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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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Yukon harriers finish well at state

The Yukon girls’ cross-country team wrapped up its season Wednesday with a sixth-place finish at the OSSAA State Cross Country Championships. The Millers were led by junior Avery Stanley. “I felt they ran well,” Yukon coach Rodney Zimmerman said. “Their times were right at what they had been running this season and they always work…

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NOW OPEN: Construction continues on SH-4 project

Three bridges that cross the North Canadian River just south of Wilshire Boulevard on State Highway 4 are now closed to traffic, and soon will be razed. The bridges were closed Friday after the Oklahoma Department of Transportation opened a new, 1,500-foot bridge that is part of the first phase of a project to improve…

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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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