Mustang Times Area News

Countdown continues for Western Days

Mustang’s biggest event celebrates city’s big 5-0 By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Friday marked a big annual milestone for Mustang Western Days organizers – two weeks until thousands of people turned up to experience arguably the city’s largest event. This year would be especially significant, City Manager and Mustang Chamber of Commerce chairman Tim Rooney…

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Sounds of the season

Mustang Nightriders marching band kicks off new year By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Coming back from one of the most successful programs in its history and tackling a new level of marching complexities, Mustang High School Nightriders marching band Saturday brought the heat to an already sweltering day with a performance that showed just how…

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Tackling Tourette Syndrome

Choctaw teen named TAA Youth Ambassador A 17-year-old from Choctaw is on a mission to spread awareness about Tourette Syndrome and related tic disorders. The Tourette Association of America recently announced this year’s Youth Ambassador Program inductees – a group of teens that were selected to participate in the association’s ambassador training program in Orlando, Florida,…

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Lions Club comes back with a roar

Event provides screening, highlights Cruisers partnership By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was a match made in heaven Saturday, as Mustang Lions Club and Thursday Night Cruisers partnered for an event that combined health, community and classic cars. That event was a special rally, of sorts, a gathering of about 87 classic vehicles and one…

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Mr. Mustang’s legacy lives on

Crout remembered for commitment to community By Traci Chapman Staff Writer He was a man who loved his family, his friends and his community, someone who showed through his actions how much he believed in Mustang and its potential – and although gone, Robert Crout left behind him a legacy of promise, growth and determination…

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Mustang loses a legend

Robert Crout killed in July 17 crash in Texas By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was Wednesday afternoon rumors started circulating a prominent Mustang couple had been involved in an accident while driving in the Texas Panhandle. By late the afternoon July 17, the news was confirmed – Robert Crout, 69, had been killed in…

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Mustang family spreads awareness of rare condition

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer To say life’s journey has been one of twists and turns for Mike and Maggie Cook would likely be an understatement; to say they have grown stronger both individually and together would definitely be one. That strength faced its strongest test – and got a deepening boost – seven years…

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