Mustang Times Breaking News

Driving altercation turns deadly

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A Mustang woman has died and an Oklahoma City woman is being held in Oklahoma County Jail after a late Saturday-early Sunday morning series of altercations, police say. Dustie Lyn Hart, 36, was killed near the intersection of West state Highway 152 and Gregory Road. Oklahoma City Police investigators said…

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Annual event to help families prepare for school year

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Mustang families will get a helping hand Sunday, with Clear Springs Church’s The Big Give. This year’s event – its ninth annual – is expected to serve about 600 students and their families – 100 more than last year, Clear Springs pastor Jim Harris said. In 2017 the church and…

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Mustang man faces criminal charges for alleged bomb threat, stalking

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A 25-year-old Mustang man faces several criminal counts after what prosecutors call a campaign of terror he allegedly waged against a woman who broke off a relationship with him. Canadian County District Court’s involvement in the situation began in April, when the woman requested an emergency protective order against Jordan…

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Former Touchdown Booster Club president accused of embezzlement

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A former Mustang booster club president stands accused of embezzling more than $10,000 from accounts meant to fund student activities. Canadian County prosecutors in May filed criminal felony charges against 48-year-old Raymond Craig Davis, Jr., alleging the Oklahoma City man converted more than $10,120 raised by Mustang Touchdown Booster Club…

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Mustang American Legion to celebrate National Poppy Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below… – John McCrae By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was 1915, and World War I raged. Major John McCrae was a surgeon attached…

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Casey’s General Store cruising into area

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Building permits for two Casey’s General Stores have been filed in the Oklahoma City metro, with one to be constructed north of Mustang. The Iowa-based convenience store and gas supplier have filed permits for the northwest corner of Cemetery Road and Reno and the southwest corner of Wilshire and Council…

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Public invited to Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer In the wake of April wildfires that left one person dead and millions of dollars of damage and scorched earth, the Mustang Fire Department is hoping to help local residents take a different path. They’ll do so Saturday, during Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, an event aimed at educating residents on…

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Drug court technician accused of sexual abuse

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A 56-year-old technician who regularly dealt with participants in Canadian County Drug Court stands accused of sexually abusing some of those individuals, facing five felony counts of sexual battery as a result. Prosecutors said Paul Compton of Yukon used his position as a urinalysis specimen collector for Innovative Court Solutions…

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Old Germany Restaurant closes, Choctaw Oktoberfest cancelled

After 42 years of drinks, meals and memories Old Germany Restaurant closed its doors for good Monday, April 16. Changing consumer tastes and dwindling restaurant attendance were the catalyst for what locals considered a rapid and unexpected closure. Shortly after celebrating 42 years of business, the Turek family was forced to make the decision which…

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Dean’s School of Dance closes unexpectedly

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Shocked, frustrated, betrayed, confused and heartbroken were words parents and students of Dean’s School of Dance in Mustang used Thursday morning as they gathered outside the locked studio looking for answers. A “Closed. Please call again.” sign loomed over the studio’s door as dance parent Jamie Branan-Nalley tried to peek…

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