Yukon community

Rugby Club to put on inaugural fundraiser

  Rugby was born in Canadian County in the fall 2014 when the Yukon Rugby Club was formed. Its first official season was the spring of 2015. Four years after its birth, the Yukon Rugby Club has grown to the largest school rugby club in the state. It has 60-70 members at the elementary-age level…

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Two city road projects near completion

  The newly realigned Vandament Avenue in Yukon is expected to open to the public next week. Construction crews from Bishop Construction poured the final section of the roadway earlier this week. City Manager Jim Crosby said the concrete will need to “season” for a few days before it can be driven on, but it…

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Event raises funds for Yukon programs

  More than a dozen FFA and 4-H members will be doing a little extra manual labor over the next few weeks after auctioning off their services on Friday. But it is for a good cause. … Themselves. The annual labor auction helped raise several thousand dollars to benefit the Yukon FFA chapter as well…

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Yukon diaper drive to aid Bethany hospital

  For the fourth year, the Yukon Friends of the Park are hosting a diaper drive to benefit the Children’s Center in Bethany. The event will continue through New Year’s Day and is part of the Holiday Helpers’ Gift Drive. Jan Scott, director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Yukon, said the center…

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Yukon boy, 6, seeks donations for animal shelter

  Most six-year-old boys want footballs, basketballs or the latest video games for their birthday gifts. Rason Bentley wants to help the animals being housed at the Yukon Animal Shelter. Rason, who turns 6 on Dec. 19, hopes to provide pet food, blankets to keep them warm, and toys for the animals. And he’s teaming…

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Community responds after teen’s bike is stolen

A social media post about a teenager whose bicycle was stolen from a shopping center parking lot went viral earlier this week, and the result was that in less than two hours, the teen had a new bike. Carolyn Pruett pulled into the parking lot of the Chisholm Trail shopping center Tuesday evening and found…

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