• Tournament draws players to Edmond

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    A tournament featuring players from Oklahoma schools and homeschool associations was held at the Nigh Center at the University of Central Oklahoma.

  • Bob Kalsu honored in Del City for service in Vietnam

    By Christian Clark cclark@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    DEL CITY — When Jack Fried heard the news that Bob Kalsu was fighting, he wasn't surprised. The two had known each other since fifth grade. They'd grown close as members of the same Little League baseball team, which Kalsu's father, Frank, coached. They remained friends in their time at Del City High School in the early ‘60s, where Fried and Kalsu played varsity football together and penned write-ups about local games for the school's student paper, The Eagle Eye, in their spare time. Kalsu was as fearless on the field as he was kind and grounded off it.

  • Student chess competitions continue to draw interest in Oklahoma

    By Rebecca Rutledge For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Young chess players from 46 schools and homeschool associations competed at the Ida Freeman Open in Edmond. Players competed in six divisions based on school grade and tournament rating.

  • Midwest City Elks Lodge to host murder mystery

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jan 30, 2016

    The Midwest City Elks Lodge will present an American Idol-themed murder mystery, along with a dinner, Feb. 12.

  • High school girls basketball roundup: No. 3 Newcastle knocks off No. 2 Chickasha

    BY JACOB UNRUH AND SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sat, Jan 23, 2016

    Newcastle plays Class 6A No. 1 Westmoore in the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday.

  • Del City Hall of Fame inducts Ken Bartlett

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jan 16, 2016

    The Del City Chamber of Commerce has chosen Ken Bartlett as the 2016 inductee into the city's hall of fame.

  • Del City bible class teacher faces numerous sex crime counts

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Jan 11, 2016

    Donnie Ray Schultz, 45, of Del City, was charged Monday in Oklahoma County District Court with 19 counts of second-degree rape, 31 counts of forcible oral sodomy, one count of manufacturing child pornography, one count of possession of obscene material involving the participation of a minor under the age of 18 and engaging in a pattern of criminal offenses in two or more counties.

  • Midwest City Hospital Authority invests in development

    By Kay Hunt For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Jan 7, 2016

    Midwest Memorial Hospital Authority trustees approved entering into an economic development contract with Sooner Investment Group for the purpose of participating in the redevelopment of about 13.5 acres of land.

  • Del City police searching for missing man

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Dec 29, 2015

    Del City police are looking for a man who has been reported missing since Thanksgiving.

  • Students share holiday spirit at assisted living center in Midwest City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Dec 26, 2015

    Students at Country Estates Elementary School prepared Christmas cards last week and delivered them to residents of the Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Midwest City.

  • Oklahoma City-area players do well at chess tournament

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Dec 24, 2015

    Chess players from 40 Oklahoma schools and home school associations participated in the University School K–12 Open, held Dec. 15 at the University of Tulsa. The event was the fourth in this year’s Oklahoma Scholastic Chess series of tournaments.

  • Former teacher accused of raping student at Del City elementary school

    By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Dec 23, 2015

    A former teacher is being accused of raping a female student in a restroom stall at a Del City elementary school on the last day of classes in May. Raymond Keith Crawford, 44, was charged Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court with first-degree rape.

  • Two sent to hospital after I-40 crash Sunday in Del City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sun, Dec 20, 2015

    Courtland Vaugh, 29, and Cheyenne C. Malick, 23, were hurt in the crash early Sunday on Interstate 40. Both men are from Midwest City, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

  • Oklahoma seniors remember childhood Christmas gifts

    By Jim Killackey For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Dec 16, 2015

    Many Oklahoma seniors, when they think about their childhood Christmases, remember simple, often handmade gifts that came from the heart.

  • Anniversaries for Dec. 15, 2015

    From Staff Reports | Published: Mon, Dec 14, 2015

    Anniversaries for Dec. 15, 2015

  • Midwest City unwraps Storyland Christmas

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Dec 12, 2015

    Storyland Christmas is new this year at Midwest City's Charles J. Johnson Central Park in Town Center Plaza. It features hand-painted murals inspired by Christmas stories and traditions.

  • The Oklahoman's high school girls basketball preseason rankings

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

    Class 6A 1. Broken Arrow 2. Muskogee 3. Choctaw 4. Edmond Santa Fe 5. Sapulpa 6. Westmoore 7. Midwest City 8. Putnam West 9. Tulsa Washington 10. Deer Creek   Class 5A 1. Tulsa East Central 2. Collinsville 3. Shawnee 4. Ardmore 5. Claremore 6. Woodward 7. Tulsa Edison 8. Altus 9. Piedmont 10. Del City   Class 4A 1. Harrah 2. Fort Gibson 3. Newcastle 4. Vinita 5. Chickasha 6. Anadarko 7. Plainview 8. Hilldale 9. Ada 10. Classen SAS   Class 3A 1. Chisholm 2. Sequoyah-Tahlequah 3. Washington 4.

  • Oklahoma City-area residents build gingerbread houses

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department offered a gingerbread house workshop at Will Rogers Gardens.

  • Four teens arrested Tuesday in Del City attack

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Tue, Dec 8, 2015

    Del City police arrested four teenagers in connection with the attack of another teenager pushing a child in a stroller.

  • Del City alumni group makes hall of fame inductions

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Nov 28, 2015

    The Del City High School Alumni Hall of Fame recently honored its 2015 inductees: Gary Paul Snow, class of 1961; Lee Roy Smith, class of 1976; Pat Smith, class of 1989; and David E. Howard III, class of 1970 (posthumous).