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Fazoli’s near Mustang opening soon

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Fast, fresh, Italian food is coming to the area as the new Fazoli’s location at 501 S. Morgan Road in Oklahoma City is scheduled to open Jan. 30. Soon to be located in the TA travel center, the restaurant will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day…

Chick-fil-A shows interest in Mustang

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor A picture of a proposed Chick-fil-A location in Mustang circulating on LoopNet.com recently caught the attention of local residents. However, the proposed location, pictured on state Highway 152 and Sara Rd. under CBRE Retail Services, may not actually come to fruition despite the franchise’s desire to open a Mustang location.…

Plans to drill in Mustang halted

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer City of Mustang on Monday won its first round in a contentious issue surrounding two wells slated near the area of SW 59th and Frisco Road. Canadian County District Court Judge Paul Hesse issued a temporary restraining order and injunction against Tulsa-based Citizen Energy during the Monday afternoon hearing forcing…

Seismic activity causes company to scale back operations

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A company that faced well permit opposition by Mustang city officials and residents alike last week scaled back operations at a Yukon site after adjacent seismic activity. Citizen Energy on Nov. 28 “cut pressure and volume” at the Yukon oil well, following a series of earthquakes, Oklahoma Corporation Commission spokesman…

Mustang Times’ food drive returns to help fill local Kiwanis pantry shelves

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor The staff of the Mustang Times is seeking immediate help from readers to gather canned goods and nonperishable foods for local families in need throughout the winter months. The Mustang Times will accept food donations at the office, located 553 N. Mustang Rd., from now until Dec. 18. The donated…

MFD Santa’s Toy Shoppe in need of donations

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A group of people known for how much they do for others is asking for help – not surprisingly, so they can make positive change those who need it most. Mustang Fire Department is asking for residents to look into their hearts and find a way to help children who…

CCSO investigator terminated amid charges

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A prominent investigator for Canadian County Sheriff’s Office has been dismissed amid charges he compromised a federal criminal prosecution and allegedly possibly failed to indict a suspect for financial gain. According to records obtained in response to an Oklahoma Open Records Act request, Sheriff Chris West on Sept. 13 fired…

Mustang prepares for Halloween with Spooktacular

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer In Mustang, the countdown to Halloween gets a bit sidetracked, as little ghosts, ghouls, goblins, Star Wars heroes, princesses and more get ready for the city’s spookiest events – this weekend’s Spooktacular. One of the Mustang Parks and Recreation Department’s most popular events, Spooktacular is set this year for Saturday,…

State testing changes to impact all Oklahoma schools

By Shannon Rigsby Mustang Public Schools In 2016, Oklahoma began teaching more comprehensive academic standards, which required a new, more complex Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP) assessments to measure them. The new tests were given to students in the spring of 2017 and the cut scores or proficiency levels for the tests were rest to…

Social media post causes frenzy around blue rooms in MPS

Officials respond to alleged mistreatment of student at Creek Elementary By Traci Chapman Staff Writer A parent’s social media complaints about how a Mustang elementary school’s teachers and administrators allegedly treated his special needs child have created a Facebook firestorm. The incident began with a Sept. 19 Facebook post by Billy Wynne, who reported incidents…

Area News

Feel good in your own skin at Madison Avenue Skincare

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Offering professional skin care and waxing services, Madison Avenue Skincare is now open at 501 N. Mustang Rd., Suite J in Mustang.   Having recently relocated from San Diego, Madison Avenue Skincare owner and licensed esthetician with 12 years of experience, Tacia Staton, said she is excited to offer Mustang…

Local graduates open TECHENIZE

A new cell phone and computer store recently opened for business in the area and will be offering affordable prices for repairs as well as sales of refurbished and used devices.   TECHENIZE, located on the southeast corner of SW 15th and Morgan Rd at 1700 S. Morgan Rd Unit D, is owned and operated…

Area Sports

Record weekend

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   EDMOND- The Broncos swimming team traveled to Edmond on Saturday to compete in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference (COAC) meet hosted at Mitch Park. The boys team finished in eight place overall as the girls finished in ninth. The team took eighth overall at the conference meet. There were…

Runner-ups

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   DEER CREEK- The Mustang Broncos girls basketball team competed in the Bruce Gray Invitational hosted at Deer Creek over the weekend. The Broncos finished as the tournament runner-up losing to host Deer Creek in the championship. “When they shoot the ball like that they are as good as any…

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