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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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Crash ends Bronco Bus’s summer

Mustang Public Schools’ Bronco Bus will not make any additional stops this summer, due to a crash that occurred July 8, district officials said in a release Monday. There were no students on the bus at the time of the collision. The bus will not be active for the remaining stops this month — Thursday,…

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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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Sara Road widening project slated for fall

Sara Road is still in the makeover process after the City of Mustang teamed up with the City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. The authority will award a bidder a contract August 24 for widening Sara Road from SW 29th Street to State Highway 152, with construction to follow. “We agreed to…

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Ideas circulate for use of old county fairgrounds

Canadian County’s Fairground building is sentimental for many, Canadian County Commissioners Marc Hader and David Anderson agreed. Plans with the older fairgrounds are in the air, as the Canadian County Expo Center plans to open and host an event next month. The Canadian County Fairgrounds, 220 N Country Club Road, was built in 1955 after…

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Former Mustang resident details water safety this Memorial Day

The water is not your best friend. Michael Ellis, Oklahoma City Sail and Power Squadron public relations officer, said it’s vital people remember this when they hop into boats this Memorial Day weekend. Understanding water and knowing boat safety saves lives, he said. Drowning is the leading cause of death over the holiday weekend and…

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