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Mustang student-athletes sign Letters of Intent

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times The first official signing day of the 2022-23 school year took place Wednesday. Most of the sports that were involved were women’s basketball, softball and other Olympic sports.   Several athletes from the Mustang athletic program convened at the Mustang Activity center to sign their National Letters of Intent. That included…

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ELECTION: Wolfley, Malone face off in House 95 race

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Incumbent State Rep. Max Wolfley will face Democratic challenger Tegan Malone in the State House District 95 race. The HD 95 includes much of Midwest City as well as parts of Oklahoma City south of I-40, including Tinker Air Force Base, and northern portions of Cleveland County. Wolfley is…

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OKC Train show comes to State Fair Nov. 5-6

The OKC Train Show will be pulling into the station at The Pavilion on the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds Nov. 5-6. Try a train simulator and kids switching puzzle. Enter to win prizes given away throughout the show. The show will run Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 6 from…

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Sobriety checkpoints planned in Mid-Del area

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol ENDUI team will partner with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, and Oklahoma City, Midwest City and Del City police departments to conduct a sobriety checkpoint and saturation in Oklahoma County on Friday, Oct. 28. The checkpoint will run from 11 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday. The goal is simple: to…

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Mid-Del Halloween and Fall Events

Local holiday events happening Oct. 27-31 Thursday, Oct. 27 -Mid-Del Sports Foundation Tailgate and Fall Festival from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Mid-Del Administration Building, 7217 SE 15th St. The event includes free games and candy and opportunity to meet student athletes and coaches. Oct. 27 — 30 -Rose State College Theatre Group is…

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Police, residents find solution on ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Del City residents and city leaders appear to have found common ground about a controversial flag. For several years, the police department has flown a “Thin Blue Line” outside of the police station. The flag features a black-and-white American flag with a blue stripe across the middle. It is…

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Midwest City sees spike in gun violence

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Midwest City police are investigating a series of shootings in the last week. Six separate incidents involving gun-violence occurred over the past week, primarily near NE 10th St. between Post Rd. and Midwest Blvd. Police Chief Sid Porter said he is troubled by the recent incidents and promises that…

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Midwest City police host 3 on 3 basketball tournament

By Maxine Wheelan Midwest City Beacon The Midwest City Police Department held its annual Cops and Community 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Sunday at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. The third annual event was sponsored by the Arnall Family Trust and included free food, prizes and T-shirts. “This is just a wonderful time for police…

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Carl Albert sends three runners to state meet

By John Martin Midwest City Beacon MUSTANG – In Regional Qualifying Saturday, the Carl Albert Titans had five runners qualify for the 2022 OSSAA State Cross Championships Saturday at Edmond Santa Fe High School. Lady Titans Kaley Plouff and McKenna Barnard will compete in the Class 5A state meet along with Joshua Robinson for the…

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Eagles sink Glenpool

Del City prepares for clash with first-place Coweta By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Del City had no trouble with Glenpool Friday night as they cruised to a 72-0 district win at Robert Kalsu Stadium. The Eagles (7-1, 4-1 District 5A-3) racked up 461 yards of total offense in the rout. Dkalen Godwin carved up…

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