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Bricktown Brewery coming to Midwest City

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Local brewpub opening in former Old Chicago building By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A popular local brewpub is coming to Midwest City. Bricktown Brewery plans to open a location in Town Center Plaza on SE 29th Street. It will be located in the Old Chicago restaurant building at 7301 SE 29th Street. The new restaurant…

Road widening project nears home stretch

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Road work along SE 15th Street is ahead of schedule and expected to wrap up in early April, according to ODOT. “We’re looking at another six weeks and it could potentially all be completed by early April,” said Lisa Salim, ODOT spokesperson. The road project includes widening nearly 1 ½…

City officials back Vietnam Memorial

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Midwest City offers support after MCHS Vietnam Memorial project fails to win over grant committee By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Midwest City officials pledged support for a proposed Vietnam memorial at Midwest City High School, after the project was not selected for the annual community grant program. The Midwest City Memorial Hospital Authority Board of…

Rose State to stream panel discussion on school safety tonight

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Stream Available On College YouTube Page Rose State College will provide a live stream of the School Safety Panel Discussion event slated for tonight, Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm. The live stream can be viewed on the Rose State College YouTube page at www.youtube.com/user/RoseStateCollegeOK. You can also monitor the Rose State Facebook and…

Three students arrested making false threats at Kerr Middle School

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Three Kerr Middle School students face felony charges after allegedly writing a note threatening to shoot students and set a fire, Del City Police Department said. According a news release, police were called to the school Wednesday afternoon after a student showed administrators the handwritten note. Officers established a perimeter around the school and patrolled…

Rose State hosting panel discussion on school safety March 1

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College partners with the Oklahoma School Security Institute to discuss school shootings and safety In the wake of the tragic events that unfolded February 14, in Parkland, Florida, Rose State College will host a special panel discussion to discuss school safety in Oklahoma. “Keeping Our Schools Safe: A panel discussion on school safety” is a…

DEQ to hold informational meeting Thursday to discuss new Superfund Site in Midwest City

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The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host an informational meeting for the public on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 at the Nick Harroz – Midwest City Community Center, 200 N. Midwest Blvd, in Midwest City. The informational meeting is being held to discuss the new Eagle Industries Superfund Site. A…

Midwest City firefighter dies of apparent heart attack

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By Jeff Harrison
 Managing Editor Midwest City assistant fire chief Reese Morrison died this evening of an apparent heart attack, according to department officials. Maj. David Richardson said Morrison collapsed while watching his son’s baseball game about 5:30 p.m. Paramedics transported him to the hospital, but he never regained consciousness. Morrison, 47,  joined the Midwest…

Two vying for Ward One City Council seat

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Eads, Dandridge to meet in general election on Tuesday, Feb. 13 By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Susan Eads: Susan Eads never envisioned serving in public office. But when Midwest City’s Ward One was left without a representative on the city council, Eads accepted the challenge. She was appointed to replace former councilman Daniel McClure who…

Speed skating comes to Midwest City this Sunday

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Did you know that even though Olympic speed skating is an ice event, many of the current US Olympic Team speed skaters got their start and continually train in roller speed skating?  This Sunday morning, February 11, is your chance to see the fast paced excitement of roller speed skating right here in the OKC…

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Palma killed in prison

Midwest City man serving life sentence for death and disappearance of Kirsten Hatfield in 1997 Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials have identified the inmate killed Friday night at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary as Anthony Palma. A correctional officer on a routine security check found Palma around 7:30 p.m. unresponsive inside a maximum-security cell he shared…

School board approves Del City stadium renovation

District officials preview plans for Midwest City stadium project By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Mid-Del School Board members Monday night approved a $6.2 million renovation of Del City High School’s Robert Kalsu Stadium and previewed a similar proposal for Midwest City High School’s Rose Field during their monthly meeting. The Del City stadium project includes…

Area Sports

Bombers prevail in Mid-Del clash

Midwest City boys pick up pace in second half in 64-58 win over Eagles By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The Midwest City boys used a big second half to pull past rival Del City 64-58 in front a packed John Smith Fieldhouse crowd Tuesday afternoon. DJ Walter led that second-half charge, scoring 20 of his…

Mid-Del basketball teams prep for regionals

By John Martin Staff Writer With the regular season nearly over, Mid-Del basketball teams are getting ready post-season play next week. No. 3 ranked Carl Albert and No. 5 ranked Midwest City will be home for regional action which begins next Friday, Feb. 23. Del City boys are also in the 5A West regional at…

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