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Local church hosts 12th annual Big Give

Clear Springs Church was able to provide 1,500 backpacks, which is the most ever, at its 12th annual Big Give July 24 and 25. “The motto of Clear Springs Church is building lasting faith in Christ by serving,” pastor Jim Harris said. “We look for moments where we can model serving in our community and…

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Parties file motions to dismiss lawsuit after MHS alum’s death

The parents of Mustang High School alum Marissa Murrow filed a wrongful death lawsuit Nov. 20, 2020 after their daughter died Oct. 3, 2020 from a head-on collision. Jeff and Kristine Murrow initially filed against Malcolm Penney, 40, of Oklahoma City, his wife Amanda Penney and The Springs Events LLC in Edmond. Recently, several more…

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John Kilpatrick Turnpike goes cashless

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority began its five-year plan of moving away from cash and coins after the John Kilpatrick Turnpike became cashless July 25. Joe Echelle, deputy director of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, said the move toward cashless payments is because of many factors, but specifically, safety. “We’ve had, in the last six years, more…

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Mustang, Yukon discuss joint water treatment facility

A joint arsenic removal facility would benefit Mustang and Yukon, Jay Adams, Central Oklahoma Water Resource Authority chairman, said. “One of the things we can’t afford to neglect is doing long-range planning to make sure our communities have access to water,” he said. According to the World Health Organization, arsenic, which is a chemical element…

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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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Five MPS sites identified for future bond renovations

Mustang Public Schools officials identified five schools of its 17 that need major HVAC renovations from future bond issues at the Monday board of education meeting. Assistant Superintendent of Operations Jason Pittenger presented an HVAC review of each district site to board members. He discussed each school’s system, controls, preventative maintenance and issues. While each…

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Mustang Chamber eyes possible new home

The Mustang Chamber of Commerce has been looking for a permanent location since March. In the July City Manager’s Report, Tim Rooney said staff had identified land within Wild Horse Park that is adjacent to City Hall. “That’s our best option right now to pursue,” Chamber Director and CEO Renee Peerman said. “We’re hoping it…

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