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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…

Mustang Police Captain retiring after being with department for 36 years

By Jon Watje Managing Editor When Jim Davis came to work for the Mustang Police Department in October of 1980, there were only nine patrol officers and four patrol cars. “Back then the Oldsmobile Cutlass was our patrol vehicle,” Davis said. “It had a top speed of 85 miles per hour.” Davis is retiring as…

New pharmacy on its way to Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A new pharmacy will open in Mustang next spring. Mustang Drug will occupy the new building next to Cash Savers Plus at 103 E. State Highway 152. “We are planning to open this coming March,” said Selma Alami, who will be a co-owner of the pharmacy. “We are excited to…

The Mustang Times holding holiday food drive

By Traci Chapman It might not be obvious from the weather, but Christmas is around the corner – and that means more Mustang area families who might be looking at holidays filled with hunger. “We’ll have about 115 people in the Mustang School District who will get a holiday meal, thanks to our generous community…

Area News

Boutique keeps woman’s legacy alive

Goldie Marie’s Boutique (GMB) in Mustang opened after a local family, Johnnie and AnnaLeah Johnston, wanted to honor AnnaLeah’s mother’s, Goldie Marie (Carpenter) Brantley’s, legacy after passing away in 1998 from reoccurring breast cancer.  AnnaLeah stated her mom had three passions, being a Christian, her family and shopping.  The Johnston’s decided to open GMB after…

Mustang Santa Letters

Peyton Jackson’s 1st Grade class at Centennial Elementary Dear Santa, How are you? I want a new hatchables and kity that sings. I want to give my sister a elsa doll. Love, Kinleigh Ford   Dear Santa, Is Mis Clos good? I want a puppy. I want to give my bruther a 3Ds since it…

Area Sports

Broncos tame Antlers

DEER CREEK- The Mustang boys basketball team finished with a fifth place finish in the Bruce Gray Invitational over the weekend. The Broncos defeated Deer Creek in the consolation finals which was Mustang’s second time to beat the Antlers on their home court. In the opening round the Broncos drew the Putnam City Pirates which…

Young wrestlers win hardware

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer Twitter: BFeldo14   OKLAHOMA CITY- The Mustang little league wrestling team, Matrix, coached by the high school head coach Brian Picklo had a strong outing at USJOC over the weekend. “This goes back to the resurgence of Mustang wrestling. The good thing about is division five is a three year…

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