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Firefighter of the Year

Fire Lt. Josh Moore raked in another title after being named Department Firefighter of the Year by American Legion Post 353 of Mustang at the April 6 city council meeting. Moore is set to receive the Oklahoma State Firefighter of the Year Award from the American Legion Department of Oklahoma at a convention July 16…

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Local rep talks ammunition shortage

Editor’s Note: This is the second story in a two-part series about ammunition shortages throughout Canadian County. Oklahoma state rep. Jay Steagall said his ammunition and gunsmithing business has provided ammo despite the nationwide shortage. “Manufacturing is an essential business,” Steagall said. “It’s critical for national security and national defense.” Ammunition shortages haven’t stopped Steagall…

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Ammo shortages affect local police departments

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a two-part series about ammunition shortages throughout Canadian County. The first part explains how local police departments have been affected. Ammunition shortages have affected the U.S. for a little less than a year. “It’s created such a stir,” Yukon Police Chief John Corn said. The police department…

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Residents calling for maintenance at Lakehoma Lake

Mustang’s Lakehoma Lake is not seen by most residents as a place of escape from scorching temperatures during the summer months. Algae and Canada Geese rid the lake that was once seen as a place families could visit and enjoy themselves. Andrew “Andy” Stewart recently moved into the Lakehoma neighborhood and is calling for change…

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Future Yukon athletes under development

Children of all ages filled Yukon’s athletic facilities to improve athletically this week at camps hosted by the Millers and Millerettes. Yukon’s wrestling, boys’ basketball and tennis were among those hosting camps for children to learn more fundamentals of the sports while having fun Wednesday. “We went 9 a.m. to noon for three days,” Yukon’s…

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Sara Road widening project slated for fall

Sara Road is still in the makeover process after the City of Mustang teamed up with the City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. The authority will award a bidder a contract August 24 for widening Sara Road from SW 29th Street to State Highway 152, with construction to follow. “We agreed to…

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Ideas circulate for use of old county fairgrounds

Canadian County’s Fairground building is sentimental for many, Canadian County Commissioners Marc Hader and David Anderson agreed. Plans with the older fairgrounds are in the air, as the Canadian County Expo Center plans to open and host an event next month. The Canadian County Fairgrounds, 220 N Country Club Road, was built in 1955 after…

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