50TH Anniversary of Upward Bound

How can we build a better world and a better country? Many people could give different answers to this question. In 1964, though, President Lyndon Baines Johnson came up with his own answer. He decided that this country needed to wage a “war on poverty.” Congress passed the Economic Opportunity Act and the Office of [...]

50TH Anniversary of Upward Bound 50TH Anniversary of Upward Bound

Serenades in Madness

Some things are just meant to be. When Casey Howard and David Winchester were attending the same elementary school in the tiny town of Whitesboro, Texas they had no way of knowing the future they would share. Neither is certain that they actually knew one another in kindergarten but when both ended up in Vanoss, [...]

Serenades in Madness Serenades in Madness

Southeastern Woman’s Health Center

What’s the most important thing one can do? Though there are a vast amount of possible answers to this question, Dr. John Siegle at Southeastern Women’s Health Center knows his answer: giving back. That’s what his mother made him promise, when he went to medical school; it’s what she made him promise when she was [...]

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American Ninja Warrior

Danny Manuel was born in Ada, Oklahoma on February 12, 1974. When asked where he had been since, he replied, “If you put the point of a compass down at Valley View Regional Hospital and drew a circle with an eight mile radius; that would be enough to tell my story”. Danny has lived, gone [...]

American Ninja Warrior American Ninja Warrior
50TH Anniversary of Upward Bound

50TH Anniversary of Upward Bound

How can we build a better world and a better country? Many people could give different answers to this question. In 1964, though, President Lyndon Baines Johnson came up with his own answer. He decided that this country needed to wage a “war on poverty.” Congress passed the Economic Opportunity Act and the Office of [...]

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Serenades in Madness

Serenades in Madness

Some things are just meant to be. When Casey Howard and David Winchester were attending the same elementary school in the tiny town of Whitesboro, Texas they had no way of knowing the future they would share. Neither is certain that they actually knew one another in kindergarten but when both ended up in Vanoss, [...]

Read the full story

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Southeastern Woman’s Health Center

Southeastern Woman’s Health Center

What’s the most important thing one can do? Though there are a vast amount of possible answers to this question, Dr. John Siegle at Southeastern Women’s Health Center knows his answer: giving back. That’s what his mother made him promise, when he went to medical school; it’s what she made him promise when she was [...]

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American Ninja Warrior

American Ninja Warrior

Danny Manuel was born in Ada, Oklahoma on February 12, 1974. When asked where he had been since, he replied, “If you put the point of a compass down at Valley View Regional Hospital and drew a circle with an eight mile radius; that would be enough to tell my story”. Danny has lived, gone [...]

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Imagination and Relaxation for Kids

Imagination and Relaxation for Kids

Today’s society is fast paced and as a result many children tend to be rushed, hurried, over stimulated, and are just worn out. Gone are the days of kids playing outside during summer break from morning until evening, catching fireflies until bedtime. Their time is scheduled and booked up with activities, every day—all day! So [...]

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Ada Homeless Service

Ada Homeless Service

Imagine it is 104 degrees outside, showing no signs of cooling down, and you have nowhere to get cool. Or what about one of our Oklahoma ice storms, that crack and break the tallest trees? Can you even begin to think of being trapped outside, no home or shelter to huddle in, while tornados threaten [...]

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DK’s Nutrition Center

DK’s Nutrition Center

We could all treat our bodies a little better, whether it is what we eat, how we exercise, or the products we use on a daily basis. Some people are intolerant to gluten, while others choose not to eat meat or products that come from animals. Others prefer food and products that are natural and [...]

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Listen to the music

Listen to the music

Music has the power to inspire, break down barriers and bring about positive change. Anything is possible when tapping your toe or singing along with a live band. There’s simply no room for discord when music fills the air. Happyland Music Alliance (HMA), a new Ada-based business, “seeks to promote live music in a spirit [...]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

People tend to flock to the park in the summertime. They bring their friends and children to frolic in the grass, play on the playgrounds, and go for walks. In many major cities summertime means something else for the park— Shakespeare in the Park. When I was growing up, I would go to Wintersmith Park [...]

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Realtors for Robert

Realtors for Robert

Cancer: the word no one wants to hear We all have someone close to us who has been diagnosed, survived, or died. Though much research is being done, more is still need- ed. However, the monetary needs go beyond cancer re- search. Needs such as housing, travel, and emotional support also require money. This is [...]

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