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Davis takes over as Del City wrestling coach

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon   The Del City High School wrestling team has a new leader. Kevin Davis was named the Eagles head coach last week. Davis has served as an assistant for the past four years under former coach Wes Ruth, who left to become an assistant principal at Piedmont. “It’s very…

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2 Nights of Fireworks in Yukon

Co-Publisher Steve Coulter Looking for some 4th of July fun? Yukon’s Freedom Fest offers 2 nights of great fireworks and fun. Enjoy a big Fireworks show at 10 p.m. July 3rd and 4th. Freedom Fest is located at Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament and City Park 2200 S. Holly Ave in Yukon. live concerts…

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EOPA 2020 registration now open

Eastern Oklahoma Performance Academy open to all school age children   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Choctaw High School is home to the state’s most awarded high school theatre program, and each summer aspiring performers from around the state have the opportunity to train with some of the best in the business right here…

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Midwest City upgrading Key Boulevard

Project will replace roadway between Babb and Indian By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Midwest City plans to upgrade a major street in the Original Mile neighborhood. The city council last week approved a project to reconstruct Key Boulevard between Babb Drive to E. Indian Drive as well as improvements to entrances at Midwest City Elementary.…

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Big response to ‘Bringing Back Steak and Ale’

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Two weeks ago I broke the story on the epic comeback of Steak and Ale. The first location is set to open next year in Cancun Mexico. It’s going to be magnificent and located right on the beach. Steak and Ale is now looking for franchisees from North Carolina to Oklahoma.…

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Visiting with an Infectious Disease Specialist

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher What’s going on with COVID-19 right now in Oklahoma? What symptoms are Oklahomans experiencing? What’s happening at the hospitals? What about dining inside a restaurant? To get answers, I went straight to an Infectious Disease Specialist. “I’ve talked to some people who’ve tested positive and they had a runny nose for…

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Mid-Del teacher accused of posting racist comments resigns

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A teacher at Jarman Middle School has resigned after making inflammatory comments on social media about race and recent protests against police brutality, according to officials at Mid-Del Schools. Kemper Rigg submitted his resignation as of June 11. Superintendent Rick Cobb recommended the teacher’s termination after learning of the posts.…

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Midwest City Rotary continues support for food pantry

Civic group donates additional $3k to help Mid-Del Food Pantry By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Midwest City Rotary Club recently donated $3,000 to the Mid-Del Food Pantry to help families in need. On May 29, Adam Bush, Rotary president, delivered the check to Mike Anderson, director of the…

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Minco’s Honey Festival coming up Saturday

Saturday’s Honey Festival will feature a number of attractions, from tours of the local honey plant, cotton gin, and wind farm, to the annual honey bake-off, chance to meet Santa, carriage rides, and much more. KIDS TRACTOR PULL One traditional Honey Festival event is the kids’ tractor pull which is a more serious competition than…

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Reward offered in recent homicide

The Midwest City Police Department announced that a reward is being offered for information about a recent homicide.   Antonio Marshall, 27, was killed in the parking lot of Vista Green Apartments, 7010 E. Reno Avenue, on Oct.  22.   About 11:30 p.m., officers responded to shots fired at the apartment complex. They found four…

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