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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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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department reported the following arrests between Dec. 29 and Jan. 5. Shawn Isaac Hart, 44, Oklahoma City: Driving while license privilege revoked, imporoper license plate; Skyler Arndt, 25, Yukon: Possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, receive/possess/conceal stolen vehicle; Briana Nicole Winter, 24, Yukon: Two counts possession of controlled…

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Broncos fall in consolation championship

  Mustang hosted the inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic over the weekend, and the Broncos made their way into the consolation championship. The Broncos opened the tournament with a thriller against Tulsa Central on Thursday. Class 4A No. 3 Tulsa Central took a 51-39 lead into the fourth quarter before Mustang outscored the Braves…

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2018 in Review Part 2

  By Chris Eversole The months of April through August in the Mustang area were highlighted by a teachers’ walkout that led to pay raises, the Oklahoma Supreme court siding with the city council in its restrictions on two proposed oil and gas wells and the school superintendent leaving to head Oklahoma City Schools. In…

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Town Center a draw for fitness, expansion being completed

By Chris Eversole The Recreation Center at the Mustang Town Center was busy Monday as regular patrons and several newcomers worked out. The staff was expecting activity to pick up after the first of year, with people acting – at least for the time-being – on their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get…

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Avenge falls short for Lady Broncos in Mustang Holiday Classic

  In the inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic, the Lady Broncos had a chance to avenge their only loss of the season — to the Edmond North Lady Huskies. “I’m proud of them. I thought we had a good week,” said coach Kevin Korstjens. “This tournament is loaded with a lot of really, really…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department reported the following arrests between Dec. 22 and Dec. 28: Devon Vasquez, 20, Oklahoma City: Possession of marijuana, obstructing city officer, speeding excessive; Robert Allan Hughes, 47, Mustang: Driving under suspension, defective brake lights, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of CDS, possession of paraphernalia; Jermaine Elijah Reeves, 44, Oklahoma…

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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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Mustang swimming competes at Yukon Invitational

  Mustang swimming had an opportunity to get in the pool during the holiday break with the Yukon Invitational being rescheduled from Dec. 8 to Dec. 22. The meet was held at Mitch Park in Edmond, and with it being the weekend before Christmas, the Broncos had a skeleton roster. Mustang’s girls team had success,…

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Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic draws top teams to event

  This weekend, the Mustang Event Center will be overtaken by 13 basketball teams competing in the Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic. Competition begins at 9 a.m. Thursday and will last until the boys championship game tips off at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Lady Broncos and Broncos are in the primetime games Thursday with…

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2018 IN REVIEW

Oil wells challenge, walkout, superintendent turnover By Chris Eversole   The year 2018 in the Mustang area was highlighted by the courts siding with the city council in its restrictions on two proposed oil and gas wells, teachers walking out as part of a statewide actions that resulted in the Legislature increasing their pay and…

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Study session to focus on family justice center plans

  Canadian County District Attorney Mike Fields say his agency is beginning the process of creating a one-stop shop to help victims of family violence. Fields said Canadian County is exploring the possibility of creating a family justice center with the help of the national Alliance for Hope International. A family justice center brings together…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department reported the following arrests between Dec. 16 through Dec. 22.   Tiffany Edwards, 22, Moore: Two counts of larceny from retailer; Londyn Thompson, 21, Yukon: Warrant service for other agency, false representation to an officer; Charles Tavyn Sharp, 20, Yukon: Larceny from retailer; Andrew Dylan Jordan, 21, Oklahoma City: Driving without…

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Yukon prepares Owen Olsen for Naval Academy

  Most football players who sign letters of intent to play college football at the Naval Academy do so with little understanding of what it will take to be successful. For Yukon senior Owen Olsen, it is the exact opposite. Olsen signed his letter of intent during Wednesday’s early signing period to play football at…

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GRAPPLERS TAKE THIRD

Mustang wrestling impresses in tournament   As the No. 3 team in class 6A; the Mustang Broncos wrestling team traveled to Enid over the weekend to compete in the Mid-America Nationals. Mustang finished as the third best team at the tournament a year ago but wasn’t anywhere close to Arlington Martin or Tuttle. This season,…

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Area News

Yukon school meal prices set to increase

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com The price that students in the Yukon School District will pay for their meals is going up next year. The school board, on Monday, approved a 10-cent increase across the board for full-price meals. According to the district, elementary students will pay $1.20 for breakfast and $2.60 for lunch; middle school…

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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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