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Yukon holds off Mustang girls, 43-42

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times YUKON— After losing four starters to graduation, Mustang coach Katie Smith knew this year was going to have its ups and down. This came to the forefront in the Bronco’s season opener against rival Yukon. After falling down by double digits, they stormed back and had a chance to take…

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Mustang boys take down Yukon in season opener

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times Mustang got their season off to a strong start Tuesday when they took on rival Yukon. Despite playing without senior guard Keegan Bass, who was still in street clothes, the Broncos dominated from the opening tap and never let up as they earned a 94-71 victory at Yukon.  With its…

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Broncos host Jenks in round two of playoffs

By Kale Fouts Mustang Times Last week the Jenks Trojans bested the Edmond North Huskies 68-14 and earned the right to play the Mustang Broncos in the second round this Friday. The Broncos (8-2, 6-1 District 6A-I-2) have a tough task ahead with the Trojans (9-2, 6-1 District 6A-1-1) as they are currently on a…

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DEQ provides update on Eagle Industries cleanup

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon An official with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality last week gave local residents an update on continued efforts to clean up a polluted former industrial property in Midwest City. Steven Gunnels, project manager for the DEQ Superfund Program, led an informational meeting Nov. 10 at the Nick Harroz…

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Wolfley re-elected in House 95

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Rep. Max Wolfley will return to the State Capitol. The freshman lawmaker won re-election in State House District 95 with nearly 54% of the vote. Wolfley received 5,302 votes, with Democratic challenger Tegan Malone drawing 4,528 or 46%. Wolfley believed he had a good shot at reelection but was…

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Police officers cleared in fatal shooting

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Two Midwest City police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing following a fatal shooting of a 69-year-old woman last month, according to the Oklahoma County District Attorney. Wilma Taft was shot and killed by Sgt. Bobby Harris and Officer Van Ninh on Oct. 18 during a domestic call…

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Local woman celebrates 101st birthday

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon November 1 was a special day for a local woman. Eva Irene Beebe celebrated her 101st birthday last Tuesday with family and friends at Sienna Extended Care in Midwest City. Even though she’s confined to a wheelchair, Ms. Beebe makes the rounds at the nursing home and spread cheer…

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Casey’s building two stores in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Casey’s is building two new locations in Midwest City. The Iowa-based company plans to open a new gas station and convenience store at 10012 E. Reno Ave. and 7001 SE 29th St. The location near SE 29th St. and Air Depot Blvd. will have a new convenience store building.…

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Residents call for order at city meetings

Councilwoman criticized for involvement with activist group By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Several Midwest City residents expressed dismay about actions at a previous city council meeting and a council member they believe was largely responsible for it. Ward 5 Councilwoman Sara Bana and a group of fellow activists at a Sept. 27 meeting pushed…

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Donations needed for ‘Feed Our City’ food drive

Meals will be available for pickup Nov. 19 The Mid-Del Technology Center and The Rock Church are partnering for the annual “Feed Our City” food drive. The Rock Church started the project a few years ago with a purpose of collecting “meal kits” to provide a complete meal to families in need. Last year, the…

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