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Chiariello named Miss Mustang

Haylee Chiariello won Miss Mustang 2020, and Lexi Sendall won Outstanding Mustang Teen 2020. They were crowned Saturday by 2019 Miss Mustang Jaci Deitrick and 2019 Outstanding Mustang Teen Mackenzie Chandler during the Miss Mustang Scholarship Pageant at the Venue building of the Bridge Church. Emily Yannatone was the runner-up for Miss Mustang. More than…

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High bids alter animal shelter plans

City staff has adjusted its plan for a new animal shelter because bids came in above budget, the Mustang City Council learned at a special meeting Tuesday. Despite the adjustments, the project is expected to cost more than the $1.3 million staff had projected, said Police Chief Robert Groseclose, who supervises Animal Control. The new…

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Work to begin on SH-4 improvements

For Shelli Selby, Wednesday was an emotional day. Selby was among the officials who participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a long-awaited road project on the northern edge of Yukon. The ceremony, which was held just south of Wilshire Boulevard, marked the beginning of a project that will transform State Highway 4 into what is…

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Lady Broncos fall to Sapulpa in title game

Sapulpa made plays on several critical possessions in the fourth quarter and was able to turn back Mustang’s Lady Broncos, 59-52, Saturday in the championship game of the Skiatook Tournament. No. 14-ranked Mustang (8-6), the defending tournament champion, trailed 45-44 entering the final quarter. But the Chieftains (7-2), rated No. 8 in Class 6A, were…

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Mustang grapplers place third at Geary meet

Mustang High School’s wrestlers claimed three individual titles and placed third in the team standings last weekend at the Geary Tournament. Returning state champion Tucker Owens had perhaps the biggest victory, winning an impressive 3-1 decision in the 120-pound finals. He beat Dominic Chavez of Arlington (Texas) Martin last Saturday. Chavez is No. 13 nationally…

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Broken Arrow wrestlers overwhelm Broncos

Broken Arrow, the defending state wrestling champion in Class 6A, showed last Thursday why it is top ranked in Oklahoma’s largest class. The Tigers took down second-ranked Mustang in 10 of 14 matches, three by falls, in their 40-20 dual triumph at the Mustang High School Event Center. Bronco coach Brian Picklo was envious of…

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Board grants Bradley 5% raise

The Mustang Board of Education on Monday approved a new contract for Superintendent Charles Bradley. The contract is retroactive to Jan. 1 and runs through June 2022. It includes a 5% raise, bringing Bradley’s salary to $180,000. “We are pleased with what we have seen from Mr. Bradley,” Board President Chad Schroeder said. “He has…

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School board considers $47.5M bond issue

The Mustang Board of Education on Monday authorized Superintendent Charles Bradley to prepare a $47.5 million bond issue proposal for an April 7 election. Once the language of the proposal is ready, the board plans to hold a special meeting to potentially put it on the ballot. Mustang Public Schools urgently need this bond issue…

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County commissioners cover children’s justice center shortfall

The Canadian County commissioners on Monday transferred $150,000 from a reserve account to keep the Gary E. Miller Children’s Justice Center within budget. They took the action because monthly collections are down for the .35 percent dedicated sales tax that is the center’s primary funding source. The dip was in sales for the last 15…

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