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Main Street revitalization to take time, officials say


  Revitalizing Yukon’s historic Main Street will not happen overnight. It will take effort and the community joining together, officials with the Oklahoma Main Street Program said last week. The effort begins with identifying the needs of the community, said Kelli Yandon, a program coordinator for the Oklahoma Main Street Program. About 40 or so…

Millers finish third at tourney


An unusual occurrance cost the Millers a chance at the Weatherford High School Basketball Tournament championship. Yukon picked up a win in the first round against Class 5A No. 18-ranked Guthrie and their game against Tuttle proved to be an anomaly. The Millers dropped the game against the 4A school 69-67. Their opponent attempted 39…

Bounce Academy gymnasts take on national stage


  Many third-and-sixth grade students spend their time playing with their friends or with a controller in their hands playing video games. However, for Kinlee Bare and Prairie Smith, that life doesn’t exist. The two girls spend most of their free time in the gym, practicing the craft that they have come to love. Kinlee…

McCurdy takes seat as district judge


  Jack McCurdy became only the fourth district judge in Canadian County since 1984 when he took the oath of office Friday. McCurdy was sworn in by retired District Judge Edward Cunningham. Cunningham also appointed McCurdy in 2007 to the bench as a special judge. McCurdy was the second of four Canadian County judges who…

Three area women start crisis nursery in Oklahoma City


  Roughly a year ago, Jennifer Roberts couldn’t sleep after hearing the story of a child being abused in the Oklahoma City area. She decided it was time to take action. “I just asked what I could do. I wanted to do something different to help. There are great organizations out there that do great…

Dispensary owner looks forward to adventure


  Courtney Young was busy Thursday. As crews installed security bars on the inside of windows, while other workers added security cameras throughout the building at 355 E. Main, Young was on the phone placing last minute orders. With the help of her mother and some co-workers, Young was preparing for her first day of…

Millers fall 39-27 to Deer Creek


  In Yukon’s first dual since Dec. 17, the Millers fell to No. 6 Deer Creek. The dual, highlighted for Yukon by Ryan Snodgrass and Chance Bailey’s back-to-back falls, was dropped by the Millers 39-27. Coming off two straight tournaments, they felt they should have learned. “We’ve got work to do,” coach Joe Schneider said.…

Yukon rugby boys join Red River Rugby Conference

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  The Yukon boys rugby team recently joined the Red River High School Rugby Conference. The conference is made up of five rugby clubs in the north Texas and central Oklahoma region. The new conference includes the Allen Eagles Rugby Club from Allen, Texas; Alliance Rugby Club from Keller, Texas; North Texas Barbarians Rugby Club…

Police Logs/ Public Records


The Yukon Police Department reported the following arrests between Jan. 3 and Jan. 10: -Joshua James Morris, 22, of Yukon: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; -Peyton Scott Wayne Chapo, 22, Lawton: Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; -Aaron Eugene Stone, 22, Yukon: Possession of controlled dangerous…

Yukon pom captures state championship, wins high-point


For the first time, the Yukon pom squad won the state championship in the 6A Large-School Pom Division with its performance Saturday at the State Pom Competition at Oklahoma City University. The Yukon girls overcame adversity along the way, including having to wait an extra month to show off their dance and an extra couple…

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