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Minco’s Honey Festival coming up Saturday

Saturday’s Honey Festival will feature a number of attractions, from tours of the local honey plant, cotton gin, and wind farm, to the annual honey bake-off, chance to meet Santa, carriage rides, and much more. KIDS TRACTOR PULL One traditional Honey Festival event is the kids’ tractor pull which is a more serious competition than…

Mustang swimmers hope to make splash in 2019-20

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos Swim team has a brand new coach in Ashley Berndt, and another year of experience under their belt after a promising season last year. On the girls’ side, Hannah Hamilton returns for her senior year after placing sixth at the state meet in the 100-yard butterfly for…

Broncos can’t wrangle Jenks

Mustang’s season ends with 55-28 loss to traditional Class 6A powerhouse By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos football magical season came to an end Friday night as the Jenks Trojans defeated the Broncos 55-28 at Bronco Stadium. The loss eliminates Mustang from the 6A playoffs, and pulls the curtain down on Head Coach…

Unique collaboration moves beyond controlling prisoner population figures

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A unique collaboration borne of necessity to address spiking county jail populations has transcended its original goal, in the process making a difference not only to those working to keep prisoner counts manageable but also providing opportunities that might make all the difference to someone looking for a second chance,…

As one retail chapter closes in Mustang, another begins

Officials confirm Gordmans to replace closing Stage store By Traci Chapman Staff Writer The racks are for sale, the inventory is marked down, and Mustang Stage store is preparing to close its doors – but not for long, officials say. That’s because while Stage will soon be a thing of the past in the city,…

All things alpaca

Mustang couple turning hobby into business By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer Shopping habits have changed over the years, and that impacted the way Kathy and Mike Fleming with Mustang Creek Alpacas run their business. Earlier this year the couple closed down their Oklahoma City Stockyards store, and now operate their business online, as well with…

History in peril

County officials step in to save 1907 county jail By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer It’s a fight to save history in El Reno, as officials continue to team with area historic groups to save a building in the Canadian County seat that’s withstood the test of time – but which could be lost to history…

Thunder and lightning too much for Lions

Broncos clinch home playoff game with 49-35 win over Moore By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos needed a win badly on Friday night to assure themselves of a home game in the first round of the 6A-1 playoffs. The Broncos looked sharp on Friday, and came away with the victory over a tough…

Broncos host Jenks in first round

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos football squad will host the Jenks Trojans in a first round playoff game on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at Broncos Stadium. Mustang comes in as the second seed in district 6A I-2, and Jenks comes into the game as the third seed in 6A-I-1. Jenks has…

American Legion Post 353 marks Veterans Day with poppies

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer American Legion Post 353 members Saturday greeted shoppers at Mustang Walmart with a symbol of ultimate service, a reminder of the importance of Monday’s Veteran’s Day commemoration. “We want to be able to pass on the importance this little flower, to show how poppies are important for us in the…

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Minco’s Honey Festival coming up Saturday

Saturday’s Honey Festival will feature a number of attractions, from tours of the local honey plant, cotton gin, and wind farm, to the annual honey bake-off, chance to meet Santa, carriage rides, and much more. KIDS TRACTOR PULL One traditional Honey Festival event is the kids’ tractor pull which is a more serious competition than…

Unique collaboration moves beyond controlling prisoner population figures

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A unique collaboration borne of necessity to address spiking county jail populations has transcended its original goal, in the process making a difference not only to those working to keep prisoner counts manageable but also providing opportunities that might make all the difference to someone looking for a second chance,…

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Mustang swimmers hope to make splash in 2019-20

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos Swim team has a brand new coach in Ashley Berndt, and another year of experience under their belt after a promising season last year. On the girls’ side, Hannah Hamilton returns for her senior year after placing sixth at the state meet in the 100-yard butterfly for…

Broncos can’t wrangle Jenks

Mustang’s season ends with 55-28 loss to traditional Class 6A powerhouse By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos football magical season came to an end Friday night as the Jenks Trojans defeated the Broncos 55-28 at Bronco Stadium. The loss eliminates Mustang from the 6A playoffs, and pulls the curtain down on Head Coach…

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