Mustang Times Area News

Valley students donate to the Mustang Animal Shelter

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Mustang Valley Elementary held their spring book fair last week, where they collected donations for the Mustang Animal Shelter in honor of the year’s PAWS for Books theme. Students brought in more than 150 items for the Mustang Animal Shelter, including food, paper towels, tennis balls and toys. Students presented…

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Terra Wellness offers CBD products

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Helping provide a better quality of life in a natural way to Mustang residents, Terra Wellness serves as a local Cannabidiol (CBD) product distributor. Located at 2027 E. state Highway 152 Suite 101, Terra Wellness offers a variety of CBD-rich, hemp derived products produced by Can-Tek labs in Oklahoma City.…

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Civil rights icon honored with Clara Luper Day

Community members gathered at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center last Thursday to celebrate the memory of a civil rights icon and former teacher in the Choctaw School District. Clara Luper is credited with beginning the Oklahoma desegregation sit-in movement, that inspired others across the country. The Dunjee teacher led a group of 14 black students…

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Get ready for summer at Sandy Beaches Tanning Spa

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Sit back, relax and find your summer glow at Sandy Beaches Tanning Spa. Located at 717 S. Mustang Road in the Mustang Creek Plaza, Sandy Beaches offers a serene spa experience with top-of-the-line tanning equipment. For those looking to welcome in the warmer spring and summer months with some extra…

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Employee of the Year

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer When Jerry Calloway retired in March, he did so as city of Mustang’s chief building official and with 13 years’ service to the municipality he loved. Last week, Mustang American Post 353 and city officials gathered to thank Calloway for that service, recognizing him as this year’s non-uniformed Employee of…

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Old Germany Restaurant closes, Choctaw Oktoberfest cancelled

After 42 years of drinks, meals and memories Old Germany Restaurant closed its doors for good Monday, April 16. Changing consumer tastes and dwindling restaurant attendance were the catalyst for what locals considered a rapid and unexpected closure. Shortly after celebrating 42 years of business, the Turek family was forced to make the decision which…

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The Art Spot is the spot for area artists

By Jayson Knight Staff Writer Local artist Lindsey La Valle is the owner/operator of The Art Spot, located at 100 Ridgecrest Drive in Tuttle. The Art Spot is a one-stop shop for artists to fire up their creative abilities. La Valle offers many group classes, as well as private sessions. La Valle has a Bachelor’s…

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Relay for Life and Bark for Life return this month

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Mustang Public Schools students and employees are busy preparing for this year’s annual American Cancer Society fundraisers, including Relay for Life and Bark for Life. To help this year’s fundraisers, the public is invited to two upcoming events that will serve as benefits for the annual relay and the American…

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