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Man arrested for vehicle burglaries

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A man is receiving four felony charges for his attempts to break into a plethora of vehicles on Sept. 2 and a successful attempt to break into a vehicle on the same day. William Joshua Carter-Nowicki had been caught attempting to break into the vehicles surrounding the 9000 block of SW…

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Firefighters visit students during Fire Prevention Month

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The Mustang Fire Department will be fighting for Mustang residents’ safety in a unique way throughout October. Members of the fire department will be putting on shows with puppets in each elementary school inside Mustang Public Schools, and this year they will be adding a show at the Mustang Town Center for the homeschool…

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Staffing shortages impacting Mustang Police Department

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Across the country police officers are needed. Staffing shortages have been prevalent issues in many cities, putting more strains on the officers who are serving those communities. The Mustang Police Department is also seeing the effects. Chief Rob Groseclose talked about MPD’s predicament. “We have not been really fully staffed in quite some…

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American Legion Post 353 remembers 9/11

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com This past week marked another year since the Sept. 11 attacks of 2001, and the American Legion Post 353 in Mustang were not about to let it pass without the ceremonial remembrance honoring those impacted. John Bishop read recommended remarks for Post Commanders at the ceremony held at Veterans Plaza in…

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Commissioners approve REAP Grant for Union City road

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A contract related to a regrant Canadian County received proved to be the most significant decision Commissioners David Anderson and Jack Stewart, along with Lacey Dawson, at the weekly commissioners meeting in El Reno. Commissioners approved of the Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) Grant for base stabilization and double chip sealing…

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Billy Sims BBQ Offers Billy Sims meet and greet

Event in Mustang, Midwest City and Norman Locations Celebrating a new franchisee of Billy Sims Barbecue in Mustang and Norman, and a recent remodel in Midwest City, Billy Sims BBQ is welcoming our loyal guests to a meet and greet and autograph signing with Billy Sims, Heisman Winner, and Former NFL football personality, as well as the…

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Western Days returns with “Just Peachy” theme

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com At one point in Mustang’s history, the feeling of a city didn’t exist. Instead, the busy streets and closely-knit community were preceded by orchards growing fruit shipped across the world. According to the history provided on the City of Mustang’s website, the 1912-13 growing season even reportedly yielded “tens of thousands…

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Mustang softball little league night planned for Sept. 19

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Young kids will have an opportunity to experience Mustang athletics from a different vantage point when Little League Night returns on Sept. 19. The event, put on through Mustang Softball and its booster club, will allow kids the chance to be on the field for the national anthem between the Junior…

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Mustang making progress on new fire station

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang’s second fire station is making noticeable progress, and with that, the community looks to benefit from its use in the future. Mustang Fire Chief, Craig Carruth, assessed the progress as the station is rapidly coming together. “It’s coming along really, really well,” Carruth said. “…All the structural components are up,…

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60,000 fentanyl pills found in stop

On Monday, Aug. 15 at approximately 8:57 pm, a Deputy with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office stopped an eastbound 2019 Toyota Camry on Interstate 40 near Evans Road in Canadian County. The Canadian County Sheriff’s Department said the subject was stopped after the deputy observed the vehicle make an improper lane change while traveling almost…

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