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Mustang couple survives Texas shooting

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Mustang resident Bradley Grimsley was a career Marine, retiring at the rank of master sergeant, yet the only life-threatening wound he ever received was at a civilian. He was among the people that a gunman shot during a mass shooting in West Texas a week and a half ago that killed…

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City sales tax receipts rebound in July

After more than seven months of seeing its sales tax receipts take a downward trend, the city of Yukon received some good news to end the 2019 fiscal year and to start 2020. According to the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s sales tax report, Yukon received $2,011,861 in sales tax receipts for July. That is up from…

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Tulsa man sentenced to death in 2013 slayings of woman, child

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Attorneys for a Tulsa oil-field worker who was convicted of two counts of first- degree murder said they will file an appeal after their client was sentenced to death on Monday. Associate District Judge Bob Hughey followed the jury’s recommendation in sentencing Derek Don Posey during a brief hearing Monday. Posey…

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Former Yukon teacher charged with sexual battery

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com24      A former Yukon teacher of the year has officially been charged with two counts of sexual battery. Robert Brian Davis was formally charged Monday in Canadian County District Court with two felony counts. Officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department said they expect additional victims to be forthcoming. Davis, who worked…

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Former teacher of the year accused of sexual assault

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Two years ago, Rob Davis was celebrating as Yukon’s teacher of the year as well as being a finalist for state teacher of the year. Today, he is free on $25,000 bail after being accused of sexual battery. Davis, who lives in Yukon, was arrested at his home Tuesday. Davis, 40,…

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Death Notices – July 18, 2019

Michael Carter Michael David Carter, 67, of Mustang died July 11. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. July 29 at Lakehoma Church of Christ. (McNeil’s) Richard Wahl Richard Scott Wahl, 53, of Mustang, died July 7. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang. ‘ Richard Schweigert Richard “Rick”…

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Yukon principal heads metro-area nonprofit reading program

Independence Elementary principal Amy Young wears many hats. In addition to her work at Independence, the Yukon resident also serves as vice president of Pets & People, and, for the past 10 years, she has served as executive director of a metro-area program that helps children excel. “I was recruited by the then-board president of…

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Pat Green to Rock the Route

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Country music artist Pat Green, who hit it big in the early 2000s with hits like “Wave on Wave” and “Three Days,” has been signed to headline the 2019 edition of Yukon’s Rock the Route. City officials announced the lineup for the annual pre-Labor Day concert on Monday. Green, who recently…

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Companies pitch to oversee fairgrounds project

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Canadian County officials are expected to take the next step in the expansion and relocation of the Canadian County Fairgrounds next week when they could hire a company to serve as its construction manager. The three commissioners — David Anderson, Marc Hader and Jack Stewart — interviewed four prospective management companies…

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