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Power of 100 donates $15,600 to charity

Members of Power of 100 Canadian County proudly present a check for $15,600 to Missy King of Yukon Sharing, center. The Power of 100CC membership is currently up to 178 women members. Power of 100CC is local women supporting local charities. To become a member, or for more information, visit powerof100cc.org. Photo / Paula Settle 

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Changing the world one local economy at a time

To founder Joshua Robbins, Beachwood has exponentially grown. But there’s still a lot of growing left to do, and he wants Yukon small businesses to reap its rewards. “I think that building local economies is the solution to all of our problems,” said Robbins. Upon graduating high school, Robbins enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.…

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Arrest made after attempted carjacking

A man is in custody after reportedly trying to carjack a man at a Yukon gas station early Friday morning. Kenneth Fuller, 61, was arrested on complaints of robbery, leaving the scene of an injury accident, resisting arrest and assault and battery Friday. According to information from the Oklahoma City Police Department, a man was…

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Despite lack of homeless data, local churches, clubs offer assistance

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a four-part series about homelessness in Mustang. The series explores limited services for people experiencing homelessness in the area, and sheds light to one man’s journey.   Although concrete data of people experiencing homelessness throughout Mustang is nonexistent, Mustang Kiwanis Club saw an increase in clients using…

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Officials say police need more mental health training

Police officers are typically the first to respond to people with a mental illness. Some health officials say officers need more mental health training to be better prepared. Mustang Chief of Police Robert Grose-close is expecting his department to have another mental health training in March. The Crisis Interven-tion Team, which is a program of…

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Debris cleanup crews to take break

The process of cleaning up debris from the Oct. 26 ice storm is going well, officials said. Crews from Arbor Master and the city will take a break from the cleanup process beginning Tuesday. The work will resume Nov. 30, said Assistant City Manager Tammy Krutchmar. The process, thus far, has been long and exhausting.…

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Mustang schools move to distance learning

After having been one of the few metro-area schools to have opened the school year with in-person classes, Mustang joined other districts in the county and across the area this week by closing up shop and taking its classes online. Mustang announced Nov. 13 that because the county had entered the state’s red category on…

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Bice’s election to open state Senate seat

The election of Sen. Stephanie Bice to the U.S. House of Representatives will mean that Canadian County will soon have a new senator at the State Capitol. Bice, R-Oklahoma City, defeated incumbent Kendra Horn, D-Oklahoma City, during Tuesday’s general election to represent the 5th Congressional District. Bice received 158,044 votes, or 52 percent, in the…

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Storm cleanup could take months, officials say

More than 10,000 cubic yards of debris has been taken to the city of Yukon’s drop-off site as a result of last week’s ice storm, officials said Thursday. City Manager Jim Crosby said residents have disposed of 2,127 cubic yards of debris since the drop-off location at Frisco Road and State Highway 66 opened. However,…

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