City installs first speed table

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info The City of Mustang has installed its first speed table under a program that the city council approved two years ago. Councilman Travis McKenzie spearheaded a petition drive to qualify for the installation of the speed table on West Linden Drive, which is located south of State Highway 152 and between…

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Muscle cars rev up in Mustang

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Muscle cars, hot rods and classic cars are big in Mustang – with multiple events featuring them and various businesses specializing in them. Of all the vintage cars, muscle cars are the most popular, said Russ Root, the manager of 405 Classic Motors. The popularity of the cars among local collectors,…

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Tough loss by Mustang tightens 6A-1 race

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High’s fast-pitch softball team was victimized by an eight-run third inning and a season-high four errors in a 9-7 setback at Putnam City on Tuesday. The huge inning gave Putnam City (8-12 overall, 3-9 district) a 9-3 lead, then it held off the Lady Broncos. It was a potentially devastating…

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Mustang enrollment tops 12k students

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Mustang Public Schools have grown by nearly 500 students this year, and officials are finding new revenue streams to help pay for the ever-increasing enrollment. The unofficial enrollment of 12,358 is up 472 students, which is greater than the 444 increase last year, officials announced at the board of education meeting…

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Mustang to visit high-scoring Jags

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High School hits the road for the first time this seasn when it faces the dangerous Westmoore Jaguars at 7 p.m. Friday at Moore Stadium. Westmoore and junior quarterback Dayton Wolfe rolled up 477 yards of offense last week while crushing Southmoore, 46-7. The previous week, the Jags’ fast-paced attack…

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Cross country teams make strides toward improvement

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info The cross-country season isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon of shorter races as Mustang High School’s runners make strides toward improving with regionals and state on the horizon. The Broncos’ defending state champion, junior Gabe Simonsen, ran 17:22.06 to win the 3.1-mile event in the Mustang Harrier at Wild Horse Park…

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DEATH NOTICES – Sept. 19, 2019

James McCoy James “Jim” McCoy, 87, died Sept. 13. His funeral was Wednesday. (Yanda and Son) James Morrow James Edward Morrow, 69, died Sept. 13. His funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of McNeil’s Funeral Service. Roy Simmons Roy Lynn Simmons, 59, died Sept. 17. His funeral will be at 3:30 p.m.…

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Two accused of threatening violence at Yukon school

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Students in the Yukon School District were expected back in class Wednesday, a day after school was canceled because of threats of violence. Yukon Police Chief John Corn said two students were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly threatened “gun violence” at Yukon Middle School. The two threats came Monday afternoon. Both…

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Assault video prompts YPD investigation

Officials with the Yukon Police Department say they have identified several people involved in multiple assaults on the same middle school student and are reviewing the information to determine what charges are warranted. The assaults, which were captured on video and then posted to social media sites, came to light over the weekend. The two…

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SWC controls Strother in 40-30 win

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Southwest Covenant continued to show why it is an odds-on favorite to advance to the state playoffs on Friday with a 40-30 win over Strother. The Patriots controlled the game throughout with a stifling defense that controlled the Yellow-jackets’ tempo and an offense that had little trouble moving the ball. “I…

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