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Woman, formerly of Ada, missing from Tonkawa

The Tonkawa Police Department requested assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) in locating 60-year-old Cathy Ann James. James, formerly of Ada, was last known to be in Tonkawa on September 4, 2021. On September 15, 2021, James’ sister called the Tonkawa Police Department to report that she had not heard from her sister since September 4.
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Doughnuts, prayer and camaraderie at See You at the Pole

Area schools participated in Wednesday’s See You at the Pole event that organizers describe as “the global day of student prayer, began in 1990 as a grass roots movement with ten students praying at their school. Twenty years later, millions pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday in September.”
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Baldridge bomb lifts Roff past Dale in ninth inning

ROFF — The Roff Tigers didn’t have the best of weekends, but they certainly had a big Monday. After dropping three out of four games at the loaded Murray State Festival, the Tigers used a two-run, walk-off home run by Cade Baldridge in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat tradition-rich Dale 5-3 Monday at Tiger Field.
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Local artist featured at BrickFest

Chickasaw artist Dustin Illetewahke Mater will be featured at The Vault Art Place and Gathering Place on Saturday during Pauls Valley's BrickFest and the Marching Band Contest. Mater's ledger doodling demo on how he creates his Native American themed art on antique ledger paper will be from 11 a.m. to...
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Cougars headed to Tecumseh for first 4A-2 battle

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer, Senior Staff Writer, columnist, and videographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at The Ada News since October 1988. Let’s get physical. That’s the message Ada head coach Brad O’Steen is sending to his troops heading into a Week 4 road game with Tecumseh Friday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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Ada drops pair of district games at Perkins

PERKINS — The Ada High softball team took a pair to the chin during a District 4A-2 doubleheader with host Perkins-Tryon Tuesday night. The host Lady Demons won the opener 14-5 and pulled away from Ada for a 13-6 win in Game 2. Coach Taylor Henry’s squad has now lost...
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Sand drag racing event celebrates 30 years in Atoka

ATOKA, Okla. (KTEN) -- Atoka Motorsports Park is hosting the 30th anniversary of the Fall Fest Nationals Sand Drag Racing event. Two weeks from now, the track will be filled with around 150 different racers competing for $10,000 in prize money. "Its for anybody, any age," said Atoka Motorsports Park...
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Ada Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ada: Thursday, September 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, September 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during
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Allen police chief arrested

Allen Police Chief Kacey Shaver -- who reportedly began his employment at APD Sept. 9 -- was arrested Thursday by Pontotoc County Sheriff’s deputies on an out-of-town warrant. Shaver, 32, is accused of unlawfully using a Taser on someone when he worked for a different agency. According to court records,...
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Husband helps Allen run past Canadian

CANADIAN — Allen senior tailback Shawn Husband ran wild at Canadian in Week 3. Husband made the most of nine carries, piling up 207 yards with four touchdowns in a 34-8 win over the host Cougars Friday night. Allen improved to 2-1 on the young season and will host Mounds...
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Seminole shuts down Ada offense

SEMINOLE — The Ada High softball team got a great outing by freshman pitcher Bradi Odom in a District 4A-2 battle with Seminole on the road Monday night. However, Seminole ace Natalia Sewell was just a little bit better in the Lady Chieftains 3-0 win over Ada. The Lady Cougars...
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Check out these Atoka homes on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Three words come to mind when you arrive: peaceful, country, living! Mature pine trees shadow you as you make your way up the
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Diesel price update: Survey pinpoints Atoka's cheapest

(ATOKA, OK) Your choice of gas station could be costing you as much as $0.44 if you’re buying diesel in Atoka, according to a recent price survey. The survey looked at prices across the greater Atoka area, and found that the cheapest gallon of diesel as of Tuesday was $2.97, at Shamrock at 600 S Mississippi Ave. By comparison, the most expensive was $3.41, listed at Pilot at 1954 S Mississippi Ave.
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Tupelo wins battle of No. 2s

SILO — The Tupelo Tigers jumped out to an early lead and held off Silo late in a 5-4 win over the host Rebels in a Monday night matchup. Tupelo, No. 2 in Class B, improved to 16-5 on the year, while Silo — No. 2 in Class A — fell to 16-3.
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Sunbreak Wednesday — tackle it with these activities

(ADA, OK) The forecast is calling for sun today in Ada. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
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