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OKC policeman arrested by GCSO on numerous drug charges

On September 23rd, 2022, Chickasha Fire Department Emergency Medical Personnel were dispatched to what was initially described as an unattended death at a residence in Ninnekah. Upon arrival, Emergency Medical Personnel (EMS) located an unresponsive male later identified as Yancy Walt Dean Forbes. Forbes received treatment on the scene and was transferred to Grady Memorial…

Two charged with intending to distribute dangerous substances

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The Union City Police Department charged two people with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute stemming from a case on July 19. Ja’Linda Lorraine Rex-Dean and Jamiriam Elida Miranda-Dean received the charge when they were found to have possession of methamphetamine and marijuana (both controlled substances…

Two charged with intending to distribute dangerous substances

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The Union City Police Department charged two people with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute stemming from a case on July 19. Ja’Linda Lorraine Rex-Dean and Jamiriam Elida Miranda-Dean received the charge when they were found to have possession of methamphetamine and marijuana (both controlled substances…

National Mustang show heads back to city

Great Mustang Round Up set for Labor Day weekend By Traci Chapman Mustang will once again be home to a national car show gathering hundreds of participants from across the country – and time is running short for those who want to participate to register. The Great Mustang Round Up is a Mustang Club of…

Searching for bluebirds

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   An estimated 80 percent of Oklahoma’s eastern bluebird population perished this year   Local bird watchers may have noticed less bluebirds this year. Hundreds of thousands of eastern bluebirds died in February during harsh winter weather throughout southern states. A long stretch of snow, ice and freezing temperatures killed bluebirds…

Union City Methodist starts up food pantry

Union City United Methodist Church began serving those in need of food April 1 out of their new food pantry. Levi Duggan started as the pastor for the church last year, in January of 2020. He said Monday that the first thing he did was see what needs the community had, and try to address…

Coaching with Christ: Minco Basketball Coach Leshia Brummell selected as FCA All-State Coach

Minco Basketball Coach Leshia Brummell was selected as an All-State Coach for the Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes earlier this month. It’s important to work hard to win, and the Lady Bulldogs did plenty of that during their season, which ended March 5 in the second round of the Area Tournament. However, it’s often said…

Piece of the Action: Oklahoma’s entertainment industry is diversifying its economy

The Oklahoma Legislature has succeeded in bringing the entertainment industry to the Sooner State. Prairie Surf Media has purchased the Cox Convention Center, and turned it into five flexible, state-of-the-art soundstages with all the amenities. The owners of Prairie Surf Media, Rachel Cannon and Matt Payne, visited the Oklahoma State Capitol in March of 2020,…

CCSO Sheriff Chris West ‘vehemently rebukes’ violence at U.S Capitol

Canadian County Sheriff Chris West visited the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC Wednesday, January 6 in support of President Donald Trump.  That day, there was a riot at the Nation’s Capital that resulted in the deaths of five people.  Sheriff West said he was not present at the scene of the violence.  Accusations, originating on…

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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Two charged with intending to distribute dangerous substances

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com The Union City Police Department charged two people with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute stemming from a case on July 19. Ja’Linda Lorraine Rex-Dean and Jamiriam Elida Miranda-Dean received the charge when they were found to have possession of methamphetamine and marijuana (both controlled substances…

Northern District Fair August 19 & 20 in Tuttle

The 2022 Northern District Fair will be held in the huddle Friday and Saturday, August 19 and 20th, featuring livestock shows, the Miss Northern District contest, the little Miss northern district contest, a pet show, a cake contest, a parade, a cornhole tournament, and more. The Little Miss Northern District contest will be held at…

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Coaching with Christ: Minco Basketball Coach Leshia Brummell selected as FCA All-State Coach

Minco Basketball Coach Leshia Brummell was selected as an All-State Coach for the Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes earlier this month. It’s important to work hard to win, and the Lady Bulldogs did plenty of that during their season, which ended March 5 in the second round of the Area Tournament. However, it’s often said…

Hometown Cowboys win season opener 16-7

Saturday, September 19, 2020 was a late start date for the Oklahoma State Cowboy football season. COVID-19 had changed the landscape of everything in our community.  Unless you came in together, everyone in the stands and press box at Boone Pickens Stadium were six feet apart, masks on. That did not damper the spirits of…

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