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Council bids tearful farewell to city employee

City Manager Tim Rooney recognized employee Edigar Kajirwa and Lowe’s representatives for their service to Mustang at Tuesday’s council meeting. Kajirwa began his experience with the city as an intern four years ago. He started working fulltime for the city about a year ago. Rooney met Kajirwa at a University of Central Oklahoma job event.…

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Mustang Chamber eyes possible new home

The Mustang Chamber of Commerce has been looking for a permanent location since March. In the July City Manager’s Report, Tim Rooney said staff had identified land within Wild Horse Park that is adjacent to City Hall. “That’s our best option right now to pursue,” Chamber Director and CEO Renee Peerman said. “We’re hoping it…

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Firefighters honored for life-saving efforts: New Mustang firefighters, police officers sworn in at meeting

Six Mustang firefighters were awarded life-saving medals at the Tuesday city council meeting. At about 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve 2020, the department responded to a shortness of breath call. Firefighters assessed Franklin Cox, 73, who was slow to respond and later went into cardiac arrest, Fire Chief Craig Carruth said. The first responders’ life-saving efforts…

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City council participates in yearly training program

“What gets measured, gets done,” said Bill Tackett with the Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group. “What gets measured with feedback, gets improved and what gets measured and rewarded, gets repeated.” The Mustang City Council approved training from OMAG June 15. Councilmembers receive training annually. This was the third year for the council to participate. Tackett presented…

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Divided council approves multiple tattoo parlors

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council decided Tuesday to not draw the line on tattoo parlors. The majority of council members approved special use permits for two proposed tattoo parlors on West State Highway 152. The first tattoo parlor the council considered was at 236 W. State Highway 152. Council members Darrell Noblitt and…

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Three newcomers win council seats

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council will have two new faces as a result of Tuesday’s election – and one member who just started. In Ward 2 race, Keith Teeples defeated incumbent Josh Leete by 54 to 41 votes, or 57 percent. In the Ward 6 race, Nathan Sholund defeated David Harper by 65…

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