Life of service: Amanda Havern named top county resident

When LaDonna Bornemann nominated Canadian County Citizen of the Year Amanda Havern for that recognition, she said it was like nominating her second mother.

1 p.m. Sept. 9: Molly Lemmons at Septemberfest

09/09/2006 - 1:00pm

Festivities take place at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.

Sheriff: Inmate crowding strains jail

Canadian County’s 72-bed jail is overcrowded with inmates who are either waiting for their chance to declare their innocence to the court or those that have failed in the attempt.

7 p.m. Sept. 12: Author Dayna Dunbar to speak at Mustang Public Library

09/12/2006 - 7:00pm

This event is free and open to the public.

Obituaries for August 31, 2006

Hill, Amos
Hoffman, Juanita
Simmons, Judy

Storm takes bite out of family’s home

High wind gusts Saturday night ripped away the roof over the Carpenter family’s heads, sending them scrambling for cover.

County Red Cross official killed in car crash

Gina Gathers was more than just an executive with a local nonprofit organization. She was a friend, an advocate, a cheerleader and tirelessly devoted to her family.

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Parks director search ends peacefully with Battles

Justin Battles comes by his new position as city parks and recreation director naturally — rising through the ranks and bringing with him an inside view of Mustang’s needs and a few ideas of his own.

5:30 p.m. Sept. 11: Freedom Walk

09/11/2006 - 5:30pm

Event planned in downtown Oklahoma City. See for more details

Would you support paying more in taxes to build a new county jail?

38% (6 votes)
63% (10 votes)
Total votes: 16

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