Midwest City Beacon Del City

Del City Councilman wins re-election

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Kyle Gandy will continue serving in Del City. The Ward 4 councilman won last week’s election with more than 75% of the vote. Gandy received 101 votes to Lauren Rodebush’s 33 in the Feb. 9 election. “The turnout was a little smaller than I anticipated but I was pleased…

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Del City finds temporary EMS provider

By Anthony Thomas Contributing Writer Del City is now working with Samaritan (Pafford) EMS due to recent shortfalls of Alliance Health Midwest EMS. The city council approved the temporary six-month contract with Pafford EMS at the Feb. 1 meeting.  Del City will pay Pafford $15,000 per month, for the next six months to ensure there…

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Del City Ward 4 election set for Tuesday, Feb. 9

By Tonya Little Contributing Writer Next week Del City residents in Ward 4 will head to the polls to select their next city council person. Kyle Gandy currently holds the seat after being appointed to fill a vacancy in October. He is running against Lauren Rodebush, who recently ran against Andy Fugate for the State…

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Del City builds new fishing pier at Eagle Lake

By Anthony Thomas Contributing Writer Del City unveiled a new fishing pier at Eagle Lake earlier this month.   This is the first fishing pier built at Eagle Lake. The city first built a boat ramp around four years ago that is still in place at the lake.   The fishing pier was donated and…

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Del City and Midwest City chip in to remove old railroad crossing

By Anthony Thomas Contributing Writer Del City leaders recently approved a measure to remove the railroad lines at E. Reno Ave. and S. Sooner Rd.   The track has been out of service for several years  and the City of Del City does not have the right of way or authority to repair the re-occurring…

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Del City leaders putting focus on customer service

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Del City leaders are trying to make City Hall a friendlier place. Mayor Floyd Eason said the city is focusing on improving customer service and communication with residents. “When you come to City Hall, we want you to leave in at least as good of a mood as when…

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House 94: Fugate, Rodebush meet Nov. 3

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Voters in House 94 will have two choices on election day. Rep. Andy Fugate (D-Oklahoma City) is seeking a second term for the district that includes Del City and parts of south Oklahoma City. Republican Lauren Rodebush is the lone challenger in the race. Fugate said he has helped…

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Masons dedicate cornerstone for Del City Library

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Local Freemasons and the Grand Master Mason of Oklahoma conducted a centuries-old ceremony last week as they dedicated the cornerstone of the new Del City Library. Masonic representatives and local dignitaries attended the Oct. 5 ceremony outside the library construction site at 4330 SE 15th Street.  The new building…

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Del City softball makes incredible run to state

Eagles upset defending state champion Piedmont By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon After 18 long years, Del City softball is headed back to the state tournament. The Eagles snapped the drought with an incredible showing last week at the regional tournament capped by a 3-2 win over defending state champion Piedmont in the championship. Del…

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Application deadline approaching for DelQuest

The application deadline for DelQuest is approaching. The annual leadership training program is open to juniors at Del City High School, Destiny Christian, Christian Heritage and home school students in the Del City area. The exciting and insightful program provides hands-on leadership training from business and community leaders in Del City. During the three days,…

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