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Science academy features dramatic architecture

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Crews are scrambling to complete the new Mustang High School Science Academy in time for the first of day of school on Aug. 16. The new building will not only provide new laboratories and classrooms, but also will serve as an architectural landmark on the high school’s campus, Jason Pittenger, the…

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Stitt vows to bring state into top 10

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Members of the chambers of commerce throughout Canadian County responded enthusiastically to Gov. Kevin Stitt when he spoke at a joint meeting of the groups Thursday. They fed off his energy, optimism and humor as he summarized his accomplishments since taking office in January and outlined his plans to raise Oklahoma…

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County slashes funding to area libraries

For the past three years, libraries across Canadian County have benefited from the income that has been derived through the county’s Educational Facilities Authority. They will continue to do so this year, although the amount of funding is being reduced by more than half. The three county commissioners, acting Monday as the trustees for the…

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Native American storyteller enthralls kids

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Native American storyteller Will Hill was animated and humorous when he appeared as part of the Mustang Public Library’s summer program. He follows in the storytelling tradition of the Muscogean people, mixing tales of animals and nature with cultural references from today. As kids, Hill and his brothers spent summers with…

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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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Mustang teachers to receive second raise in three months

Despite receiving a pay increase less than two months ago, Mustang school officials announced this week that pay for teachers in the district could soon increase by another $1,220. That will bring the pay for a first-year teacher with no experience to $41,220. In April, the district announced it would increase the starting pay to…

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Mustang graduates carve a niche in woodworking

By Kirk Wilson – Mustang Public Schools During graduation on May 17, three Mustang High School seniors found out via text message that their woodworking projects had been accepted into a national woodworking competition. The North American Wood-working Contest will be held July 17-20 in Las Vegas. The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers Fair…

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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between May 21 and May 25: Angel Dawne Fallwell, 30, Oklahoma City: Driving with revoked license; Kylie Nicole Scott, 20, Mustang: Possession of paraphernalia, defective headlights; Theron Jerel Barker, 21, Oklahoma City: Possession of paraphernalia; Jordan Maeen, 31, Yukon: Expired license plate, failure to appear; Lacie Marie…

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