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Smokin’ Joe’s opening third location in Tuttle

Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch is coming to Tuttle in early spring. The original Smokin’ Joe’s is located in Davis, Oklahoma, and franchisee Reggie Long opened the second location in Rush Springs nine years ago. Now, he’s looking to bring his top-notch barbecue to 151 East Main Street in Tuttle. “Ever since I opened the one…

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Lady Bombers top Booker T. Washington to win Moore tournament

By Jacob Sturm Staff Writer   Early foul trouble didn’t mitigate Midwest City’s advantage when the Lady Bombers met Booker T. Washington in the final for the John Nobles Invitational Tournament Saturday night.   In the 53-41 victory, Midwest City had to get creative. De’Yanna Douglas picked up two quick fouls and went to the…

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Davis swears in as District 1 Commissioner

The Board of the Grady County Commissioners met Tuesday, and preceding the meeting, new county officials were sworn in by Oklahoma District 6 Judge Kory Kirkland. The newly-elected officials included Grady County Assessor Bari Firestone, District 3 County Commissioner Gary Bray, and District 1 County Commissioner Zac Davis, who will represent Tuttle, Minco, and the…

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Pawlished Grooming Salon open in Mustang

Sisters Lindsay Sinnett and Mandy Clark have opened up Mustang’s newest dog-grooming studio, Pawlished Grooming Salon, at 290 East Trade Center Terrace in Mustang. The studio was opened in late October just a few months after the pair agreed to open a business. “We decided to open up a business together,” Lindsay said Wednesday, December…

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Home for the Holidays tonight, beginning at 5:30

Tuttle’s Home for the Holidays will be held Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the town tree lighting across the street from Tuttle City Hall, which is located at 221 West Main Street in Tuttle. A Home for the Holidays beauty pageant called Little Miss Merry will be held, beginning at 5:30 p.m. running until…

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Tigers thrash Cache 39-14 in season opener

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Football beat the Cache Bulldogs in the season opener Friday 39-14. After a scoreless first quarter, Tuttle scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second, entering halftime up 20-0. Cache would eventually get on the board, but would not come within two scores the rest of the game. “We had 411 yards of…

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Jackets launch volleyball season

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School opened volleyball season last week. Choctaw suffered a 3-0 loss in the home opener, but with an all-new coaching staff, the Lady Jackets put up a big fight against the powerhouse program falling 25-19, 25-23, and 25-17. Head coach Taryn Weber and assistant Natalie Waxenfelter are proud…

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Mid-Del Technology Center’s relaunches electrician apprenticeship

Registration deadline is Aug. 2 By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon The Mid-Del Technology Center is relaunching its electrician apprenticeship program. Enrollment is open for the 18-week program. Classes start on Aug. 2 and end on Dec. 8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The total cost of enrollment is $769.…

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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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Harrah’s Russell takes silver

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Harrah High School sent six wrestlers to the OSSAA Oklahoma High School Wrestling Championships over the weekend. Harrah’s Liam Russell finished runner-up in Class 4A’s 106-pound competition. Russell opened with a fall over Skiatook’s Cole Smith and added a 7-5 semifinal decision over Heritage Hall’s Peyton Park to earn a…

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