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Hill claims HD-47 legislative seat

By Terry Groover/Chris Eversole Republican Brian Hill won the House District 47 seat over Democrat Sarah Carnes by a two-to-one margin during Tuesday’s election. Hill, from Mustang received 10,237 votes compared to 5,095 for Carnes. “I’m very grateful for the opportunity to serve the district,” Hill, 41, said. Hill, a businessman, said he appreciated the…

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Settlement reached in fired athletic director’s case

By Chris Eversole On Friday, Mustang Public Schools and fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. reached a settlement in the Bailey’s case against the school system. Both sides met throughout Friday afternoon in a private settlement conference at the U.S. Courthouse in downtown Oklahoma City. On Monday, Interim Superintendent Charles Bradley…

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NIGHTMARE ON ELDER

By Brody Feldmann A local family is going through an extended nightmare after their house went up in flames early April 9. “Our community has taken what was a really poor situation, I was starting to lose faith in humanity, and they have really helped restore it,” said Stephanie Gibson, victim of a house fire…

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PERSEVERANCE

Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

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HD 47 hopefuls answer questions about state’s future

Voters in Mustang will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide several races, including the office of House District 47. The candidates are Republican Brian Hill, a local business owner, and Democrat Sarah Carnes, a school teacher. The Mustang News recently posed a series of questions to the two candidates. Below are their emailed…

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Suspicious package deemed harmless

By Hayden Tucker Reports of a suspicious package at the Mustang Post Office Tuesday turned out to be nothing more than an envelope that had lost its mailing label. However, the initial reports, which can in around 7 p.m. to the Mustang Police Department prompted officers from the Mustang Police Department and other agencies to…

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New science academy to emphasize hands-on learning

By Chris Eversole Mustang Public Schools are looking forward to the opening of the new high school science academy at the start of the new school year. Construction of the modern building is progressing well, and the science academy will be completed in the spring, Assistant Superintendent Tracy Skinner said. “We’re fortunate to be upgrading…

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Mustang Touchdown Club to raffle a Dodge

By Brody Feldmann 2003 Dodge Ram Raffled Off Mustang football is sponsoring a raffle for a 2003 Dodge Ram four-door truck. The raffle is $5 a ticket with no limit on how many one person can purchase. The truck was donated to the Mustang Touchdown Club by Bartlesville’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram dealership. The…

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New owners zone in on fun at Zone 152

By Hayden Tucker Under new ownership, Zone 152 is hoping to establish itself as a place for people of all ages to have fun. Formerly Play Zone, the multi-purpose activity building has attractions ranging from inflatables to laser tag. With a new emphasis on age inclusion, Zone 152 is attempting to appeal to people from…

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