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 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...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 25, 2020

DA Grubb Requests City Audit

A much-discussed investigative audit of the City of Shawnee finances will soon become a reality....

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 25, 2020

Dark Money Infiltrates Local Elections

A contentious election cycle is coming to a head in Pottawatomie County as decision time looms Tuesd...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 11, 2020

Barresi Promises To Give Local Voters Continued Attention

Janet Barresi chose Tecumseh for her first day back at in-person campaigning, and she’s glad she...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 28, 2020

Candidate Forums Scheduled

PAVE (Pottawatomie Advocates for Voter Education) has set two Candidate Forums in the coming weeks...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 14, 2020

Absentee Voting Simplified For Upcoming, June 30, Election

Suddenly everyone’s interested in absentee voting. The COVID-19 pandemic has lots of people...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 30, 2020

Unemployment Filings Keep Representatives Busy

It may seem like there’s not much going on with the State Legislature, but local representatives...

 

Trip To Panama Begins With Signs Of Trouble

There were signs of trouble from the very beginning of the Sanchez family's epic trip to Panama in...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 23, 2020

Are Crime Rates Up Or Down With Safer At Home?

It’s been a strange time for local law enforcement with ”safer at home” and business...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 16, 2020

Multiple Races Develop For Election

A former Tecumseh legislator will challenge the senior member of the Pottawatomie County...

 

Yes, April Is Indeed The Cruelest Month

(This column is reprinted from April 1995, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Murrah building...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    April 9, 2020

Rustic Rose Provides Unique Help To Parents

By GLORIA TROTTER A Tecumseh florist, shuttered because of the corona virus crisis, has come up...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 9, 2020

Diverse Candidate For Fifth District, Miles Rahimi

Miles Rahimi brings a diverse background to his race for the Republican nomination for the Fifth...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    April 2, 2020

Women Dust Off Sewing Machines And Get To Work

Nothing to do during quarantine? Make some masks! That's what a bunch of Pottawatomie County women...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 2, 2020

Candidate Filing Begins Next Week

It’s an election year — amidst a pandemic. Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

Schools Provide Meals, Despite Closings

Local schools have meal delivery systems well underway across the county. Here is recap of how it's...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

Legislators Sent Home

Here we are smack-dab in the middle of a legislative session and our legislators are sent home. The...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

How Do You Say Final Goodbyes During A Pandemic?

What happens when you lose a loved one during a pandemic? Everybody can’t stay home and shelter...

 

Some Of Us Aren't Minding Very Well

Okay, folks: this is indeed serious. But this column is not to scare you about the Corona virus. We...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 19, 2020

Tecumseh Holds Possibly Last Legislative Luncheon Of This Session

By GLORIA TROTTER In what will apparently be one of the last public gatherings in this area, local...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 12, 2020

Shawnee Bond To Fix Cracks, Stop Leaks

Shawnee school district voters will have a chance to redeem themselves April 7 with another shot at...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 12, 2020

Local Tribal Leaders Focus On Economic Impact Of Tribes

More than 100 people in the Sky Lab at Gordon Cooper Technology Center last Friday who expected...

 

First Building Of COJC Project Near Completion

Lots of dirt has been moved around and some concrete has been poured at Central Oklahoma Juvenile...

 

Legislators Respond To Citizen Questions At Luncheon

Dealing with an overload of new legislation in the first weeks of a legislative session is "like a...

 

Tensions Rise With Sale Of Mustangs

The sale last weekend of five classic Mustangs - or clones of them - has brought simmering tension...

 

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