Officers in fatal shooting identified

By SHANE SMITH For The Yukon Review The Mustang Police Department identified Thursday five officers who were involved in a shooting June 5 that left a Yukon man dead. Police Chief Robert Groseclose identified the officers as Sgt. David Hanson, Sgt. Ben Brauer, officer Ben Trujillo, John Gibson and William Carpenter. Who fired the fatal…

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County to seek COVID-19 funds

County officials are hoping to recoup some of the expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The money would come from Oklahoma’s portion of the federal coronavirus aid, relief and economic security (CARES) act. The county commissioners, during their meeting Monday, authorized emergency management director Andrew Skidmore to begin the application process for reimbursement. Skidmore said…

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Caution urged at Freedom Fest

With the recent uptick in cases of COVID-19, Yukon city officials are urging those planning to attend this week’s Freedom Fest to take precautions. The annual Fourth of July event spans two nights — Friday and Saturday at Yukon’s Chisholm Trail Park. The festivities Friday will include music by the Hi-Fi Hillbillies and Irv Wagner’s…

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County voters head to the polls

Turnout was decent as voters headed to the polls across Canadian County to decide one county office, along with state and federal offices and one state question. County Election Board Secretary Wanda Armold said turnout at the polls had been steady, but the number of people voting early and by absentee ballot was fairly significant.…

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Obituaries – Anita M. Garrison – Joyce Louise Smith

Anita M. GarrisonAnita M. Garrison, 88, passed away June 27 in Bethany.  Anita was born May 4, 1932, in Wichita, Kansas, to Denny and Lola Sullivan. She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Richard A Garrison; parents, Lola and Denny Sullivan; brother, Orville Sullivan and sister, Ethel Brees. Anita is survived…

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Obituary – James Allen Watson

James Allen Watson, 34, died June 13. He was born Feb. 8, 1986, in Chickasha. He was a graduate of Yukon High School and worked as a custom welder. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Linda Housh. Survivors include three sisters, Emily Yanda, Kaitlyn Niles and McKenzie Case; and grandmother, Nancy…

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Frisco Road bids lower than expected

A much-anticipated project that will provide access to Frisco Road from Interstate 40 could begin as early as October, officials said Thursday. And, it will cost less than expected. Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation opened bids Thursday on the Frisco Road interchange project. The low bid was just over $14 million, which is…

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Perman looks forward to role as Yukon’s golf coach

The interim has been removed from Abbey Perman’s title. She has been selected as the new women’s golf coach at Yukon High School. Perman was named last week. She was serving as the interim head coach last spring before the season was canceled. Her varsity team only got the opportunity to play in one tournament…

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County OKs Banner Road Fix

The Canadian County commissioners, on Monday, signed a resolution asking the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to prepare options to modify an intersection where a Yukon businessman was killed in November. “It’s been 7½ months since my dad was killed there. I want something done. I don’t care what you do, do something,” said Davis’s daughter,…

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Coaches take differing views on summer workouts

While Yukon’s football players began the process of getting back into shape last week, other athletes can begin the conditioning process next week. Yukon Athletic Director Mike Clark said athletes involved with fall sports, such as volleyball and softball, can begin working out Monday. The majority of the work will be focused on conditioning. Softball…

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