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 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    September 24, 2020 

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...

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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