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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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Mustang grieves loss of longtime resident, commissioner

Longtime Mustang resident Don Young, 88, died last Tuesday at his home in Mustang. Young grew up in Mustang and graduated from Mustang High School in 1946. Young did many things, making him a staple to the Mustang community, as well as all of Canadian County. He was an area farmer and rancher his entire…

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Tate Publishing Founder, CEO accused of embezzlement, extortion

Richard Tate, 70, and his son Ryan Tate, 38, who operated Tate Publishing and Tate Music Group, were arrested Thursday on eight felony charges and one misdemeanor charge. The charges include four felony counts of embezzlement, one felony count of attempted extortion by threat, two felony counts of extortion by threat, one felony count of…

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