Skip to content

E-Edition

Breaking News

Charges in Choctaw High School shooting increased to first-degree murder

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times According to court documents filed Sept. 8, charges against the 15-year-old who allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old and injured several others at Choctaw’s football home opener against Del City have changed from second-degree murder to first-degree murder. The juvenile male was arrested Aug. 30. The shooting happened about 10:10 p.m.,…

Juvenile arrested in fatal shooting at football game

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A juvenile male has been arrested in a fatal shooting that happened during a football game last Friday night at Choctaw High School. Choctaw Police Chief Kelly Marshall said a 15-year-old suspect was arrested early this morning near NE 36th St. and Midwest Blvd. in Spencer on complaint of second-degree murder.…

Midwest City teen dies following shooting at football game

Tragedy unites community as investigation continues By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   A teenager has died following a shooting during Choctaw High School’s season-opening football game with Del City. Just after 10:10 p.m. with 3:56 left in the third quarter of Choctaw’s home opener against Del City, multiple gun shots rang out near the entrance to…

Police confirm one death in football game shooting

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Police confirmed that one person died after a shooting at a Choctaw High School football game. The shooting happened about 10:10 p.m. during the third quarter of a football game between Del City and Choctaw. Multiple shots were fired near the visitor seating area. Police believe an argument between…

Four injured during shooting at Del City – Choctaw football game

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Four people were injured in a shooting Friday night during a football game at Choctaw High School, according to police. The incident happened about 10:15 p.m. during the third quarter of the game between Del City and Choctaw. Multiple shots were fired near the visitor seating on the east…

I-40 ramps close at Douglas Blvd., lanes shift at Post Rd. Thursday through Spring 2024

The westbound I-40 on- and off-ramps at Douglas Blvd. will be closed, and westbound I-40 lanes will be shifted between Post Rd. and Industrial Blvd. beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, through Spring 2024. Traffic will remain two lanes in each direction. Drivers will be able to use the westbound I-40 on- and off-ramp…

County to assist Choctaw with road repairs

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   At last week’s Town Hall meeting, District 2 Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan expressed his willingness to assist the City of Choctaw with road repairs. After about a decade, the county will resume providing in-kind assistance to the city for road projects. Maughan says the previous district attorney prevented the…

Choctaw Round-up Club plans annual pageant, rodeo

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw’s Hope Retreat Ranch is set to host the annual Choctaw Round-up Club Rodeo Pageant, Friday July 21. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with young ladies presenting a speech, answering interview questions, and modeling their fashion forward outfit of their choice. The Choctaw Round-up Club IPRA Pro Rodeo is…

Under construction: CNP bond projects underway

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw-Nicoma Park School District begins work on bond projects The Choctaw-Nicoma Park School District officially broke ground on the recently approved bond projects May 18, and it didn’t take long for there to be visible work underway at Choctaw High School. Work is underway to prepare for a new two-story main…

Full closure planned for I-40 this weekend

Full I-40 closure in Mid-Del area set for May 19-22; plan ahead for alternate routes throughout weekend Motorists should begin planning now for a full weekend closure of eastbound and westbound I-40 between I-35 and Choctaw Rd. starting at 7 p.m. May 19 through 5:30 a.m. May 22, weather permitting. This closure is part of…

Area News

Former Jones deputy clerk charged with embezzlement

State Auditor releases Town of Jones City investigative audit By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times A former employee of the Town of Jones City has been arrested for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from fines and fees collected through citations issued by the Jones Police Department. The Jones Board of Trustees originally requested that the State Auditor…

Oklahoma County flood maps become final

New flood maps have been finalized and will become effective on March 27, 2024, for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. During the next six months, a FEMA compliance specialist will work with the community to update each floodplain ordinance and adopt these new flood maps. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are…

Charges in Choctaw High School shooting increased to first-degree murder

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times According to court documents filed Sept. 8, charges against the 15-year-old who allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old and injured several others at Choctaw’s football home opener against Del City have changed from second-degree murder to first-degree murder. The juvenile male was arrested Aug. 30. The shooting happened about 10:10 p.m.,…

Juvenile arrested in fatal shooting at football game

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A juvenile male has been arrested in a fatal shooting that happened during a football game last Friday night at Choctaw High School. Choctaw Police Chief Kelly Marshall said a 15-year-old suspect was arrested early this morning near NE 36th St. and Midwest Blvd. in Spencer on complaint of second-degree murder.…

Midwest City teen dies following shooting at football game

Tragedy unites community as investigation continues By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   A teenager has died following a shooting during Choctaw High School’s season-opening football game with Del City. Just after 10:10 p.m. with 3:56 left in the third quarter of Choctaw’s home opener against Del City, multiple gun shots rang out near the entrance to…

Police confirm one death in football game shooting

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Police confirmed that one person died after a shooting at a Choctaw High School football game. The shooting happened about 10:10 p.m. during the third quarter of a football game between Del City and Choctaw. Multiple shots were fired near the visitor seating area. Police believe an argument between…

Four injured during shooting at Del City – Choctaw football game

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Four people were injured in a shooting Friday night during a football game at Choctaw High School, according to police. The incident happened about 10:15 p.m. during the third quarter of the game between Del City and Choctaw. Multiple shots were fired near the visitor seating on the east…

Franchise agreement to appear on Aug. 8 ballot

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times The City of Choctaw is calling on voters to renew Oklahoma Gas & Electric’s franchise agreement with the city. Residents within the city limits will be tasked with renewing the energy company’s 25-year franchise agreement with Choctaw with an Aug. 8 election. OG&E needs to renew the agreement to continue accessing…

County to assist Choctaw with road repairs

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   At last week’s Town Hall meeting, District 2 Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan expressed his willingness to assist the City of Choctaw with road repairs. After about a decade, the county will resume providing in-kind assistance to the city for road projects. Maughan says the previous district attorney prevented the…

Choctaw Round-up Club plans annual pageant, rodeo

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw’s Hope Retreat Ranch is set to host the annual Choctaw Round-up Club Rodeo Pageant, Friday July 21. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with young ladies presenting a speech, answering interview questions, and modeling their fashion forward outfit of their choice. The Choctaw Round-up Club IPRA Pro Rodeo is…

Area Sports

Jackets come up short in semifinal

Season ends just shy of the Stillwater goal line By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School’s hopes for a gold ball ended at Stillwater’s three-yard line Friday night in a Class 6A-II semifinal at Edmond North High School. Down by four, Choctaw marched down the field in the final minutes of play. The Yellowjackets…

Jones falls to unbeaten Warriors, 35-34

By John Martin The Jones Longhorns’ journey to the OSSAA Class 2A championship playoffs was blocked once again Friday night in an all too familiar situation at Yukon as the Washington Warriors outlasted Clayton Creasey and Co. for the sixth time in the past four years. This time, it was even more heartbreaking than the…

Jackets soar over Westmoore

Choctaw returns to the field following fatal shooting at season opener By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School completed their first football game of the year Thursday with a 29-10 win over Westmoore. While most teams moved to their third game of the season last week, Choctaw improved to 1-0 after a fatal shooting…

Midwest City teen dies following shooting at football game

Tragedy unites community as investigation continues By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   A teenager has died following a shooting during Choctaw High School’s season-opening football game with Del City. Just after 10:10 p.m. with 3:56 left in the third quarter of Choctaw’s home opener against Del City, multiple gun shots rang out near the entrance to…

Albee wins first AGJA tournament

By Ryan Horton choctawtimes@sbcglobal.net Choctaw’s Preston Albee won his first American Junior Golf Association tournament last week. Albee overcame early adversity rallying for a come-from-behind victory in the July 24-27 tourney. He was down five strokes after day one, and two strokes after day two. However, he came from behind the last day to tie…

Titans sweep Choctaw

By Jocelyn Horton Choctaw Times Carl Albert High School’s soccer teams remained undefeated with a sweep of Choctaw last Tuesday. The Carl Albert Lady Titans opened the night with a 2-0 win over Choctaw’s girls. Kayden Murphy and Ashlee Davison each scored in the win. Choctaw’s girls fell to 2-7 on the year, while CA…

Jones wins 3-Peat

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   As the final buzzer sounded, the Lady Longhorns piled in celebration near half court as Jones clinched the Class 3A state championship at State Fair Arena Saturday, defeating top-ranked Washington, 39-33. “Three-peat,” the Longhorn fans chanted as time expired. “Three-peat!” Third-ranked Jones proved they’re still No. 1 by defending their…

Yellowjackets roll to 58-12 homecoming win

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School senior wrestler Peyton Hand was crowned Homecoming Queen in a ceremony before a dual with Shawnee last week. Zac O’Hagan was named Choctaw Wrestling Homecoming King. Choctaw’s royalty went on to claim falls later that night as the Yellowjackets rolled over the visiting Shawnee Wolves at homecoming…

Longhorns fall in 2A state semifinal

By John Martin Staff Writer The Washington Warriors once again proved to be the nemesis for the Jones Longhorns football hopes as Washington applied a 49-14 defeat to end the Longhorns’ 2022 playoff hopes in an OSSAA Class 2A semifinal clash at Putnam City Stadium on Friday. The loss snapped a 10-game winning streak for…

Choctaw claims state runner-up

Yellowjackets fall to Stillwater, 26-21 By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw had another historic season come to an end last week at the Class 6A-II Championship. Stillwater (13-0) defeated Choctaw (11-2) for the state title. For the second time in the last three years and third time ever, Choctaw High School made their way to the…

Like Us On Facebook