Skip to content

Eastern Oklahoma County

Eastern Oklahoma County standouts contribute to OSU defense

  By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Oklahoma State University closed out non-conference play Sept. 17 against the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The Cowboys proved to soundly have the upper hand as the programs met for the first time in Stillwater. The Cowboys put in 538 yards of offense in the lopsided victory, and…

Read More

Choctaw pummels Panthers in district opener

Yellowjackets take 64-14 win over Putnam City North   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School had plenty to celebrate in their homecoming district opener with Putnam City North Friday. After Byron Jones and Jaylynn Freer were named homecoming royalty, the Yellowjackets went to work absolutely dismantling the visiting 6A-II-2 challengers. Choctaw threw up…

Read More

Lady Yellowjackets blast Midwest City, 3-0

  By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School hosted the neighboring rival Lady Bombers Thursday to a sweep, 25-9, 25-16 and 25-14. As a team, Choctaw hit .275 and averaged 11.3 kills per set as the Lady Jackets slapped down a dozen aces and 34 kills on the visiting Midwest City squad. Sophomore Malerie…

Read More

Lady Jackets hammer Union, 8-2

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Despite recent rains, Choctaw’s Lady Yellowjackets have managed to get in some big wins. Tuesday Choctaw’s fastpitch squad downed Union, 8-2. Choctaw High School held a 5-2 lead over the visitors from Tulsa after four innings. Then Choctaw notched three runs in the fifth inning. Abby Schmitz, Anna Malaske, and…

Read More

Triple X Road reopened

Road closed in 2013 reopens, region still faces variety of roadway issues By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   A section of Triple X Road that has been barricaded since 2013, reopened this summer. District 2 County Commissioner Brian Maughan says the needed repairs, reconstruction of roadway and modification of the river bank was made possible by…

Read More

Choctaw wallops Wolves in home opener

Jackets claim first-ever win over Edmond Santa Fe, 37-20 By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw fans are living in the golden age of high school sports as coaches continue to lead the Yellowjackets over historic hurdles. Friday night Choctaw High School celebrated its first win ever over Edmond Santa Fe. The Jackets thumped the visiting Wolves,…

Read More

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…

Read More

Harrah hosts annual Legislative Luncheon

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times The Harrah Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Legislative Luncheon Aug. 16 at St. Teresa Catholic Church. In attendance to speak was Governor Kevin Stitt, Congresswoman Stephanie Bice, State Senator Shane Jett, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan, Estela Hernandez – Field Representative for Senator James Lankford, and Harrah Mayor Danny Trent.…

Read More

Ceremonial signing hosted for Courtney’s Law

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times A Choctaw resident recently met with state officials to celebrate a new law named in her honor meant to better inform parents about services to help children with chromosomal disorders. Last week Choctaw’s Courtney Gaines joined District 42 State Senator Brenda Stanley, Governor Kevin Stitt, family, and friends for an honorary…

Read More

Klimkowski named to Harrah City Council

By John Martin Staff Writer Longtime Harrah resident Bernadette Klimkowski has been appointed to the Harrah City Council, replacing Paul Wiegert as the Ward 1 representative since Wiegert has moved out of the Ward. A native of Harrah, Klimkowski attended Harrah Schools and graduated from Harrah High School. She also retired from distinguished career teaching…

Read More