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Del City officer will not face charges in shooting at Choctaw football game

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma County Grand Jury recommended no charges be filed against a Del City police officer accused of shooting Demetrize Carter at a football game at Choctaw High School on Aug. 25, according to the District Attorney’s Office. The grand jury heard testimony from 10 witnesses and reviewed 41 exhibits related to…

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Loud booms caused by emergency disposal of old military explosives

The Oklahoma City Police Department confirmed that loud explosions heard Wednesday night in the east metro were caused by disposal of antiquated and unstable military ordnances or explosives found at a residential property earlier in the evening. The explosive devices were discovered by a resident while they were helping clear out a property near Britton…

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Tigers up 1-0 on Chickasha for District Championship

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Baseball won an important game Monday over Chickasha 4-1. Both teams were undefeated in district play, and meeting up to determine some important playoff implications. Chickasha scored first in the top of the first inning, but the Tigers kept them scoreless after that. The Tigers put their first run on the…

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County sheriff faces 2020 rematch

Other Oklahoma County officials run unopposed By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Most Oklahoma County officials failed to draw challengers for this year’s election cycle. Oklahoma County voters will weigh in on a rematch of the 2020 race for sheriff, as incumbent Republican Tommie Johnson was the only county office holder to draw an opponent. That challenger…

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Candidates file for state, legislative and federal offices

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Statewide candidate filing was last week, April 3-5. Candidates filing for federal, state, and legislative offices filed with the Secretary of the State Election Board at the State Capitol, located at 2300 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City. A total of 285 candidates filed for all legislative, statewide and congressional races in…

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Midwest City woman celebrates 103rd birthday

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A Midwest City woman reached a major milestone as she turned 103 on Thursday. Eva Lee Butler celebrated her birthday with family and friends at FountainBrook Assisted Living and Memory Support. They had a birthday party for her with 103 balloons followed by dinner and cake. She opened presents…

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Choctaw-Nicoma Park elementary school delayed by sewer issues

School leaders exploring option including new site near Reno and Triple X By Jeff Harrison mwcbeacon@yahoo.com Construction of a new elementary school in the Choctaw-Nicoma Park school district is still on hold due to issues with the sewer system in Midwest City. The school district plans to build a new school on SE 29th St.,…

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Tiger Claw inaugural event draws 94

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com The Tri-City Flyers hosted the Inaugural Tiger Claw Open Saturday at the City of Tuttle’s Hartin-Hambleton Park, welcoming 94 disc golfers to town. The Tri-City Flyers are a group of local avid disc golfers, many of which have volunteered their time to supplementing the park with a disc golf course named…

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Congressman and Midwest City celebrate rail spur groundbreaking

Congressman Tom Cole and City of Midwest City leadership joined together to break ground on an important rail project in northwest Midwest City on Friday. This project, located in Soldier Creek Industrial Park, is a vital link to existing rail infrastructure in the area and is expected to boost economic development efforts in SCIP. When…

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