Mustang Times Area News

Mustang cat takes top honor at Oklahoma festival

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Strutting his famous superhero getup, Jax Skywalker Wilson took the main stage Saturday night at the Myriad Gardens Cat Video Fest in Oklahoma City to receive a top honor three years in the making. Helped onstage by his owner and Mustang local, Troy Wilson, Jax the cat was awarded with…

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Murray’s Play Place and Party Room now open in Yukon

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Offering an inviting place for young families to come and enjoy time together, Murray’s Play Place and Party Room is now open in Yukon, located at 1109 S. Cornwell Ave. Designed for children ages newborn through six-years-old, Murray’s Play Place was created by a Yukon family who saw a need…

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Organizers look to beef up Western Days chili cook-off

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer With Western Days now less than a month away, organizers are hoping to beef up the participant number for one of its signature activities. Western Days chili cook-off has been a major attraction through the years – distinctive, in part, because it is held Friday evening, rather than many of…

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Summer party makes a splash Aug. 3

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was three years ago a Mustang woman decided to take her dream of expanding the city’s parks and make it a reality, in the process changing the face of recreational opportunities available to all area families. Lynly Grider was that woman – with her Mustang Parks Foundation board, a…

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Find your strength at Forged Fitness

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Helping Mustang residents reach their health fitness goals, Forged Fitness is now open at 633 E. state Highway 152. Serving as a personal training and group fitness facility, Forged Fitness caters to all fitness needs. Julie Hobbs, trainer and owner of Forged Fitness, decided to open the facility’s doors after…

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Facebook group asks Mustang to pay it forward

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor A local mom was recently trying to find a new home for her son’s gently worn clothes when she came up with an idea dedicated to paying it forward. Debbie Splawn-Bunch ran into a dilemma when her son “basically grew over night” after spending the summer participating in sports. His…

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Youth and Family Services hosts school supplies drive

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As the heat bears down on summer vacationers, it’s easy to forget the beginning of the new school year isn’t far down the line – but, for those who help children make sure they’re prepared for that milestone, students’ needs are very much on their minds. That preparation comes in…

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Wake up to Motion Coffee

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Coffee lovers can rejoice as single source coffee straight from Kauai, Hawaii is now locally available. ButterSweet Cupcakes continues to serve up sweetness by revamping its Yukon location to now include their Motion Coffee espresso bar. Before brewed in store, Motion Coffee’s flavor is born in the rich volcanic soil…

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Mustang celebrates Parks and Recreation Month

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As summer hits full stride, Mustang is celebrating one of its busiest seasons with Parks and Recreation Month. The national July observance  is a way to honor all the benefits parks and activities offer the community, as well as bringing attention to area facilities and events, said Jean Heasley, Mustang…

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Cardinal Motors does things the ‘Cardinal Way’

By Van Mitchell Staff Writer Todd Wiebusch grew up a St. Louis Cardinals fan and it shows inside his new Mustang business Cardinal Motors located at 1419 E. state Highway 152 which is filled with a variety of Cardinal memorabilia from framed jerseys to bleacher seats to player’s lockers. He has also named his business…

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