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Mustang law firm to hand out free turkeys to families in need

Lawyers across the state of Oklahoma are coming together this November to help provide Thanksgiving turkeys to families in need. A group of attorneys from Canadian County will gather at the Denton Law Firm (925 West State Highway 152) from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, November 23 to hand out turkeys to needy families.…

Child pornographer arrested at his Mustang home

Members of the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell Brock, 43 of Mustang on Wednesday after he unknowingly shared child pornography with members of the Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) task force. Brock, who was arrested at his house at the 1100 block of W Churchill Way, was found sitting in his living room watching…

Why not a new high school?

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer When Mustang Public School officials began discussing a potential 2017 bond issue, one item not on the list was a second high school. That omission has garnered a lot of comments from residents on social media, many of whom said a new high school should be a top district priority.…

Mustang School District close to calling $181.28 million bond issue

By Traci Chapman As Mustang Public School’s student population and needs continue to expand, the funding the district needs to meet them is headed in the other direction – and officials say they need to find a way to meet those needs sooner rather than later. That’s why, after several successful bond elections, officials are…

Disabled seniors say they are afraid to use crosswalk on Mustang Road

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Crossing a street may not seem that big of a deal for some, but for others it is a challenge. Mustang resident Sherree Price said she is having trouble crossing Mustang Road, even when using the crosswalk at E. Trade Center Terrace. “I am a disabled senior and live at…

City hires new police chief

The City of Mustang is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Robert Groseclose as the next police chief for the City of Mustang. Mr. Groseclose began his law enforcement career as a police officer in forest park. After his time in forest park, Mr. Groseclose worked for the city of Spencer for 14 years,…

MHS basketball coach steps down

Mustang Public Schools has learned that Terry Long is resigning from his position as the Mustang High School boy’s basketball coach effective today, Monday, Oct. 3. He will continue his teaching duties. “Coach Long said that economically he has reached a position personally where he must make changes to provide for his family,” said Superintendent…

Retail center on its way

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Robert Crout has been developing commercial and residential properties in Mustang since 1977 and his latest project will soon take off at a busy intersection in the city. Crout Companies recently began advertising Wild Horse Ranch, a new commercial development that will go in at the northeast corner of SW…

Two critically injured in wreck involving Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A Canadian County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an injury accident on Monday and was pinned in his car until emergency crews arrived. “The accident is still under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office,” said Undersheriff Chris West. A preliminary report stated that at…

Rodeo brings Mustang back to the good ole’ days

By Traci Chapman It’s been 40 years since the first Western Days in Mustang and perhaps this year’s theme, “Celebrating Our Heritage” has no stronger meaning than when speaking about the annual Roundup Club Open Rodeo. Technically speaking, the Roundup Club’s first event wasn’t held during Western Days, but right after, organizer Coeta Morrel said.…

Area News

2 Peas in a Pod to host Christmas Vendor Fair at Mustang Town Center

By Jess Kelsey Managing Editor Offering a last-minute Christmas shopping opportunity, 2 Peas in a Pod is hosting a “Last Jingle Mingle Before Christmas Vendor Fair” at Mustang Town Center Saturday, Dec. 16 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free to attend and will include a variety of vendors, ranging from direct…

Officials thank Hickman for his service to the community as fire chief

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Chief Carl Hickman walked into Mustang Fire Department in 2005. Twelve years later, those who have worked with and for him say, as he prepares for his retirement this week, he leaves an agency far better than what he found. “As a result of Chief Hickman’s work, Mustang is safer…

Area Sports

Showing Toughness

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   Last Thursday night the Broncos wrestling team dominated on their way to two dual victories over Southmoore (57-13) and Putnam City (45-22). “Our boys wrestled tough and with intensity and purpose. Those two teams, I don’t think were a huge challenge for us, but it’s always good to get…

Girls take fourth in Skiatook

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer   SKIATOOK- The No.14 Mustang girls basketball team finds themselves at the .500 mark for the season after taking fourth at the Skiatook Invitational. On Thursday in the first round the Broncos defeated No. 15 Bartlesville 46-43 in overtime. The Broncos were led by Abby Niehues who finished with 14…

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