No injuries after fire damages Yukon apartment

Several families were briefly displaced early Thursday after a fire swept through an apartment in Yukon, officials said. Yukon Fire Chief Shawn Vogt said the fire was reported just after midnight at the Cedar Creek Apartments, 404 S. Second. The fire was in a second-floor apartment, Vogt said. The fire chief said when crews arrived…

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DEATH NOTICES – NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Marjorie Brewton Marjorie Ella Brewton, 88, died Nov. 7. Her funeral was Tuesday. (Yanda and Son) Robert Lower Robert Francis Lower, 80, died Nov. 8. No services are planned. (McNeil’s) Raymond Owens Raymond Carl Owens, 92, died Nov. 9. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Kingfisher Cemetery. (McNeil’s) Paris…

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Investigators unable to determine cause of Friday Mustang house fire

Fire destroyed a home at 530 S. Shepherd Court in Mustang Friday. Flames reached a neighboring home, but firefighters quickly extinguished them, Mustang Fire Chief Craig Carruth said. Investigators were unable to determine the cause of the fire, he said. Fire crews from Oklahoma City and Yukon assisted the Mustang Fire Department through mutual aid…

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SWC’s Noland selected for volleyball All-State squad

A little over a week ago, Southwest Covenant volleyball coach Samantha Lindsey described senior Macie Noland as one of the best players in the state. On Thursday, the members of the Oklahoma Coaches Association agreed, selecting Noland to the West All-State Team for small schools. Noland finished the season with more than 300 kills and…

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Yukon teacher receives national award

A Yukon elementary school teacher is one of four Oklahoma educatiors who have been selected as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Gena Barnhill is a fifth-grade math and science teacher at Lakeview Elementary School. She previously taught at Rollingwood Elementary School in the Putnam City School District. Barnhill…

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Suspect sought after woman is shot

A 30-year-old woman is recovering after authorities said she was shot in the arm after accepting a ride from a man in Oklahoma City. According to a news release issued Wednesday by the Canadian County sheriff’s office, the incident occurred Sept. 16. The release states that the woman told authorities she was picked up by…

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Bruce’s walkoff leads Yukon to win

Yukon’s Ashlyn Bruce hit a walk-off home run Friday to propel the Millers to a 5-4 win over Norman North in the opening round of the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference tournament in Mustang. Bruce dinged the ball in the bottom of the sixth inning after the Millers had tied the game up with three runs…

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