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Recent fires prompt fire safety concerns

By Traci Chapman Mustang Times After two separate fatality house fires in Yukon and a massive grass fire that swept across parts of western Canadian County in November, officials are urging caution both inside and outside their homes. “It’s kind of a double problem – we have extremely dry conditions with intermittent high winds and…

Lions tame the Broncos in a wild finish

By Stan Moss Mustang Times If ever a football game resembled a ping pong game, it was last Friday night as the Moore Lions defeated the Mustang Broncos 44-41 on a Liam Evans 25-yard field goal with four seconds remaining.  The teams traded body shots the whole night, the game producing seven lead changes and…

Tornado in Mustang ripped roofs off houses, overturned vehicle

A tornado in Mustang early Wednesday morning ripped the roof off two homes in the Mustang Ridge housing addition. Adding to the tornado’s toll, a pickup truck belonging to Steve and Brandee Yates was turned over on its side in the family’s front yard. A portapotty from a nearby worksite was also flung into their…

Mustang native hiking Appalachian Trail

By Van Mitchell Mustang Times The COVID-19 pandemic changed many people’s lives personally and professionally. For Ali Sylvester, the pandemic provided an opportunity to achieve her goal of traveling to new places, and meeting new friends along the way. The 2014 Mustang High School graduate is walking the Appalachian Trail which extends 14 states from…

Raising awareness, spreading support

Mustang’s Cook family personifies hope in summer trip By Traci Chapman It was about nine years ago the Cook family of Mustang welcomed their youngest son, Matthew – and little did they know that milestone would mark a change in their lives forever. It’s a change that’s both helped define and determine a path for…

Mustang to gain three buses thanks to DEQ-administered grant

By Traci Chapman Mustang Public School District will have three new buses in the coming school year, thanks in part to a grant made available by Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. The $71,124 grant would fund three 2018 or newer school buses certified by the Environmental Protection Agency. According to DEQ, those buses would replace…

Mustang 2021 summer reading program kicks off with record participation

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This is the last of three installments detailing the return of Mustang Public Library’s full scale summer reading program, after an abbreviated 2020 event necessitated by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Mustang’s 2021 Summer Reading Program’s June 6 kickoff celebration was just that – as the municipal library even…

McNeil retires from MPD after 26 years

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer One of Mustang Police Department’s most highly decorated and longest serving officers has retired, remembered for her selfless community spirit and dedication to those she never forgot to lend a helping hand. That would be the legacy of Lt. Camie McNeil, Deputy Chief Mike Wallace said during a June 3…

National Weather Service operations as normal despite COVID-19 disruptions

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Whether it’s sunny with blue skies or there’s a risk of a severe weather outbreak, Canadian County residents rely, sometimes without even realizing it, on the data analyzed and information provided by the National Weather Service in Norman. The county is just one of 48 across Oklahoma and eight located…

City road projects continue

Sara Road overlay planned for this month By Traci Chapman Staff Writer With a delay in Oklahoma Turnpike Authority’s work to widen Sara Road, Mustang officials announced last week they would perform a temporary fix of issues plaguing the thoroughfare in the coming weeks. City Manager Tim Rooney advised in his Ma report crews would…

Area News

Times, Kiwanis need help to make Christmas merry for others

By Traci Chapman Mustang Times It can be the happiest time of the year, as the holidays bring with them family and faith, food and gifts. But for some, that’s not the case, whether it’s isolation and loneliness, the loss of a job, financial problems or family pressures. That’s why the holidays can be such…

American Legion cancels Thursday celebration due to health concerns

By Traci Chapman Mustang Times Mustang American Legion Post 353’s hope to ring in a merry Christmas with a Thursday evening was dashed over the weekend, in light of concerns related to a spike in new cases of the novel coronavirus. The Post’s executive committee made the decision to cancel the post’s Dec. 9 Christmas…

Area Sports

Mustang hosts Edmond Santa Fe in first round of playoffs

By Kale Fouts Mustang Times The Mustang Broncos wrapped up their regular season schedule last Friday against the Moore Lions. However, the Broncos didn’t end the season how they’d hoped. The Lions beat the Broncos 44-41, and the Broncos finished the year with a 5-2 district record and a 6-4 overall record. The Broncos’ goal…

Lions tame the Broncos in a wild finish

By Stan Moss Mustang Times If ever a football game resembled a ping pong game, it was last Friday night as the Moore Lions defeated the Mustang Broncos 44-41 on a Liam Evans 25-yard field goal with four seconds remaining.  The teams traded body shots the whole night, the game producing seven lead changes and…

Business

Sherwin Williams heads to Mustang

Atwoods moves forward, former Stage store to become gymnastics center By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Sherwin Williams will locate its first retail paint store in Mustang in the coming months, after submitting plans for a site on East state Highway 152 – just one of several recent business developments across the city. Sherwin Williams’ newest…

JT’s Garage offering diagnostics with a discount

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Jeff Tate owns and operates JT‘s Garage, located at 7820 Newcastle Rd. in Oklahoma City. Tate, 39, is an experienced mechanic who has been doing the job for the last 15 years, and he’s been working on vehicles regularly throughout his life. “I’ve built Harleys and worked on Hotrods since I was…

Education

Mustang to gain three buses thanks to DEQ-administered grant

By Traci Chapman Mustang Public School District will have three new buses in the coming school year, thanks in part to a grant made available by Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. The $71,124 grant would fund three 2018 or newer school buses certified by the Environmental Protection Agency. According to DEQ, those buses would replace…

A lesson of love, a life of grace

Jussila’s impact on Mustang and beyond without measure By Traci Chapman It can seem the impact we have is like a pond’s ripples when a stone is skipped across it – how many ripples will our lives represent, how much good can we do over a lifetime, do we leave this earth and the people…