Christmas in the Park named outstanding tourism event

The City of Yukon was recently named the recipient of a RedBud Award for its annual Christmas in the Park festivities. Yukon received the “outstanding event” nod at the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association’s annual RedBud Awards in Edmond Tuesday. Open to all Oklahoma tourism entities, the RedBud Awards represent the highest honor given in the…

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Getting to know this year’s winners

Editor’s note: As there are 17 Teachers of the Year throughout Mus-tang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print the remaining five in the Feb. 18 edition. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced in April. Mandy Weinrich Mustang Education Center Mandy…

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Bucher is Redstone Teacher of the Year

Melodie Bucher was awarded the honor of being Redstone Intermediate’s Inaugural Teacher of the Year in 2020-21. “Many of us got into teaching because we wanted to make a difference, and hopefully we are, but if you really stop to reflect on your time in the classroom and with kids, you realize that it is…

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Millers fighting through a tough season

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Yukon Review The 2021 Miller basketball season has been a year plagued by multiple quarantines, postponed games and two tough overtime losses early on. The Millers are 3-and-4 on the season with losses to two of the top 15 teams in class 6A. With six teams in class 6A currently…

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Yukon resident riding in Presidential Inaugural Parade

Senior Ralea Fatzer of Yukon will be leading the Culver Academies’ Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes in the Presidential Inaugural Parade today (Wednesday, Jan. 20) for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The parade will mark the 18th time the Black Horse Troop has participated – albeit, virtually this year – since its…

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Grapplers earn decisive district victory

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Yukon Review The Yukon wrestling team picked up a pivotal victory Thursday night over division rival Deer Creek, 49-22, improving to 7 and 1 on the season. The victory has given the Millers a commanding lead in their division having already picked up a close victory over Edmond Mem-orial a…

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Yukon resident is named an ‘Outstanding Mentor’

Twenty-two outstanding Oklahoma mentors are being recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and their community mentoring organizations during National Mentor Month in January. Among those is Kathy Hill, a sign language interpreter from Yukon. She is the outstanding mentor for House of Healing. The honored mentors were submitted by their respective mentoring organizations across…

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Sunday alcohol sales petition fails to gather enough signatures

By SHANE SMITH For The Mustang News It’s been a long journey for Trey Bishop and his associates. A member of Canadian County’s Libertarian party, Bishop has spent the last few months seeking signatures for a petition regarding Sunday alcohol sales. The aim of the petition was for bars and restaurants in Canadian County to…

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Obituaries – Roger Dennis Patterson; Doris (Dee) Diane Stickley

Roger Dennis Patterson, 76, died Monday Dec. 7, 2020, at VA Regional Hospital in Oklahoma City after a short illness. He was born Sept. 13, 1944, in Sayre to Jack Dale and Virginia Mae (Walker) Patterson. He grew up in western Oklahoma, western Texas, and Wyoming, and was a 1962 graduate of Olustee High School.…

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