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New owners purchase local Toyota dealership

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A longtime local business has a new owner and a new name. Hudiburg Auto Group recently sold its Toyota dealership to Richard Jones, Ivette Dominguez and Mike Drawe, owners of dealerships in Oklahoma, Colorado and Illinois. The Midwest City business has been rebranded as Post Oak Toyota. It was named…

Mid-Del planning bond election

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School district hosting community meetings about possible projects By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Mid-Del Schools is planning a bond election for early next year. And district leaders want to know what the public would like included in the proposal. The district will host three community meetings to gather input from district patrons about the bond…

Reward offered in recent homicide

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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…

Titans, Eagles qualify for state meet

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By John Martin Staff Writer Both Carl Albert teams and the Del City boys qualified for the OSSAA Class 5A Cross Country Championships at Edmond Santa Fe on Saturday in regional qualifying meets at Norman and Sand Springs. The Lady Titans placed three runners in the medal round and finished third behind Piedmont and McGuinness…

New businesses opening in Mid-Del

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Two restaurants open near SE 15th and Sooner; Andy’s Altitude 1291 set to open Nov. 7 By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor New businesses are springing up near SE 15th Street and Sooner Road. Two buffet restaurants opened within the past week and Andy’s Altitude 1291 entertainment complex is set to open next week. Last Saturday,…

Del City awards construction contract for new library

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Efforts to build a new Del City library took another step forward Monday night when the City Council approved a construction contract for the project. Jenco Construction was awarded a $3,374,000 contract at a special meeting.  The city council selected the Oklahoma City company among eight other bidders. “We’re very…

Local high schools to honor military heroes

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The Mid-Del area has a proud history of military service. Local high schools will pay tribute to that legacy of honor and sacrifice this Friday night during the Midwest City vs. Del City football game at Rose Field. The rivalry game will serve as Military Appreciation Night and will benefit…

Midwest City police identify body in pond

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A man found dead in a retention pond near SE 29th and Hiawassee on Sunday afternoon has been positively identified by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office as Philip Manzi, 25, of Midwest City. Manzi was last seen at his home on Oct. 12 in Midwest City.  Manzi, who suffers from Aspergers according to family…

Police: Man allegedly shot and killed wife of 50 years

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A Midwest City man was arrested early this morning after he allegedly shot and killed his wife who suffered from dementia for years, Midwest City police said. According to an affidavit, just after 3 a.m., police were called the 700 block of Foster Place about a shooting. Royce Davis, 80,…

A lifesaving reunion

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Midwest City firefighter reunites with ‘miracle baby’ he helped deliver 16 years ago By Aaliyah Herrera Staff Writer On a night in December of 2003, Midwest City firefighters Joel Bain and Mark Finnell got a call to help deliver a baby. The mother, Laura Martin, thought she had to go to the bathroom, but ended…

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New owners purchase local Toyota dealership

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A longtime local business has a new owner and a new name. Hudiburg Auto Group recently sold its Toyota dealership to Richard Jones, Ivette Dominguez and Mike Drawe, owners of dealerships in Oklahoma, Colorado and Illinois. The Midwest City business has been rebranded as Post Oak Toyota. It was named…

Mid-Del planning bond election

School district hosting community meetings about possible projects By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Mid-Del Schools is planning a bond election for early next year. And district leaders want to know what the public would like included in the proposal. The district will host three community meetings to gather input from district patrons about the bond…

Area Sports

Choctaw downs Bombers, 42-41

Choctaw claimed a 42-41 double-overtime victory over neighboring rival Midwest City Friday at Rose Field. Senior linebacker and Oklahoma State University commit, Jeff Roberson, snagged a game-winning interception to ruin Midwest City’s 2-point conversion attempt in double overtime. After a back-and-fourth first half Choctaw’s defense would open up the second half putting the Yellowjackets in…

Carl Albert eighth graders capture conference crown

By John Martin Staff Writer Carl Albert Titans defeat McGuinness!!! Yes, Coach Bryce Maddux and the Carl Albert Titan 8th grade football squad ignored cold and rainy weather and some early game mishaps to post an impressive 26-14 victory over arch-rival McGuinness Thursday night to wind up a perfect 8-0 season. The Jr. Titans had…

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