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Cool Cats cooks up inclusion, independence

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer This week it might be nachos, brownies are always a favorite and perhaps spaghetti will be next. The recipes are always different, but one thing always is the same – three Mustang teachers’ hope they will engage and entertain students of all ages through a love of cooking. That engagement…

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Hirst wins reelection in county court clerk race

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Canadian County Court Clerk Marie Hirst will begin her fourth term in January, after holding back a challenge by one of her former employees. Hirst received 7,951 – 52.63% – of the June 30 primary vote, while challenger Rindie Hunt was selected by 7,156, or 47.37%, of voters participating in…

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New businesses coming to Mustang

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Sport Clips, Great Clips and Tropical Smoothie Cafe are all coming soon to Mustang. The businesses will be located in the new Mustang Plaza Shopping Center near Sara Rd. and SH 152. It’s under construction now and located right behind the Applebee’s restaurant in Mustang. “The demographic was good, the location…

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Taco Bell and Sonic close in Mustang

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Two popular fast food restaurants have closed in Mustang. Taco Bell and Sonic both had closed signs posted Wednesday afternoon. Reports are that both restaurants have employees who tested positive for COVID-19 and have closed temporally for safety precautions and cleaning. Hungry customers could be seen lined up at the Taco…

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Mustang Public Schools announces plan for fall semester

Proposal blends distance, in-class learning options By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang Public School District Tuesday morning released its plan for returning to school in August – Return2Learn. If the district’s Board of Education adopts the proposal during its July 13 meeting, that means Mustang would adopt three styles of instruction – for students who…

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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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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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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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