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Officers in fatal shooting identified

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By SHANE SMITH For The Yukon Review The Mustang Police Department identified Thursday five officers who were involved in a shooting June 5 that left a Yukon man dead. Police Chief Robert Groseclose identified the officers as Sgt. David Hanson, Sgt. Ben Brauer, officer Ben Trujillo, John Gibson and William Carpenter. Who fired the fatal…

Caution urged at Freedom Fest

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With the recent uptick in cases of COVID-19, Yukon city officials are urging those planning to attend this week’s Freedom Fest to take precautions. The annual Fourth of July event spans two nights — Friday and Saturday at Yukon’s Chisholm Trail Park. The festivities Friday will include music by the Hi-Fi Hillbillies and Irv Wagner’s…

County voters head to the polls

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Turnout was decent as voters headed to the polls across Canadian County to decide one county office, along with state and federal offices and one state question. County Election Board Secretary Wanda Armold said turnout at the polls had been steady, but the number of people voting early and by absentee ballot was fairly significant.…

Frisco Road bids lower than expected

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A much-anticipated project that will provide access to Frisco Road from Interstate 40 could begin as early as October, officials said Thursday. And, it will cost less than expected. Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation opened bids Thursday on the Frisco Road interchange project. The low bid was just over $14 million, which is…

‘NERF War’ planned to raise money for charity

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A group of Yukon siblings plan to start a war. But it’s for a good cause … and could be a lot of fun. Incoming Yukon High School junior Alex Terrel, 17, and brothers Tony, 14; Andrew, 15; and Addin, 11; first planned on having a NERF gun war at Chisholm Trail Park, but then…

Perman looks forward to role as Yukon’s golf coach

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The interim has been removed from Abbey Perman’s title. She has been selected as the new women’s golf coach at Yukon High School. Perman was named last week. She was serving as the interim head coach last spring before the season was canceled. Her varsity team only got the opportunity to play in one tournament…

Is Yukon Realtor the ‘Worst Cook in America?’

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A former Yukon High School teacher is set to appear Sunday as a contestant on Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America.” Denise Schroder said her sister suggested she try out for the show. “She said I was made for it,” Schroder said, laughing. “It’s not exactly a compliment, when someone’s watching a show about the…

County OKs Banner Road Fix

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The Canadian County commissioners, on Monday, signed a resolution asking the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to prepare options to modify an intersection where a Yukon businessman was killed in November. “It’s been 7½ months since my dad was killed there. I want something done. I don’t care what you do, do something,” said Davis’s daughter,…

Coaches take differing views on summer workouts

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While Yukon’s football players began the process of getting back into shape last week, other athletes can begin the conditioning process next week. Yukon Athletic Director Mike Clark said athletes involved with fall sports, such as volleyball and softball, can begin working out Monday. The majority of the work will be focused on conditioning. Softball…

OSBI won’t name Mustang officers involved in shooting

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, which is handling the review of an officer- involved shooting in Mustang, said this week they do not plan to release the names of the officers who were involved. Brook Arbeitman, a spokesperson for the OSBI, said the agency would not release the names of the two officers who…

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