City OKs hiring marshals for warrant, fine enforcement

By Larissa Copeland The Yukon Police Department will soon have help with some aspects of law enforcement, thanks to an emergency ordinance approved Tuesday by the Yukon City Council. Ordinance 1390, passed unanimously, creates the office of Yukon city marshal, a CLEET-certified position intended to focus on executing warrants, serving subpoenas and acting as bailiff…

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Survivor points to need for unified services

By Chris Eversole Shelia’s experience with the criminal justice system was not good for many years. Law enforcement officers sometimes didn’t believe her when they responded to her calls for help with domestic violence. Despite court protective orders, her ex-husband harassed her, her extended family and her employers through 6,000 derogatory text messages and in…

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Class of 2019 crosses stage of Lloyd Noble Center

By Chris Eversole Families and friends joined the Mustang High Schools Class of 2019 in their commencement exercise Friday. The crowd filled Lloyd Noble Center on campus of the University of Oklahoma, except for the section behind the stage. About 700 seniors participated in the ceremony for this, the largest graduating class in the history…

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Storm chasing is Mustang man’s passion

By Chris Eversole A storm chaser from Mustang was in the right place at the right time Monday. Sammy Brence and the two other members of Twisting Fury team captured photos and videos from the Mangum tornado in Southwest Oklahoma. The team sold its video to The Weather Channel and Good Morning America, and team…

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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between May 12 and May 18: Mitchell Parrish, 39, Oklahoma City: Defective brake lights, driving with suspended license, possession of paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine; Colin Edward Hill, 32, Mustang: shooting with intent to kill; Jacob Matthew Hicks, 28, Oklahoma City: Possession of paraphernalia, failure to comply; Joshua…

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Opening date set for city aquatic sites

Summer is nearly here, and officials with the Yukon Parks and Recreation Department say the local aquatic facilities will be open beginning Memorial Day weekend. Yukon has two aquatic centers along with a splash pad. The City Splash pool, located in City Park, and Kimbell Bay pool, located a Kimbell Park, will open on May…

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Man recovering after shooting in Mustang

A man was shot early Monday at a Mustang apartment complex following a dispute, officials with the Mustang Police Department say. Police said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. after a woman brought a man home. The man was shot by the woman’s roommate. The shooting occurred at the apartment complex, 1184 W. Westchester Way.…

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Drivers rescued from high water

By Chris Eversole Rescue crews helped three motorists who were stranded in high water in Canadian County early Wednesday. They included a woman whose car was partially submerged west of the intersection of S.W. 29 Street and Cimmaron Road, said Capt. David Macy of the Oklahoma City Fire Department. Both the Oklahoma City and Union…

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Berg named Dentist of the Year

The Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) is proud to award Dr. Tamara Berg with the Distinguished Dental Service Award, one of the association’s highest honors. It was given during the 2019 ODA House of Delegates meeting on April 25 in Tulsa. The ODA Distinguished Dental Service Award recognizes a career of service and devotion to the…

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