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Freedom Celebration returns Saturday at Wild Horse Park

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer One of Mustang Fire Department’s biggest fundraisers is set to light up city skies in just a few weeks, as firefighters and other volunteers get ready for Freedom Celebration 2017. “This is one of those things that people in the community love, and we all love do be a part…

Conflicts erupt over Yukon Review newspaper

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer A Yukon newspaper has become the subject of a $1.27 million lawsuit and accusations of non-payment, breach of contract, deceit and fraud. The case began May 30, when former Yukon Review owner John Miller, through his business interests, filed two Canadian County civil court actions against current Review owners Star…

Starbucks coming to Mustang

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer It looks like a Starbucks could be on the horizon for Mustang. The company is looking at the old Los Vaqueros building, located at 132 E. state Highway 152. “They plan to tear down the old Los Vaqueros building and erect a new structure,” City Manager Tim Rooney said. The…

Mustang man arrested for lewd acts with child

Investigators with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kyle Henthorn, 18 years old, Thursday, May 25 after he began a sexual communication with what he believed was an 11-year-old boy from Mustang.  Henthorn was in communication with the minor and started off asking him very specific sexual questions about his sexual history. Henthorn, who is…

Mustang newspaper editor arrested

A Mustang newspaper editor was arrested after allegedly having an online sexual relationship with an undercover sheriff’s deputy he thought was a 14-year-old. Jonathan Edward Wajte, 34, was arrested at the Mustang Times office Friday afternoon and later booked into the Canadian County Jail on two counts of lewd acts with a child. A Canadian…

OKC Councilman: ‘If we allow Mustang to get bigger, it will increase the pressure on our infrastructure.’

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Oklahoma City will not deannex two square miles of land just south of Mustang. The OKC City Council last week voted 5-4 to deny the deannexation of the land that sits between SW 89th and SW 119th and between Mustang Road and Sara Road (both sides of Hwy. 4). Land…

Mustang to become chocolate city

The 11th Annual Friends of the Mustang Library Chocolate Festival will be held Friday, March 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mustang Town Center. An array of chocolate tr eats will be on hand for people to taste or to purchase as gifts. Tickets are $8 for eight tastes. “Businesses, civic groups…

More commercial development coming to Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The Mustang City Council approved a preliminary plat for a new commercial development and a residential subdivision. The City Council approved the final plat application for 152 Prairie Creek, which will be located at the 1100-1200 block of E. State Highway 152. “This area is zoned C-5 and contains 17…

Embattled Mustang publishing company closes

By Traci Chapman What looked like a fork in the road turned out to be the end of it for Mustang’s Tate Publishing this week, as it closed its doors for the last time. The news came Wednesday, just days after Tate co-founders Dr. Richard Tate and Rita Tate announced a consolidation of the company’s…

Mustang City Councilman candidate: ‘I cannot make Mustang great again because it was never great…”

The following is a campaign letter by Mustang City Council Ward 6 candidate Don Mount, who is challenging incumbent Jess Schweinberg in the upcoming April 4, 2017 election. Mount served as Ward 6 City Councilman before Schweinberg defeated him in the last election in 2014. CAMPAIGN FOR MUSTANG CITY COUNCIL WARD VI Serve the City…

Area News

Freedom Celebration returns Saturday at Wild Horse Park

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer One of Mustang Fire Department’s biggest fundraisers is set to light up city skies in just a few weeks, as firefighters and other volunteers get ready for Freedom Celebration 2017. “This is one of those things that people in the community love, and we all love do be a part…

Conflicts erupt over Yukon Review newspaper

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer A Yukon newspaper has become the subject of a $1.27 million lawsuit and accusations of non-payment, breach of contract, deceit and fraud. The case began May 30, when former Yukon Review owner John Miller, through his business interests, filed two Canadian County civil court actions against current Review owners Star…

Area Sports

Dilbeck to end illustrious career

Choctaw coach accepts position with OSSAA After four years as Choctaw High School’s Athletic Director and head football coach, and 30 years of coaching prior to that, Todd Dilbeck has decided to hang up his whistle. While retiring from the coaching game, Dilbeck isn’t done working as he’s now headed to the Oklahoma Secondary Sch…

Wrestling falls just short of dual state

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   The Mustang wrestling team hosted district duals last Thursday afternoon and finished 2-1.The Broncos 2-1 record fell just short to Norman (#9) to punch their ticket to dual state. The Broncos started off the day losing to Norman 24-42 in the opening dual. In the midst of the dual…

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