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Yukon woman accused of stabbing husband


A Yukon woman told police Wednesday that she was defending herself when she stabbed her husband earlier in the day. Yukon police arrested Kee Ann Lee Zediana, 36, at about 3 a.m. at her home in the 400 block of Owen Avenue after finding her husband with a stab wound to his shoulder. Police responded…

Yukon native Luis Guerra wins third Chill Your Cheeks 5K


Luis Guerra graduated from Yukon High School in 2015 but that doesn’t stop him from coming home to compete in one of his favorite races. Guerra has been competing in the Chill Your Cheeks 5K since he was a junior in high school. He is now a 21-year-old junior in college running cross country at…

City sues ex-auditing firm, adviser over 2015 financial crisis


The city of Yukon has filed a lawsuit against its former financial adviser and auditing firm. The lawsuit, filed Nov. 9, seeks in excess of $75,000 from R.S. Meacham CPAs and Advisors as well as FSW&B CPAs. The two companies are accused of providing advice and inaccurate audits that nearly bankrupted the city of Yukon…

Good decision for Riley on Mayfield punishment


Okay Baker, I loved the flag stamp at Ohio State, I tolerated the “Daddy’s here” antics at Baylor but you crossed the line on Saturday sir and you should have to pay for it. Grabbing your crotch and screaming unquestioned profanities across the field was entirely uncalled for and unfortunate for yourself, your team and…

Santa’s Helpers offer hope for the holidays


Children who worry about what is happening at their home can’t focus on their school work, said D’Lynn Koontz, the community education coordinator for the Yukon Public Schools. That’s why more than 30 years ago, the school district created a program to help families in need. Dianna Mann, the volunteer programs coordinator for the Yukon…

OU succumbs to ESPN pressure with Mayfield punishment


By Michael Kinney On Monday, it seemed like a sonic grenade was lobbed into the middle of the Oklahoma football season. Instead of concentrating on the Sooners’ final regular season game, media and fans were reacting to the news surrounding their Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback. With tears in his eyes, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley announced…

Yukon teen awaits life-saving transplant


Ethan Ellis is trying to keep up with his school work while at the same holding out hope for a life-saving transplant. Ethan lives in Yukon and attends Mustang High School, where he is a junior. Since Sept. 11, Ethan has been a patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where he is awaiting a heart…

White tops Red in annual Yukon wrestling dual


The Yukon wrestling program had its annual Red/White Dual on Thursday with the White squad coming out on top 54-34. “It was a great night,” Yukon coach Joe Schneider said. “We are really excited to have the numbers we have right now. Coach (Jeremy) Reed and the football staff have done a great job in…

School foundation honors grant recipients


For Jennifer Redway, a grant from the Yukon Public School Foundation for Excellence means that her students at Parkland Elementary will get a little extra education this year. Redway, who teaches music, received a grant Thursday during the foundation’s annual recognition banquet. She was one of 31 teachers who were honored for innovative ideas during…

Yukon swimmers dominate Duncan meet


The Yukon swim teams competed in the Duncan Swim Meet last Friday and the Miller boys and girls took first-place in both team standings and broke four school records. Isaiah Auld broke the school record in the boys’ 200-yard freestyle race with a time of 2:16.59. That time earned him first-place honors in the competition.…

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