9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting

09/12/2007 - 9:30am
09/12/2007 - 11:30pm

First Baptist Church of Mustang will host a Mothers of Preschoolers group starting this September.

In its second year, MOPS will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month starting Sept. 12.

A speaker and a craft will be offered once each month to parents while children play in child care. Once each month parents and preschoolers will have an activity together.

Saturday and Sunday: Stage Door Theater auditions

09/08/2007 - 1:00am
09/09/2007 - 8:30pm

The Stage Door Theater in Yukon will hold auditions for its October show, “Frankenstein 1930” Sept. 8 and Sept. 9.

There are numerous parts for men and women of all ages. Auditions will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 and from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Sept. 9 at 601 Oak in Yukon.

Those auditioning must come with a one to two minute prepared monologue, which will be followed by cold readings from the script.

For information, call 265-1590.

Cafeterias go digital: Parents can pay children’s lunch money online

Parents placed over $450 into children’s Mustang school cafeteria accounts over last weekend using an online payment program that could end lost lunch money.

Obituaries for August 30, 2007

Crout, Robert Jr.
Gordon, Bobby Joe
Higgins, Johnnie
Jung, Robert

Mustang students make strides in algebra scores

Mustang students’ Algebra I state test scores soared up 36 percent last school year while other high school exam results were mixed.
Eighty-five percent of students scored satisfactory on the Algebra I End of Instruction exam, up from 49 percent in 2006. Secondary Curriculum Coordinator Geoff Kingsley said, while some of the increase is a result of students’ and teachers’ work, state education officials also changed the benchmark for what is considered acceptable work on the exam.

DEQ eyes city's wastewater plans

Preliminary planning for the expansion of the city’s wastewater treatment plant continues, but the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality may be throwing a wrench into the works.

Young ponders ’08 run for commissioner seat

Canadian County Commissioner Don Young is not yet ready to write off defending his District 2 seat in next year’s election — a post he’s held for 17 years.

County driver’s license squeeze leads to lines

driver's license line
County residents stand in line outside a driver’s license exam office in Yukon recently.

Fair bit of success: Sunshine Club returns cookie jar honor to city

Mustang’s Sunshine Club brought home the Canadian County Free Fair blue ribbon for the best cookie jar and fancy cookies.

When Friday night lights shine down on Bronco Stadium, there are few places Mustang residents would rather be than cheering on their hometown team. Whether it’s a child or family member out there on the gridiron, a family friend or for the pure love of the game driving area residents to brave the cool nights with shouts of pride, one thing remains — it’s football season in Mustang.

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