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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…

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12-year-old recovering from gunshot wound

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Boy shot by brother outside Choctaw Walmart in July 4 accident An Independence Day stop at Choctaw’s Walmart turned to tragedy for one local family. A 14-year-old boy accidentally shot his 12-year-old brother about 2 p.m. July 4 at the Walmart Supercenter near NE 23rd and Henney Road, The accident occurred…

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Man in custody after taking handgun to Choctaw football practice

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School was briefly put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a man with a firearm showed up to football practice. A short time later, 20-year-old Latrell Donyell Mensah, of Midwest City, and a juvenile female were under arrest for charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and…

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Minors facing charges after alleged attack

Choctaw-Nicoma Park Schools and local police working together to combat bullying By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times A recent act of violence in the Choctaw High School parking lot has many in the community focused on reducing bullying and fighting within the school district. Public outcry grew over the weekend after videos of the alleged assault, involving…

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Three injured in Choctaw shooting

Gunshots bring early end to visiting rodeo event   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Officials are investigating a weekend shooting in Choctaw that left three people injured. Police say they received a call of shots being fired at the Choctaw Roundup Club rodeo grounds around 11:45 p.m. Saturday, May 8. When police arrived at the…

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