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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between April 16 and April 20: Krista Dawn Rushing, 29, Oklahoma City: Obstructing city officer, disorderly conduct; Britni Lauren Michaels, 21, Oklahoma City: Possession of paraphernalia, possession of heroin, two counts failure to appear; Juan Jose Carreno, 41, Oklahoma City: Driving under the influence, driving with revoked…

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Mustang grad Emily Helms conquers Boston Marathon

A Mustang grad and figure who can be seen running around town quite often competed in her first ever Boston Marathon Monday. “It is very historic in general in the running community. So, it was cool to be a part of something that big,” said Emily Helms. Helms graduated from Mustang High School in 2013…

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School board, union agree to $40K base pay for Mustang district teachers

By Larissa Copeland Starting teachers in the Mustang School District will earn $2,000 more than first-year teachers did last year after the school board approved an agreement with the Mustang Education Association. The decision came during an April 11 special meeting of the school board. Under the new salary schedule, first-year certified Mustang teachers will…

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Lebsack named Mustang Middle School principal

On April 11, the Mustang Public School Board approved the hiring of Diana Lebsack to lead Mustang Middle School. When Principal Kathy Knowles decided to take the lead at Mustang High School earlier this month, Mustang Public Schools worked quickly to secure her replacement at Mustang Middle School. The search ended at Yukon Middle School.…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between April 7 and April 13: Kyle Louis Thompson, 27, Oklahoma City: Driving under the influence, possession of controlled substance, violation of the Oklahoma vehicle license and registration act; Chance Lee Salisbury, 34, Mustang: Two counts possession of controlled substance; Linda Cerna Knowles, 34, Mustang: Driving with…

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Fast pitch coming to Union City

It was a unique path to take, but Union City Public Schools has added fast-pitch softball to its regimen. With a unanimous to none by the school board Monday, the girls will now have the opportunity to get on the softball diamond in the fall. “The board voted on it 5-0 and the community, as…

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New performing arts center faces budget trims

By Chris Eversole The Mustang Board of Education sees the new performing arts center as the school district’s showplace, but a tough construction market may lessen its visual impact. Board member Jeff Landrith complained about the possible trims on the building at Monday’s board meeting. He noted that the board set high expectations when it…

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New high school principal, others hired

By Chris Eversole Superintendent Charles Bradley has appointed Kathy Knowles as Mustang High School’s principal. She replaces Teresa Wilkerson, who is moving to Shawnee Public Schools as assistant superintendent of personnel. Knowles is in her fifth years as principal of Mustang South Middle School, and she has been an educator for 18 years. “I’m excited…

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Mustang names Scott Hodges as its next head basketball coach

Mustang boys basketball has named its fourth head coach in as many seasons. Westmoore’s Scott Hodges was named the Mustang boys head basketball coach Monday at the school board meeting. “He is the guy I wanted, and he is coming. He is going to be a good one,” Mustang Athletic Director Robert Foreman said. Hodges…

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