Mustang Oklahoma

Brittany’s Play Adventure, Mustang’s ‘something good’

Saturday’s grand opening for Brittany’s Play Adventure was truly something special. I got emotional and teared up when I saw all the children and adults walk past the sign and walk into the now open playground. Young or old, disabled or not, everyone was together, everyone was unified and everyone was able to play. Tiffany…

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OMG: Safe-to-eat cookie dough comes to Mustang

A new food truck based out of Mustang is making people across the metropolitan area say “OMG” in a different way than they have before. dOugh M G food truck, owned by Deana and Taylor Haines, sells safe-to-eat cookie dough. Deana has always dreamed of owning her own food truck, but from starting the business…

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Starbucks coming to Mustang

The City Manager’s report revealed Starbucks will be coming to Mustang, and not all residents are happy. Rumors about a Starbucks coming to Mustang went around town for a while, but City Manager Tim Rooney confirmed Starbucks has signed a lease to occupy the parcel at 132 E. State Highway 152. The coffee chain will…

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Learning to Grow

Mustang Valley Elementary students are being taught more than just what you’ll find on end-of-year tests. As part of their school day, the students help take care of the school garden. “We decided to create a school garden as a project to kind of get the kids outside some and start teaching them skills that…

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Marcella McDowell Akin

Marcella McDowell Akin was born March 25, 1920, in Mountainburg, AR She passed from this earth on May 16, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Marcella was preceded in death by: Her husband Robert Lee Akin Her parents James and Rosie McDowell Her brothers and sisters: Anna Wolf, Edith Dixon, Odessa Koelsch, Reuben McDowell, Daisy…

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City manager brings fresh ideas to Council

By Chris Eversole, Contributing Writer Speeding through neighborhoods is the No. 1 complaint the City of Mustang receives, and City Manager Tim Rooney has an idea to help – speed tables. Unlike speed bumps, speed tables have a beveled edge and run up to 25 feet before easing a vehicle down on the other side.…

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MHS teacher suspended on rape allegations

A Mustang High School teacher has been suspended due to rape allegations that were made Friday. The teacher, who has not been identified, is suspended pending the outcome of an investigation. Shannon Rigsby, communications officer for Mustang Public School sent an email Monday stating a teacher had been suspended pending the outcome of investigation into…

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Family Outdoor Day looks to be rained out

The Mustang Public Schools Foundation and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation planned to host Family Outdoor Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wild Horse Park, but it looks like it’ll be rained out, Director Rhonda Hurst said. There is a 90 percent chance for rain Saturday and thunderstorms are expected for the…

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Mustang listed in top 10 safest cities

Mustang is one of the top 10 safest cities in Oklahoma, a study shows. The city was recently ranked No. 8 by The National Council for Home Safety and Security. “It’s a great honor and I think it’s reflective of how our citizens hopefully feel when they return to Mustang at the end of the…

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