Event celebrates city’s new bike trail

By CHRIS EVERSOLE For The Yukon Review Young and old celebrated the completion of a section of a Yukon bike trail and observed Bike to Work Day on Saturday. The city moved the Bike to Work observation to a Saturday so that children could participate, said Riley DeLong, the supervisor of the Yukon Com-munity Center.…

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County budget to include pay raises

By SHANE SMITH For The Yukon Review Canadian County officials say nothing is more important than the well-being of their employees. Some of those workers could soon get a raise. At Wednesay’s budget meeting, the commissioners, Sheriff Chris West and other officials praised the way employees have handled the COVID-19 crisis. They applauded them for…

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Obituary – Peter Marquez

Peter Marquez died Sept. 7 at his home in Yukon. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Both services will be at St. John Nepomuk Church in Yukon with the Rev. Rex Arnold and Deacon John Teague officiating. Burial will be in the El…

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Black Lives Matter supporters rally in Yukon

By SHANE SMITH For The Yukon Review “Your silence is violence! Black Lives Matter!” Those words were shouted Monday by several people on the side of State Highway 66. They were part of a group of at least 30 demonstrators who gathered at the intersection of Yukon Parkway and the highway to voice their concerns.…

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Stitt pushes effort to help state’s vulnerable residents

By SHANE SMITH El Reno Tribune EL RENO — Gov. Kevin Stitt wants us all to be neighbors. Stitt spoke Friday at Youth and Family Services, detailing his Be a Neighbor initiative, a program intended to help some of the most in need and vulnerable in the state. Stitt said people can get involved with…

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OBITUARY – Richard Edward Buxton

Richard Edward Buxton was born Feb. 8, 1952, in Norman to Fred and Ernestine Buxton. He grew up on a family farm before moving to Mustang, where they opened the first grocery store in town. He attended and graduated from Mustang Schools in 1970. He worked many jobs in and around construction, from owning and…

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OBITUARY – Ellarue (Johnson) Symes – Death Notices

Ellarue (Johnson) Symes Ellarue (Johnson) Symes, our precious mother, went to Heaven, at the age of 86 years, 11 months on Jan. 7, surrounded by her loving family. Ellarue was born Feb. 2, 1933, to Iva Lucilla (Wade) and Samuel Christopher Johnson. She was the middle sister of three girls. She attended Crooked Oak School,…

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Mustang High School students make toys for needy children

As they have for the past eight years, students in Mike McGarry’s woodworking class at Mustang High School built wooden toys for Good Samaritan Toys, an organization that Glenn Morgan founded almost 30 years ago. “It has been an absolute blessing,” Morgan said. The students supplemented the other wooden toys that Good Samaritan Toys built…

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Meadow Brook teacher wins international award

Meaghan Taylor, a Mustang High School graduate and a Meadow Brook Intermediate School teacher, knew from an early age that her calling was to be a special education teacher, and now she is being recognized for that passion. Brook received the Andrew Halpern Early Career Practitioner Award at the Council for Exceptional Children Division on…

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Ex-Homeland Security official heading school safety

By Shannon Rigsby The Mustang Board of Education on Monday approved the hiring of Jennifer Newell to fill the new position of director of school safety and security. Newell, a retired officer for the Norman Police Department, served for nearly five years as the program manager for the Oklahoma School Security Institute through the federal…

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