Students look to change the world through Unified sports

Unified clubs around the U.S. are unifying students of all abilities through sports. Mustang High School has its own Unified Club, which used to be called the “Partners Club.” The club gives students with and without intellectual disabilities the opportunity to train and play together as teammates. Mary Grace Robertson, vice president of youth activation…

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Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announced

Rob Davis represented Yukon Public Schools well Tuesday as one of the 12 finalists of the 2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Although Davis didn’t win, YPS won because he will remain in the classroom with his students instead of traveling around Oklahoma for the 2018-19 academic year. “When you think about how many teachers…

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Evany Clinic to host 5k to raise funds

Wild Horse Park will soon be filled with runners who want to “Run for a Reason.” The Evany Clinic, a pregnancy and wellness clinic located at 238 N. Mustang Rd., is hosting the “5K for 50K” the morning of Oct. 7. The 5k is titled the “5K for 50K” because it’s a fundraiser for the…

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Local mom hosts nature study group

Home-schooled or half-day students have a new opportunity to grow and learn in nature. Brenna Reaves, a Mustang mother, home-schools her twins, Jack and Lily. She decided to begin a nature study group so they could go outdoors to different parks every Wednesday morning, as well as meet some friends and have a time to…

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Longtime Mustang church gets a name change

“Life Tabernacle” is a thing of the past because it’s switched to “Empowered Church.” The Mustang church opened in the late 70s as Life Tabernacle, but due to most not knowing what tabernacle means anymore and the name just being outdated, they decided to rebrand the church, Pastor Randy Sholund said. They decided to go…

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Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announced

Chad Harper represented Mustang Public Schools well Tuesday as one of the 12 finalists of the 2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Although Harper didn’t win, MPS won because he will remain in the classroom with his STEM students instead of traveling around Oklahoma for the 2018-19 academic year. Donna Gradel, an environmental science teacher…

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Mustang named one of the best places to live

Mustang, Oklahoma is one of the best places to live in the U.S., according to Money Magazine. The City of Mustang was named one of the Best Places to Live 2017 by Time INC.’s Money, in partnership with realtor.com. Money is a publication of Time Magazine that helps readers invest sensibly, plan wisely, and spend…

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City Council to host one meeting per month in 2018

City Council approved only having one Council meeting per month during the Sept. 5 meeting. The Council approved Ordinance No. 1151, an ordinance “amending Chapter 2, Article II, by amending Section 2-31 to provide that regular meetings of the Mustang City Council shall occur one time per month,” the Council agenda item reads. The ordinance…

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Next Council meeting rescheduled

There will be no City Council meeting on Sept. 19. The Sept. 19 City Council meeting has been rescheduled to Sept. 26. The meeting was rescheduled due to multiple Council members not being able to attend, therefore the Council would not be able to meet quorum. City Council did host a Work Session at 6:30…

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