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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…

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L.W. Westfall Elementary named Model School for 20th straight year

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times L.W. Westfall Elementary has been named a Great Expectations Model School for the 20th consecutive year. The entire school gathered for their weekly Friday morning assembly “Westfall Rising” with much to celebrate, May 5. Westfall continues to set an example for not only the Choctaw-Nicoma Park School District, but the entire…

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Choctaw announces ‘Friday Nights in the Park’

City now accepting applications for summer market By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Friday nights in the park will continue to be a fun community event this coming summer in Choctaw. Choctaw Creek Park will remain the host site of a weekly community market event each Friday, May through September. The weekly gathering will continue to feature…

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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…

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Choctaw purchases extrication equipment

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Firehouse Subs Safety Foundation grant provides modern life-saving tools Choctaw Fire Department has new extrication equipment thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs. Choctaw City Council approved the acceptance of a Firehouse Subs Safety Foundation grant in the amount of $24,852 in July of 2022. Officials say those funds were used…

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Choctaw Area Chamber of Commerce looks forward to new year

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Canup steps up as chairman of the board Theresa Canup has taken the helm of the Choctaw Area Chamber of Commerce for 2023. The local real estate agent is excited for a year serving as chair of the board of directors for the Choctaw Area Chamber of Commerce. “As a real…

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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…

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GOLD BALL BOUND

Yellowjackets to face Stillwater in 6A-II final By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times When Choctaw first played Muskogee in 2019, the Yellowjackets secured a historic win that propelled the team into the state semifinal for the first time since 1965. Choctaw has roughed up Muskogee every year since, and Friday’s state semifinal meeting at East Central University…

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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…

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Yellowjackets whip Westmoore, 46-20

Choctaw claims second straight historic win By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   Choctaw High School pounced all over Westmoore Friday night securing the second straight historic win over a Class 6A-I power. After a slugfest with Edmond Santa Fe in the home opener, Choctaw had some lingering injuries plaguing the lineup last Friday. Despite adversity, the…

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