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Update – City Council meeting

The Yukon City Council has cancelled its special meeting that had been scheduled for tonight. The meeting was to discuss the 2018 fiscal year budget. The meeting, which had been set for both Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, is being postponed due to Yukon High School’s graduation ceremony. The meeting on Wednesday will be held as…

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Mustang Times editor arrested for alleged child sex crime

Jonathan Edward Watje, a Mustang Times editor, was arrested by the Canadian County Sherriff’s Department after allegedly having an online sexual relationship with an undercover sheriff’s deputy posing as a 14-year-old girl. Watje, 34, was arrested at the Mustang Times office Friday afternoon. He was later booked into the Canadian County Jail on two counts…

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Broncos claim first baseball title since 1982

OKLAHOMA CITY –“I knew we had the guys. We were already a good club, we just needed to all believe and get on the same page, and when we did, we became a really good ballclub,” Mustang baseball coach Keanon Simon said. As it turns out, the Mustang Broncos were the last team standing when…

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Rachel Hamel is the state’s best hurdler

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer   YUKON – As a freshman, Rachel Hamel had a season that most high school athletes would give away their iPhones for. The Mustang track and field stand out placed third in the 300 meter low hurdles and second in the 100 meter hurdles. It was the type of ending…

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MPS finances stable despite state crisis

Mustang Public School financials are stable, but Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel said he wouldn’t describe them as good due to the state crisis. “I would start at the state level because everything we do locally is relative to what’s happening in the state. The state is in a crisis right now. I’ve been a superintendent…

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Widening of Mustang Road scheduled for this summer

The City of Mustang will begin widening south Mustang Road in either July or August. Mustang Road will be widened to a three-lane curb and gutter street starting at the railroad tracks to State Highway 152. It will also include a five-foot sidewalk on the west side of the street, as well as curb and…

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‘Fishing with Friends’ to kick off Sunday

Families have the opportunity to come together for food and fun Sunday to stand against bullying. Knock Out Bullying Inc., an anti-bullying association that began in October 2013, will begin hosting Fishing with Friends for the second year on Sunday. Fishing with Friends began last May when Stacy Hatcher, founder and president of KOB, and…

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Mustang grieves loss of longtime resident, commissioner

Longtime Mustang resident Don Young, 88, died last Tuesday at his home in Mustang. Young grew up in Mustang and graduated from Mustang High School in 1946. Young did many things, making him a staple to the Mustang community, as well as all of Canadian County. He was an area farmer and rancher his entire…

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City Council discusses 2017-18 budget proposal

By Chris Eversole, Contributing Writer For the first time in seven years, the City of Mustang expects to have a balanced budget. At Monday’s special city council meeting, City Manager Tim Rooney presented his budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which begins July 1. “Great job,” Vice Mayor Jess Schweinberg said. “I even enjoyed…

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