Alumni break ground on memorial

Community celebrates start of memorial project By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A group of Midwest City High School alumni last Thursday broke ground on a memorial to honor 22 classmates that were killed in action during the Vietnam War. The outdoor memorial is being built on the south side of the high school, near the…

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Construction starting soon on MCHS Vietnam Memorial

Memorial set to open for Veterans Day By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Construction of a new Vietnam Memorial at Midwest City High School is scheduled to begin next week. The outdoor memorial will be built on the south side of the high school, near the museum.  It is expected to be completed for Veterans Day…

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Mid-Del seeks feedback on names

School district asking public to suggest names for combined middle schools By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Mid-Del Schools is asking for help picking a name, mascot and school colors for two of its middle schools. The district plans to reduce the number of middle schools from five to three, as part of the bond issue…

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School district, employees reach settlement

Mid-Del has 30 days to develop list of individuals eligible for back pay By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The Mid-Del School District and its support employees agreed to principles of settlement agreement in a lawsuit over holiday pay. The Mid-Del Support Employees Association, the labor union representing support employees, filed a civil lawsuit in 2014…

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Del City woman brutally attacked

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A Del City woman is still shaken and sore after a violent attack in broad daylight last weekend in an upscale downtown Oklahoma City neighborhood. She’s also thankful things didn’t turn out worse. “There are so many ways that could’ve gone,” said Paris Burris. “I’m not even in the hospital…

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The church has left the building

Wickline Church-Douglas Branch focuses mission on serving the community By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A new type of church is sprouting in Midwest City. Wickline United Methodist Church is launching a new mission-oriented branch that aims to help the community through partnerships and service.  Wickline Church –Douglas Branch is located in the former Douglas Boulevard…

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Man arrested in stabbing at gas station

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A woman was rushed to a local hospital this evening after being stabbed multiple times at a Midwest City gas station, according to Police Chief Brandon Clabes. About 6:30 p.m. police were called to the OnCue gas station near SE 15th St. and Air Depot Blvd.  about a man stabbing…

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Champions never rest

Rogers ramps up offseason workouts in quest for repeat at state tournament By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Manny Rogers knows what it takes to win a state championship. The Del City standout wrestler ended his sophomore year on top of the medal stand with a gold medal around his neck. Now he’s working to make…

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Midwest City football wins 7-on-7 tournament

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor NORMAN – Experienced isn’t a word to describe Midwest City’s receivers. The young group produced only six catches on varsity last year, while playing behind a strong senior class. But they’re proving to be quick learners. The Bombers steadily improved Saturday to win the Skordle 7-on-7 Showdown West title at…

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