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#TylerStrong: Tyler Trent story sparks idea in Yukon resident

ESPN’s College Gameday is one of the premier sports talk shows in the world. Every Saturday in the fall, the show previews the biggest college football games across the country and tells some of the most heart-warming stories from inside the college football world. On Oct. 20, ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi came through with a story…

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Yukon students donate toys for Santa’s Toy Shoppe

Yukon High School did not have a Christmas Assembly this year because of scheduling conflicts. However, that didn’t stop the students of Yukon High from donating toys for the holiday season. Student representatives from numerous organizations and clubs inside Yukon High School came together Thursday for a Christmas Breakfast and to bring their donated toys…

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Bradley ready to lead Mustang schools

By Chris Eversole Mustang Deputy School Superintendent Charles Bradley said Thursday that he was excited that the board of education has selected him as the sole finalist for superintendent. School Board President Jeff Landrith announced the decision, which the board is expected to affirm by formally appointing Bradley at its meeting Monday. “I really wanted…

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Bailey receives $137,500 in settlement with Mustang Public Schools

In a settlement between Mustang Public Schools and fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr., the school district agreed to pay Bailey $137,500. The agreement was reached in principal at a settlement conference at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Oklahoma City on Nov. 2, and the settlement agreement was filed Nov. 14.…

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Yukon’s holiday season gets off to a frigid start

Despite falling temperatures and a brisk breeze, Yukon’s Kris Kringle Karnival and the opening of Christmas in the Park have been declared a huge success. Jenna Roberson, a spokesperson for the city of Yukon, said more than 1,000 people took part in the annual Kringle Karnival, which was moved outdoors this year. The festival, which…

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Yukon Main Street gears up for holidays

The celebration of the holiday season in downtown Yukon will get under way this weekend with Small Business Saturday. The event is sponsored by Yukon 66 Main Street and is designed to draw customers to smaller, hometown businesses, said Vicki Davis, director of the program. Yukon’s Small Business Saturday coincides with a national campaign, which…

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Canadian County deputies cleared in fatal shooting

District Attorney Mike Fields said Canadian County sheriff’s deputies were justified in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man who led them on a high-speed chase before exiting a stolen truck he was driving with a handgun. “There is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Canadian County sheriff’s office deputies John Bridges, Christopher Contreras, Bryan…

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Redstone school plans are unveiled

Construction is expected to begin on Yukon’s newest school building before spring break. Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth said Monday that the 120,000-square-foot building should be completed and ready for students by the time the 2020 school year begins. Plans for the estimated $28 million building were made public during Monday’s school board meeting. Officials from…

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Yukon gears up for holiday season

On Nov. 17, just moments after the winners of Yukon’s annual Chill Your Cheeks 5k cross the finish line and walkers make their way around the 1-mile trail that makes up the city’s Jingle Walk, more than 4 million LED Christmas lights will be set aglow, marking the beginning of 45 days of Christmas in…

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