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 By Alex Sloan    News    October 22, 2020 

Short County Agenda Results In Eventful Meeting

Despite a shorter than normal agenda and a couple of agenda items being dropped from the lineup,...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 15, 2020

District 5 Candidates

As part of our continuing coverage of the 2020 elections, The Countywide & Sun spoke to the two...

 

Awards Gala Reveals County's Top Ten

Pottawatomie Power was spelled the other way Saturday night - it was Potawatomi Power in the #1 and...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 15, 2020

Roland Appointed To Bethel School Board, Herman Resigns

Les Herman, president of the Bethel school board, stepped down during Monday's meeting after...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 8, 2020

Senate 17 Candidates

As part of our continued coverage of the 2020 elections, The Countywide & Sun spoke to the two...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 8, 2020

County Approves Job Descriptions For New Positions

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners handled contractual agreements, accepted bids, and...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 8, 2020

Shawnee Approves $128,027 In Expenditures

The Shawnee City Commission held a brief meeting on Monday night, where they considered a lengthy...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 1, 2020

911 Addressing Just Got Easier With Online Forms

Establishing an address in Pottawatomie County just got a little easier, with the recent addition of...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    October 1, 2020

County Sees Increase In Requests For Educational Sales Monies

The Pottawatomie Board of Commissioners honored local 4-H chapters during their Monday meeting and...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    October 1, 2020

A Winter Garden Can Be Very Rewarding

This week, it's time for an important (although belated) reminder! It's getting cool, so it's time t...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 24, 2020

Shawnee Extends Face-Cover Ordinance

Shawnee City Commissioners voted unanimously to extend the city's controversial face-covering...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 24, 2020

Shawnee Sales Tax Revenue Up 24.5 Percent Over Projection

The Shawnee City Commissioners met on Monday to approve a lengthy consent agenda, and consider...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 24, 2020

Planning Commission Minutes Appear On Agenda, Again

Frequent attendees of the Shawnee City Commission meeting may have noticed several Planning...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 17, 2020

Bethel Focuses On Finances

The Bethel School Board focused on the finances this week, approving a number of expenditures from...

 

Abandoned Puppy Parcels Try His Patience

I think we can all agree that other people are the worst, but that gives us no excuse to perpetuate...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 17, 2020

Rob Morris Questions County About BlueZones Certification

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners had a lengthy meeting this week, with the bulk of...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 10, 2020

Shawnee Approves Lengthy Consent Agenda

During the Shawnee City Commission meeting on Tuesday, the commissioners designated surplus property...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 10, 2020

Female Tries To Break Into County Jail

On Tuesday, the Pottawatomie County Board of commissioners met for a brief meeting, and heard a rath...

 

Living In The Moment Can Be Dangerous

People frequently tell me that I need to live more in the moment, but I learned over the weekend...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 3, 2020

Stitt Presents COVID-19 Update

STILLWATER, Okla.- Gov. Kevin Stitt and several members of his administration came to Stillwater on...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 3, 2020

Land Purchase Approved For REACT Rover Base

The REACT Rover which services the southern half of the county will be getting a permanent base of...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 3, 2020

PCPSC Adheres To Strict Safety To Stay COVID Free

As reports circulate of COVID-19 outbreaks springing up in jails across the nation, the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    September 3, 2020

County To Continue Financial Support For Shell Building

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners met Monday to consider continued financial support...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 27, 2020

Additional Tornado Sirens For County Discussed At Meeting

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners gathered for a rather short meeting in which they...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 27, 2020

New City Commissioner Ready To Serve

Commissioner Daniel Matthews, appointed during a recent City Commission meeting, said Shawnee is...

 

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