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Vernon Turner earns All-American status as freshman at Oklahoma

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By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Vernon Turner is too competitive to be satisfied. Even though he made it to the NCAA championships as a freshman, the Yukon High School alum was still upset with how his first season ended at the University of Oklahoma. Held at the historic Hayward Field on the campus of the…

Yukon High School graduate earns second Emmy

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For the second time in three years, Julie Taylor is holding an Emmy. The Yukon native, who moved to California in 1999, is a senior producer and writer on CBS’s “The Talk,” which this week won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show. “The Talk” beat out such shows as “Ellen,” “Live with…

LifeChurch makes $20k donation to children’s program

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Mark and Susan Ferguson  had no idea that volunteering their time at Canadian County’s Youth and Family Services would be a life-changing experience. The Yukon couple, whose own children are grown, began volunteering about a year ago with the program that offers a variety of services, including foster care, for children from birth until they…

SWCS’ Sam Webb chooses Oklahoma Baptist University

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Southwest Covenant Schools’ 2018 graduate and multi-sport athlete Sam Webb has chosen to continue his athletic career at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, where he will play baseball for the Bison. Webb was a three-sport standout athlete for the Patriots but says playing college baseball has always been the dream. That dream becomes a reality…

Trae Young wants the NBA to know he’s ready

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By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Trae Young knows what he brings to the table. So when the former Oklahoma point guard makes a statement that there is no player like him in this year’s draft, he means it. “It means everything, courtside, on the court, off the court. Being able to attract fans, attract people,”…

Yukon Review endorses Mick Cornett for governor

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If you are just now looking up to see who is running for governor, you might be surprised to see a long list of Republican candidates. There are 10 to be exact, but only one has the experience of growing and diversifying an economy, balancing government budgets and auditing government agencies. We have big issues…

Keziah Lofton has bright future in Yukon and beyond

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Her demeanor is quiet. She has a humble personality, but when she steps onto the basketball court, her game brings a thunderous boom. Keziah Lofton is preparing to enter the middle school world as a sixth-grader at Yukon Middle School and is one of the top young basketball players in the area. Keziah plays AAU…

Hearing delayed in December fatal crash

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The preliminary hearing for a Piedmont man accused in the December car crash that left two Southwest Covenant School graduates dead was postponed Monday. Gary Wood, the attorney representing David Cochlin, asked for the continuance just as Special Judge Gary McCurdy was about to begin the hearing. Cochlin is charged with two counts of second-degree…

Yukon football gives back to community

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Most high school football teams spend the summer months in the weight room and on the football field preparing their bodies for the upcoming season. Yukon is doing that, but they are also giving back to the community. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon throughout the summer except for July 7, the Yukon football…

Yukon opens BMX racing league

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Some of the key elements in the success of any sport include the ability to attract youth to its ranks, teach proper fundamentals early on and then put those learned skills to the test. Yukon BMX Raceway is doing all of those, wrapped tightly into a two-hour package, with its newly created BMX Racing League.…

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