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Family mourns loss of husband, father

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“I forgive him,” said the widow of Ross Garrett, as she wiped tears from her eyes. The person she was forgiving is 39-year-old Justin Van Anderson, who was accused of robbing a 7-Eleven early Tuesday and shooting to death Ross Garrett. Ross Garrett was on the telephone with 911 operators reporting the robbery when shots…

No injuries reported following bus accident

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No students were injured in a Mustang school bus that was involved in a chain-reaction accident Friday morning, officials said. The accident occurred on Mustang Road just north of SW 59th Street. “We’re thankful that damage to the bus was minimal, so that it was able to complete its route,” spokesman Kirk Wilson said. School…

Yukon’s Hurtz earns 2019 All-State honors

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Several Canadian County softball players, including one from Yukon, have been named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association’s All-State team. The list was released last week. Senior Hannah Hurtz, who was the Yukon Millers’ leadoff hitter, was selected to the Large West team as an outfielder. Also on the team are three players from neighboring Piedmont.…

Former Mustang teacher dies in crash

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A former Mustang intermediate teacher was killed over the weekend after her vehicle flipped and rolled off an overpass near Interstate 40 and Czech Hall Road, authorities said. Brookelynn Selman, of Yukon, died in the crash that occurred early Saturday, authorities said. Selman, 25, taught math at Meadow Brook Intermediate School last year. She currently…

Spanish Cove Wall of Honor celebrates veterans

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Spanish Cove’s Veterans Day celebration had a surprise ending. As the ceremony concluded Monday, Wellness Director Debbie Miller invited the crowd to view the unveiling of a Wall of Honor. Miller and carpenter James McCally had been quietly creating the Wall of Honor. They had managed to keep it secret from the rest of the…

DEATH NOTICES – NOVEMBER 13, 2019

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Marjorie Brewton Marjorie Ella Brewton, 88, died Nov. 7. Her funeral was Tuesday. (Yanda and Son) Robert Lower Robert Francis Lower, 80, died Nov. 8. No services are planned. (McNeil’s) Raymond Owens Raymond Carl Owens, 92, died Nov. 9. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Kingfisher Cemetery. (McNeil’s) Paris…

Patriots top Medford, prepare for playoffs

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The Southwest Covenant Patriots have not lost a regular season game in more than two years, and last Friday’s game was no different. The Patriots topped the Medford Cardinals 42-14 to finish the regular season 8-0. The last time Southwest Covenant lost a regular season game was on Oct. 19, 2017, when the team lost…

Millers play for pride, rout Memorial

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Yukon came into its game against Edmond Memorial knowing it was the more talented squad. But what coach Jeremy Reed didn’t know was what type of mentality his Millers would take into the night. With no playoffs to play for, the only thing Yukon had to play for was pride. That was more than enough…

Clerk shot, killed during robbery

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A Yukon-area convenience store clerk was shot and killed early Tuesday during an armed robbery. The suspect was later shot and killed by police. Oklahoma City police say Ross Garrett, 64, was killed during a robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 12201 W. Reno Ave. The store is located at the corner of Czech Hall…

Tough defense brings sense of optimism for Millerettes

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Yukon girls basketball coach Roy Wyckoff is excited about what this year could hold for the Millerettes. The team, which finished last year with a 6-17 record, returns five players who saw time on the court as starters. The Millerettes lost just one senior last year in Sunny Middleton, and only has two seniors on…

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