Mustang Times Area News

Merriman named Oklahoma Film ICON

Choctaw actor honored at deadCenter Film Festival 2018 Choctaw native Ryan Merriman was honored over the weekend as an Oklahoma Film ICON at the 18th annual deadCenter Film Festival. The ICON Award honors Oklahomans whose success in the film and entertainment industry has drawn positive attention towards Oklahoma. Merriman was an award-winning child actor who starred in…

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Old Germany Restaurant set to reopen, Choctaw Oktoberfest 2018 slated

Choctaw’s Old Germany Restaurant closed its doors on April 16 after 42 years of business. Less than two months later the beloved dining establishment is now set to reopen. The eastern Oklahoma County community along with patrons from around the country were stunned to hear of the sudden restaurant closure and festival cancelation. Following the…

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Blessed Childcare welcomes Mustang youth

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor With more than 16 years of experience, Lisa Burroughs and her team have opened the doors to Mustang’s newest daycare facility, Blessed Childcare. Blessed Childcare, located at 125 S. Clear Springs Rd., is a Christian based daycare and is now enrolling children ages six weeks to 13 years old. Burroughs…

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City intern looking to make a difference

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer When Mustang City Manager Tim Rooney considered hiring the first managerial intern of his tenure, who that would be turned out to be the easiest part of the decision. “We wanted someone who really wanted to be here, who had that drive, that interest, who wanted to learn,” Rooney said.…

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Find overall wellness at Be Strong Nutrition

Be Strong Nutrition, located at 1803 S. Morgan Rd. in Oklahoma City, strives to provide overall wellness to the Mustang community by offering a variety of palate pleasing protein shakes, energy teas, pre and post workout drinks, and other nutritional supplements. Dawn Richardson, owner and wellness coach, also provides fit camps for both adults and…

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Bronco Nutrition serves up health

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Serving up positivity and health, Bronco Nutrition celebrated its opening Monday under new owners. Located at 429 E. state Highway 152 in Mustang, Owners Lesley Glass, Alex Vanderpool and Tyler Varney welcome all to come and try the variety of nutritious treats offered at Bronco Nutrition. The Mustang business specializes…

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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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