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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…

Mustang Nightriders win Yukon Invitational

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer With a first-place overall finish and caption awards for visual and general effects, Mustang High School’s Nightriders marching band stole the show at its first contest of the year, the Sept. 29 Yukon Invitational. Nightriders’ “Outside the Realm” is an arrangement of selections from composer Thomas Bergersen, “Big Giant Circles”…

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…

Area News

Man appeals sentence after guilty plea

Nguyen argues against restitution after killing two in fatal accident By Traci Chapman Staff Writer An Oklahoma City man who in February filed no contest to killing two people in 2016 while driving drunk has filed an appeal of the sentence imposed on him in the case. Nhut Hong Nguyen, 60, was convicted of misdemeanor…

Librarian named top city employee

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A whirlwind of energy, enthusiasm and joy for everything Mustang Public Library has to offer the community, Nichole Valencia typically responded to the realization she was being honored for her contributions to that facility and all who use it – she didn’t believe it. That’s because the Mustang youth services…

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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