city of mustang

Schweinberg elected mayor

From Staff Reports Jess Schweinberg defeated Jan Yakish in the Mustang mayoral race on Tuesday. Schweinberg received 464 votes to Yakish’s 219. “I’m excited for this next chapter with the council,” Schweinberg said following Tuesday’s city council meeting, during which Mayor Jay Adams announced Schweinberg as the victor. “I’m following a great leader, and I’m…

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Egg hunts set for Saturday

By LARISSA COPELAND News Editor Saturday, thousands of area children will race across the lawn of the Mustang Town Center, scrambling for prize-filled eggs and enjoying free Easter-themed activities as part of Mustang’s Eggstravaganza and Easter egg hunt. “We usually have a great turnout,” said program coordinator Heather Huff. “We have anywhere from 3,000 to…

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Settlement possible in Mustang’s fracking lawsuit

By Chris Eversole The lawsuit that the city of Mustang brought over two proposed oil and gas wells in the city appears to be moving toward a settlement. Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse on Wednesday directed Citizen Energy II to submit additional evidence by Dec. 27, and he said he would rule on the…

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Judge stalls company’s plans for oil, gas wells

By Chris Eversole Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse on Monday issued a temporary restraining order that the City of Mustang sought in its lawsuit over plans for two oil and natural gas wells in the northwestern corner of the city. Hesse scheduled a hearing for Dec. 20 to consider further actions on the lawsuit.…

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Judge to hear city’s challenge of fracking

By Chris Eversole While nearby property owners nervously await planned drilling of two oil and natural gas wells in far northwest Mustang, a judge has schedule a hearing for Monday on the city’s lawsuit over the project. Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse will hear the City of Mustangs motion for a temporary injunction requiring…

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New subdivision appeals to empty-nesters, retirees

By Chris Eversole Norman-based Landmark Fine Homes is bringing a new development concept to the Mustang and Yukon areas. The 127-lot Springs at Skyline Trail, which is part of Landmark’s Reunion series, features homes with luxury furnishing on reduced lots sizes in a gated community. It is located on Reno Avenue between Czech Hall Road and Garth…

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Obituary: Karen Alaina Hott

Karen Alaina Hott of Mustang, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017, at the age of 52 after a lifetime battle of Crohn’s and other health issues.  She was born on June 3 1965, in Lynchburg, Virginia. Karen was a graduate of Mustang High School in 1983, where she was active in volleyball and softball. She…

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Mustang alpaca farm flourishes

By Chris Eversole Mike and Kathy Fleming of Mustang were looking for something to do together after Matt, the youngest of their three children, graduated from high school. The couple has woven together a business – Mustang Creek Alpaca Co. – based on the South American breed of animals that are smaller than llamas. They…

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Mustang couple thankful, despite fire

By Chris Eversole On Oct. 31, Karl and Dea Mengers were enjoying a quiet evening – at home their dream home on nine acres of rolling hills three and a half miles south of Mustang and east of Cemetery Road. At 8:37 p.m., Karl got a call from their alarm company, U.S. Security. “They said…

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Quick, quiet new Mustang power plant takes off

By Chris Eversole With U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas at his side, OG&E’s CEO Sean Trauschke clicked a mouse and turned on the Rolls Royce of power generation Friday. Within 10 minutes, the Rolls Royce engine that powers one of seven new generators at Oklahoma Gas and Electric’s Mustang Energy Center was quietly humming. “Being able…

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