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Memories Found In Every Corner Of The Office

How could I forget? Cleaning out your office after 38 years is a daunting task – physically,...

 
 By Gloria Trotter    News    August 26, 2021

Frontier Days 2021 Planning Is Underway

Tecumseh is ready to party, it seems. Excitement is building for Frontier Days 2021, set for Sept....

 

When There's A Nice Surprise In The Mail

Snail mail is pretty unexciting these days, unless it's Thursday, the day your Countywide comes. Oth...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 10, 2021

Kraft And Barrett Face Off In A Historical Election

An historic election is shaping up for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, as longtime Chairman John A....

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 27, 2021

Redistricting Changes Local Representation

New Oklahoma legislative districts, which go into effect next year, are more compact but include...

 

There's A Dark Side To Improved Vision

I experienced one of the miracles of modern medical science a few weeks ago - and let me tell you,...

 

SpOKeLAHOMA Moving To Downtown Tecumseh

Downtown Tecumseh will soon be home to lots of bicycles as a Shawnee business moves south....

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh Chamber Auction Goes Virtual March 24-28

Although some things are opening up as the world enters the second year of the pandemic, the...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 4, 2021

County Schools Report Varying Degrees Of Storm Damage

The mid-February week-long deep freeze resulted in a lot of burst water pipes, not only for...

 

One Safe Place Relocates

Winter storm damage has displaced the One Safe Place Family Justice Center, forcing them to move on...

 

Legislators Give Thoughts On Upcoming Bills, Including Hunting Season For Bigfoot

The first session of Oklahoma's 58th Legislature will begin Monday at noon with the State of the Sta...

 

It's Going To Take A While For Us To Get Shots

By the time you read this, I should be vaccinated against COVID-19. And Wayne should be by this...

 

Tecumseh Students Call Space Station

What would you ask an astronaut? Especially if that astronaut was actually up in the Space Station,...

 

Women Leaders Of Pottawatomie County

This is the second in a series of interviews with the Top Ten most powerful people in Pottawatomie...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    October 8, 2020

Local Legislators Voice Concerns Over Epic Audit

Local legislators expressed concern about the Epic audit, but none more than Sen. Ron Sharp,...

 

Top Ten Reveals More Women Lead In The County

This past week, with the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, there has been plenty...

 

Speaking Of The Pandemic And RGB ...

Funny how time gets screwed up during a pandemic. I ran into Sharla Dyer the other day and it...

 

Pottawatomie Power Polls Closed

Fifty-eight Pottawatomie County leaders have been nominated as the most powerful and influential in...

 

Sharp Faired Well In Shawnee

Sen. Ron Sharp won six out of the 11 Shawnee precincts in the Aug. 25 Republican runoff for the Stat...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    August 27, 2020

JETT WINS RUNOFF

A contentious race marked by dark money mailers, a very public job loss and many weeks of rumors...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    August 20, 2020

Bethel Bond Passes, Shawnee Bond Fails

Bethel won its bond election, Shawnee lost its two propositions, and the incumbents prevailed in... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    August 13, 2020

Shawnee School Bond Back On The Ballot

Shawnee school district voters will have a chance to redeem themselves Aug. 25 with another shot at...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    July 23, 2020

Strong Economic Activity Continues In Shawnee

With the country pretty much shut down for weeks on end, most people wouldn't expect much in the...

 

Who Are The County's Most Influential People?

Who are the most influential people in Pottawatomie County? Who are the people who can make things...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    July 2, 2020

Bolt Elected Shawnee Mayor

Voters were pretty clear Tuesday about who they wanted leading and protecting them, choosing mostly...

 

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