Mustang Times Area News

Crime victims’ vigil set for April 9

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer For those who have lost someone to a violent crime, remembrance can prompt a whirlwind of emotions – loss, sorrow, nostalgia, frustration, anger. Canadian County district attorney Mike Fields said he wants to ensure that one thing those families and friends, and crime victims themselves, never feel is isolation. “This…

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Mustang springs into spring with annual egg hunt

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang Parks and Recreation has grown a lot in recent years, adding new activities and events large and small, but, as the clock counts down to March 24, city staff prepare for what could arguably be the department’s biggest event – Eggstravaganza. “It’s like a sea of children heading toward…

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Salon 152 styles its way into the future

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor With new management and plans to expand services, Salon 152 Design Team is eagerly looking toward the future. Previously located off state Highway 152 in Mustang, Salon 152 is still upholding their professionalism and esteemed customer service at their current location at 1825 S. Morgan Road in Oklahoma City. Janette…

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Orders blooming at Mustang Flowers

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Love is in the air, and so is the smell of roses at Mustang Flowers and Gifts as employees begin preparations for Valentine’s Day. “It’s the busiest day of the year for us,” said Teresa DeBord, Mustang Flowers and Gifts part-owner. DeBord said she’s already ordered 4,000 roses and has…

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Fillmore crowned Mrs. Oklahoma International 2018

Choctaw native passes crown to current resident Jennifer Fillmore, of Choctaw, has been named Mrs. Oklahoma International 2018 and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. International 2018 during the final competition in Charleston, West Virgina this July. Fillmore, 39, was crowned Mrs. Oklahoma International earlier this month and will go on…

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ButterSweet Cupcakes in Yukon prepares for Valentine’s Day

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Lovers of all things sweet will not be disappointed when they walk through the doors of ButterSweet Cupcakes in Yukon. Customers can indulge in more than 10 unique cupcakes flavors, as well as signature cookies, cake shakes, cake parfaits, cake by the slice, macarons, cake truffles, brownies, ice-cream and so…

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Mustang nurse receives national VA award

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Next month, a Mustang nurse working for Oklahoma City Veteran’s Administration Health Care System’s downtown center will head to Washington, D.C. as American Legion’s 2017 National VA Health Care Provider Award. Jillene Sroczynski has had a varied career, but it’s at the VA Center she has found her true calling,…

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Mustang locomotive engineer sets out on last train ride

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor In May of 1972, Mustang local David Townsend went to work for Santa Fe Railway as a summer job. Little did he know, he’d begin a career of more than 40 years traveling across the nation’s railroads. Townsend, who is a locomotive engineer for BNSF, sets out on this last…

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Mustang nurse receives national honor

By Traci Chapman Staff Witer A Mustang nurse whose career has been spent helping others at The Children’s Center in Bethany has been tapped to take her skills to a bigger arena, after her selection as a panel member developing examination questions for a nationwide nurses’ examination. Callie Rinehart was named to the NCLEX knowledge,…

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Boutique keeps woman’s legacy alive

Goldie Marie’s Boutique (GMB) in Mustang opened after a local family, Johnnie and AnnaLeah Johnston, wanted to honor AnnaLeah’s mother’s, Goldie Marie (Carpenter) Brantley’s, legacy after passing away in 1998 from reoccurring breast cancer.  AnnaLeah stated her mom had three passions, being a Christian, her family and shopping.  The Johnston’s decided to open GMB after…

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