Crash ends Bronco Bus’s summer

Mustang Public Schools’ Bronco Bus will not make any additional stops this summer, due to a crash that occurred July 8, district officials said in a release Monday. There were no students on the bus at the time of the collision. The bus will not be active for the remaining stops this month — Thursday,…

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Mustang library selected as Family Engagement Project grantee

Mustang Public Library has been selected as one of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness’ Public Library Family Engagement Project grantees. The library will receive $1,250. Libraries selected to participate in this project will expand on existing programs originally funded through the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five, also known as “OKFutures.” Mustang Public Library’s…

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For the Dogs

Bragging rights were on the line in the four-legged world as Yukon Parks and Recreation hosted its Friday Fun Day Dog Show. Approximately 50 spectators and contestants turned out for the event, vying for top prizes in different categories. Among the categories up for grabs were Best Costume, Best Trick, Best Kisser, Best Behaved, Looks…

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Firefighters working to fill golf tourney field

Hoses and ladders will give way to fairways and greens Friday as the Yukon Firefighters host an annual golf tournament. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with teams of four. Entry fee is $100 per golfer or $400 per team. Hole sponsorships are also available for $125. The tournament will be at Winter Creek…

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Yukon man arrested after minor files complaint

The Canadian County Sheriff’s Department arrested Samuel Paker, a 27-year-old male from Yukon, on May 24 pending charges of sexual battery on a minor following an investigation. Paker, a manager of a Yukon restaurant, was taken into custody at his place of employment. Assistant District Attorney Eric Epplin said Paker has since bonded out and…

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Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by car

A 52-year-old man was transported to the OU Medical Center Wednesday and admitted in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 40 westbound at Mustang Road. The pedestrian, whose name has not been released pending next of kin notification, suffered head, arm, leg, trunk internal and trunk external injuries. The Department of…

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Yukon man is among those indicted in $1M email scheme

A federal grand jury indictment unsealed last week brought char-ges against five individuals for laundering nearly $1 million deriv-ed from a Business Email Compromise scheme. The defendents, which included 33-year-old Edward Chance Johnson of Yukon, were charged with one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. The indictment alleges that the conspirators opened various bank…

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Newspaper staff brings home multiple awards in state competition

Staff members from The Mustang News and The Yukon Review joined newspapers from across the state last weekend for the annual Oklahoma Press Association award convention.  In addition to continuing education opportunities, awards for the past year were presented.  The News took second in Advertising and second in Sports Coverage.  It was also awarded third…

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Top turtles named after annual race

The City of Yukon has released the winners for last week’s Turtle Races. A total of 26 turtles competed for high honors at the event, which brought children – and the young at heart – to Mulvey Pond June 11. There were awards given to first through third place in the small, medium and large…

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Newspaper staff brings home multiple awards in state competition

Staff members from The Yukon Review and The Mustang News joined newspapers from across the state this weekend for the annual Oklahoma Press Association award convention. In addition to continuing education opportunities, awards for the past year were presented. The Yukon Review received first place for News Content, and news editor Haley Humphrey won an…

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