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Suspicious package deemed harmless

By Hayden Tucker Reports of a suspicious package at the Mustang Post Office Tuesday turned out to be nothing more than an envelope that had lost its mailing label. However, the initial reports, which can in around 7 p.m. to the Mustang Police Department prompted officers from the Mustang Police Department and other agencies to…

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New science academy to emphasize hands-on learning

By Chris Eversole Mustang Public Schools are looking forward to the opening of the new high school science academy at the start of the new school year. Construction of the modern building is progressing well, and the science academy will be completed in the spring, Assistant Superintendent Tracy Skinner said. “We’re fortunate to be upgrading…

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New owners zone in on fun at Zone 152

By Hayden Tucker Under new ownership, Zone 152 is hoping to establish itself as a place for people of all ages to have fun. Formerly Play Zone, the multi-purpose activity building has attractions ranging from inflatables to laser tag. With a new emphasis on age inclusion, Zone 152 is attempting to appeal to people from…

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Former Mustang Touchdown Club president misses hearing on Wednesday

By Brody Feldmann and Chris Eversole Raymond Craig Davis Jr., the former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club, did not appear at his scheduled preliminary hearing conference on charges that he embezzled $10,120.55 from the organization over 18 months. Canadian County Special Judge Jack McCurdy said that he would authorize a bench warrant for Davis…

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Financially Strong

By Chris Eversole Mustang Public Schools are staying financially strong while adding 75 new staff members and implementing pay raises the Legislature approved in the springs – changes that increased the annual budget to $73.1 million, up from $60.8 million. The stability took years of preparation, said Chief Financial Officer Nancy McKay. That preparation included:…

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Mustang Creek Crossing

By Chris Eversole Mustang Creek Crossing, a 260-acre mixed-use development, is being planned between N. Mustang Road and S.W. Sara Road and north of S.W. 15th Street. “This is the largest commercially zoned parcel available in Oklahoma, and we’re really excited about it,” said Don Hayes, the real estate broker involved in the project. The project…

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Mustang science teacher arrested

By Brody Feldmann A recently hired Mustang North Middle School teacher was arrested Sunday after being accused of stealing drugs from an Oklahoma City home. Jennifer Leah Beaty, 39, was arrested Sunday evening on complaints of stealing from a house along with stealing a controlled dangerous substance, according to an Oklahoma City police report. Beaty…

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Man shot to death by deputies identified

The man shot and killed by five Canadian County sheriff deputies on Monday has been identified as Alexander Lindahl, 24, of Mustang. Lindahl, who is accused of stealing a pickup from a Tuttle-based business, led officers on a chase that went through Union City, El Reno and Okarche and reached speeds of more than 100…

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