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City, school prep for annual Patriot Project


On Nov. 1, four Yukon city parks will be closed to the public as more than 1,000 people are expected to invade them as part of the 14th annual Patriot Project. The event, which teams students from Southwest Covenant Christian Schools with volunteers, families and friends, and city employees to renovate three centrally located parks.…

Millers seek more than moral victories


For The Yukon Review Coach Jeremy Reed isn’t here for moral victories. Three years into his stint at Yukon High, he says the Millers have no use for moral victories. However, Reed doesn’t want that to take away from the effort his team gave last week against Westmoore. Despite losing a crushing 50-49 thriller to…

Yukon sales tax receipts top $2M


Yukon’s sales tax numbers continued to hover just above $2 million in October, according to a report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission. It is the second month in a row that Yukon has topped $2 million. In September, Yukon received $2,026,372 in sales tax revenue. For October, the number was about $2,000 lower, but still…

County to help with Okarche road projects


By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info OKARCHE — The Canadian County commissioners took their meeting to Okarche Monday evening, and they used the opportunity to approve a grant for the town’s Main Street improvements. The county will pay 10% of the project that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation is undertaking. Kingfisher County and the town also will…

Patriots continue push toward playoffs


For The Yukon Review The Southwest Covenant Patriots continue to push toward their goals of making it to the state Class C playoffs. Thursday, the Patriots found themselves facing one of the toughest teams on its schedule — Covington-Douglas. Southwest Covenant moved to 7-0 on the season with a 26-20 win. “They are a pretty…



Wyatt Aldridge Wyatt Eastin Aldridge, 3, died Oct. 18. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Ingram, Smith and Turner Mortuary. Dawn Brewster Dawn Brewster, 55, died Oct. 17. Her funeral was Tuesday. (McNeil’s) Thelma Dickerson Thelma Alrene Dickerson, 80, died Oct. 18. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m.…

Millerettes finish strong in COAC race


For The Yukon Review EDMOND — The Yukon girls cross country team had been off for more than a week when they arrived in Deer Creek Tuesday for the COAC Championships. The last time they had competed in an official meet was Oct. 3. Despite that, the Lady Millers came out and ran a strong…

Former test astronaut recalls time with NASA


By LARISSA COPELAND layout@theyukonreview.com In a crowded room at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library, Charlie Dry told stories: the stories of the test astronauts whose contributions on Earth sent humans into space. “My goal is to bring another perspective into the space program, with guys you never knew who were involved in it,” Dry…

City manager proposes increase in utility deposits


New utility customers in Yukon will pay a little more to hook into the system if the city council approves a plan to raise deposits. Currently, residents seeking new utility services are required to pay a $40 deposit. That is the lowest of any of the area communities, which range from $60 in Norman to…

Millers handed heartbreaking loss


For The Yukon Review In what was their highest scoring game of the season, Yukon needed just one defensive stop. It didn’t matter how they got it, but they needed just one late in their game against Westmoore if they had any hopes of pulling out a victory. However, the Millers were unable to get…

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