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Embattled Mustang publishing company closes

By Traci Chapman What looked like a fork in the road turned out to be the end of it for Mustang’s Tate Publishing this week, as it closed its doors for the last time. The news came Wednesday, just days after Tate co-founders Dr. Richard Tate and Rita Tate announced a consolidation of the company’s…

Mustang City Councilman candidate: ‘I cannot make Mustang great again because it was never great…”

The following is a campaign letter by Mustang City Council Ward 6 candidate Don Mount, who is challenging incumbent Jess Schweinberg in the upcoming April 4, 2017 election. Mount served as Ward 6 City Councilman before Schweinberg defeated him in the last election in 2014. CAMPAIGN FOR MUSTANG CITY COUNCIL WARD VI Serve the City…

Mustang Police Captain retiring after being with department for 36 years

By Jon Watje Managing Editor When Jim Davis came to work for the Mustang Police Department in October of 1980, there were only nine patrol officers and four patrol cars. “Back then the Oldsmobile Cutlass was our patrol vehicle,” Davis said. “It had a top speed of 85 miles per hour.” Davis is retiring as…

New pharmacy on its way to Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A new pharmacy will open in Mustang next spring. Mustang Drug will occupy the new building next to Cash Savers Plus at 103 E. State Highway 152. “We are planning to open this coming March,” said Selma Alami, who will be a co-owner of the pharmacy. “We are excited to…

The Mustang Times holding holiday food drive

By Traci Chapman It might not be obvious from the weather, but Christmas is around the corner – and that means more Mustang area families who might be looking at holidays filled with hunger. “We’ll have about 115 people in the Mustang School District who will get a holiday meal, thanks to our generous community…

Mustang law firm to hand out free turkeys to families in need

Lawyers across the state of Oklahoma are coming together this November to help provide Thanksgiving turkeys to families in need. A group of attorneys from Canadian County will gather at the Denton Law Firm (925 West State Highway 152) from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, November 23 to hand out turkeys to needy families.…

Child pornographer arrested at his Mustang home

Members of the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell Brock, 43 of Mustang on Wednesday after he unknowingly shared child pornography with members of the Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) task force. Brock, who was arrested at his house at the 1100 block of W Churchill Way, was found sitting in his living room watching…

Why not a new high school?

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer When Mustang Public School officials began discussing a potential 2017 bond issue, one item not on the list was a second high school. That omission has garnered a lot of comments from residents on social media, many of whom said a new high school should be a top district priority.…

Mustang School District close to calling $181.28 million bond issue

By Traci Chapman As Mustang Public School’s student population and needs continue to expand, the funding the district needs to meet them is headed in the other direction – and officials say they need to find a way to meet those needs sooner rather than later. That’s why, after several successful bond elections, officials are…

Disabled seniors say they are afraid to use crosswalk on Mustang Road

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Crossing a street may not seem that big of a deal for some, but for others it is a challenge. Mustang resident Sherree Price said she is having trouble crossing Mustang Road, even when using the crosswalk at E. Trade Center Terrace. “I am a disabled senior and live at…

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Tate Publishing closed its doors in Mustang.
Embattled Mustang publishing company closes

By Traci Chapman What looked like a fork in the road turned out to be the end of it for Mustang’s Tate Publishing this week, as it closed its doors for the last time. The news came Wednesday, just days after Tate co-founders Dr. Richard Tate and Rita Tate announced a consolidation of the company’s…

Don Mount
Mustang City Councilman candidate: ‘I cannot make Mustang great again because it was never great…”

The following is a campaign letter by Mustang City Council Ward 6 candidate Don Mount, who is challenging incumbent Jess Schweinberg in the upcoming April 4, 2017 election. Mount served as Ward 6 City Councilman before Schweinberg defeated him in the last election in 2014. CAMPAIGN FOR MUSTANG CITY COUNCIL WARD VI Serve the City…

Area Sports

Mustang little league wrestling team the Matrix pictured with their trophy after winning the Division Five team championship at USJOC. (submitted photo)
Young wrestlers win hardware

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer Twitter: BFeldo14   OKLAHOMA CITY- The Mustang little league wrestling team, Matrix, coached by the high school head coach Brian Picklo had a strong outing at USJOC over the weekend. “This goes back to the resurgence of Mustang wrestling. The good thing about is division five is a three year…

Joe Lupton getting the pin against an opponent from Southmoore last Thursday evening. (Photo Ron Lane)
Showing Toughness

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   Last Thursday night the Broncos wrestling team dominated on their way to two dual victories over Southmoore (57-13) and Putnam City (45-22). “Our boys wrestled tough and with intensity and purpose. Those two teams, I don’t think were a huge challenge for us, but it’s always good to get…

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