Chick-fil-A plans to open second location in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Midwest City will soon become a two Chick-fil-A town. The popular fast food chain plans to open a new location at 5705 SE 15th Street, in the Sooner Rose Shopping Center. Robert Coleman, Midwest City economic development director, said Chick-fil-A will be a great addition to the Sooner Rose Shopping…

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Planning commission backs apartments

Advisory body votes 3-2 to recommend approval of zoning request for controversial Original Mile project By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Several residents were not shy about voicing their opposition to a proposed apartment complex for the Original Mile Tuesday night at the Midwest City Planning Commission meeting. But the controversial project was slightly more popular…

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Developer planning apartment complex for the Original Mile

The BELLOM will include 34 units, green space and ground-floor retail By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The oldest neighborhood in Midwest City could have some new neighbors. A local developer plans to build a 34-unit high end apartment complex that will include commercial space in the Original Mile neighborhood. The $3.5 million project calls for…

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Four-star general tours Tinker

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor One of the top commanders in the U.S. Air Force visited Tinker Air Force Base last week. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Commander of the Air Force Materiel Command, met with airmen and community partners during an educational trip to learn about the Air Force Sustainment Center and the 72nd…

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Lions Club comes back with a roar

Event provides screening, highlights Cruisers partnership By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was a match made in heaven Saturday, as Mustang Lions Club and Thursday Night Cruisers partnered for an event that combined health, community and classic cars. That event was a special rally, of sorts, a gathering of about 87 classic vehicles and one…

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Mr. Mustang’s legacy lives on

Crout remembered for commitment to community By Traci Chapman Staff Writer He was a man who loved his family, his friends and his community, someone who showed through his actions how much he believed in Mustang and its potential – and although gone, Robert Crout left behind him a legacy of promise, growth and determination…

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Mustang loses a legend

Robert Crout killed in July 17 crash in Texas By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was Wednesday afternoon rumors started circulating a prominent Mustang couple had been involved in an accident while driving in the Texas Panhandle. By late the afternoon July 17, the news was confirmed – Robert Crout, 69, had been killed in…

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Pradella performs

Mustang preteen excels at kayak racing By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer Marcel Pradella knew at an early age that his youngest daughter Shelby had athletic talent. That talent was on display earlier this month as 11-year-old Shelby medaled at the Wascana West Canada Cup Canoe/Kayak Sprint races at Lake Wascana in Saskatchewan, Canada. “I have…

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