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Oil and gas company brings 35 jobs

By Chris Eversole The once outdated office building that housed Tate Publishing has become a hub of activity for Roan Resources, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. No longer is the building, 127 E. Trade Center Terrace, serving as a sales and editorial center for a company that allegedly bilked thousands of…

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Excited for opportunities with the Mustang News

By Hayden Tucker Taking this job with the Yukon Review and Mustang News was an easy decision to make and I’m ready to show the readers and the communities why. Part of my role with the papers is to write about sports, it’s what I’m best at. But you’ll see my name next to stories…

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Nightriders head to nationals

By Faith DeSplinter This week, the Mustang Nightrider Marching Band is heading to Bands of America Grand Nationals. They will compete against 100 bands from across the nation. “Grand Nationals is such a diverse and really awesome experience. I get to meet people from all over the nation who share the same passion as I…

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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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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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