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Food pantry raising money for new delivery truck

By Maxine Wheelan Staff Writer The Mid-Del Food Pantry, located behind Midwest Boulevard Christian Church, has been wishing and hoping for a new delivery truck. The current truck is nearing the end of its life and does not have air conditioning. It also has a manual transmission, which limits who can drive it. Leon Brown…

New Midwest City grocery store opens Aug. 31

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor WinCo Foods will open its new Midwest City store on Aug. 31, the employee-owned grocer announced. The official opening is scheduled for 9 a.m. Employees will raise the flag and say the Pledge of Allegiance before opening for business. The new grocery store is located at 7601 E. Reno Ave.,…

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Manek, Harrell spark Elite Oklahoma All-Star squad to title

By John Martin Staff Writer DUNCANVILLE, TX — The inside-outside combo of Harrah senior Brady Manek and Carl Albert’s junior point guard Mason Harrell combined talents to lead the Team Blake Griffin Under-17 Elite Oklahoma All-Star team to a 74-57 triumph over the Colorado Springs (CO) Miners Sunday in the championship game of the Great…

Midwest City native begins pro soccer career in home state

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Adrian Ables has always set high goals. He dreamed of playing soccer in high school, college and beyond. But the Midwest City native never imagined the future would include playing on a professional club in his own backyard. That improbable dream came true when Ables signed with Rayo OKC, of…

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