Yukon Review

Newspaper staff brings home multiple awards in state competition

Staff members from The Yukon Review and The Mustang News joined newspapers from across the state this weekend for the annual Oklahoma Press Association award convention. In addition to continuing education opportunities, awards for the past year were presented. The Yukon Review received first place for News Content, and news editor Haley Humphrey won an…

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Yukon schools name two new directors

Just over a month after accepting a principal’s position in rival Mustang, Yukon Middle School Principal Diana Lebsack got a better offer and an opportunity to stay in Yukon. Lebsack was one of two principals who received promotions Thursday during a special meeting of the school board. Lebsack was named the executive director of secondary…

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OKC backs out of I-40 interchange project

Plans to build on- and off-ramps from Interstate 40 to Frisco Road in Yukon have hit a snag after the city of Oklahoma City backed out of plans to purchase about 5 acres of right-of-way that are needed for the project to move forward. The right-of-way is needed so that several utilities can be moved…

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Millers finish week 3-0, including rival sweep

Yukon baseball ended the week with a 3-0 record, two of which came over rival Mustang. Monday, Yukon swept the Broncos 3-2 and 4-1 at home before defeating Stillwater 8-3 on the road. In Game 1 against Mustang, Josh Holston earned the win on the mound with five innings of work, giving up four hits,…

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Residents seek county’s help to repair private road damaged in flood

A Canadian County man said he and his neighbors are looking for a little help after a pond in their neighborhood breached its dam, flooding their road. Mike Zachrits, president of the Gregory Terrace Homeowners’ Association, said he drove his pickup through more than a foot of floodwater on his way to the county commissioners’…

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Judge scolds ex-teacher convicted of rape

Through tears, Hunter Day on Friday admitted that she was not prepared to be a teacher and took on too much responsibility in becoming a teacher. That decision, she said, allowed her to stray from her marriage and give into the temptation of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy who was one of…

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County slashes funding to area libraries

For the past three years, libraries across Canadian County have benefited from the income that has been derived through the county’s Educational Facilities Authority. They will continue to do so this year, although the amount of funding is being reduced by more than half. The three county commissioners, acting Monday as the trustees for the…

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Millers earn perfect record in eastern Oklahoma

Yukon traveled to Warner, Oklahoma, to compete in the Connors State June Showcase, and traveled home down Interstate-40 with a 4-0 record. The Millers found multiple ways to win games, with two come-from-behind wins and two shutouts against teams from Oklahoma and Arkansas. In game one, the Millers defeated the Arkansas Pirates 13-12 in a…

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