Canadian County

County road projects receive federal funds

Canadian County is one of three counties in central Oklahoma chosen to participate in a program that allows federal transportation funds to be used for road maintenance projects. The money will be disbursed through the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. District 3 County Commissioner Jack Stewart said this is the first time federal funds have been…

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Charges filed as online sex stings nets five men

An Oklahoma City man who thought he was “sexting” with a 14-year-old girl from Canadian County was one of five people charged Friday with trying to solicit sex with a minor. The charge against Tyler Ryan Hull,24, is related to an investigation that began Dec. 13. Authorities say Hull and a Canadian County sheriff’s investigator,…

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Canadian County GOP leadership put in question

Canadian County’s sheriff this week called for a change in leadership of the county’s Republican Party. Chris West, during the group’s monthly meeting, urged those attending to consider making a change in the party’s leadership. West’s remarks followed a letter that was sent to members of the state Legislature urging that lawmakers consider changing how…

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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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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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Man jailed after stand-off in Yukon drainage pipe

A Yukon man wanted for failing to appear for a court appearance kept officers at bay for almost three hours Sunday while hiding in the city’s drainage system. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West said his office received a tip Sunday that Donnie Ray Parks, 46, was at a residence in Yukon. When deputies arrived, they…

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McCurdy takes seat as district judge

  Jack McCurdy became only the fourth district judge in Canadian County since 1984 when he took the oath of office Friday. McCurdy was sworn in by retired District Judge Edward Cunningham. Cunningham also appointed McCurdy in 2007 to the bench as a special judge. McCurdy was the second of four Canadian County judges who…

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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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Teacher walkout, elections highlight 2018 news

From a teacher walkout to road projects, 2018 was filled with plenty of news. Over the next two editions, the Yukon Review will give a brief synopsis of some of the top stories that impacted Yukon and Canadian County. JANUARY Newspaper sale On Jan. 1, Chisholm Trail LLC purchased The Yukon Review and Mustang News.…

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