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Sheriff’s deputies make drug bust on I-40; dope found in trunk

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Canadian County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a North Carolina woman early Oct. 19 after they discovered a large amount of marijuana in the trunk of the rental car she was driving. Latoya Nicole Wright, 34 of Greensboro, N.C. was arrested after she was stopped on Interstate 40 near the 129 mile marker at about 1:47 a.m. Oct. 19. Wright who ... Read More »

Now that’s some bull!

Express Bull Winner

EXAR First Advance 5702B won reserve grand champion bull at the 2014 Oklahoma State Fair Angus Show, Sept. 18 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Express Angus Ranches of Yukon and Schnoor Sisters of Chowchilla, Calif., own the September 2012 son of Dameron First Class. Dale Pitchford of Porum, Okla., evaluated the 44 entries. Read More »

Grief support group starts Nov. 6 at T&CCC

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INTEGRIS Hospice provides on-going grief support for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. A free support group program is offered 6:15-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 6 through Dec. 18 at Town & Country Christian Church, 2200 S Cornwell. There will be no meeting during Thanksgiving week. Conducted by Shari Ostroff (B.S. in Family Studies and Gerontology), the ... Read More »

FFA Chili Supper tempts tastebuds Nov. 7 at YHS

Yukon FFA members serve up the famous chili at the annual fund-raising event.

Yukon FFA will host its annual Chili Supper & Silent Auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at the Yukon High School Wellness Center, 1777 S Yukon Parkway. Supporters are invited to enjoy the famous Yukon FFA chili before the final Millers’ home football game. Read More »

‘Pumpkin Harvest’ craft festival set Nov. 1 at DRC

The annual Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival on Nov. 1 in Yukon will feature about 45 vendors.

The Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival returns Saturday, Nov. 1 to the Dale Robertson Center, 1200 Lakeshore. The festival is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to the public. This is a great opportunity to get that early Christmas shopping done. The festival will feature more than 45 crafters, the Pumpkin Patch Café, Friends of the Park Bake ... Read More »

Community Coffee set Oct. 24 at Mobile Meals

Coffee is great!

The Yukon Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee is Friday, Oct. 24 at Yukon Mobile Meals, 1201 Lakeshore Drive. Networking starts at 8 a.m. with announcements at 8:30 a.m. Read More »

Straight party voting simplified on Nov. 4 ballots

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By Jim Powell, Staff Writer With election day looming, voters should be aware of a change made to the ballot starting with the Nov. 4 general election. Voters wishing to select only the candidates of one particular party, or “straight-party” voters, need only mark the emblem representing that party that is at the top of the ballot. “Until this year ... Read More »

Bob Funk earns national staffing honor

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Oklahoma businessman and entrepreneur Bob Funk has been named to the North American Staffing 100 List by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). This is SIA’s fourth year to publish the list of innovators and leaders who have made a difference in the staffing industry. Funk has made the list of influential people all four years. Yukon’s Funk is co-founder, CEO and ... Read More »

Frisco Road survey results now available

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Results from a July 2014 community design survey regarding the Frisco Road Master plan are now available. The Yukon Economic Development Authority will use the results to assist in the design of a master plan program for the Frisco Road TIF (tax-increment financing) District. The Authority received an over-whelming response to the community survey that included more than 700 responses ... Read More »

An ‘inside’ look at firefighters’ tools

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Yukon firefighter Ryan Billingsley gives Myers Elementary third grade students an inside look at the tools firefighters use when fighting fires. The students also got to walk through the fire truck to get a peek at the inside. October is National Fire Protection Month. Read More »