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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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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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Police Logs

The Mustang police department reported the following arrests between Jan. 6 and Jan. 12. Jacob Allen Weeks, 29, Mustang: Driving under suspension, defective or improper brake lights; Kellie Joann Sullivan, 49, Hinton: Driving under suspension, speeding; Barry Lovell Emerich, 32, Mustang: Child endangerment, possession of controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, domestic assault and battery in…

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Three area women start crisis nursery in Oklahoma City

Roughly a year ago, Jennifer Roberts couldn’t sleep after hearing the story of a child being abused in the Oklahoma City area. She decided it was time to take action. “I just asked what I could do. I wanted to do something different to help. There are great organizations out there that do great things,…

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Picklo snaps a 12-year drought at Geary

  It had been 12 years since the Mustang Broncos had a champion at the oldest wrestling tournament in the United States, Geary Invitational. The Geary Invitational held its 75th consecutive tournament over the weekend at Geary High School. Among the teams that attended the tournament were Blair Academy, New Jersey, ranked No. 1; Tuttle,…

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Blankenship begins tenure at Mustang High School

  There is a new face walking the halls at Mustang High School as of Monday. The new head coach for the Broncos football program, Lee Blankenship, 33, started his tenure in Mustang on Monday. Some may ask, “Who is Lee Blankenship?” “Lee Blankenship is the guy that when they say Coach Blankenship is here,…

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Mustang reaps saving with new OKC water agreement

  By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council approved last week a 30-year water contract with Oklahoma City that will save money and avoid major hikes in rates. The new agreement drops the rate from $5.73 per 1,000 gallons to $2.22 per 1,000 gallons. If this rate had been in effect in 2018, Mustang would…

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Mustang JROTC cadet nominated to West Point

By Chris Eversole Andrew Borseth joins a growing list of Mustang High School JROTC students who have been nominated to a service academy. Borseth has his fingers crossed that his nomination to West Point will result in an appointment there, but he realizes that Mustang’s success rate on service academy appointments is about 50 percent.…

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True Sky Credit Union to give members year-end interest rebates

True Sky Credit Union announced they voted to give year-end interest rebates of $96,716 to its 52,800 members. The credit union has already direct deposited a portion of the sum to its members. Full Press Release: Oklahoma City, Jan. 8, 2018 — True Sky Credit Union board members voted to give year-end interest rebates and dividends of $96,716 to more than 50,000…

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Area News

Rowe resigns from school board

The Yukon School Board is looking for a new member after one of its own resigned last week. Don Rowe, who serves the District in Seat 3, resigned effective June 28. His letter of resignation was made public during Monday’s school board meeting. In the letter to Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth, dated June 28, Rowe…

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Area Sports

Oklahoma can’t overcome ugly start against Crimson Tide

MIAMI – For the second straight season, Oklahoma was selected to play in the College Football Playoff, and for the second straight season, the Sooners walk away asking themselves what if. Most knew it would be a tall challenge to beat Alabama, who has been ranked No. 1 the entire season, but with the explosive…

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