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 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...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Oklahoma's First Blue Zones Certified Community

On Monday, community leaders and Blue Zones Project participants gathered at an invitation-only even...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Meet Tecumseh Ward 4 Candidates

With the Tecumseh City Council election rapidly approaching, it's time for The Countywide &...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    August 20, 2020

Gardening Short Cuts Can Backfire

As summer starts winding down, and the days get shorter, outdoor gardens begin to take on a sense...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

County Okays OffenderWatch Program For Sheriff

During Monday's regular meeting of the Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners, spending was...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Matthews Appointed To Shawnee City Commission

The Shawnee City Commission voted unanimously to appoint Daniel Matthews to fill the vacant Ward 1...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 13, 2020

Lankford Provides Insight To Supply Chain Breakdown

Following a recent editorial in the Countywide & Sun, Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, called...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 13, 2020

Three Seek To Replace Linda Praytor In Ward 3 Seat

As Tecumseh's City Council elections draw ever closer, The Countywide & Sun continues to...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 13, 2020

Inventory Requirements Main Topic Of Discussion, Again

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to rescind a limit they set last...

 
 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...

 

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