Mustang Times Area News

5th Annual Hot Rod Hundred Reliability Run returns to Mustang

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Pre-1973 hot rods and customs will cruise more than 100 miles across Oklahoma, rolling out of Mustang’s Wild Horse Park Saturday, Sept. 15 for the fifth annual Hot Rod Hundred (HRH). Hundreds of classic vehicles will gather outside Mustang Town Center, with the first car leaving around 9 a.m. to…

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Upcoming book to explore Canadian County’s haunted past

Co-authors seeking public help in collecting testimonies for next project By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor From seeing apparitions that walk the shore of Lake Overholser, hearing disembodied voices echo around Yukon’s Stage Door Theatre, witnessing strange presences peer through the broken windows of the abandoned Concho Indian School, to the bone chilling tales of Deadman’s…

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Western Days Organizers Hope to Start Two-Step Tradition

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang Western Day organizers hope to establish a new tradition this year with a contest that combines tunes, two-step and treasure. “We had such a positive response last year when we brought back the street dance that we thought we could build on that even more by organizing a two-step…

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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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