Nicoma Park

EOC little league hosts ‘March Madness’

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   COVID-19, winter weather pushes youth season back to a 95-team March postseason tournament   The EOC Basketball League hosted a postseason invitational over the weekend with 95 teams competing over three days at five different schools throughout eastern Oklahoma County. A year of scheduling complications, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

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Nicoma Park voters select next mayor

By Maxine Wheelan Staff Writer  Cochell ready to get back to work   Nicoma Park residents went to the polls to choose between former mayor Mark Cochell and current mayor Brian Foughty in a Feb. 9 municipal election. Cochell was elected to return as mayor by a vote of 181 to 85. Ward 1 incumbent…

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Nicoma Park student earns Patriot Pen Award

By Maxine Wheelan Staff Writer District 10 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 7291 held their annual essay contest recently and a National Patriot Pen Award was presented to the winner as well as 22 others. The recognition ceremony was hosted on Jan. 14, at VFW Post 7291 for the winner of the contest,…

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Water system nears completion

Nicoma Park finishes project to increase fire safety, economic development   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor A year after Nicoma Park started work on a new waterline and tower project, the system should be fully operational. The small eastern Oklahoma County city broke ground on its first citywide water project in September of 2019, and officials…

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