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Business boom not slowing down in Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Mustang continues to grow and a couple new businesses announced that they will open up shop in the city. Floral Concepts, a make-and-take retail and floral and craft store will be located in the Pebble Creek Plaza at 429 E. State Highway 152, Suite 107. JM Insurance Agency is opening…

Time to get down and dirty for MDA

From staff reports More than 1,000 Oklahoma citizens will travel to Mustang to play in the 15th Annual Mankind United to Destroy Dystrophy (M.U.D.D.) Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. In 2015, the tournament featured 130 independent, business and corporate teams who battled for first place in shin-deep mud. The tournament…

Parking garage might be in high school’s future

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer As Mustang Public School officials look into a future made more complex by uncertain state funding, one thing is certain – the number of students in lower grade levels now mean a big influx of youth heading to Mustang High School in the future. And, that includes student drivers. “With…

City lists projects for upcoming Aug. 23 sales tax election

By Jon Watje Managing Editor The City of Mustang is planning to meet with several organizations the next two months to inform them about the upcoming one-cent sales tax election on Aug. 23. At a City Council workshop meeting on Monday evening, City Manager Tim Rooney showed the council the presentation that would be shown…

Motorcyclist thankful after wreck in Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor A motorcyclist has a lot to be thankful for after being involved a wreck with a vehicle in Mustang last week. Koka Booth was riding his motorcycle on Thursday, July 7 at around 5:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of N. Mustang Road and…

Mustang house shows veteran’s patriotism

  By Jon Watje Managing Editor Most people associate the Fourth of July with fireworks, grilling, vacationing and other fun activities. But for veterans like Mustang resident Kenneth Genzer Jr., the day has a much deeper meaning. “When the Fourth comes around, people just want to watch fireworks and party, but I think it is…

Two county cities make list of ‘Top 10 Drunkest Cities in Oklahoma’

  By Jon Watje Managing Editor Two Canadian County cities made an unusual list. RoadSnacks.net, a ‘regional infotainment’ website based out of North Carolina, complied their list of the ’10 Drunkest Cities in Oklahoma.’ El Reno was named the fifth drunkest city in the state with Yukon coming in as tenth. Tulsa was given the…

OTA reveals preliminary route of Kilpatrick Turnpike extension

  By Jon Watje Managing Editor The preliminary route of the Kilpatrick Turnpike expansion was released last week and brought mixed emotions from area residents. The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) held a public meeting in Mustang on Tuesday, March 29 at Town Center to release the latest maps that showed the preliminary route of the…

Stopping the Stink

  By Jon Watje Managing Editor Some days it’s so bad that Darrell Wilson can’t stand being at his home. Wilson lives in the Chisholm Trails housing addition near Mustang’s Waste Water Treatment Plant, and on days there is a strong north wind, the stench is almost unbearable. He addressed the issue at last week’s…

We Remember

By Traci Chapman Contributing Writer It’s been 20 years, but the memory of that morning – a day that started like any other and ended with loss and destruction – is as brilliant, as vibrant as it was then. “It’s still almost impossible to believe that a day like that could start out so normally…

Area News

New business pad spaces are being built on the west side of Homeland. (Staff photo by Jon Watje)
Business boom not slowing down in Mustang

By Jon Watje Managing Editor Mustang continues to grow and a couple new businesses announced that they will open up shop in the city. Floral Concepts, a make-and-take retail and floral and craft store will be located in the Pebble Creek Plaza at 429 E. State Highway 152, Suite 107. JM Insurance Agency is opening…

Mustang will host the 15th annual M.U.D.D. Volleyball tournament at the Silver Stallion Saturday and Sunday.
Time to get down and dirty for MDA

From staff reports More than 1,000 Oklahoma citizens will travel to Mustang to play in the 15th Annual Mankind United to Destroy Dystrophy (M.U.D.D.) Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. In 2015, the tournament featured 130 independent, business and corporate teams who battled for first place in shin-deep mud. The tournament…

Area Sports

The Mustang Broncos took to the field this morning to prepare for the upcoming season. (Staff photo by Brody Feldmann)
Broncos preparing for the new season

By Brody Feldmann Staff Writer Middle of the summer is where champions are won in the sport of football. Yes, the season is played in the fall and winter, but teams get better and in the best shape during summer workouts. Mustang is 51 days away from facing off against the cross-town rival Yukon Millers.…

Mustang's defense will have to control the line of scrimmage if the Broncos hope to stop Broken Arrow's tough, ground-and-pound pro-style offense tonight. (Staff Photo by Shelly Holinsworth)
Football: Playoff Preview at Broken Arrow

  By Trey Hunter Sports Editor Mustang Times One year ago, Mustang did the unthinkable. The Broncos knocked off a powerful, east-side opponent on the road, in the playoffs — defeating Broken Arrow at Tiger Field in the Class 6A-1 quarterfinals. It’s familiar territory to say the least as Mustang embarks on another quest for…

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