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 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 25, 2019 

It's A Calm Legislative Session According To County Legislators

Pottawatomie County legislators proclaimed the current legislative session "calm" and said they...

 

Holy Week: Message Of Unconditional Love

Holy Week is the most joyous time of the year. It is also the saddest time of the year. On this...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 4, 2019

Tough Issues Discussed At Legislative Luncheon

A tough issue with cost of living increases in pensions, a brewing fight with the Attorney General...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 28, 2019

Inhofe Continues Work With Union Pacific

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe has been in Congress since 1987 - more than three decades away from home. E...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 21, 2019

School Report Card Throws A Bell Curve

The latest version of the school report cards got a close look from Tecumseh school board members...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 14, 2019

A Feast Of Information Served At Legislative Luncheon

Veteran state senator Ron Sharp was down in his back and pretty much down on state government as he...

 

Talk Of OKC Sit-In Elicits Somber Reactions From Students

Joyce Henderson wanted to get arrested that day, but she went to the bathroom and missed the chance....

 

Maybe There's Something To Biorhythm

(Editor's Note: This column was first published in December of 1994. I figure that's so long ago...

 

Legislatures Discuss Challenges At State Capitol

Freshman legislator Danny Sterling has been most surprised by how little time he has to review...

 

Williams Found Guilty

Why did the jury decide Brooklyn Williams was guilty of second degree murder and deserves to spend...

 

Tecumseh Police Department Has New Surveillance Drone

Plans for a pavilion at Tecumseh Cemetery were back on the agenda at the February meeting of the...

 

Jury Trial Begins In Murder Case Of Officer Justin Terney

"It seemed like an eternity." That's how long it took to get medical help to fallen Tecumseh Police...

 

Senator Sharp Targeted In Opposition Research

A career teacher turned state senator is apparently being targeted for his concerns about charter...

 

Looking Back Over Dr. King's Legacy

(Editor's Note: This column was written in 1988 but is still timely today, especially as we honor...

 

Middle School Student Defies Robber, Alerts Police

A Tecumseh Middle School student spent the day in the spotlight Monday after defying an armed...

 

Board Selects Eight Teachers For Special Recognition

Tecumseh school board members Monday night picked eight teachers for special recognition with the...

 

Northcott Pleads Guilty To Felony Embezzlement

A former Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce executive director pleaded guilty to a felony count of...

 

2019 Brings Changes To City Council Meeting

Things were a bit topsy-turvy at the Tecumseh City Council's first meeting of 2019 Monday night....

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    January 3, 2019

Tecumseh PD Connecting To The Community

From Santa sightings to wanted fugitives, the Tecumseh Police Department has taken to Facebook to...

 

Shawnee Looks At Management Group To Run Expo Center

The City of Shawnee appears to be in the final stages of negotiations with a major management...

 

City's Oldest Church Has New Owners And New Purpose

It’s as though they were coming back the next Sunday. The Bible is open on the altar, the...

 

Plenty of Thanks And Giving In Pottawatomie County

"It's amazing – you come up with an idea, and next thing you know it's 13 years later." Randy...

 

Kindness Is The Greatest Lesson Of The Cruise

There are lots of stories to tell about our two-week cruise to the Panama Canal and back, but there...

 

Progress On Sidewalk Projects

It only took two years, but Tecumseh's "Walk With Me" school sidewalk project is finally underway....

 

Tecumseh School Board Reviews Stacks Of Finances

Tecumseh Public Schools' total valuation for 2018-19 is $34,632,061, up from $3.3 million last...

 

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