city of mustang

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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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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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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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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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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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department reported the following arrests between Dec. 8 through Dec. 13. Kristopher Priest, 40, Mustang: Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, driving while license privilege suspended; Jose Esteban Paredes, 41, Oklahoma City: Eluding police officer, obstructing officer, possession of controlled substance, driving with license canceled/suspended/revoked, failure to maintain security; Ronald Henderson, 30,…

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Residents win delay in oil, gas well drilling

By Chris Eversole Residents who are fighting plans to drill two fracking wells at S.W. 29th Street and Czech Hall Road between Mustang and Yukon won a small victory this week at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. An administrative law judge on Tuesday denied an application to move forward with the wells on an emergency basis.…

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Kids and police bond at Shop with an Officer

By Chris Eversole The Mustang Police Department and high school volunteers took a dozen Mustang children on a Christmas shopping spree Saturday through its Shop with an Officer program. “It’s one of our favorite times of the year,” said Deputy Police Chief Mike Wallace. “It’s great to see the smiles on the kids’ faces,” he…

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Mustang bus involved in wreck

A Mustang school bus was involved in a crash on highway 152 and Silver Rd this evening. A vehicle was turning onto highway 152 around 4 p.m. when it was struck by another vehicle. Bus route 2 was traveling west bound when it was hit in a secondary incident. No one in the school bus…

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