Mustang City council

Building permit software upgrade to improve service

The city of Mustang is upgrading its software for building permits to accommodate the increasing growth in town. The improvement will increase efficiency and will be more user-friendly, Community Development Director Melissa Helsel said. Tuesday, the city council approved a contract with the existing software vendor, Tyler Technologies, to enhance the software at an initial…

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Celebration of Mustang’s 50th draws crowds

Last week, Mustang residents connected with the city’s history and with the men and women who serve the community today. Events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the city’s incorporation included a birthday breakfast Oct. 14 for past and present city and community leaders, a police department open house and animal adoption event Oct. 15 and…

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City celebrates 50th birthday

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info The city of Mustang is recognizing the 50th anniversary of the city’s incorporation this week. The Mustang Mirror that was published the week before Gov. Dewey Bartlett signed the city charter on Oct. 17, 1969, offered this explanation: “Mustang Mayor James M. Hamilton announced Monday that Governor Bartlett will sign the…

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Council rezones 80 acres for proposed development

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info The Mustang City Council unanimously approved Tuesday rezoning of 80 acres on South Sara Road to allow for new homes and businesses. The Brown Group, which plans to buy the property, will use 10 acres of frontage for commercial development and 70 acres for residential development. The land is near the…

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Services set for Mustang developer killed in wreck

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Funeral services for Mustang developer Robert Crout III have been set for Aug. 3. Crout was killed July 17 when his 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe was hit from behind while it was stopped in a construction zone in the Texas Panhandle. Crout’s wife, Kathy, was injured in the crash and was hospitalized…

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Firefighters’ efforts to revive heart attack victims draws praise

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info February is American Heart Month, and it took on special meaning for the Mustang Fire Department this year. Rescue crews from the department saved the lives of two Mustang women in their 50s, an accomplishment that earned them the department’s Life Saving Award. City Manager Timothy Rooney presented the awards at…

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Yukon files suit against property owners

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com The City of Yukon wasted little time Wednesday filing condemnation lawsuits against two property owners and an outdoor advertising company. The city is seeking to obtain the property for rights-of-way needed for a major road project to move forward The lawsuits, which claim eminent domain, were approved Tuesday by the Yukon…

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Divided council approves multiple tattoo parlors

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council decided Tuesday to not draw the line on tattoo parlors. The majority of council members approved special use permits for two proposed tattoo parlors on West State Highway 152. The first tattoo parlor the council considered was at 236 W. State Highway 152. Council members Darrell Noblitt and…

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Three newcomers win council seats

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council will have two new faces as a result of Tuesday’s election – and one member who just started. In Ward 2 race, Keith Teeples defeated incumbent Josh Leete by 54 to 41 votes, or 57 percent. In the Ward 6 race, Nathan Sholund defeated David Harper by 65…

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