Skip to content

Local Headlines

Carl Albert students named National Merit semifinalists

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Two Carl Albert High School students have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, earlier this month, announced the more than 16,000 semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The students now can compete for more than 7,250 scholarships worth…

Read More

Putting a period on ‘period poverty’

Mid-Del Schools offering free period products By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Lack of access to period products is nothing new for students. But at Mid-Del Schools, it may soon be a thing of the past. The school district announced it’s combating period poverty by providing dispensers with free period products in restrooms at all…

Read More

Tigers beat Bethany 40-34 in first district matchup

By Jayson Knight Photos by Rachelle Rogers The Tuttle Tigers faced the Bronchos in Bethany for each team’s first district matchup Friday. Tuttle drove up a big lead early on. Bethany stayed vigilant and voracious down to the last minute, but the Tigers ultimately won 40-34, and will play next in Harrah Friday at 7…

Read More

First United Methodist Church of Tuttle celebrating 120 years

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com The town of Tuttle was founded following the arrival of the Frisco Railroad in 1902. About that time, a group met in Jason Carlyle’s store on Bond Street, where the Tuttle Methodist Church first found its roots in a Union Sunday School. From there, the group moved to the new school…

Read More

Mathis Brothers begins work on new store

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Construction recently started on a new business in Town Center Plaza. Mathis Brothers Furniture is opening a new furniture store in the former JC Penney building, 7127 SE 29th St. It will be the first of the company’s new concept called Mathis Home and will feature many of the…

Read More

New additions to Union City Schools

By Jayson Knight jaysonrknight@gmail.com Union City Schools have made some major improvements to start the new school year with, including a new electronic sign, and a revamped playground area for elementary school kids. Union City Schools Superintendent Dr. Becky Slothower said Monday, September 12, “We have had an excellent start to our year, and the…

Read More

Tuttle Cheer wins Regionals

By Jayson Knight jaysonrknight@gmail.com Tuttle Cheer won the Regional Championship Saturday in Chickasha, and will compete at Tulsa Union for State this coming weekend. Tuttle has won 17 Cheerleading State Championships with the first coming in 1989. The Lady Tigers won seven straight state titles from 2014-2020, but Saturday marks the first time in a…

Read More

Yellowjackets whip Westmoore, 46-20

Choctaw claims second straight historic win By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School pounced all over Westmoore Friday night securing the second straight historic win over a Class 6A-I power. After a slugfest with Edmond Santa Fe in the home opener, Choctaw had some lingering injuries plaguing the lineup last Friday. Despite adversity, the…

Read More

Covered Wagon Rides available for free at Western Days

Covered Wagon rides will be available for visitors and residents of Mustang to ride throughout Western Days in 2022. The rides will begin Friday as the Western Days festivities kick-off and will begin again after the Parade on Saturday morning (rides available between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.) before they head over to the rodeo…

Read More

Western Days returns with “Just Peachy” theme

At one point in Mustang’s history, the feeling of a city didn’t exist. Instead, the busy streets and closely-knit community were preceded by orchards growing fruit shipped across the world. According to the history provided on the City of Mustang’s website, the 1912-13 growing season even reportedly yielded “tens of thousands of bushels of fruit.”…

Read More