New owner plans to retread former tire plant

A new owner plans to breathe new life into the closed Dayton Tire Plant, one year after Bridgestone Firestone closed its doors, laying off 1,700 workers.

Obituaries for Dec. 29, 2007

Daugherty, Sharon
Sharon K. Daugherty, age 65, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at an Oklahoma City hospital after a short illness. She was born Feb. 18, 1942, in Watonga to Woodrow W. and Violet F. (Winter) Schenk. She grew up in Watonga and was a 1960 graduate of Watonga High School.

FEMA declares county disaster area after storm

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials declared Canadian County a disaster area Dec. 21, citing $1.1 million in damages suffered in the county as a result of the Dec. 10 ice storm.

Final hurdles cleared for Lowes development

A Mustang Lowes Home Improvement store is officially under construction, as the last of the administrative hurdles needed to begin construction were cleared last week.

Town Center Highlights - Dec. 27, 2007

Mustang Public Library

  • Children’s story times at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday for ages 3 through 7.
  • Lap time story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Compact florescent light bulb giveaway begins Wednesday.
  • Library Book Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 9 to discuss “The Chase” by Clive Cussler.
  • Beginners’ computer class, part 2 will continue topics discussed in December at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 9.
  • Beginners’ computer class, part 1 at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 15.
  • Beginning art classes with Lynden Wilcoxson start Jan. 15.

Bulb giveaway at library illuminates energy options

An anonymous donor is making it easier for Mustang residents to make and keep a New Year’s resolution to help the planet.

College track in high school course work gains more converts at Mustang High School

Just over 5 percent of Mustang ninth-grade parents opted their students out of the state’s college preparatory curriculum — a fraction of the number reported last year.

Making wishes reality: Foundation awards grants to teachers

Mustang Valley teacher Jana Gall’s jaw dropped and tears welled in her eyes as two Mustang Public Schools Foundation volunteers presented her with a grant to buy microscopes for her class.

Year in review: City saw foundation for bright future started in 2007

As the final minutes of 2007 tick away, the year for Mustang was fueled by hope, as city officials hammered out deals drawing promises from the federal government for a regional armory and the announcement that a Lowes Home Improvement Store would seed a retail hub at Sara Road and state Highway 152.

Gibson to run for county post

Mustang City Councilman Scott Gibson said he hopes to change his life, his career and the county in a bid for District 2 Canadian County commissioner.

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