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Hamilton brings home gold

For the first time in school history, Mustang swimming has a regional champion; Hannah Hamilton. “I think it is really cool. Swimming doesn’t get a lot of recognition at the school, so for me to be able to put swimming in the school is really cool. It is really nice for me, too, because this…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between Jan. 27 and Feb. 2. Taylor Nicole Dechant, 19, Oklahoma City: Possession of CDS, unsafe lane use, possession of paraphernalia, DUI – driver under 21; Andrew Owen Quinlan, 21, Yukon: Failure to wear seat belt, driving while license suspended; Steven Clytus, 32, Oklahoma City: Three counts…

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Canadian County Jail Log

The Canadian County Jail reported the following arrests between Jan. 24 ad Jan. 30: Newton Ralph Akeen, 32, Gracemont: Driving with a suspended license; Amy Renaye Black, 32, El Reno: Warrant; David Bonfil, 40, Driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license; Michael Lowell Bonjour, 33, Yukon: Driving under the influence, failure to carry…

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Cur’Tiera Haywood surpasses 1,000 points

For the first time since the 2007-08 season, the Mustang Lady Broncos had an individual reach the 1,000-point milestone. Cur’Tiera Haywood hit the mark on Dec. 10 in the championship game of the Plainview Tournament. “My parents told me the game before, but it didn’t change my mindset. I still played my game, but, yes,…

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Legislators tout new era of cooperation

By Chris Eversole It’s a new day at the Oklahoma Capitol, and the legislators representing the Mustang area are excited to be a part of it. Four of them shared their excitement at the legislative breakfast held Tuesday at the Mustang Town Center. Newly-elected Rep. Brian Hill noted that new Gov. Kevin Stitt “bounces around…

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Miss Mustang Pageant draws 300

By Chris Eversole Around 300 people attended the Miss Mustang Scholarship Pageant Saturday, a big increase from the 170 who attended last year’s event. Jaci Deitrick won the Miss Mustang title, and Emily Yannatone was the runner-up. This is second year for the pageant and the first year for the Outstanding Teen competition. The new…

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Looking for revenge

Mustang hosted District Dual last Thursday, which included Edmond Memorial, Moore, Norman and the Broncos. The team with the best record after the three duals heads to Dual State at Firelake Casino in Shawnee. Mustang finished the dual 3-0 in blow-out fashion to advance to Dual State for the second straight season. It had been…

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Police Logs

The Mustang police department recorded the following arrests between Jan. 20 and Jan. 26:   Cassandra Ann Knight, 27, Tuttle: DUI, possession of a controlled substance; Cory Michael Mauller, 26, Mustang: Failure to appear, warrant service; Isaac Ray Cronemeyer, 20, Mustang: Sale or operatioin of vehicle without stop or turn lamps, possession of paraphernalia, acquire…

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Mustang city council gets sticker shock from animal shelter proposed cost

By Chris Eversole Mustang City Council members expressed surprise Tuesday about an increase in the budget for upgrading the city’s animal shelter. In the year that city staff has been working on the project, the estimated cost has grown from the original $250,000. Now, the cost for the building’s shell is estimated at $421,000, and…

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Mustang wrestling makes history

The Mustang wrestling team had a successful outing over the weekend with a second-place finish at the Owasso Dual Tournament. Mustang finished with a 5-1 record, with its only loss of the season coming to nationally ranked, No. 13, Allen (Texas) High. “Overall, I give us a good. I still think we have some more…

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Reading goes to the dogs in Mustang

By Chris Eversole Twelve young readers participated in the Read to Dogs event Saturday at the Mustang Public Library. “This gives them confidence,” said Youth Services Librarian Nichole Valencia. “The dogs don’t judge.” Reading to dogs lowers stress and inspires confidence, she said. Andrea Reed, of Therapy Dogs International, said she started training her two…

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Mustang swimming competes in COAC meet

EDMOND – Mustang swimming competed in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference (COAC) meet Saturday at Mitch Park. The Broncos didn’t have a full roster and had a tough day finding success. The Lady Broncos finished in seventh with 151.5 points, and the boys took eighth with 122 points. Mustang had two individuals place in the…

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VISION TO REALITY: Mustang grad Marin Godwin set to launch ‘unique’ online clothing store

Since she was in high school, Marin Godwin knew she wanted to do something in the fashion industry. Less than two years after graduating from Mustang, Godwin is days away from realizing her dream. Godwin will launch an online clothing store Feb. 1 called Blue Honey. The store will include different clothes that Godwin picked…

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Mustang Education Center to host special event

  The Mustang Education Center will host a special education parent resource night from 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22. The event held at 400. N. Clear Springs Road in Mustang is a “come and go” event for the families of students with disabilities at Yukon, Mustang and Moore public schools. Eleven vendors will set…

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SKIATOOK TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS

With a new two-game winning streak, the Lady Broncos put its streak on the road in the Skiatook Tournament. Mustang opened the tournament with host, Skiatook in the first round and walked away with a 58-32 victory. Mustang’s Jaki Rollins led the Broncos with a game-high 21 points while Cur’Tiera Haywood added 17. “We didn’t…

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Mustang Performing Arts Center groundbreaking Friday

  By Shannon Rigsby Mustang Public Schools The public is invited to the groundbreaking for Mustang High School’s Performing Arts Center. The event will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the corner of Juniper Lane and Mustang Road. Superintendent Charles Bradley said the event will mark a new era in the history of Mustang Public…

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HALF A HUNDRED

All America Bank celebrating 50thanniversary By Chris Eversole All America Bank, the financial institution with the longest history in Mustang, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019. All America Bank, originally named First Mustang State Bank, has been a major contributor to the community, financing many construction projects and providing business and personal loans, said…

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Broncos declaw Edmond North

  EDMOND — After the Broncos fell to Edmond North by 3.5-points on Saturday in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Tournament, they got a chance for revenge in a dual head-to-head. Mustang entered the night as the No. 3 ranked team in Class 6A while Edmond North came in one spot lower at No. 4.…

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MHS on short lock down after suspicious bag found

Mustang High School was on lockdown for about 20 minutes Thursday after a bag containing a loaded weapon was found in the school’s media center, Mustang school official said. The bag, found in the school’s media center, garnered enough attention for school officials to contact resource officers and local police. The owner of the bag,…

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Yukon Review, Mustang News newspapers not affected by building lawsuit

First National Bank & Trust Co., based out of Chickasha, has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Yukon Review Building located at 110 S. 5th St. Yukon, Oklahoma. Those involved in the lawsuit are Son of Thunder, Star Communication, John Settle and Paula Settle. The Yukon Review and Mustang News newspapers will not…

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Area News

LifeChurch donates funds to Compassionate Hands, Manna Pantry

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Life.Church of Yukon demonstrated its commitment to helping the community Thursday by giving to two agencies that help the needy. Pastors Tim Knox and Logan Prince presented two checks of $6,000 each – one to Compassionate Hands and one to Manna Pantry. Ramona Ritchie, of Manna Pantry’s fundraising committee, noted that…

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Area Sports

Tondrell Durham resigns from Mustang

Mustang boys’ basketball coach Tondrell Durham resigned from his duties as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. Durham has spent the last two seasons as the coach of the Broncos and compiled a record of 18-27. The news comes six hours before the Broncos were scheduled to tip-off against the Norman Tigers on the road. “He resigned…

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