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 By Alex Sloan    News    August 6, 2020 

Schools Offer Virtual And In-Person Learning Options

The school year is creeping closer, and the Countywide & Sun has compiled reopening plans from the...

 By Alex Sloan    News    August 6, 2020 

State Question 810 Redistricting Petition Formally Withdrawn

Proponents of State Question 810 said they’ve voluntarily withdrawn their initiative petition due...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

County Board Grants Sheriff's Office Access To Deductible Funds

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to reverse their previous decision...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Business Owners React To Mask Ordinance

During last Thursday night's special meeting, the Shawnee City Commission voted 6-0 in favor of...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Back To School Plans Are Flexible, Adjustable

As the school year draws nearer, The Countywide & Sun will be examining the reopening plans of...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Meet Tecumseh Ward 2 Candidates

As the Tecumseh City Council election draws ever closer, The Countywide & Sun will continue to...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

Shawnee Discusses Mandatory Masks

Members of the Shawnee City Commission and at least a dozen community members gathered in the City C...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

Farris And Taylor Seek Election To Ward 1

On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Tecumseh voters will determine which candidates will sit on the Tecumseh City...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

County To Reconsider Vote For Use Of Deductible Fund

On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners agreed to reconsider a decision made at...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

Shawnee City Commission approves face-covering ordinance

During a Thursday night special meeting, the Shawnee City Commission voted 6-0 in favor of enacting... Full story

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 16, 2020

Dr. Joe Taron Resigns From PCDA

During their meeting last Thursday, the Pottawatomie County Development Authority (PCDA) accepted th...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 16, 2020

Errors In Minutes Raise Quorum Questions

The minutes produced by the Shawnee Planning Commission during their June 19 meeting contained some...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 16, 2020

County Denies Sheriff Office Access To Deductible Fund

During their meeting on Monday, the Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved more than 20...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 9, 2020

New Leadership Steps Into Shawnee's Future

The newly elected members of the Shawnee City Commission took the stage and retiring members took...

 By Alex Sloan    Columns    July 9, 2020

Nothing Like A Garden To Help Cope

Pursuing productivity for its own sake is rarely very fulfilling. Regular readers of our paper may k...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 9, 2020

County Helps Schools

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved multiple school districts to use educational sales ta...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

OSBI To Investigate Local FOP

The Tecumseh Fraternal Order of Police faces possible eviction as multiple organizations signal...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

School Board Approves $1,190,168 Technology Purchase

The Shawnee School Board approved a large technology purchase, and appointed Ian Brown to a vacant b...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

Bethel Joins Lawsuit Against Juul

At the Tuesday meeting of the Bethel Board of Education, the members of the board addressed a...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

County Approves Over Road Improvement Funds

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved a diverse array of spending during their meeting on...

 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Trump Campaign Begins In Tulsa

TULSA- A flood of supporters, reporters, protestors and law enforcement surged into the streets...

 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Tecumseh FOP Faces Eviction

The Tecumseh Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) faces eviction from its building due to non-payment of...

 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Sheriff Candidates Square Off At PAVE Forum

For the second week in a row, political candidates, reporters and members of PAVE gathered at...

 By Alex Sloan    Virus    June 25, 2020

Shawnee Public Schools Announces Positive COVID-19 Case

Shawnee Public Schools announced Thursday that an assistant coach had tested positive for COVID-19.... Full story

 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

City Candidates Discuss Plans And Platforms

Candidates for the Shawnee City Commission gathered at City Hall for a candidate forum hosted by...


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