Midwest City expected to name new city manager

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The Midwest City Council will consider appointing Tim Lyon as the next city manager at tomorrow’s meeting. Lyon is currently serving as assistant city manager for Midwest City. He previously was human resources director for the city until 2007 when he was promoted to his current position. Current City Manager…

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Broncos continue hot streak with rout of Southmoore

Silva extends scoring streak to nine games with two goals By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos’ soccer team continued its winning ways on Friday night, pasting the Southmoore SaberCats 7-0 at home.  In the process the Broncos notched their seventh straight win, and improved their record to 11-2 overall and 5-0 in the…

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Mustang bounces Southmoore

See, Wickersham score two goals apiece in 5-0 victory over SaberCats By Alan Chapman Contributing Writer Mustang High School’s Lady Broncos soccer team hosted both Southmoore Lady Saber Cats and Mustang alumni in an April 12 game that saw the home team speed away with a 5-0 victory. Starting off slow, the game’s first half…

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Man appeals sentence after guilty plea

Nguyen argues against restitution after killing two in fatal accident By Traci Chapman Staff Writer An Oklahoma City man who in February filed no contest to killing two people in 2016 while driving drunk has filed an appeal of the sentence imposed on him in the case. Nhut Hong Nguyen, 60, was convicted of misdemeanor…

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Librarian named top city employee

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A whirlwind of energy, enthusiasm and joy for everything Mustang Public Library has to offer the community, Nichole Valencia typically responded to the realization she was being honored for her contributions to that facility and all who use it – she didn’t believe it. That’s because the Mustang youth services…

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American Legion presents annual public safety awards

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Last week American Legion 353 continued one of its members’ most favorite of long-held traditions, recognizing the best and the brightest of Mustang and Canadian County emergency services personnel during a special April 11 ceremony. This year’s honorees – firefighter Chris Edwards, Mustang police officer Kevin Connolly and Canadian County…

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MPS approves teacher pay hike

Raises do not impact administrative, support staff, officials say By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang Board of Education April 11 approved an agreement that granted a $2,488 pay raise for district teachers in the 2019-2020 school year. The agreement, entered into with the teachers’ union, Mustang Educators Association, provided the pay step for all teachers…

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Going WILD for a cause

Del City students raise money for childhood cancer research By Tonya Little Contributing Writer Every spring the students and faculty of Del City High School come together to help raise money for charity. They call the week that this happens WILD week. ​WILD Week stands for Willing Individuals Leading with Determination. It started in 2003.…

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Realtor staying ahead of the curve

Gallardo-Owens uses online marketing along with old fashion hard work to serve clients By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Local realtor Ruthie Gallardo-Owens understands technology. She understands hard work. And she knows how powerful the two can be together in real estate. “What I love about real estate is that it’s something I can pour myself…

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City council hopefuls make their case at chamber luncheon

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Four candidates are counting down to a Tuesday election that will determine who represents Mustang City Council Wards II and VI. Those men Thursday stated their cases to Chamber of Commerce members during the organization’s monthly luncheon. The April 2 ballot actually features three city council and one school board…

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