Mustang Oklahoma

Obituary: Chester Glen Moore

Chester Glen Moore, age 78, of Mustang, died September 19th, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 25th, 1939 in Florence, CA, to Lowell Chester and Dorothy Frances (Archer) Moore. He graduated from Cheyenne Valley High School in 1958 and earned his BA and Master’s degree from Central…

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Evany Clinic to host 5k to raise funds

Wild Horse Park will soon be filled with runners who want to “Run for a Reason.” The Evany Clinic, a pregnancy and wellness clinic located at 238 N. Mustang Rd., is hosting the “5K for 50K” the morning of Oct. 7. The 5k is titled the “5K for 50K” because it’s a fundraiser for the…

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Longtime Mustang church gets a name change

“Life Tabernacle” is a thing of the past because it’s switched to “Empowered Church.” The Mustang church opened in the late 70s as Life Tabernacle, but due to most not knowing what tabernacle means anymore and the name just being outdated, they decided to rebrand the church, Pastor Randy Sholund said. They decided to go…

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Obituary: Katie Jean Deason

Katie Jean Deason age 80 passed away peacefully Monday September 18th 2017 with her family by her side. She was born August 31st 1937 in Harlingen, TX. After high school Katie went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone holding various positions over a 32 year career. After retirement Katie was a devoted care giver to…

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Mustang named one of the best places to live

Mustang, Oklahoma is one of the best places to live in the U.S., according to Money Magazine. The City of Mustang was named one of the Best Places to Live 2017 by Time INC.’s Money, in partnership with realtor.com. Money is a publication of Time Magazine that helps readers invest sensibly, plan wisely, and spend…

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Bronco Nutrition to host grand opening

Mustang residents have a new opportunity to get healthy. Bronco Nutrition, an Herbalife nutrition club located at 429 E. State Highway 152, has been having a soft opening since Sept. 2, but will host their grand opening next Saturday. Jo Lynn and David Johnson, longtime Mustang residents, decided to open Bronco Nutrition because they were…

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A Mustang family is ‘Cook’n It Up’

A mother/daughter pair recently opened their own food truck that is bringing unique combinations of food to the Mustang, Yukon and El Reno areas. Debbie and Katlyn Cook opened “Cook’n It Up Food Truck & Catering” July 20 and 21 for a soft opening at IGG Screen Printing & Graphics, 1605 E. Highway 66 in…

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City officials make strides in resolving drainage issues

City officials continue their plan to solve the drainage issues in the city. “There are drainage channels throughout the city—usually behind residential properties there will be a drainage channel which is part of the overall drainage system for the subdivision. In order for the drainage system to work in that subdivision, those need to be…

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Remembering… Kind of Heart

By Molly Lemmons, Mustang resident and former Mustang News columnist “This seems like a perfect, gentle place to live and raise children, doesn’t it?”  I was speaking to my husband as we drove through the little town of Mustang, Oklahoma in the fall of 1963. Indeed, my expression of that thought panned out to be…

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Sales tax returns continue to grow

July sales tax returns for Canadian County communities brought in some interesting results. Mustang’s sales tax increased from $867,995 to $933.053. Use tax jumped to $39,173 compared to $34,435 in 2016. One town saw a fairly significant dip in its city sales tax, but a substantial rise in its use tax returns, while another had…

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