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Choctaw finishes regional runner-up, secures 6A Academic State Championship

Jackets fall in regional final, 5-4   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times After Choctaw earned the right to host a Class 6A regional, last week’s heavy rains put a damper on the Yellowjackets’ hopes for the postseason. After days of heavy rains and severe storm warnings, the regional tournament was relocated from Choctaw High School to…

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Midwest City hosting grand opening for sports complex Friday, April 22

It’s been close to three decades since a new sports complex has opened its gates to welcome residents and visitors to our community. That changes this Friday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m., when the City of Midwest City officially opens the first phase of the Midwest City MAC (Multi-Athletic Complex) located at 9400 SE 29th…

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Construction begins on new Waffle House

By Steve Coulter Mustang Times The area continues to grow as it has broken ground on another new local business. Construction has begun on the new Waffle House at I-40 and Mustang Road. The restaurant will be located next to the IHOP and across from the Taco Bell. “We’re really excited each time that we…

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Finch joins Del City Chamber Hall of Fame

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Some of Del City’s finest were celebrated last week during the Del City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame ceremony. The Chamber recognized residents, business owners and employees for their dedication to the community. Pam Finch received the top honor as she was inducted into…

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Shrimp Boil fundraiser a big hit

The Midwest City Rotary Club served up their ninth annual Shrimp Boil fundraising event last Saturday night at the Nick Harroz Community Center. The event was moved back to the pre-COVID spring schedule after being forced to reschedule the 2020 event to late 2021. The Shrimp Boil is the largest fund raiser of the year…

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Back-to-back champions

Lady Longhorns win second straight state basketball title   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Just a short time ago a Jones High School girls’ team had never made the postseason. A year after earning the school’s first girls’ state title, Jones went 3-0 again at the Class 3A State Basketball Championship Tournament to win state for…

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Butterflies beautify Eastern Oklahoma County

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Eastern Oklahoma County is working to become a quality stop for traveling Monarch butterflies passing through on their annual migration. What’s now a community garden and Monarch butterfly waystation in downtown Harrah was a vacant lot just a few years back. A team of volunteers started growing vegetables, flowers, native plants,…

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Texas tea concept coming to Mustang area

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher A tea lovers paradise is opening soon at 500 S. Mustang Rd. HTeaO is a Texas based tea room that’s expanding into Oklahoma and many other states. HTeaO offers 24 flavors of fresh tea brewed hourly. They feature the best 100% broadleaf iced tea. All of their tea and water is…

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Commercial development picking up along Kilpatrick Turnpike

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher The largest commercial development in Oklahoma City is poised for exponential growth along Mustang Road and the Kilpatrick Turnpike. The 300-acre development is underway now with big plans for restaurants, hotels, entertainment venues, business offices, retail shopping centers, major box stores, apartments, medical facilities and much more. “We just closed on…

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The winning Hand

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Hand claims third straight state title Choctaw High School’s Peyton Hand rolled to her third straight state title Saturday at the OSSAA Girls Oklahoma High School Wrestling Championships. Hand went 3-0 Feb. 25-26. She avenged her only high school loss, that came just a week earlier at regionals, and more…

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