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Oklahoma County Election Board releases sample ballots for June 28 primary

By Staff Reports Midwest City Beacon The Oklahoma County Election Board released sample ballots for the upcoming June 28 primary elections. The busy primary election will include numerous county, state and federal elections. Polls will be open from Tuesday, June 28 for elections from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters may also receive and cast…

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New officers ‘Break Bread’ with community

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Law enforcement officers go through a variety of training before they ever hit the streets. As part of that education, a group of new Midwest City police officers recently participated in a unique event that included honest conversations about race, bias, and criminal justice. The Breaking Bread event was…

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Midwest City’s Sebock sparks Oklahoma Faith 7 win

By John Martin Midwest City Beacon SHAWNEE —Midwest City standout Jacobi Sebock opened the second half with 12 straight points to boost the Oklahoma boys to an easy 127-98 rout of Texas in the 56th annual Oklahoma-Texas Faith 7 Basketball Classic at OBU. The Oklahoma boys led, 26-20 after one quarter but exploded for 39…

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Mid-Del schools wind down spring drills

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Mid-Del high school football teams wrapped up their spring season last week. Carl Albert and Del City held their final spring practices early in the week and took part in team camps on Thursday and Friday. Midwest City also rounded out their spring drills and traveled to Bixby for…

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Food processing plant to open in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A food processing company announced that it plans to open a new plant on Midwest City’s north side. Centrilllium Proteins, LLC says it will employ about 100 people at a new 55,000 square-foot-facility located on NE 36th St., just west of N. Midwest Blvd. and across the street from…

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Midwest City committee recommends TIF District

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Midwest City’s efforts at sparking economic development on the north side received a boost. The city is looking to create a tax increment finance district that would help pay for about $8 million in economic incentives and infrastructure improvements to attract two industrial businesses to city-owned property. The TIF…

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Midwest City okays apartment and commercial development zoning

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Plans for a high density residential and commercial development near SE 29th St. and Douglas Blvd. took another step forward last week. Midwest City leaders approved a request to rezone property from single family residential to a planned unit development that would allow high-density residential and commercial developments. The…

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Teacher accused of sending nude photos to student

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A former teacher is facing criminal charges for allegedly having an“inappropriate relationship” with a student, according to the Midwest City Police Department. Police say Ivy Reneau, 28, sent nude photos and video of herself to a 16-year-old student and later paid him to keep it quiet. Reneau is a…

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Watkins leads Broncos to state track meet

By John Martin Mustang Times MIDWEST CITY – Kassadi Watkins came home with medals in three events for the Mustang Broncos at the OSSAA Class 6A Regional qualifying track and field meet on Saturday. Watkins and her mates who qualified will now head for the OSSAA State Championships at Ardmore on Friday and Saturday. Watkins…

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Mustang falls to Choctaw in state semifinal round

By Michael Kinney   Contributing Writer One year after winning the Class 6A Slowpitch State Championship, Mustang was back at Hall of Fame Stadium looking to repeat. However, instead of coming in as one of the favorites to wear the crown, they carried the No. 8 seed and would have to take a difficult path…

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