Mustang News

ROTC instructor recruits students for Memorial Marathon

By Chris Eversole Mustang High School will be well represented Sunday at the 2019 Memorial Marathon. JROTC instructor Jorge Moreira, a retired Army master sergeant, is serving as one of the marathon’s ambassadors. He recruited two girls and three boys to run the event. In preparation for the Memorial Marathon, the students ran several events,…

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Lady Broncos capture district title over Norman North

For an entire year the Mustang girls soccer team wanted revenge on Norman North. The Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos last season in a de facto district championship in Norman. “The nerves were definitely up there. But I knew that we just had to come in and play a full 80-minute game and do…

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Booster ex-official’s embezzlement hearing reset

The arraignment for the former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has been continued until May. Raymond Craig Davis Jr. is charged with a single count of embezzlement. He is accused of taking more than $10,000 from the booster club’s accounts for personal use. Davis has pleaded not guilty but had been expected change that…

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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between April 16 and April 20: Krista Dawn Rushing, 29, Oklahoma City: Obstructing city officer, disorderly conduct; Britni Lauren Michaels, 21, Oklahoma City: Possession of paraphernalia, possession of heroin, two counts failure to appear; Juan Jose Carreno, 41, Oklahoma City: Driving under the influence, driving with revoked…

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Mustang grad Emily Helms conquers Boston Marathon

A Mustang grad and figure who can be seen running around town quite often competed in her first ever Boston Marathon Monday. “It is very historic in general in the running community. So, it was cool to be a part of something that big,” said Emily Helms. Helms graduated from Mustang High School in 2013…

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School board, union agree to $40K base pay for Mustang district teachers

By Larissa Copeland Starting teachers in the Mustang School District will earn $2,000 more than first-year teachers did last year after the school board approved an agreement with the Mustang Education Association. The decision came during an April 11 special meeting of the school board. Under the new salary schedule, first-year certified Mustang teachers will…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between April 7 and April 13: Kyle Louis Thompson, 27, Oklahoma City: Driving under the influence, possession of controlled substance, violation of the Oklahoma vehicle license and registration act; Chance Lee Salisbury, 34, Mustang: Two counts possession of controlled substance; Linda Cerna Knowles, 34, Mustang: Driving with…

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Fast pitch coming to Union City

It was a unique path to take, but Union City Public Schools has added fast-pitch softball to its regimen. With a unanimous to none by the school board Monday, the girls will now have the opportunity to get on the softball diamond in the fall. “The board voted on it 5-0 and the community, as…

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New performing arts center faces budget trims

By Chris Eversole The Mustang Board of Education sees the new performing arts center as the school district’s showplace, but a tough construction market may lessen its visual impact. Board member Jeff Landrith complained about the possible trims on the building at Monday’s board meeting. He noted that the board set high expectations when it…

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