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Council takes proactive stance on alcohol sale changes, medical marijuana guidelines

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Voter-mandated changes to alcohol sales and allowing medical marijuana meant a host of changes to Mustang ordinances – changes approved by city council members who cited the need for a proactive stance on issues before they go into effect. Alcohol Sale Changes Effective Oct. 1, grocery and convenience stores, pharmacies…

McKenzie sworn in as councilman

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Ward V has a new city councilman, as Travis McKenzie Sept. 4 was sworn in to complete Linda Hagan’s unfinished term. McKenzie is pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. He and his wife, Angela, have lived in Mustang for more than five years. The new councilman previously…

Sheriff’s deputies to patrol Mustang schools

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Canadian County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement between the Canadian County Sheriff’s Department and the Mustang Public School system to provide three full time, on duty law enforcement officers for eight Mustang school sites each day school is in session. This agreement comes from decisions made by MPS Board…

Community garden named award finalist

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Just three years after Mustang’s local community garden became Wildhorse Gardens and Market, volunteer efforts and a partnership with city and other organizations have resulted in a different kind of harvest, with the nonprofit named a 2018 Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Environmental Excellence award finalist. “We are very proud that the…

CSL Plasma opens in Mustang

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor One of the world’s largest collectors of human plasma, CSL Plasma is now open in Mustang. The former Aaron’s building has been transformed into a state-of-the-art plasma donation center located at 140 South Symes Ln. off state Highway 152. CSL Plasma Mustang Center Manager Sam Emrich called Mustang the ideal…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Area News

Bronco Nutrition offers healthy options for Mustang residents

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Bronco Nutrition continues to serve up health and positivity for Mustang residents. Located at 429 E. state Highway 152 in Mustang, Owners Lesley Glass, Alex Vanderpool and Tyler Varney welcome all to come and try the variety of nutritious treats offered at Bronco Nutrition. The Mustang business specializes in nutrition…

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…

Area Sports

Mustang volleyball hosts tournament, takes first place

By Hayden Frampton Sports Editor   The Lady Broncos took home the hardware this weekend at their own tournament. Mustang volleyball hosted six schools Saturday in a tournament. The Lady Broncos dominated the field and didn’t drop a set until the championship round they ultimately won. “There was some diversity with the teams that were…

Millers top Broncos for the first time since 2013

By Hayden Frampton Sports Editor YUKON- History was averted Friday night at Miller Stadium. The Broncos saw their hopes of a record fifth straight win over rival Yukon shattered in a 19-14 loss. The Broncos gave up a lot in the stat column but avoided letting the Millers run rampant on the scoreboard. Yukon finished…

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