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CCSO officers cleared in fatal October shooting

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Five Canadian County Sheriff’s officers who shot and killed a Mustang man after an Oct. 8 high-speed chase have been cleared of any wrongdoing in connection with his death. District attorney Mike Fields said Friday Major John Bridges, Lt. Bryan Dellinger, Lt. Jason Glass and deputies Christopher Contreras and Christopher…

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Nightriders make band history

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer In its final competition of the season, Mustang High School’s Nightriders made school and band history as they became part of an elite group of Bands of America Grand Nationals semi-finalists.   It was the first time Mustang made semi-finals at the BOA Indianapolis competition. The band, which ended in…

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Business projects across Mustang take shape

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As the city works with Mustang Chamber of Commerce in a holiday partnership designed to promote local businesses, several commercial projects are in the works, city officials say. Those include developments for both existing and new businesses, according to City Manager Tim Rooney’s monthly report. Among those are a company…

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Bailey, MPS ordered to attempt settlement

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer The 2016 firing of Mustang Public School District athletic director Chester “Chuck” Bailey was just the start of a legal battle that recently saw an abrupt turnaround – a battle now set for a Nov. 2 settlement conference. That hearing was set Oct. 15, three months after the Tenth Circuit…

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Voters prepare for Nov. 6 election

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer The 2018 election year is finally close to conclusion, as voters prepare to head to the polls Nov. 6. Some have already cast ballots with the start of absentee voting. Early voting is set for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

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OHP seeks public’s help in I-40 crash investigation

On Monday, Oct. 29, at 4:49 am the Oklahoma Highway Patrol was notified of multiple collisions on Interstate 40 between Portland Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard in Oklahoma City. Investigating troopers believe they were all caused by a wheel assembly that came off a semi-trailer truck traveling in the area on I-40. Upon arrival, troopers found…

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Mustang man identified as CCSO shooting victim

Earlier versions of this article misstated details of the incident. This version has been corrected to state Alexander Lindahl did not exchange fire with law enforcement. The Times apologizes for this error. By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the man shot and killed Oct. 8 by Canadian County deputies…

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OnCue announces new location on Mustang Road

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Stillwater-based OnCue is expanding its business footprint in the Oklahoma City metro market with a new convenience store location at Mustang Road and SW 15th Street. Scott Minton, director of business development with OnCue, said no official timeline has been established regarding construction, but they are projecting for a mid-2019…

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Mustang local competes on “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death”

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Joining the ranks of America’s top blade-smiths, marital artists and knife experts, Mike Cleveland of Mustang will stab and chop his way through some of the most daunting obstacle courses ever seen during Wednesday, Oct. 17’s episode of the HISTORY network’s “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death.” Slicing through flying…

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