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Judge scolds ex-teacher convicted of rape

Through tears, Hunter Day on Friday admitted that she was not prepared to be a teacher and took on too much responsibility in becoming a teacher. That decision, she said, allowed her to stray from her marriage and give into the temptation of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy who was one of…

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Yukon teacher awarded $5k innovation grant

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com A Yukon teacher who just completed her first year in the classroom said this week that she is excited to begin her second year. Shauna Walker, who teaches special education at Central Elementary School, recently learned that is she is one of 19 teachers across the state who will share $98,000…

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Two from Yukon appointed to state panel

Two Yukon residents have been appointed to the board of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat announced Thursday the appointment of Kari Stomprud and Dr. Carisa Wilsie, both of Yukon, to the state panel. The two will serve as his appointments on the state board, in…

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LifeChurch donates funds to Compassionate Hands, Manna Pantry

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Life.Church of Yukon demonstrated its commitment to helping the community Thursday by giving to two agencies that help the needy. Pastors Tim Knox and Logan Prince presented two checks of $6,000 each – one to Compassionate Hands and one to Manna Pantry. Ramona Ritchie, of Manna Pantry’s fundraising committee, noted that…

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Mustang schools go for greatness with raises

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info The Mustang School District has a rosy financial picture, helping it give teachers bigger raises than it had expected – with the goal of keeping and attracting top educators. Chief Financial Officer Nancy McKay painted that picture at Monday’s school board meeting and in an interview later. Since the beginning of…

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Mustang deputy to become OKC assistant superintendent

Tracy Skinner, who was appointed as the deputy superintendent for the Mustang School District in January, has announced that she is leaving the district. Skinner was hired Monday to become the assistant superintendent for academics for the Oklahoma City School District, where she will join forces with former Mustang Superintendent Sean McDaniel. McDaniel served in…

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OBITUARY – Elmer James ‘EJ’ Hagar Jr.

Elmer James “EJ” Hagar Jr., 59, of Mustang, passed away Saturday. Born on June 12, 1959, to Viola Mae and Elmer James Hagar of Okarche, EJ married Brenda Millsap of Spencer. They were married almost 40 years. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the U.S. Army as a sergeant first…

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Isaias Silva earns All-City top honor at event

As a freshman, Isaias Silva scored five goals, but as a sophomore the Bronco led Class 6A in goals with 26. On top of the 26 goals, Silva also collected 11 assists during the Broncos semifinal run. “I feel like I grew my mentality, and the speed of play at the high school level helped…

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Mustang Athletics reveals Hall of Fame inductees

In its second year, Mustang Athletic Department announced four individuals and one team will be inducted into the Mustang Athletics Hall of Fame. Charles Carpenter, Toby Daugherty, James Garner, Shane Hamman, and the 1984 girls’ volleyball team will go up in the hall of fame Aug. 24 at the Mustang Event Center. Toby Rowland will…

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