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Chiariello named Miss Mustang

Haylee Chiariello won Miss Mustang 2020, and Lexi Sendall won Outstanding Mustang Teen 2020. They were crowned Saturday by 2019 Miss Mustang Jaci Deitrick and 2019 Outstanding Mustang Teen Mackenzie Chandler during the Miss Mustang Scholarship Pageant at the Venue building of the Bridge Church. Emily Yannatone was the runner-up for Miss Mustang. More than…

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High bids alter animal shelter plans

City staff has adjusted its plan for a new animal shelter because bids came in above budget, the Mustang City Council learned at a special meeting Tuesday. Despite the adjustments, the project is expected to cost more than the $1.3 million staff had projected, said Police Chief Robert Groseclose, who supervises Animal Control. The new…

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Obituaries — Wanda L. Crout

Wanda Laie Crout, age 90, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20. Wanda passed into the arms of her Savior with her family at her side. She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Electra, Texas, to Luna Lee Chester Hayes and Euzella (Mullen) Hayes. She attended Electra High School and later went to…

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Federal lawsuit challenges county detention system

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma announced Wednesday it has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Canadian County pretrial detention system, which it claims unconstitutionally jails hundreds of prisoners annually. “The pretrial jailing of innocent people in Canadian County is a violation of the U.S. Constitution,” state ACLU Director Ryan Kiesel said at a…

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Mustang couple survives Texas shooting

By CHRIS EVERSOLE [email protected] 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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Former Yukon teacher charged with sexual battery

By TERRY GROOVER [email protected]      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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