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  • Ray Dyer

A Route 66 attraction aimed at getting motorists to stop and have their photo taken either in it, next to it or on top of it was approved by the city council at last week’s meeting.

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After 67 years, remains of an Oklahoma City military hero finally returned home Wednesday to a grateful son and well-wishers who honored and remembered his military valor in Korea.

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  • Ray Dyer

El Reno City Planner Dustin Downey has compiled a list of commercial, residential and industrial projects that are under construction or in the planning phases. He said more projects are expected to be announced later.

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Correctional officers at El Reno’s federal prison are calling out the president many of them supported over his plan to move inmates to private prisons, while eliminating many of their positions.

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A colorful fundraiser for the Center of Family Love in Okarche brought in more than $50,000, much of that coming from a live auction featuring El Reno Mayor Matt White as the auctioneer.

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Friday was day 20 for Reggie Wassana and Gib Miles. The pair are the new governor and lieutenant governor for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. In their first 20 days, they have sadly had to attend a number of funerals, including the one for the three young Redbird children of El Reno who die…

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State Sen. Lonnie Paxton said he attended a recent conference in Utah because he is interested in election and campaign reforms.

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An Oklahoma City man trying to get his girlfriend’s court date postponed is accused of making the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Canadian County offices Tuesday afternoon.

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Gary Owens plans to erect buildings that can be used by the industrial trades after the city council agreed to rezone his property west of the El Reno Cemetery. The action came at a special meeting Thursday evening.

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The El Reno Carnegie Library is adding a new chapter, one that promises to take readers to a new level.

On Tuesday, January 30th, The county admin building received a bomb threat at about 1:15. The County administration building and the courthouse were evacuated, and the OHP bomb squad was called.  

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Russ Clagett and his crew travel the nation and beyond training lawmen as well as civilians about how to deal with active shooter situations.

An OG&E crew made quick work of getting a power line back back in place Monday after it had fallen at Wade and Bickford. The westbound lanes of Wade just east of Bickford were blocked by El Reno firemen while the OG&E workers secured the line. The road was closed for about 30 minutes…

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  • Ray Dyer

Construction is expected to start soon on some El Reno improvement projects, including a downtown fountain that might prove to be a popular attraction during the hot summer months.

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After migrating to El Reno from Germany, Thomas Jensen built a home at 820 S. Rock Island. The Methodist Episcopal Church North Records have the Jensens living at the address as early as October 1895.

Those attending a breakfast hosted by El Reno School Superintendent Craig McVay and Mayor Matt White will hear from representatives of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.

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The legacy of Brinton Darlington lives on more than 100 years later, and visited a piece of Oklahoma named for him last week.

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One of El Reno’s most beloved burger boys can add published author to his list of life accomplishments. Marty Hall recently published his manuscript, A Burger Boy on Route 66 “Even God Loves Hamburgers.”

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A planned development just north of the Country Club Apartments will include lanes for acceleration and deceleration coming off Country Club Road after the city council approved rezoning based on the road improvements being added to the plan.