Yukon OK

Genteel Reflections prepares to close its doors

Genteel Reflections Gifts & Decor will soon be closing their doors after being open in Yukon about 13 years. The concept of the store came together in 2003 and the store opened in 2004, but now Owner Danny Osterberger is closing Genteel Reflections, located at 1777 Garth Brooks Blvd., to spend more time with family.…

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Sweets, treats and all the meats!

Plenty of Yukon residents showed up hungry to the Dale Robertson Center Thursday night, but left with full stomachs and smiles on their faces. Yukon’s 18th annual Taste of Yukon was a success. Taste of Yukon featured different types of food, including cupcakes, bread pudding, fudge, chicken tenders, smoked brisket, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, sushi,…

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St. John Nepomuk student named new Kid Governor

Audrey Patton, a fifth grader at St. John Nepomuk Catholic School, was recently chosen as Oklahoma’s 2017 Kid Governor by Sunbeam Family Services and the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA). The Kid Governor program began last year as a way for children to be represented in the state by a child going around speaking…

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New cupcake shop ‘takes Yukon by storm’

Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery is Yukon’s newest and sweetest shop. Owners Chris and Laura Watson have wanted to own their own business ever since they got married, they just weren’t sure what kind of business they wanted to own. “Kind of the American dream—wanted to be our own bosses. Last year, I was an HR…

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Community members play cards for a cause

Sounds of friendly chatter, rolling dice, and shuffling cards filled the church gymnasium at the First Church of Nazarene, 525 E. Main St., on Friday at the Card Playing Benefit for Compassionate Hands. “It’s a reunion of sorts,” said Thomas Buckley or “Pastor T” as many know him. “They pay to play and we feed…

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New Chinese restaurant asks for ‘a chance’

Angel Lin, owner of China Panda, wants the business to be the best that it can be, which she said she believes is up to the customers. China Panda is a new restaurant located at 941 Cornwell Dr. that opened on Jan. 3. China Panda offers American-style Chinese food for eating in or carrying out.…

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‘A Latte Love’ to go around

Local business owners are spreading love all over Oklahoma through coffee. A Latte Love Coffeehouse is a Christian mobile coffee shop that’s primary goal is to spread love wherever it goes. “We are feeding off the fact that our whole business is about the word needs more love,” Owner Ceeja Malmkar said. “There’s actually a…

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‘Fun for everybody’ at the Chocolate Festival

Tradition continues with Yukon’s annual Chocolate Festival this Saturday. There’s nothing not to like about it because “everybody likes chocolate,” said Jan Scott, director of Yukon Parks and Recreation. “There’s probably a few who don’t [like chocolate,] but it was a really easy event to get started,” Scott said. Scott and Librarian Sara Schieman started…

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