Mustang Times Breaking News

Honey Festival tomorrow in Minco, starts at 9 am

Honey Festival Saturday in Minco By Jayson Knight Jimmy Ross, owner/operator of Ross Honey Company in Minco, discussed Saturday the changes that will be made to this year’s Honey Festival.  The festival is hosted each year by the Minco Chamber of Commerce. There won’t be any tours of the honey plant this year, but Ross…

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City water treatment plant garners statewide honor

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang’s Water Reclamation Facility established firsts for municipalities and provided an opportunity for the city to reuse water in a way unique among Oklahoma communities; now it also has another distinction – it’s an award-winning facility. Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Nov. 20 awarded the reclamation plant its 2020 Environmental Excellence Award…

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Mustang Public Schools to participate in student quarantine pilot program

Option would allow students exposed to COVID-19 to return to class By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang Public School District is the first across the state to approve an in-school quarantine program developed by Oklahoma State Department of Health. An Opportunity for Students Exposed to COVID-19 to Return to Campus The short-term change in the…

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Candidate filing period begins Dec. 7

Mayor, city council and school board seats up for election in 2021 By Traci Chapman Staff Writer With Mustang Mayor Jess Schweinberg electing to retire from that office at the start of his next term, candidates who wish to vie for that seats – or other offices set for 2021 city council or school board…

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Mustang continues storm clean-up efforts

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer More than a month after an October ice storm unleashed havoc on central Oklahoma, several communities continue to deal with the aftermath, as tons of debris are cleared from the area. Mustang’s municipal efforts as of Nov. 23 was about 30% complete, as crews continued the first of two passes…

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Mustang’s Great Toy Giveaway is Sunday

By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer The Great Toy Giveaway will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Mustang Flowers and Gifts, Inc., located at 208 E. Highway 152 in Mustang. Organizers of the event said they will have all the toys organized and ready to be chosen. Any family, who needs…

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Conflicting reports concerning Canadian County COVID-19 status

Area districts report move to red status, while OSDH reports level unchanged from orange, due to differing report measurements Mustang officials – no changes to district protocols at this time By Traci Chapman Mustang was one of at least two area school districts that late Friday announced a change in Canadian County’s COVID-19 reporting level,…

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The Burlap Buffalo celebrating third anniversary

By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer In 2017 Jessica Walker and fellow Mustang native Sherry Jones opened their storefront business The Burlap Buffalo Boutique, located at 224 W. State Highway 152. On Nov. 14, the store will celebrate its third anniversary with its annual birthday celebration. “We will give away 25 grab bags to the first…

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Beware of the Benadryl challenge

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher There’s a disturbing new challenge that’s sending teenagers to the emergency room and even to the funeral home. The “Benadryl Challenge” has users intentionally overdosing on Benadryl to induce hallucinations. The challenge has been posted on the video-sharing app TikTok. It involves taking a dozen or more pills of Benadryl to…

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Mustang falls hard

Norman North uses big second half to put away Broncos 42-14 By Stan Moss Staff Writer The Mustang Broncos have been on a wild roller coaster ride through four games this season, and Saturday’s game with Norman North was definitely one of the dips. The Timberwolves came to town and did pretty much what they…

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