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Crutcho to hold bond election Tuesday

Crutcho Public Schools will hold a bond election Tuesday, Feb. 14. Voters will be asked to approve an $820,000 bond issue that would be used to purchase land for a new school. School Superintendent Teresa McAfee said a new school is needed because the current building, 2401 N. Air Depot Blvd., is located in a…

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Driver could face charges following head-on collision

A head-on collision sent one person to a hospital Friday evening. Assistant Police Chief Sid Porter said at about 8:30 p.m. a driver crossed the center line on SE 15th Street near Felix Place and struck two vehicles. The driver hit the second vehicle head on. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a…

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Reward offered in search for triple murder suspect

The Midwest City Police Department and some local bankers are offering several thousands of dollars in reward money for the successful apprehension of Romon Pugh.  Pugh is wanted in connection with last Saturday’s triple homicide at 524 E. Babb Drive and has an outstanding arrest warrant out of Oklahoma County for three counts of First…

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Mustang shopping center getting a facelift

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Work has begun to transform and modernize the Trade Center Shopping Center in Mustang. The center’s owner, Ryan Dang, said that the center is now undergoing a remodel of the exterior to update the façade. Other improvements have been made the center, including a Stage clothing store, Hibbett’s Sporting Goods…

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Phillips runs to state gold

EDMOND – Coal Phillips knows you’re not supposed to look back during a race. But the Carl Albert senior couldn’t help himself. As he approached the final straight away Saturday at the Class 5A state cross country championships, Phillips glanced over his right shoulder and saw Tahlequah’s Josh Dick off in the distance. Ahead of…

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Titans roar past Northwest Classen

By John Martin Staff Writer Sophomore Dadrian Taylor rushed for three touchdowns with 199 yards rushing in just 9 attempt to lead the Carl Albert Titans to an easy 48-7 victory over Northwest Classen Thursday night at Jim Harris Stadium. On the Titans’ first possession of the second half, Taylor took a handoff from Johnny…

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City taps brakes on car dealership signs

A local car dealership will have to wait before ordering new signs. The Midwest City Council last week denied a request by Hudiburg Toyota to replace two signs outside their dealership at 5800 Tinker Diagonal. The proposed signs would not comply with the city’s sign ordinance, which went into effect in 2010.  A few council…

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Two critically injured in wreck involving Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an injury accident on Monday and was pinned in his car until emergency crews arrived. “The accident is still under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office,” said Undersheriff Chris West. A preliminary report stated that at…

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