Mustang City Council

Western Days

By Chris Eversole Western Days persevered despite on and off rain, with the only casualty of the weather being the rodeo. “In all the years we’ve been doing the rodeo, this is the first time that both days were canceled,” said Western Days Chairman Jeff Hopper. The rodeo has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Sept.…

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Council adopts medical marijuana regulations

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council reluctantly approved regulations on Tuesday that follows the state adoption of medical marijuana. The regulations provide that medical marijuana stores be at least 1,000 feet from schools and parks, and it sets fees for the businesses involved. The rules also set standards for businesses that grow and process…

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Hagan, who started on council in 1996, honored

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council gave a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to Linda Hagan, who resigned from the council last month for health reasons.Council member Darrell Noblitt, who served with Hagan when he was on council from 2002 to 2005, noted that Hagan had been part of many accomplishments while serving on council…

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Mustang Council Approves 117-Unit Crystal Springs Addition

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council on Tuesday approved the final plat for the Crystal Springs Addition. The new subdivision, being built by 29Sara, LLC, will have 117 homes on 33 acres. It is located at the southwest corner of North Clear Springs Road and West SW 59th Street. Crystal Springs will offer homes…

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Councilman announces resignation

Kevin Riley, Ward 1 councilman, announced Tuesday he would be resigning in September. Riley and his wife decided to build their own home and their current home sold quicker than they anticipated. They will be closing at the end of September. Riley will no longer be living in Ward I and therefore, can no longer…

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Residents voice concerns over rezoning of property

By E.I. Hillin Residents of Cottonwood Terrace, an east Mustang neighborhood, are concerned what the rezoning of a property next to theirs could lead to in the future. The property, owned by Harry Weatherford and Josephine Weatherford, is located at 150 N. Morgan Road and 1711 ½ E. State Highway 152. It is a total…

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Schweinberg wins election

  Incumbent Jess Schweinberg holds onto his Ward VI seat on the Mustang City Council. Schweinberg won the election against Don Mount with more than 76 percent of the vote on Tuesday. Schweinberg said attacking water and road issues will continue to be a priority. After the city council meeting on Tuesday Schweinberg said under…

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Two compete for City Council Ward VI seat

by E.I. Hillin Two Mustang residents are competing for the City Council Ward VI seat. Former councilman Don Mount challenges incumbent Jess Schweinberg for the post. Residents in Ward VI can cast their votes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Both men are long-time members of the Mustang community. Mount and Schweinberg spoke…

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