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Reading goes to the dogs in Mustang

By Chris Eversole Twelve young readers participated in the Read to Dogs event Saturday at the Mustang Public Library. “This gives them confidence,” said Youth Services Librarian Nichole Valencia. “The dogs don’t judge.” Reading to dogs lowers stress and inspires confidence, she said. Andrea Reed, of Therapy Dogs International, said she started training her two…

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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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Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

On a night that Mustang Public Schools approved a new superintendent, the Broncos football team is also under new supervision. Lee Blankenship, 33, has been approved as the Broncos’ seventh head football coach in school history. “I’m not anything special, to be honest. There are a lot of great football coaches around this state. What…

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Search is over for Mustang

Mustang football has its seventh head coach in school history by naming Lee Blankenship, 33, the head man pending board approval Monday. Blankenship comes to Mustang after a one year stay at Bartlesville High School. The Bruins ended the season with a 4-6 record, as did the Broncos, after a 1-9 season the year before…

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Bradley ready to lead Mustang schools

By Chris Eversole Mustang Deputy School Superintendent Charles Bradley said Thursday that he was excited that the board of education has selected him as the sole finalist for superintendent. School Board President Jeff Landrith announced the decision, which the board is expected to affirm by formally appointing Bradley at its meeting Monday. “I really wanted…

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Bailey receives $137,500 in settlement with Mustang Public Schools

In a settlement between Mustang Public Schools and fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr., the school district agreed to pay Bailey $137,500. The agreement was reached in principal at a settlement conference at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Oklahoma City on Nov. 2, and the settlement agreement was filed Nov. 14.…

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CV Tech doubling campus on Czech Hall Road

By Chris Eversole, staff writer Health careers training is Canadian Valley Technology Center’s fastest growing program, and it’s responding by building a 64,000-square-foot addition to its Dr. Earl Cowan Campus. The addition will more than double the size of the campus, which is now houses in a 54,000-square-foot building at the corner of Czech Hall…

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