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Yukon teacher aide dies of COVID-19

September 13, 2021 |

Yukon Public Schools teacher aide Erin Rhodes reportedly died of COVID-19 Sunday. Rhodes worked for YPS for six years. She was a prekindergarten teacher aide at Skyview Elementary. YPS officials said their condolences go out to Rhodes’ husband, children and family. “There is no way we can express the sadness that we have as a…

Turnovers costly in Cornerstone Clash loss

September 4, 2021 |

  It took putting the ball on the carpet three times to turn a rivalry into a rout in the 50th edition of the Cornerstone Clash. The Mustang defense matched its playmaking counterparts on the offensive side of the ball, forcing four turnovers. The result of three fumbles was 17 points of damage as the Broncos…

Deputy receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

July 27, 2021 |

Mustang American Legion Post 353 acknowledged Deputy Jeff Allen with the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year at the Canadian County Commissioner meeting July 26. Paul Ray, a member of the Mustang American Legion, said Allen is receiving this award because of his actions on Oct. 17, 2020. “Deputy Jeff Allen was on patrol in…

Local motorcycle club donates backpacks, school supplies

July 27, 2021 |

For the second year in a row, the Naysayer Motorcycle Club of Yukon is providing school supplies to children in need. On Saturday, club members headed to the Yukon Police Department to drop off 72 children’s backpacks. About 48 of those backpacks were filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year. John “Tracker” Brewster,…

Councilman retires from Civil Patrol

July 23, 2021 |

Rick Cacini had a night to remember as he said goodbye to an organization he had served with faithfully for over two decades. Cacini retired from the Oklahoma Civil Patrol which is an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and was among those honored during a dinner at the Stony Creek Hotel Conference Center in…

Keeping the Kids in Kicks: Local shoe drive marks 10th year

July 23, 2021 |

One child’s misfortune has impacted hundreds of Yukon kids and will continue to do so this year as Shoes for Kids hosts its 10th Annual Shoe Distribution. The distribution will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. July 31 at the Yukon Public School administration office. To date, there are 65 families signed up to…

Mustang, Yukon discuss joint water treatment facility

July 22, 2021 |

A joint arsenic removal facility would benefit Mustang and Yukon, Jay Adams, Central Oklahoma Water Resource Authority chairman, said. “One of the things we can’t afford to neglect is doing long-range planning to make sure our communities have access to water,” he said. According to the World Health Organization, arsenic, which is a chemical element…

Alzheimer’s Walk returns to Yukon Friday

July 12, 2021 |

For the second year, Yukon’s Main Street Board will do its part in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Following the Yukon Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee Friday morning, the Yukon Walk the Route for Alzheimer’s Awareness will start at the Chamber, located at 10 West Main Street, with the route taking walkers down Main Street and…

Annual school supply drive is underway

July 12, 2021 |

The new school year is quickly approaching, and the sixth annual School Supply Drive is now underway. Collection points were set up at Walmart and Five Below Saturday and will be in place for the upcoming three weeks. Last year, the event collected backpacks filled with school supplies for 1,750 kids with a goal of…

City’s wastewater treatment facility reaching capacity

July 12, 2021 |

As the City of Yukon polls citizens on the type of amenities they would like to see through a General Obligation Bond or Sales Tax, one item is threatening to be placed on the wish-list through necessity. The wastewater treatment plant has reached capacity in terms of water flow it is able to handle. The…

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