Mustang Community

Mustang, Yukon discuss joint water treatment facility

A joint arsenic removal facility would benefit Mustang and Yukon, Jay Adams, Central Oklahoma Water Resource Authority chairman, said. “One of the things we can’t afford to neglect is doing long-range planning to make sure our communities have access to water,” he said. According to the World Health Organization, arsenic, which is a chemical element…

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Mustang Chamber eyes possible new home

The Mustang Chamber of Commerce has been looking for a permanent location since March. In the July City Manager’s Report, Tim Rooney said staff had identified land within Wild Horse Park that is adjacent to City Hall. “That’s our best option right now to pursue,” Chamber Director and CEO Renee Peerman said. “We’re hoping it…

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Mustang library selected as Family Engagement Project grantee

Mustang Public Library has been selected as one of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness’ Public Library Family Engagement Project grantees. The library will receive $1,250. Libraries selected to participate in this project will expand on existing programs originally funded through the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five, also known as “OKFutures.” Mustang Public Library’s…

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Commissioners take no action during Lakehoma Lake discussion

Canadian County Commissioners discussed a possible action in maintaining Lakehoma Lake where algae has grown significantly throughout the years at Tuesday’s meeting. “It involves an area that lies in my district,” Commissioner David Anderson said. “These lakes are county-owned because in 1977 it went through the delinquent tax process. Over the years, the county has…

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Firefighter of the Year

Fire Lt. Josh Moore raked in another title after being named Department Firefighter of the Year by American Legion Post 353 of Mustang at the April 6 city council meeting. Moore is set to receive the Oklahoma State Firefighter of the Year Award from the American Legion Department of Oklahoma at a convention July 16…

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Ammo shortages affect local police departments

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a two-part series about ammunition shortages throughout Canadian County. The first part explains how local police departments have been affected. Ammunition shortages have affected the U.S. for a little less than a year. “It’s created such a stir,” Yukon Police Chief John Corn said. The police department…

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Residents calling for maintenance at Lakehoma Lake

Mustang’s Lakehoma Lake is not seen by most residents as a place of escape from scorching temperatures during the summer months. Algae and Canada Geese rid the lake that was once seen as a place families could visit and enjoy themselves. Andrew “Andy” Stewart recently moved into the Lakehoma neighborhood and is calling for change…

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