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Grider wins Mustang mayoral election

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang mayor Brian Grider retained his position following the results from the April 2 mayoral election that Mustang residents could vote on at the polls. Grider, who has served on the Mustang City Council for nine years as a councilman and mayor, received 503 votes in the Oklahoma State Election Board’s…

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MHS students using cultural cuisines in Food Truck projects

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Using creativity to can yield many good results, and as Food Preparation and Culinary Nutrition 1 students at Mustang High School are finding out through a unique project, good tastes. That’s thanks to a creative Food Truck project and competition where students will find a cuisine from a specific country or…

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MPS hosts District Art Show

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com On March 28, Mustang Public Schools art students from across the district had a chance to showcase their creations during an art show at the Mustang Performing Arts Center. The event, which showcased art from every school in the Mustang school district, brought the community back from Spring Break with a…

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Mustang Lions Club offering access to free eye tests

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Thanks to a partnership with CKenergy Electric Cooperative, the Mustang Lions Club has received a kid sight camera for the KidSight program through the club. The camera cost $9,000 and was funded through CKEC’s Operation Round Up Program (contributing $4,500) and the Oklahoma Lions Service Foundation ($4,500). The camera can check…

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Zach Doran’s life proves inspirational following tragic passing

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Zach Doran’s life made an impact on many people spanning beyond the confines of Mustang, and that proved to be the case when his celebration of life occurred at Together We Church in Yukon on March 16. “I’ve told people all along, I don’t know how this story is going to…

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Chad Schroeder recognized ahead of final school board meeting

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Ahead of his final board meeting as a member of the Mustang Board of Education, Chad Schroeder was recognized for his contributions to Mustang Public Schools at the Mustang Education Resource Center. Schroeder, who has served in his current term as the representative for Seat 5 covering an area east of…

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Mustang schools break ground on Elementary No. 9

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com With shovels in hand and hard caps on, leaders of the Mustang Public School community officially took the next step toward paving the way for the district’s future on March 6. Elementary No. 9, a vision that has been in the works for MPS for multiple years and would culminate into…

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West OKC citizens hold protest of Sunset Amphitheater

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A group of concerned citizens voiced their displeasure regarding the plans for the Sunset Amphitheater project during a picket on March 5. As more information continues coming out about plans for an the project coming to the West OKC area near Sara Road and SW 15 th Street, a group consisting…

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MHS breaks fundraising record with BEAST Week 2024

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang High School continues to trend upward when it comes to fundraising for good causes during their annual BEAST Week activities in the past week. This year, MHS put on a Family Feud event, set up a teachers’ versus students’ basketball event, hosted a hypnotist, provided an opportunity for some to…

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Mustang Hall of Fame members meet and reflect on city memories

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com First Baptist Church of Mustang served as host for a conglomeration of well-known and well- respected members of the Mustang community on March 7. Mustang’s Hall of Fame, which consists of highly influential members of the community, met for dinner this past Thursday and reminisced on different stories and memories of…

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