Canadian County deputy dies in crash

A Canadian County deputy is dead and two other people were seriously injured early Friday after what appears to have been a head-on collision on Northwest Expressway. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West identified the deputy as Lt. Shirley Lanning. She had been a background investigator for the sheriff’s office, and had previously worked at that…

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Kirkpatrick Family Fund awards $30k grant to city

What is being described as a significant grant from a local foundation will help the city of Yukon continue to provide free family friendly activities for residents. The $30,000 grant is from the Kirkpatrick Family Fund. The Kirkpatrick Foundation was created by the family of Mollie Spencer, who was a founder of Yukon. City officials…

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Mustang Board of Education honored

Mustang Public Schools recognized School Board Recognition Month during the board of education’s Jan. 13 regular meeting. “Providing our community’s children with a solid education is the most important investment we can make,” Superintendent Charles Bradley said. “We are proud of our district, and this recognition is the time to say thank you and celebrate…

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Obituaries — Wanda L. Crout

Wanda Laie Crout, age 90, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20. Wanda passed into the arms of her Savior with her family at her side. She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Electra, Texas, to Luna Lee Chester Hayes and Euzella (Mullen) Hayes. She attended Electra High School and later went to…

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OBITUARY – Buddy Lee Guth – Death Notices

Buddy Lee Guth America has lost another great patriot. Buddy Lee Guth, 59, passed away Jan. 9 in Yukon. Buddy was born Dec.19, 1960, in El Reno to Leslie and Jimmie Lou. Buddy graduated from El Reno High School in 1979. He began his career in law enforcement at the sheriff’s office in El Reno,…

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Yukon schools, SWOSU team for partnership

Beginning next fall, juniors and seniors at Yukon High School will be able to take up to 18 hours of concurrent classes through Southwestern Oklahoma State University. The agreement, which was announced Tuesday morning, allows students to take the classes tuition free. Employees of the district also will benefit, said Yukon Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth.…

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Victim of fatal crash involving off-duty officer is identified

Authorities have identified a man who died last week after he was hit by patrol car driven by an off-duty Oklahoma City police officer. Officials say Terrence Eugene Kilgore, 59, died in the accident that occurred at 9:21 p.m. Thursday near Interstate 40 and Manning Road. According to the Oklahoma City Police Department, Sgt. John…

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West plans to seek second term as sheriff

Oklahoma’s sheriff of the year says he wants to continue to serve. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West announced Thursday that he plans to seek a second term in office. West replaced Randall Edwards, who retired in 2016. He began his term in office in January 2017. West was named the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association’s Sheriff of…

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YEAR IN REVIEW – Looking Back at 2019

Editor’s Note: 2019 is now history, and a lot happened in the past year. Over the next three editions, the Yukon Review will take a look back at what the year brought. Today, we look at January through mid-April. JAN. 5 Not much changed at the county government level as several officials were sworn into…

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Donations help cover students’ lunch debt

Mustang Public Schools is seeing a groundswell of support to help with student lunch debt. Four Star Fitness donated $900 for Lakehoma Elementary School, Creek Elementary School and Meadow Brook Intermediate School. “This is a way we can give back to those who support us,” owner Kevin McBride said. The organization Sippin Sistas paid off…

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