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Commissioners vote 2-1 to share juvenile detention services

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com   Grady County, along with myriad other counties, officially got approval to share Canadian County resources for juvenile detention. Canadian County Commissioners met and approved the contracts for Fiscal Year 2022-23 during a meeting on June 27. There was discussion between the Canadian County Commissioners over the operations serving multiple counties.…

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County agrees to purchase new health department property

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The future of the Canadian County Health Department took another step toward reality when the Canadian County Commissioners approved of the purchase of a new building for the department on June 27. Located at 6100 E Highway 66, the building is fully built and is not far from the Canadian County…

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Bailey takes on Parks and Recreation Director role

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Sometimes it just takes looking for opportunities to define a successful career. For Mustang’s new Parks and Recreation Director, Nic Bailey, that started through his interest in sports. Bailey, who graduated from East Central University in Ada and played for the school’s Golf team before serving as the coach for the…

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Man arrested for arson, assault and battery

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A man was arrested and charged with arson and domestic assault and battery charges following a dispute on May 4. According to the information sheet for the incident provided at the Canadian County Courthouse, Riley Lloyd Myers is said to have committed arson to the first degree by “willfully and maliciously…

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New state senate seats draw two candidates

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The primary election is almost here and certain Oklahoma City and Canadian County residents will have a new decision to make. Oklahoma State Senate Seat 18 is moving from the East side of Oklahoma to encompass a significant amount of Yukon, Portions of Oklahoma City and citizens in Bethany. This, in…

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Two face Conspiracy, Grand Larceny charges from August 2021 incident

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A woman faces Grand Larceny and Conspiracy charges in the aftermath of a 2021 incident at the Mustang Lowe’s. Heather Desirae Short was identified as the suspect in a larceny at Mustang Lowe’s by an Asset Protection Associate after the larceny that took place on Sunday, Aug. 15. In a Police…

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Man arrested for threats at grocery store

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A man was arrested on May 28 for Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Reckless Conduct with a Firearm at the Crest located at 715 N. Czech Hall Road in Oklahoma City. Responding officers made contact with a victim who mentioned Sheldon Scott Allen had been inside the crest…

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School district buys property

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com There will be a future property of the Mustang Public School district following a special meeting by the Mustang Public Schools Board of Education on May 27. The property, located on 120 West Chisholm Trail Way in Canadian County and inside the City of Mustang, was put up to a motion…

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On with the show

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The fourth official year of the Kelli O’Hara Awards proved beneficial for the Mustang Public Schools Theatre Department and reaffirmed the quality of their program. The Department won an award, 2022 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, and was nominated for Outstanding Performance Overall, for their production “Something Rotten” which the students…

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Mustang celebrates large graduate class in Norman

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The floor level in the Lloyd Noble Center contained the massive graduating class of a student body once again on May 19, but on Thursday evening the usual Crimson color had morphed into a considerably brighter version than the one normally on campus. Mustang High School’s class of 2022 had heard…

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