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Commissioners take no action during Lakehoma Lake discussion

Canadian County Commissioners discussed a possible action in maintaining Lakehoma Lake where algae has grown significantly throughout the years at Tuesday’s meeting. “It involves an area that lies in my district,” Commissioner David Anderson said. “These lakes are county-owned because in 1977 it went through the delinquent tax process. Over the years, the county has…

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Firefighter of the Year

Fire Lt. Josh Moore raked in another title after being named Department Firefighter of the Year by American Legion Post 353 of Mustang at the April 6 city council meeting. Moore is set to receive the Oklahoma State Firefighter of the Year Award from the American Legion Department of Oklahoma at a convention July 16…

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City council participates in yearly training program

“What gets measured, gets done,” said Bill Tackett with the Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group. “What gets measured with feedback, gets improved and what gets measured and rewarded, gets repeated.” The Mustang City Council approved training from OMAG June 15. Councilmembers receive training annually. This was the third year for the council to participate. Tackett presented…

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Ammo shortages affect local police departments

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a two-part series about ammunition shortages throughout Canadian County. The first part explains how local police departments have been affected. Ammunition shortages have affected the U.S. for a little less than a year. “It’s created such a stir,” Yukon Police Chief John Corn said. The police department…

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Residents calling for maintenance at Lakehoma Lake

Mustang’s Lakehoma Lake is not seen by most residents as a place of escape from scorching temperatures during the summer months. Algae and Canada Geese rid the lake that was once seen as a place families could visit and enjoy themselves. Andrew “Andy” Stewart recently moved into the Lakehoma neighborhood and is calling for change…

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Isaias Silva earns All-City top honor at event

As a freshman, Isaias Silva scored five goals, but as a sophomore the Bronco led Class 6A in goals with 26. On top of the 26 goals, Silva also collected 11 assists during the Broncos semifinal run. “I feel like I grew my mentality, and the speed of play at the high school level helped…

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