Mustang

Mustang mayoral candidate discusses plans

By CHRIS EVERSOLE Staff Writer Editor’s note: Attempts to reach candidate Jeff Schweinberg were unsuccessful as of press time. Jan Yakish promises to be a full-time mayor and to continue getting citizens involved in Mustang city government and decision-making about the city’s growth. “In my three years on the Mustang Planning Commission, I have realized…

Read More

Minco wind farms quietly generate power for nearly 100,000 homes

By CHRIS EVERSOLE Staff Writer Just 10 miles west of Mustang, a string of statuesque turbines begins – stretching for 11 miles on hilltops across a craggy landscape. The 188 turbines capture the Oklahoma wind and convert it into electricity. The turbines make up the Minco I, Minco II and Minco III wind farms, installations…

Read More

Mustang man accused of possessing child pornography

A Mustang man is facing charges of possession of child pornography after his arrest last week, officials with the Canadian County sheriff’s office said. Bryant Hurst, 46, is being held on $100,000 bail following his arrest Aug. 30, said Sheriff Chris West. According to a news release, authorities were tipped to Hurst by the National…

Read More

Youth football continues to grow in Mustang

Boys and girls in Mustang have the opportunity to be a part of a growing football association every year. The Mustang Youth Football Association (MYFA) is continuously growing. Last year the association had 18 teams, the most of any league, said Louis Krivanek, president of the association. MYFA provides a place for players ages 5-12,…

Read More

Baker prepares for final football season as a Bronco

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For Phillip Baker, 2017 has the potential to be a special season. After playing in the shadows of other Mustang tight ends most of his career, he has a chance to break out and be an integral player for the Broncos on the gridiron. However, Baker isn’t looking at it…

Read More

OBIT: Donna Jean Gilland

Donna Jean Gilland, age 66, passed from this earth to be with her Father in heaven, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  She was born in Great Bend, KS to Darwin and Betty Downing Adams on January 13, 1951.  Donna lived and graduated high school in Ulysses, KS in 1969.  She attended Dodge City Community College,…

Read More

OBIT: Kenneth (Butch) Dale Prehara

Kenneth (Butch) Dale Prehara, of Mustang, OK, passed away while riding with some of his best friends on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Taos, New Mexico. He was 55. Butch was raised in Mustang where he attended school and graduated in 1980. In the same year, Butch married LaDonna Sanders, and together they had two…

Read More

OBIT: Ole Powell

Ole was born on March 16, 1938 in McComb, Mississippi where he was raised, the second child of Felix and Ruby (Langenstein) Powell.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, a daughter Cynthia Lynn Powell, his father, mother, sister Anna Louise, and brother Felix Raymond, Jr.  After graduating from high school in 1956,…

Read More

Mayor proclaims July as ‘Parks, Recreation Month’

Parks around the country are being celebrated this month after the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Parks and Recreation Month. Major Jay Adams, with City Council’s approval, proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation month for the City of Mustang during Monday’s meeting. City Council meetings are usually hosted the first and third Tuesday…

Read More

Mustang man charged with computer crime

A Mustang man who was accused of having inappropriate conversations via social media with someone he thought was an 11-year-old boy has been charged with a computer-related crime. The Canadian County District Attorney’s Office has charged Kyle Henthorn with unlawful communications by use of technology. The charge was filed last week in district court. Henthorn,…

Read More