Mustang Times Area News

Firework stand closes due to COVID-19

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher A popular fireworks stand in Mustang has closed due to COVID-19. The Mustang High School Cheer stand has closed after reports of several cheerleaders testing positive for the coronavirus. The firework stand is located next to Del Rancho at 444 Hwy 152. It’s the official Black Cat Dealer in Mustang. This…

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Massive 260-acre commercial development underway near Mustang Road and SW 15th

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher The largest commercial development in Oklahoma City is underway in the Mustang-Yukon area. Mustang Creek Crossing is 260 acres of restaurant, retail, medical, office, hotel, urban housing, and industrial development. It is conveniently located between Mustang Road and Sara Road off the Kilpatrick Tollway at SW 15th. Developers see a big…

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The flag still stands for freedom

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher ‘I thank my lucky stars To be living here today Cause the flag still stands for freedom And they can’t take that away’ Those are the lyrics from the most patriot song in America. It’s Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless The USA”. It is performed at military and patriotic events throughout the…

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EOPA 2020 registration now open

Eastern Oklahoma Performance Academy open to all school age children   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Choctaw High School is home to the state’s most awarded high school theatre program, and each summer aspiring performers from around the state have the opportunity to train with some of the best in the business right here…

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Freedom fest set for Saturday

Mustang firework sales begin June 27 By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As more and more businesses and organizations, city facilities and government departments reopen or expand operations, Mustang Fire Department’s Freedom Celebration is on track to celebrate the nation’s birthday much in its usual style Saturday. It’s the 51st time the department sponsored the annual…

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Go Go Geezers helping people get around

  By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Go Go Geezers has a funny name, but it’s a serious business. The company provides safe and reliable transportation services designed to maintain independence and mobility for people in need. Go Go Geezers provides transportation to doctor’s offices, pharmacies, grocery stores, work, the airport, or just about anywhere you need…

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OPINION: Who’s famous in your kitchen?

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Some kitchen celebrities are making big news these days. Aunt Jemima, Mrs Butterworth’s, Eskimo Pie and Uncle Ben’s are all rebranding soon. It got me thinking…what famous names are living in my kitchen? Well…I must be eating good because my cabinet is the home of Mr. Chef Boyardee. The company was…

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Liberty Fireworks celebrates 30 years

FREE Fireworks Show & Concert set for June 27 in Nicoma Park By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Liberty Fireworks is inviting the public out to celebrate 30 years of business. The annual Liberty Fireworks celebration has been scheduled for June 27 at 10525 NE 23rd St. Coordinators understand people are ready to get out and…

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Wheat harvesters hoping for dry conditions to persist

Kyle Osborn, location manager for Tuttle Grain, spoke about the wheat harvest underway throughout the nation recently. He says it’s been nothing out of the ordinary. “It’s just been the normal harvest. Nothing out of the ordinary,” he said. “Usually it goes about three or four weeks or so. It’s starts around June 1st and…

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New bakery to open July 1

  By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher A new bakery is opening July 1 at 336 S Mustang Road. Just Baked is a bakery and deli offering fresh sandwiches, soups, salads and all kinds of baked goods. Owners Katlyn Swaffer and her mom Debbie Cook have dreamed of owning a bakery forever. Friends and family have always…

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