Area Breaking News

Yukon netters struggle with Sabercats’ speed

Yukon coach Rachel Allred said Thursday’s match against No. 3-ranked Norman North will be used as a learning opportunity as the Millerettes prepare for the playoffs. The Lady Timber-wolves controlled the match from the beginning, claiming the win in three sets, 25-16, 25-13, 25-12. “We knew we were going to have a quick offense coming…

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Sheriff’s posse to begin orientations on Oct. 3

The Canadian County Sheriff’s Citizen Posse’s first orientation session will be Oct. 3 in Piedmont. “What I really want to do is set up a network within each community,” said Sheriff Chris West. He began the posse after receiving feedback from some county residents, who were interested in volunteer efforts, but didn’t know how to…

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Yukon Crest preps for October opening

A little more than a year after Oklahoma City officials approved its plan site, Crest Foods Fresh Market has begun taking applications for its new store in the Yukon area. The store has been a highly anticipated addition to the retail market in the Yukon area. It will be located at 715 N. Czech Hall…

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County budget to include pay raises

By SHANE SMITH For The Yukon Review Canadian County officials say nothing is more important than the well-being of their employees. Some of those workers could soon get a raise. At Wednesay’s budget meeting, the commissioners, Sheriff Chris West and other officials praised the way employees have handled the COVID-19 crisis. They applauded them for…

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Millerettes struggle at weekend COAC tourney

The Yukon Millerettes’ softball team had a rough weekend, winning two games and losing two in the conference tournament. The team’s first loss, however, may have been the toughest. It was to host Mustang in the tournament opener. The Millerettes (15-7) led the game going into the seventh inning after AJ Rayburn blasted a solo…

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Millers to face improved Norman team in Friday game

Yukon coach Jeremy Reed knows two things about the Norman Tigers — they are better than many teams expected and they have some very talented players. The Tigers are next up for the Yukon Millers, who enter district play with a 2-1 record. The Millers defeated Norman North last week 41-24 while the Tigers will…

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Requests for absentee ballots skyrocket

Voters who plan to cast their votes in the Nov. 3 General Election by absentee ballot should begin receiving them in the mail this week. Wanda Armold, the election board secretary, said absentee ballots for military personnel were mailed out last week. Those for the general public will begin going out this week. As of…

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Students return to Yukon classrooms

After more than a month of teaching classes through video cameras and laptop computers, Yukon teachers finally got an opportunity to do what they do best — teach … in person. More than 8,000 students made their way to their classrooms Monday for the first time this school year. “It was nice,” Superintendent Dr. Jason…

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City’s pot rules see new challenge

A Yukon city ordinance that governs the use of medical marijuana is being challenged for a second time in Canadian County District Court. Attorneys representing 4-Eyed Buds LLC filed a petition seeking a declaratory judgment against the city on Thursday. The lawsuit claims the city overreached with its ordinance that prohibits the commercial growing of…

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Yukon netters mark Senior Night with win

After trailing by eight points midway through the third set, it looked like the Yukon Millerettes’ volleyball team might have to play a fourth set Thursday. Down 17-9, coach Rachel Allred called a timeout and told her team they needed to be more aggressive. And aggressive they became. Slowly, but surely, the Millerettes (4-7) dug…

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