Driver seeks help finding missing pup

It’s been more than a month since Judy Stanton of Indianapolis last saw her dog on Interstate 40 near Yukon, and she’s hoping the area communities can help. Stanton, a truck driver, said she passes through Yukon and El Reno twice a week while driving her route. Until Dec. 14, Stanton’s long-haul companion was Reba,…

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Rescue group sets tentative groundbreaking date

Pets and People Executive Director Amy Brooks Young said the rescue organization is waiting for final approval from the city and hopes to break ground on its new rescue facility on Feb. 1, with a tentative completion date in the summer. “Realistically, we think it will be July 1,” Young said. “We know that with…

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Yukon Sharing’s annual food basket drive nears completion

Thursday, volunteers crowded into the back room of Yukon Sharing to pack holiday meals for those in need. Rows of brown paper bags lined the floor, slowly filling with food items like canned vegetables, boxes of stuffing and easy-to-make desserts. Meat and any other perishable items will be added separately on Saturday, when recipients come…

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Mustang Trails Elementary students honor veterans

While sleet and icy rain pummeled the roof and walls of Mustang Trails Elementary School, the students sat and listened, with rapt attention, of the sacrifices made for their freedoms. Monday, teachers, students and guests presented songs, information and testimony to honor veterans and educate each other about members of the United States Armed Forces.…

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Cancer victim celebrates birthday by giving back

MUSTANG — In September, Beverly Jung celebrated her birthday by giving back to a cause that is close to her heart. Jung, who lives in Mustang, was diagnosed in December 2017 with a rare form of melanoma that resulted in one of her eyes being removed. She underwent immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiation while fighting the…

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Manna Pantry to receive $10k grant

Manna Pantry has been named the recipient of a $10,000 grant from Power of 100 OKC. “That’s huge,” said Manna Pantry board member Ramona Ritchie. “We were just amazed.” A joint effort among members of the Ministerial Alliance, Manna Pantry provides emergency food assistance to Yukon families and individuals in need. Power of 100 OKC…

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