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 By Galen Hawes    News    August 5, 2021

Bethel Residents Question Board About Ordinance 2021-1 Amendments

Citizens of Bethel Acres shared their opinions regarding a proposed ordinance pertaining to...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    August 5, 2021

Tornado Siren Base Ready Soon

Pottawatomie County Emergency Management Director Chad Larman told commissioners this week that the...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 29, 2021

Annual Back To School Bash, Saturday

Mission Tecumseh will host its seventh annual Back to School Bash for area students Saturday. The ev...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 29, 2021

County Will Apply For 2021 ARPA Money

Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved applying for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 22, 2021

New County Administration Building Bids Awarded

The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners awarded the bid for construction of a new...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 15, 2021

Bethel Considers Charter Election

The Bethel Acres Board of Trustees scheduled a special meeting to discuss whether the town of...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 15, 2021

County Approves Education Tax Monies To Pay For Yearly Needs

Pottawatomie County Emergency Management Director Chad Larman informed the commissioners that even t...

 
 By Galen Hawes    Columns    July 8, 2021

Summer Intern Loves Writing The News

Hi, it's the summer intern! Some of you may already know of me and others may have only seen my...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 1, 2021

Financial Report Reading 101 Presented To Bethel Board

Former Bethel Schools Superintendent Marty Lewis shared a valuable presentation on monthly school...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    July 1, 2021

County Reorganizes Personnel Duties

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday approved filling the late Tommy Arnold's position with...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 24, 2021

Over Half The Shawnee Homeless Are Children

There are 282 homeless kids in Shawnee, maybe more as you are reading this. The number came up...

 

Susan Tischer Retires After 46 Years In Eye Care

After 46 years as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Susan Tischer sits in an interview speaking...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 24, 2021

County Board Approves $102,000 For SCI

Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners have agreed to help fund the South Central Industries...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

DA Receives $80K To Look Into Illegal Marijuana Operations

Marijuana issues, pricing for county owned properties and county fire departments' surplus disposal...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

Bethel School Board Closes Out Fiscal Year

Several yearly agreements and hiring a new teacher topped the action at the Bethel Board of...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

Heavy Rains Cause Problems With The Lagoons At Wes Watkins

Heavy rains and their effect on the reservoir dominated the discussion at The Pottawatomie County De...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 10, 2021

County Emergency Team To Help Bethel

The Bethel Acres Board of Trustees discussed emergency management, town repairs, business license...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 10, 2021

TPS Purchases New Technology

At the Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners meeting on June 7, the board of...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 3, 2021

County Approves Yearly Agreements

During the Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners meeting this Tuesday, the...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 3, 2021

Public Safety Center Makes Plans To Partner With Red Rock

During the Wednesday meeting, the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center Trust board discussed...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    May 27, 2021

County Awards Bids For Repairs At Carter Hall

Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved multiple expenditures, the transfer of the Department of...

 
 By Galen Hawes    Sports    May 27, 2021

Seniors Graduate With Five State Championships

The Dale High School softball team pitched its way to the softball 4A state champion title. The Lady...

 

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