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Arbor House benefits from eagle scout project

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com An expensive piece of equipment is no longer a concern for the Arbor House thanks to the efforts of one Mustang Eagle Scout. CaidenJohn Welch, a 4th Generation Scout in Troop 300 in Yukon, coordinated his Eagle Scout project with Arbor House Executive Director and Administrator, Christy Davis, with the residents…

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Memorial Day ceremony to be held May 30

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com On Memorial Day, citizens are encouraged to attend the Mustang American Legion Post 353’s annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Mustang Cemetery. Son of the American Legion Member, Ryan Traffanstedt, will be in attendance for the event starting at 11:30 a.m. “This is going to consist of a speaker and somebody…

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Student awarded $60k college scholarship

A Mustang High School senior received a huge surprise last week. Adrianna Cheverie was named a 2022 OG&E Positive Energy Scholar during a surprise presentation outside the school on May 11. As a Positive Energy Scholar, Adrianna will receive $15,000 per year, which is renewable annually for up to four years, for a total of…

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Planning commission tables zoning request for housing development

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com One of Mustang’s potential developers will have to wait another month to learn a verdict on the current proposed plans for a new Planned Unit Development. The Vineyard development would add 417 households, including duplex properties and single-family housing. The additions have not yet been approved, and the Planning Commission could…

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American Legion helps recognize employees of the year

By Jacob Sturm Mustang Times Members of the American Legion, alongside Police Chief Rob Groseclose, Fire Chief Craig Carruth and Julie Slupe helped present the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Firefighter of the Year and the City Employee of the Year at the Mustang City Council meeting. Deputy Chief Mike Wallace received the Law…

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Mustang student scores 36 on ACT

By Jacob Sturm John Cady really wanted to break through the toughest of walls when he took the ACT test for the fourth time in his high school career. Cady estimated the dates of his three previous attempts to being April 2020, October 2020 and then once over the summer of 2021. High scores are…

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Stewart forced to abstain from Ward 3 purchases

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Jack Stewart is running for the new State Senate seat coming to Yukon, and that started to impact his work as a County Commissioner on May 9. When Stewart filed for state office, he could not also retain his seat Canadian County Board of Commissioners. Now, he is running into problems…

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Former school employee accused of stealing more than $416k from district

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com A former Mustang Public Schools employee is accused of stealing more than $416,000 from the district over a five-year-period, police say. Kim Weinrich allegedly embezzled the funds while she worked as the payroll supervisor, according to preliminary findings. Mustang Public Schools Superintendent, Charles Bradley, had suspended Weinrich with pay on April…

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Mengers joins Hall of Fame

By Jacob Sturm Karl Mengers made his way up to the stage deep inside the interior of The Venue, part of the Bridge Church setup as the host of the 2022 Chamber Banquet. He had just been named the newest member of the Mustang Hall of Fame and was surprised to be the inductee. Canadian…

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Chamber awards announced at banquet

  By Jacob Sturm Awards, scholarships and recognition of the good deeds done by Mustang residents became prevalent at the Chamber Banquet on April 28. Speakers of notoriety within the Mustang Community and the Mustang Chamber presented the awards to the recipients in front of a sold-out crowd at The Venue at the Bridge. Presenters…

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