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Reporter goes through self-defense class

I, like about 25 other women, left my first basic self-defense class Thursday feeling empowered. Kyra Hudspeth, who is a second-degree Taekwondo black belt and a National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified personal trainer, taught the first of four self-defense classes at the Town Center. “Everyone needs self-defense,” said Hudspeth. Throughout the first session, those attending…

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Millers confident heading into Santa Fe road game

Yukon coach Jeremy Reed said his team will be ready when they travel to Edmond this week to face No. 4-ranked Edmond Santa Fe. And they better be. The Wolves (3-2, 2-0) are coming off a 69-14 rout of Westmoore on Saturday. “The are pretty balanced. They average 210 yards rushing and 208 yards passing.…

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Obituary – Gae Von (Logsdon) Cossairt

Gae Von (Logsdon) Cossairt was born Nov. 26, 1935, in Ada to Clifford and Gaynelle Logsdon. While she faced some difficult times growing up, she always felt loved by her parents and had the blessing of a large extended family, something that brought her joy throughout her life. She graduated with a B.A. in secretarial science from East Central State College in Ada,…

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Obituary – Martha McCarty – Death Notices

Martha McCarty, of Yukon, passed away July 29 surrounded by her family. She proudly referred to her daughters as “my four girls”: Kimberly McNeill (Newalla), Lisa Hatcher (Yukon), Donna Fulton (Yukon) and Tiffany Gilles married to Brian Gilles (Kingfisher). Martha had 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, decorating, sewing and she loved everything…

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Obituaries – Kallan Brady Smith; Michael Dale Story

Kallan Brady Smith, age 25, of Yukon, passed away on Aug. 12. He was born Nov. 1, 1994, in Oklahoma City. He grew up in Yukon and graduated from Yukon High School in 2013. Kallan attended Canadian Valley Vo-tech where he studied welding. He began and continued his career doing what he loved for a…

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Obituary – Edna Shirley (Copeland Crow)

Edna Shirley (Copeland) Crow, 99, passed from this life July 24. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Copeland, she was born July 22, 1921, in Paris, Texas. She attended school in Texas and graduated from West Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree followed by a master’s degree. She was a leader in high…

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Yukon sales tax report provides surprising results

July’s sales tax report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission contained a pleasant surprise for Yukon city officials. However, the city manager said he isn’t convinced the city is out of the woods just yet. According to the sales tax report, Yukon received $2,105,615 in sales tax revenue in July. That is up more than $70,000…

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Schools finalize plans for new year

Yukon parents will have multiple options for their children who will be returning to class this fall. They will be able to choose whether to send their students back to traditional school 100 percent of the time, go through online course or a combination of the two, called blended learning. In addition, the district unveiled…

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Obituary – James Allen Watson

James Allen Watson, 34, died June 13. He was born Feb. 8, 1986, in Chickasha. He was a graduate of Yukon High School and worked as a custom welder. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Linda Housh. Survivors include three sisters, Emily Yanda, Kaitlyn Niles and McKenzie Case; and grandmother, Nancy…

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