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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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Masons’ Saturday breakfast to benefit local youth battling Cystic Fibrosis

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer For the Kretchmar family, hospitals and doctors, treatments and tests are a major part of life, but so too is incredible expense, time and upheaval. It’s a life of challenge but also of the greatest gift imaginable, Sharine Kretchmar said – son Jaxon, who was born with Cystic Fibrosis. What…

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…

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…

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…

Fulton honored for service to MPS

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Former Mustang Public Schools Board of Education President Chad Fulton was presented with his own wooden gavel hand crafted by Mustang High School woodworking students to symbolize his service to the district during Monday’s board meeting. “He (Chad) is an amazing leader,” said current board president Jeff Landrith during the…

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Bronco Vapes building a following in Mustang

Bronco Vapes helps customers kick tobacco habit By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer Bronco Vapes located at 551 East State Highway 152 was established in 2013 with the goal of helping people to quit tobacco products. The Mustang business was recently named by Mustang Times readers as the 2019 Best in Mustang vape shop. Hours of operation…

A little bit country

Farmhouse Chic Boutique blends country and style By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer Shannon Cantrell grew up dreaming of one day becoming an entrepreneur and owning her own business. She succeeded with that with the opening of Farmhouse Chic Boutique located at 1708 West State Highway 152 in Mustang. The store includes clothing, home décor, canvas…

Area Sports

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…

Logan Glass Commits to the University of Kansas

By Hayden Frampton Sports Editor Mustang baseball standout Logan Glass made his commitment to play at the University of Kansas, he announced last week. The incoming senior is anticipated to have a strong season this spring and he had the desire to wrap up this part in his process. “I definitely wanted to do it…

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