Recruiting heating up for Del City junior

Garrison receives offer from Kansas By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Word is out on Del City’s Brandon Garrison. The 6-foot-9 forward is quickly catching attention of some of the top college basketball programs in the country. Garrison received offers from the state’s largest schools Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa. Last week, he added a…

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Del City High School group marching in Pride Parade

By Tonya Little Contributing Writer The Del City High School Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club is gearing up to participate in the OKC Pride Alliance parade on Saturday, June 26 in downtown Oklahoma City. This year’s parade will be the first ever pride parade to be held in the heart of downtown, rather than the previous…

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Del City residents helping beautify community

By Anthony Thomas Contributing Writer The Del City Beautification Committee was recently praised for their work improving the community. The three women recognized were Stacie Freitas, Cyndi Harwell, and Kristi Tasker. In recent weeks they worked diligently to revitalize the welcome sign gardens at Sooner Rd. and Reno Ave. and Sunnylane Rd. and I-240 and…

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Summer school for teachers

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon School is out for summer. But that doesn’t mean the learning has stopped. Hundreds of Mid-Del teachers have been back in the classroom this summer for professional development training. The district hosted a professional learning conference for principals and educators the first week of summer break and is offering…

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Medical offices planned for SE 15th St.

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A pair of vacant commercial buildings will have new life. The former Hancock Fabrics, 7521 SE 15th St., and CVS Pharmacy, 6951 SE 15th St., in Midwest City are both being remodeled for professional medical offices, according to city officials. The commercial projects are each estimated at about $2…

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Mustang 2021 summer reading program kicks off with record participation

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This is the last of three installments detailing the return of Mustang Public Library’s full scale summer reading program, after an abbreviated 2020 event necessitated by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Mustang’s 2021 Summer Reading Program’s June 6 kickoff celebration was just that – as the municipal library even…

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McNeil retires from MPD after 26 years

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer One of Mustang Police Department’s most highly decorated and longest serving officers has retired, remembered for her selfless community spirit and dedication to those she never forgot to lend a helping hand. That would be the legacy of Lt. Camie McNeil, Deputy Chief Mike Wallace said during a June 3…

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Titans lead West to all-state baseball win

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Houston Russell and Lake Strickland already had fond memories of David Allen Memorial Ballpark. They added some more on Sunday afternoon. The pair helped Carl Albert beat Bishop Kelley in the Class 5A baseball state championship at the Enid stadium less than a month ago. On Sunday afternoon, they…

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Young wraps up MVP honors

By John Martin Staff Writer SHAWNEE – 2021 Del City High School graduate Keyondre Young has been receiving honors both before and after he led his Eagle teammates to the OSSAA 2021 State Class 6A basketball championship in March. Saturday he was the recipient a couple more and his coach Lenny Hatchett had to accept…

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