Bob "Bones" Brumley dies at 94  Tulsa World

Bob “Bones” Brumley graduated from Ada High School, but he went on to coach archrival McAlester in boys basketball for 26 seasons (1951-77).

Ada HS Color Guard earns high marks  Ada Herald

DRESDEN — On Saturday Oct. 20 the Ada High School Marching Band and Color Guard competed in the Tri-Valley Classic in Dresden, Ohio. The Color Guard ...

Pontotoc County Wildlife Care finds new home for baby eagle  Theadanews

The opportunity to put a bald eagle in a new home doesn't come along very often.

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