Despite lack of homeless data, local churches, clubs offer assistance

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a four-part series about homelessness in Mustang. The series explores limited services for people experiencing homelessness in the area, and sheds light to one man’s journey.   Although concrete data of people experiencing homelessness throughout Mustang is nonexistent, Mustang Kiwanis Club saw an increase in clients using…

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First homeless task force meets, discusses need for resource hub

Compiling Canadian County resources to be found on the City of Yukon’s website was discussed by Yukon’s Homeless Task Force during their first meeting Feb. 12. The page of local nonprofits, churches, clinics and more that serve homeless people could be shared via local organizations’ social media pages. “Knowing what we do have to offer,…

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Unknown homeless count in Mustang

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a four-part series about homelessness in Mus-tang. The series explores limited services for people experiencing homelessness in the area, and sheds light to one man’s journey. Homelessness – many recognize it in metropolitan areas, but not in their backyard. “It can hide,” said Jean Heasley, Mustang Parks…

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MPS’ vaccine clinic moves forward

Mustang Public Schools’ Board of Education listened to COVID-19 vaccine clinic updates and approved a revised Open Records policy at the Monday night meeting. Lead Nurse Tammy Kain said while the district was not given much notice, their first vaccine clinic was a victory. “… There were many voices that echoed an ease of burden…

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Cardinal Point to serve county domestic violence survivors

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a series about Card-inal Point. The organization is Canadian County’s Family Justice Center model. Throughout her life, Cardinal Point CEO Kristie Chandler has been no stranger to trauma, as she knows people who have experienced domestic violence. She said she has learned more about survivors through their…

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Council passes specific use permit option for marijuana grower, processor plants; K-9 officer retires, is adopted

The Mustang City Council unanimously approved specific use permits for applicants who wish to have a marijuana growing and processing plant, but do not meet the current requirements. Currently, article five and its divisions three and four state permits will not be granted to applicants, who wish to be located within 1,000 feet of: •…

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Mustang Site Teachers of the Year

Editor’s note: As there are 16 Teachers of the Year throughout Mustang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print four at a time in Feb. 11 and Feb. 18 editions. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced this spring. Liz Brown Mustang…

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Mustang Public Schools announces site Teachers of the Year

Editor’s note: As there are 16 Teachers of the Year throughout Mustang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print four at a time in the following editions: Feb. 4, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced this…

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