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 By Alex Sloan    News    April 15, 2021 

Marijuana License Fee Raised $3,000

Editor's note: The print edition of this week's paper ran with a headline which said marijuana licen...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 15, 2021 

Election Secretary Receives Raise After 12 Days

After serving only 12 days in her new job, Election Board Secretary Trish Carter has received an...

 

Flag Flown In Remembrance Of First Shots Fired In The Civil War

On the morning of April 12, Bethel Acres Trustee Brian Pierson hoisted a rather unique American...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

Trustees Discuss Bethel Acres Zip Code

The Bethel Acres Board of Trustees passed an amendment to the town's medical marijuana ordinance on...

 

City Accepts Ownership of Abandoned Mausoleum

A long abandoned building that sits in the middle of Fairview Cemetery has returned to haunt the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

City Receives Help Coordinating Homeless Services

During Monday night's meeting of the Shawnee City Commissioners, the public was introduced to Lauren...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

County Donates A Parcel Of Land To Earlsboro Schools

Earlsboro Public Schools received a surprise land donation from the county government Monday during...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Lewis Returns To Bethel As Interim Superintendent

During an exceedingly short special meeting on Monday, the Bethel Public Schools Board of Education...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

The State Of Water For The City Of Shawnee

Shawnee city officials offered a detailed look at the upcoming upgrades of the city's water infrastr...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

County Election Secretary Jeannie Stover, Retires

After a long and successful career in county government, Jeannie Stover will be stepping down as...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Two Bills Aimed At Changing Initiative Petitions Advance

Two bills in the Oklahoma legislature, including one co-authored by Sen. Shane Jett (R-Shawnee),...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

County Approves Emergency Transport Benefits For Employees

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners voted unanimously to fund a new type of medical benefit for...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Trish Carter, New Election Secretary Takes Office Today

Trish Carter will be sworn in today (Thursday) as Pottawatomie County's new Election Secretary in th...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Grants Fund Equipment For Sheriff's Office

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office recently received 15 new body cameras and six new radio...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Bethel Begins Process To Hire Superintendent

The Bethel Public Schools Board of Education took the first steps in its search for a new...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Satterfield Takes Office April 1 As County Assessor

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners met on Monday at 9:30 am for a special meeting, and...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

County Approves $143,000 For Economic Development

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved three economic development recommendations during...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Sports    March 25, 2021

Litherland Announces Resignation

Bethel Athletic Director Eric Litherland announced his resignation via Facebook last Thursday,...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 18, 2021

Shawnee Receives Positive Financial News

An Oklahoma City engineering start-up will be making Shawnee its new home, after the Shawnee City...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    March 18, 2021

Gotta Love Those Spring Boat Repairs

As regular readers of this column are aware, fishing is one of my favorite pastimes, and boating is...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 18, 2021

Environmental Deputy Reports Progress On Illegal Dumps

Environmental Deputy Ronnie Coching reported progress on a number of illegal dumpsites during this...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

Fate Of Old Red Schoolhouse In Jeopardy

Bethel Public Schools alumnus Michael Williams is circulating a petition to save the town's Old Red...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

County Approves $9K To Cover Accident Repairs

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of spending over $9,000 to resolve...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

Medicaid Expansion Brings Expanded Health Coverage

Medicaid expansion will be implemented across Oklahoma this summer, bringing expanded health coverag...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

State Lawmakers Divided Over Medicaid Expansion Program

Editor's note: This story was updated on March 23, to correct an uploading error. Previously, the...

 

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