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Mustang, Yukon and El Reno students share their views, opinions, solutions with community leaders Canadian County youth are being encouraged to shine bright, as evidenced by the 2017 Speak Out Conference held Friday at the Mustang Town Center. The conference brings local youth together to share their thoughts on various topics with community leaders from…

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Xerox, Tate case set for trial

A Canadian County judge set the trial date in Xerox’s civil case against Tate Publishing. This morning, Judge Bob W. Hughey set a pre-trial conference for 9 a.m. June 19 followed by the non-jury trial at 9 a.m. July 10, according to court officials. The Xerox Corporation is accusing Tate Publishing and its CEO Ryan…

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County represented at Trump’s oath of office

Two Canadian County legislators are witnessing history today as Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington D.C. Sen. Kyle Loveless, R-Oklahoma City, and Dist. 43 Rep. John Paul Jordan, R-Yukon, both made the trip to our nation’s Capital. The District 45 senator said the night before Inauguration Day, “It is an exciting time,…

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Xerox, Tate case to be heard Friday

Second Tate attorney resigns from case, Xerox asking for non-jury trial Xerox’s civil case against Tate Publishing will be heard in district court this Friday in Canadian County. Judge Bob W. Hughey will hear two requests related to the case filed May 27 by Xerox who is accusing the company and its CEO Ryan Tate…

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Worse-case scenario

Superintendent provides 93-cent/month scenario as least likely bond issue tax increase Mustang councilmembers heard about the school district’s $180.8 million bond proposal during their council meeting Tuesday. Superintendent Sean McDaniel explained the bond proposal was created after more than two years of long-range planning and will carry the growing district forward for the next several…

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‘The Nicest Nazi’ visits Mustang

The Mustang Library welcomed the author of “The Nicest Nazi: Childhood Memories of World War II” earlier this week for an insider look of growing up in Germany under the Nazi regime’s control and after. Christiane Brandt Faris is Professor Emerita teaching German at the Oklahoma City University. She has also authored “Voices from a…

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It was more than ‘just a building’

New campus testament of support from CV Tech’s entire village On the evening of May 20, 2013, Dr. Greg Winters drove past his school, not even recognizing where he was. He had watched the weather coverage that evening and thought he would do a drive-by the school after he saw the twister had been in…

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MPS mom killed in New Year’s Eve crash on turnpike

Community members are coming together after Amanda “Mandy” Starkey-Carson, 37, of Yukon was killed in a car crash around 11 p.m. Saturday night on southbound Kilpatrick Turnpike at Wilshire Boulevard. Starkey-Carson had three passengers in her vehicle, including her four-year-old Brinley and nine-year-old Bella. The other was a 19-year-old former foreign exchange student, Nhu, who…

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Family, dogs safe in house fire

Fire burns close to Mustang Elementary, planning commission member’s house Josh Moore was in the shower when smoke started coming in underneath the bathroom door. He grabbed the first thing he could find – a dirty pair of jeans. Then running through the smoky house, he tried to find his phone, wallet and the family’s…

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Wish Granted

MHS student receives man cave from Make-A-Wish Oklahoma A Mustang High School student recently received his wish from Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma. Gavin Peterman got to ring the bell at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center to celebrate his new cancer-free life in July. “Ring the bell three times and it was exciting everybody came,” Gavin…

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