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Midwest City planning revamp of hotel and conference center

The $8.3 million project will rebrand hotel and expand conference center By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Change is coming for Midwest City’s hotel and conference center. The city plans to update and rebrand the Sheraton Hotel and expand the Reed Conference Center. The $8.3 million project is aimed to help the property compete for guests…

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Tuttle Baseball run rules four games in one week

It was a good week for Tuttle Baseball leading up to the rematch against Kingfisher Monday, according to Tuttle Head Baseball Coach Travis Owen. Kingfisher pulled out the win at home to remain at the top of the 4A-2 District. Kingfisher is the only team to beat the Tigers this season without suffering a payback…

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American Legion presents annual public safety awards

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Last week American Legion 353 continued one of its members’ most favorite of long-held traditions, recognizing the best and the brightest of Mustang and Canadian County emergency services personnel during a special April 11 ceremony. This year’s honorees – firefighter Chris Edwards, Mustang police officer Kevin Connolly and Canadian County…

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On To Glory: Tuttle makes 4A football finals

It’s a two hour drive to Allan Trimble stadium in Jenks, Oklahoma. This past Friday that’s where you could find the faithful Tuttle fans. They did a great job of filling up the stands and cheering fiercely for the Tuttle Tigers, the perfect 12th man. It’s moments like this that one understands the saying, “We…

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State House District 101 candidates head to runoff

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A crowded primary race in House District 101 is a little more spacious after Tuesday night. But it’s still not over. Rep. Tess Teague and Robert Manger will meet in the Republican runoff primary, while Madeline Scott and John Carpenter advanced on the Democratic side. A total of 10,132 votes…

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ODOT taps brakes on road projects

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor One major road project in eastern Oklahoma County is expected to begin early next year. Another will have to wait. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission on Monday morning awarded a $71.3 million contract to rebuild the Choctaw Road interchange and widen I-40 to six lanes between I-240 and Peebly Road. Work…

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Carl Albert trounces rival Jays

By Jared Price Contributing Writer GUTHRIE — The defending state champs, Carl Albert Titans are leaving no doubt that they are the team to beat in 5A this year. The Titans made a statement last Friday night takin g down the Guthrie Bluejays, 55-10 in Guthrie. Senior, Jaedon Pool said coach Mike Corley told his…

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Developer laying groundwork for Warren Theatre

Council approves request to begin work on storm water system and street extension By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Site work could start this month for the Warren Theatre and Sooner Rose Shopping Center development near SE 15th Street and Sooner Road. The developer, Sooner Investment Group, plans to construct an underground storm water system, extend…

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Citizens Police Academy graduates 39th class

By Maxine Wheelan Staff Writer Graduation for the 39th Class of the Midwest City Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy was held on July 13 at the F.O.P. Lodge.  Police Chief Brandon Clabes, Assistant Chief, Sid Porter and Instructors Lt. Ron Strecker and Lt. Darrell Miller were present to congratulate the 28 members graduating. The classes…

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