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Woman receives multiple charges in arrest

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com On Nov. 8, Melissa Lee Kono received four charges stemming from a Nov. 2 encounter with a member of the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office. The officer noticed a truck waiting to turn left to travel east on Highway 66. The tag lights of the truck were not working and the driver’s…

Mustang FFA students and chapter receive national recognition

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang FFA received its first National 3-Star Chapter award based off the program of activities students complete throughout the school year. As part of the application to qualify for the award, the chapter had to list 15 different types of activities, how the chapter promotes agriculture within the community, how they…

Yukon holds off Mustang girls, 43-42

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times YUKON— After losing four starters to graduation, Mustang coach Katie Smith knew this year was going to have its ups and down. This came to the forefront in the Bronco’s season opener against rival Yukon. After falling down by double digits, they stormed back and had a chance to take…

Mustang boys take down Yukon in season opener

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times Mustang got their season off to a strong start Tuesday when they took on rival Yukon. Despite playing without senior guard Keegan Bass, who was still in street clothes, the Broncos dominated from the opening tap and never let up as they earned a 94-71 victory at Yukon.  With its…

Gas Leak impacts Mustang Horizon Intermediate School pickup

MHI Families, As you know, earlier this afternoon Mustang Public Schools was notified that a gas line was breached at the corner of Linden Dr. and Heights Dr.  MHI evacuated to Mustang “South” Middle School, and we have now been notified that we will be unable to return to MHI for several hours as this…

Mustang resident shines on ‘The Voice’

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang is full of an immense amount of talent that is put on display at every turn. That talent has made its way to one of the biggest stages in the country. Kate Kalvach, a Mustang resident, is finding success on NBC’s show ‘The Voice’ and has made it to the…

Mustang student-athletes sign Letters of Intent

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times The first official signing day of the 2022-23 school year took place Wednesday. Most of the sports that were involved were women’s basketball, softball and other Olympic sports.   Several athletes from the Mustang athletic program convened at the Mustang Activity center to sign their National Letters of Intent. That included…

Changing the narrative: Hill authored bill signed by Gov. Stitt

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Gov. Kevin Stitt, Rep. Brian Hill and a large crowd convened around the Department of Corrections facility for a monumental day for criminal justice in Oklahoma. Following the signing of a bill impacting incarcerated individuals on Oct. 5, handshakes and pictures became the common theme at the DOC facility. Doug Eckert and…

Law enforcement investigating MPS firearm incident

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Administrators at Mustang North Middle School received notification from a student that another student had a possible weapon on campus as the final bell for the school day rang Friday afternoon. A quick investigation proved the allegation to be true as the administrative team intervened with the situation. The school district…

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…

Area News

Woman receives multiple charges in arrest

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com On Nov. 8, Melissa Lee Kono received four charges stemming from a Nov. 2 encounter with a member of the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office. The officer noticed a truck waiting to turn left to travel east on Highway 66. The tag lights of the truck were not working and the driver’s…

Mustang FFA students and chapter receive national recognition

By Jacob Sturm news@mustangpaper.com Mustang FFA received its first National 3-Star Chapter award based off the program of activities students complete throughout the school year. As part of the application to qualify for the award, the chapter had to list 15 different types of activities, how the chapter promotes agriculture within the community, how they…

Area Sports

Yukon holds off Mustang girls, 43-42

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times YUKON— After losing four starters to graduation, Mustang coach Katie Smith knew this year was going to have its ups and down. This came to the forefront in the Bronco’s season opener against rival Yukon. After falling down by double digits, they stormed back and had a chance to take…

Mustang boys take down Yukon in season opener

By Michael Kinney Mustang Times Mustang got their season off to a strong start Tuesday when they took on rival Yukon. Despite playing without senior guard Keegan Bass, who was still in street clothes, the Broncos dominated from the opening tap and never let up as they earned a 94-71 victory at Yukon.  With its…

Business

Cancer Care Spa Day at The Aesthetics Place 

By Jayson Knight The Aesthetics Place MedSpa, located at 543 East State Highway 152 Suite 101, has been hosting a Cancer Care Spa Day for cancer survivors this month in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. It was initially intended for just 12 participants, but the requests haven’t stopped coming in. Facials will continue to be…

Okie Print Barn a local, low-cost option

Matt and Veronica Anderson started Okie Print Barn out of their garage five years ago, and decided to go brick-and-mortar a year ago. Okie Print Barn is currently located in Mustang at 633 E State Hwy 152. “We pride ourselves on our customer service,” Matt said Monday. “One of the things that a lot of…

Education

“Something Rotten” set to begin Thursday at PAC

Tickets now on sale for Mustang High School’s first musical to be held in new facility By Traci Chapman, Staff Writer “Something Rotten” is headed to Mustang Performing Arts Center, as director Emily Farnham and her students prepare for the first musical to be showcased at that facility. “We are really excited about this production…

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…