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Del City opens outdoor fitness court at Patriot Park

By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon Del City is offering a new way to exercise. The city recently opened first outdoor exercise equipment at the Patriot Park, 4507 SE 15th St. The exercise equipment offers a full-body workout. It is designed for ages 14 and above. Children younger than 14 years old must be accompanied…

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Del City celebrates new outdoor fitness court

By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon Del City’s new outdoor exercise equipment is officially open to the public. The city held a ribbon cutting ceremony June 22 for the fitness court at Patriot Park. The American Flag on the back of the equipment can be seen by drives on nearby Interstate 40. “We’ve been out…

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Experienced Lady Titans eyeing title run

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Carl Albert’s softball team will have plenty of familiar faces when they open the new season. The Lady Titans return nearly their entire lineup from last year’s state tournament team including their top pitchers and hitters. That strong core has laid the foundation for what coach Dani Dobbs believes…

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Midwest City softball team welcomes new faces

By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon The Midwest City softball team welcomes several new players and coaches to the team this year. One of those new faces is assistant coach Shawver Rogers who described herself as a “Mid-Del kid.” She said that with so many new players this season their team focus is to hustle…

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Del City softball focused on rebuilding

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Del City’s softball team might be short on experience this season. The team returns only a few varsity players from a year ago, but their efforts to rebuild are already off to a strong start. “Several kids that were new to our program have come in and made amazing…

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New ward map presented to city council

Population growth spurs change in Ward 6 By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon The six districts of Midwest City will soon be having boundary changes. The City of Midwest City presented a new map July 26 during a city council meeting at Municipal Court. No action has been taken yet, as the city is required…

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Midwest City native breaks barriers in firefighting

Lawson is the first female firefighter for the Mustang Fire Department By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon Katey Lawson is the first female full-time firefighter at Mustang Fire Department. At just 23 years old, Lawson is not only a trained and certified firefighter but just graduated with her paramedic license last Sunday. Lawson had just…

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For the love of the game

Senior baseball club a hit with local residents By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Lou Lawrence was all smiles as he strolled to first base on a hot Saturday morning. The 76-year-old Midwest City man hit safely for the second time in the game. He reached safely first with a bunt single and later on…

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Midwest City approves incentives for food processor

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Midwest City leaders last week approved an economic development assistance agreement with a company that plans to build a food processing plant on the city’s north side. Centrillium Proteins announced earlier this year that it plans to open a 55,000-square-foot food processing facility at an estimated cost of $20…

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Lady Bombers elevate expectations

Talented squad coming off solid offseason workouts By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon One year has made a big difference for the Midwest City High School volleyball team. Coach Tabitha McCray said the team has improved their skills and dedication this offseason. “The drive this year is totally different,” she said. “They have a hunger…

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