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More than meets the eyes: Trip to Arkansas hotel made Mustang couple believers in ghosts

Lights some say are spiritual phenomena have been seen flying over the pasturelands and wheat fields between Mustang and Union City.
As Gary Lassiter moved into his west Mustang home, he said he and his mother saw a “multicolored light” fly over the house.

Lawmaker calls for education reform after Oklahoma ‘flunks’

A flunking grade for Oklahoma schools from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is leading State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson to call for change.

Peachtree plan avoids pit, wins Council approval

A plan to construct an assisted-living center complex won City Council approval Tuesday night despite privacy concerns from a neighboring property owner.

Family eases sorrow by helping others after death of loved one

Six days after celebrating their grandson’s high school graduation, Kathy Funck and her husband, Canadian County Assessor Ronnie Funck, got an unthinkable phone call — he was dead.

6 p.m. Oct. 9: HIV/AIDS materials meeting

10/09/2007 - 6:00pm

Parents can view HIV/AIDS education materials at 6 p.m., Tuesday during a public meeting at Mustang Education Center.

The Mustang School District offers the education to students in the sixth, seventh and 10th grades. The curriculum is approved by the Oklahoma departments of education and health.

HIV/AIDS education will be scheduled at least one month after the parents meeting. A parent or guardian can object to their child’s participation in HIV/AIDS curriculum through a letter. No student will be required to participate in HIV/AIDS prevention education if a parent objects.

Pastry sale to help cover national contest costs

Mustang High School varsity pom pom squad is selling Butter Braids pastries to raise funds to compete in a national competition.

The deadline for orders is Oct. 14. Deliveries will be made Nov. 13.

Each 22-ounce braided pastry serves 11 people and comes with an icing packet to drizzle atop your freshly baked pastry. Butter Braids come in several flavors — original, cherry, apple,cinnamon and cream cheese. They are made in a facility that processes nuts.
The cost is $10.

Make checks payable to MHS DANZ.

Obituaries for Oct. 4, 2007

Abel, Amy
Lennert, Victoria
Schones, Glendean
Sharp, John G.

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